August Holidays

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I will try to update this list with some fun activities as well. Feel free to click the links to find out more about the origins and meanings behind these special days. I plan to incorporate a few of these into our normal homeschool routine to add a little fun and excitement to our days. I’ll update this page with ideas we’ve found as we go through the month. Have fun and maybe make up your own personal family holiday or tradition for the month!

This month is also known as:

  • Admit You’re Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
    • Check out these books here and here for some fun frugal family fun ideas. 
  • Dog Days of Summer – July 3 – August 11
  • International Clown Week – always August 1-7
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
    • Take the family to the local putt putt course
  • Peach Month
  • Water Quality Month
    • Check your water quality with one of these kits 
  • National Picnic Month
    • Plan the perfect picnic with one of these baskets

And the different weeks are recognized as:

(These links will be updated as we get closer to the actual holidays.) Continue reading “August Holidays”