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10 September Holidays Your Kids Will Love…and Fun Ways to Celebrate!
August 31, 2021

Bet you didn’t know National Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up… How about National Batman Day? Keep scrolling for these and other national holidays you probably didn’t know existed. Watch your kiddos light up when you tell them it’s National Chocolate Milkshake Day (especially if you let them enjoy one). We’ve included a fun family activity to celebrate each holiday from some of our favorite bloggers so you can make a day of it. 

1. 9/3 – NATIONAL SKYSCRAPER DAY 

Make Popsicle Stick Skyscrapers via: No Time for Flash Cards

The sky’s the limit with this activity that turns out to be more than just a creative building exercise. It involves teamwork, problem-solving, and some math skills…all the makings of a great STEM activity for kids. 

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Make Popsicle Stick Skyscrapers

2. 9/5 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY
8 Awesome Ways Kids Can Give Back  via: [email protected]

From writing letters to the elderly or service members to decorating dufflel bags for kids in foster care, your kids will learn valuable lessons while they help their community and the world. 

LEARN MORE >> 8 Awesome Ways Kids Can Give Back

3. 9/9  – NATIONAL TEDDY BEAR DAY

Make a Paint Splat Teddy Bear via: Glued to my Crafts

A cute craft for National Teddy Bear Day (or really any day of the year!) Think of this as an evergreen craft that you can bookmark and refer back to, anytime the crafty mood strikes in your home. 

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Make a Paint Splat Teddy Bear

7. 9/12 – NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MILKSHAKE DAY
Make a Healthy Chocolate Milkshake via: Real Food Real Deals

You won’t feel guilty serving this sweet treat that includes bananas, peanut butter, and coconut milk. And the recipe is so easy, your kiddos can get in on the action in the kitchen. 

.DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Make a Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

4. 9/13 – NATIONAL ROALD DAHL DAY 

Score a FREE Roald Dahl Story Day Party Pack via: RoaldDahl.com

Join fans across the world in celebrating your favorite Roald Dahl stories, characters, and moments. Download a free party pack with fun activities for your kiddos and check out their website for fun quizzes, lesson plans, and more. 

DETAILS HERE >> Score a FREE Roald Dahl Story Day Party Pack

5. 9/18 – NATIONAL BATMAN DAY 
Make a No-Sew T-Shirt Superhero Cape via: Positively Splendid

With Halloween right around the corner, there is still plenty of time to put together a fun handmade costume for a little superhero in your life. The best part? It’s no-sew and uses a t-shirt that you probably already have around the house. 

FIND A LOCATION NEAR YOU>> Make a No-Sew T-Shirt Superhero Cape

6. 9/19 – NATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY
Make Cheese & Apple Pirate Ships via: Creative Kids Snacks

Arghhhh you ready for a fun and healthy treat? Kids will love to nibble on this pirate ship veggie tray…and while you make them, pick up some pirate lingo in this fun YouTube video

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Make Cheese & Apple Pirate Ships

8. 9/21 – NATIONAL MINI GOLF DAY

Create an At-Home Mini Golf Game via: RedTri

With a few household items, (here’s looking at you Amazon boxes), create a fun mini golf course for your kiddos that will entertain them, rain or shine.

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Create an At-Home Mini Golf Game

9. 9/22 – NATIONAL ELEPHANT APPRECIATION DAY
Make Elephant Masks via: First Palette

Make an easy paper elephant mask using free printable templates at First Palette. Then, don your adorable masks while watching live streams from the Tembe Elephant Park in South Africa, where you can check out these gentle giants in the wild. 

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Make Elephant Masks

10. 9/26 – NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY

Make Pancakes with Recipes for Kids via: BBC Good Food

From rainbow pancakes to cheese and ham pancake roll-ups, make your kiddos day extra special with these ten easy recipes that let them get their hands sticky in the kitchen too.

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS >> Make Pancakes with Recipes for Kids