Activities for the Month of June
June 1st Donut Day
Flip a Coin Day
Oscar the Grouch’s Birthday
Stand for Children Day
Honor Stand for children Day by making sure children are “college ready.”
June 3rd First United States Spacewalk day
June 4th Aesop’s Birthday
First Ford Made
In 1896, Henry Ford made his first operational car. One idea for an activity for this day is to discuss what it would be like to not have cars. Children may then write an essay on the topic.
June 5th First Hot Air Balloon Flight
National Gingerbread Day
Richard Scary’s Birthday
Richard Scary is a children’s book author. He was born in 1919. Celebrate this author by reading his book “The Best Christmas Ever.”
June 7th National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June 8th Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday
World’s Ocean Day
An activity for this day is to visit a nearby aquarium.
June 12th The Baseball was Invented
What a better way to celebrate this day by participating in a baseball game.
June 14th Flag Day
June 17th Eat your Vegetables Day
This day provides an opportunity to discuss the importance of eating healthy and getting enough sleep.
June 19th Juneteenth
A day to celebrate the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
June 25th Eric Carle’s Birthday
Honor Eric Carle by reading some of his children’s books like, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, or “The Grouch Ladybug”.
June 28th Paul Bunyan’s Birthday
Read “The Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan.”