Activity Ideas for the week of October 11, 2021

10/13 – Wednesday is National Fossil Day. Click here to read and discuss “5 Fantastic Fossil Discoveries”! 

Discuss and record
Have you been to any fossil museums or sites?
Did your kids have any interest in dinosaurs?

10/14 – Thursday is National Dessert Day 

Discuss and record
What are your favorite desserts?  Maybe pecan pie, chocolate cake, ice cream? Do you like to bake? What is your favorite dessert you baked? Did you have a favorite bakery?

10/15 – Friday is National “I Love Lucy” Day

Celebrate by watching a few episodes on YouTube. Some famous ones are the candy and assembly line episode, and another is the wine making one where Lucy helps make wine in by dancing in a barrel. 

Discuss and record
Which episode do you remember? Did you sit down as a family and watch? What do you remember the most about the actors?

10/16 – Saturday is National Sports Day

Discuss and record
What sports have you played? (Football, Golf, Basketball?) What sports do you like to watch? Do you have a favorite team?

10/17 – Sunday is National Pasta Day

Celebrate by going out to eat at an Italian restaurant. Or make a pasta dish at home and enjoy.

Discuss and record
What is your favorite pasta dish?  (Spaghetti, Macaroni and cheese.) Was pasta a staple in your home growing up?