For kids in school, knowing historical dates helps them relate to history and builds their general knowledge. Knowing these dates can help parents and teachers engage students in valuable learning activities. Check out November learning activities.
3 Election Day (US) – Do a voting activity
9 The first giant panda was collected alive in China in 1927. – Look at the giant pandas through the live cam at the National Zoo in Washington, DC.
11 Veterans Day (US) – Write a letter to a veteran to thank them for their service.
12 Elizabeth Cady Stanton born (woman’s rights advocate)1815 – Read a story about Stanton and talk about women voting
13 World Kindness Day – Write about an act of kindness or do an act of kindness.
15 America Recycles Day – Create an art piece out of recycled materials
18 Four standard time zones for the continental USA were introduced, 1883. -Research what they are and find them on a US map.
20 Universal Children’s Day – Draw a picture of what you think you will be doing in 2040
26 Thanksgiving (US) (4th Thursday in November) – Make some Thanksgiving placemats
Learning occurs in day to day activities. So, look for and create learning opportunities throughout your day. Stay safe and be well.