Meteor Day

Meteor Day is a day to hopefully enjoy those cosmic meteor displays. Click  here to learn more about this holiday. This is celebrated on June 30th.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

 

Activities:

Fun and Facts with Kids: Meteor Day! – blogger

Meteor Day – Punchbowl

Meteorites – Astronomy For Kids – KidsAstronomy.com

Education World: Great Sites For Teaching About: Meteor Showers

Meteor Facts: Lesson for Kids | Study.com

Make Craters with Mini-Meteors – Scientific American

Videos:

YouTube

Waffle Iron Day

Waffle Iron Day is a day to enjoy those delicious waffles but our waffle irons can be used for so many other things as well. Click  here to learn more about this holiday. This is celebrated on June 29th.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

22 Waffle Iron Recipes – How to Cook With Your Waffle Iron – Delish.com

Waffles I Recipe – Allrecipes.com

Waffle Maker Recipes: 25 Things Better Than Just Waffles | Greatist

22 Things You Can Make in Your Waffle Iron – PureWow

Waffle Iron Recipes – BettyCrocker.com

Activities:

Waffle Iron Day, June 29 at Holiday Insights

National Waffle Iron Day – Punchbowl

Videos:

YouTube

Paul Bunyan Day

Paul Bunyan Day is a day to remember those stories we learned so long ago about Paul Bunyan and Babe. Click here to learn more about this holiday. This is celebrated on June 28th.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Activities:

Paul Bunyan Day – DLTPaul Bunyan | Worksheet | Education.com

K’s Crafts for Kids

A to Z Kids Stuff | Paul Bunyan Activities

Holidays for Kids: Paul Bunyan Day – Ducksters

Tall Tales Creative Writing Printables – Kidzone

12 Tall Tale Mini-Books – Net Start Class

Paul Bunyan Dress Up|Games | Animated Tall Tales

Paul Bunyan Printables – ThoughtCo

Paul Bunyan coloring page | Free Printable Coloring Pages

Videos:

YouTube

National Catfish Day

National Catfish Day is a day to enjoy some catfish however you like it best. Click here to learn more about this holiday. This is celebrated on June 25th.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

Catfish Recipes – Allrecipes.com

Zesty Baked Catfish Recipe | Taste of Home

Catfish Recipes – Food.com

Catfish Parmesan Recipe – Food.com

Fried Catfish – Simply Recipes

Baked Cajun Catfish and Easy Collard Greens – Heart-Healthy Recipes

Activities:

Celebrate National Catfish Day June 25 | NonStop Celebrations

National Aquarium | Happy National Catfish Day!

Activities – Catfish for kids

Catfish Facts: Lesson for Kids | Study.com

Videos:

YouTube

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National Pink Day

National Pink Day is a day for those of us who love the color pink. Click here to learn more about this holiday. This is celebrated on June 23rd.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

Pretty in pink! 20 recipes for the perfect pink party – Kidspot

Pink Food Recipes For Breast Cancer Awareness – Food.com

17 Hot Pink Recipes from The Kitchn | Kitchn

Activities:

Think Pink: National Pink Shirt Day | Activities, Student and Shirts

Resources – Pink T-Shirt Day Anti Bullying Campaign

Pink It Up: 9 Ways to Celebrate National Pink Day – Red Tricycle

Pink – Theme and activities – Educatall

Colors Theme Preschool Activities and Crafts

Pink – The Activity Idea Place – preschool themes and lesson plans

Videos:

YouTube

National Chocolate Eclair Day

National Chocolate Eclair Day is a day to enjoy the tasty eclair. I will try to get my recipe box out and find my tried and true recipe but I will have some listed below for you to try as well. Click here to learn more about this holiday. This is celebrated on June 22nd.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

Chocolate Lovers Eclairs Recipe | Taste of Home

Eclairs II Recipe – Allrecipes.com

Easy Chocolate Éclair Squares – Kraft Recipes

Mini Chocolate Eclairs Recipe | Paula Deen | Food Network

Easy No Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake – Mommy’s Kitchen

Activities:

National Chocolate Eclair Day – Punchbowl

National Chocolate Eclair Day – Celebrate with FREE Eclairs – Facebook

Videos:

