I love to keep a list of FUN holidays to celebrate in our homeschool for those days when the everyday is just, well, everyday.

Spring Celebrations for home & School

If you are in need of a little inspiration this spring, try celebrating one of these special days.


National Craft Month

2nd Thursday – Popcorn Lover’s Day
3/1 – Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
3/12 – Plan a Flower Day (I bet we will still have snow)
3/14 – National Potato Chip Lover’s Day (hmmm…I think we are hungry after a winter of being cooped inside?)
3/14 – National Pi Day (or Pie Day–grab an awesome recipe from Comfortably Domestic!)
3/21 – Fragrance Day
3/25 – Waffle Day
3/29 – National Mom & Pop Business Owners Day


National Humor Month
National Poetry Month

1st Week – National Library Week

varies – Easter
3rd Thursday – National High Five Day
4/2 – Children’s Book Day (Have you seen Poppins Book Nook? Great inspiration!)
4/7 – Caramel Popcorn Day (and No Housework Day — Coincidence? I think not.)
4/8 – Draw a Picture of a Bird Day
4/10 – National Siblings Day
4/11 – Barbershop Quartet Day
4/13 – Scrabble Day
4/14 – National Look Up At the Sky Day
4/22 – National Jelly Bean Day
4/26 – National Pretzel Day
4/27 – National Tell a Story Day


National Bike Month

First week of May – Children’s Book Week
last week of May – Natl Backyard Games Week

5/1 – Mother Goose Day
5/4 – Star Wars Day
5/8 – No Socks Day
5/10 – Clean Up Your Room Day (anyone else ready to make this a federal holiday?)
5/11 – Twilight Zone Day (on Netflix!)
5/15 – National Chocolate Chip Day
5/18 – International Museum Day
5/30 – Water a Flower Day


Do you have any fun holidays you celebrate? What do you do when things get a little stale?

Jen S.

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