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 also known as:
- National Bath Safety Month
- National Blood Donor Month
- National Braille Literacy Month
- National Hobby Month
- Hot Tea Month
- National Oatmeal Month
- National Soup Month
The weeks can be celebrated as:
- 2nd Week Letter Writing Week
I found this list and more here:
New Year’s Day (1st)
** See New Year’s Day for crafts and activities.
National Spaghetti Day (4th)
Trivia Day (4th)
Friday the 13th (not every January but in 2017 we have one)
**See Friday The 13th for crafts and activities.
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (3rd Monday in January)
**See Martin Luther King Jr. Day for crafts and activities.
Winnie the Pooh Day (18th) Winnie The Pooh Day
**See Winnie The Pooh Day for crafts and activities.
National Popcorn Day (19th)
Inauguration Day (20th or 21st)
**See Inauguration Day for crafts and activities.
National Blonde Brownie Day (22nd)
National Pie Day (23rd)
National Peanut Butter Day (24th)
Compliment Day (24th)
Chinese New Years – date varies
**See Chinese New Years for crafts and activities.
National Puzzle Day (29th)
Backward Day (31st)
**See Backwards Day for crafts and activities.
Homeschool: January on Pinterest for crafts/activities related to the month of January.