YouTube

Finally Summer Day

Finally Summer Day is a day to celebrate the arrival of summer. It is the longest day of the year so you can celebrate a more, if you like. Click here to learn more about this holiday. The date varies from year to year.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

Our Top 50 Recipes for Summer – EatingWell

12 Warm-Weather Recipes for the First Day of Summer

42 Summer (That’s Right, Summer!) Crock-Pot Recipes | Greatist

50 No-Cook Recipes for Summer – Savory Lotus

 

Activities:

50 Outdoor Summer Activities For Kids | Six Sisters’ Stuff

30 Summer Crafts for Kids to Make – hands on : as we grow

Summer Crafts for Kids – Activity Village

62 Summer Crafts for Kids – Care.com Community

35 Fun Summer Crafts to Make – Easy DIY Project Ideas for Summer

Videos:

YouTube

Flag Day

Flag Day is the day to celebrate our flag. Click here to learn more about this holiday. It is celebrated on June 14th.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

14 Flag-Shaped Recipes | Taste of Home

100 Red, White and Blue Recipes – RecipeGirl

Recipes: American Flag Themed Foods – Great Ideas : People.com

Flag Day! – Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Brownie Flag Recipe – Spicy Southern Kitchen

Activities:

Flag Day Activities – DLTK’s Crafts for Kids

Education World: Flag Day Lesson Plans and Activities

Flag Day Activities for Kids – Symbols of the United States Activities

US Flag Day Crafts – EnchantedLearning.com

12 Fun Flag Day Activities for Kids – Care.com Community

US Flag & Flag Day – Lesson Plans & Games for Kids

Fun Flag Day Activities for Kids – 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Flag Etiquette

Videos:

YouTube

June Holidays

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. Have fun and maybe make up your own personal family holiday or tradition for the month!

This month is full of food days so as school finishes up this may be the perfect time to incorporate some cooking lessons into your day with your kids. Just be sure to keep it simple and have fun!

This month is also know as:

  • Aquarium Month
  • Candy Month
  • Dairy Month
  • Fight the Filthy Fly Month
  • National Gardening Week – First full week of month
  • National Accordion Awareness Month
  • National Adopt a Cat Month
  • National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
  • Rose Month
  • Turkey Lovers Month

The weeks are known as:

  • Fishing Week, Week 1
  • Email Week, Week 2
  • Lightning Safety Week – Last full week of Month

(Links will be updated closer to the dates of each holiday.)

I found this list and more here:

Flip a Coin Day (1st)

National Doughnut Day (2nd) ** the first Friday in June

**see National Doughnut Day for recipes

Applesauce Cake Day (4th)

**see Applesauce Cake Day for recipes

National Cheese Day

World Environment Day (5th)

Hot Air Balloon Day (5th)

National Yo-Yo Day (6th)

**see National Yo-Yo Day for more activities

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day (7th)

**see National Chocolate Ice Cream Day for more activities

National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day (9th)

**see National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day for recipes

Iced Tea Day (10th)

**see National Iced Tea Day for recipes

National Corn on the Cob Day (11th)

**see National Corn on the Cob Day for more activities

Red Rose Day (12th)

**see Red Rose Day for more activities

Flag Day (14th)

**see Flag Day  for more activities (some of these may also work for July 4th)

Fresh Veggies Day (16th) /Eat Your Vegetables Day (17th)

**see Fresh Veggies Day for more activities

Father’s Day (18th) (third Sunday)

**see Father’s Day for more activities

Ice Cream Soda Day (20th)

**see Ice Cream Soda Day  for more activities

Finally Summer Day (21st — date varies)

**see Finally Summer Day for more activities

National Chocolate Eclair Day (22nd)

**see National Chocolate Eclair Day for more activities

National Pink Day (23rd)

**see National Pink Day for more activities

National Catfish Day (25th) (Go Fishing Day is on June 18th)

**see National Catfish Day for more activities

Forgiveness Day (26th)

**see Forgiveness Day for more activities

Paul Bunyan Day (28th)

**see Paul Bunyan Day for more activities

Waffle Iron Day (29th)

**see Waffle Iron Day for more activities

Meteor Day (30th)

**see Meteor Day for more activities

Also check out:

Homeschool: June on Pinterest