September Make the Days Count Activity Calendar

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Our September Make the Days Count Activity Calendar has a host of activities to spice up your homeschool days: make homemade waffles, start a Fall Bucket List, host a checker’s tournament, learn about farm animals, enjoy Teddy Bear Day, celebrate Eat An Apple Day, study Native Americans, drink chocolate milkshakes, and so much more!

Pick out some fun ones to enjoy with your children and make the days count!  

August Grand Giveaway: Notebooking Pages!

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This month’s giveaway is sponsored by Notebooking Pages; we’ve teamed up to bring you a variety of treats!

First, we have a COUPON for you! These are good for any individual and bundled items (but not memberships) in the  Notebooking Pages Shop! Use coupon code summer25 for 25% off through August 31. You can also save $15 on Treasury Memberships through August 15th!

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September’s Making the Days Count Activity Calendar

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Making the Days Count

Activity Calendar

September . . . what does it mean to you?  I always think of new school supplies, warm days, cool nights, apple picking, baking apple strudel, local fall festivals, and leaves starting to change.

September is one of my favorite months.  There’s just so much to do!  I hope you’ll pick out some fun activities to do with your students this month and make your days count!

August’s Making the Days Count Activity Calendar

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“Whilst August yet wears her golden crown,
Ripening fields lush–bright with promise;
Summer waxes long, then wanes, quietly passing
Her fading green glory on to riotous Autumn.”

–  Michelle L. Thieme, August’s Crown



August . . . the last full month of summer . . . time to squeeze in some more summertime fun before school starts full-swing.


August is National Parks Month. If you live close enough to one, visit it!  My family got to visit Mammoth Cave National Park recently and had a great time. We read Journey to the Bottomless Pit on the way there, and then got to see many of the places that we had read about!

August is also National Inventors Month….a great time to kick off a study of inventors!    Celebrate Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole’s birthday and you can sneak in some science!   And you could learn so much Holling C. Holling‘s books if you want to celebrate his birthday!

One of our favorite traditions for August is watching the Perseid meteor shower.  It’s become tradition kick-off our new school year by reading Call Me Ahnighito, and watching for meteors.  If it’s not cloudy, we always see lots of them during the peak night!  (You can see a few here and there any night this month, but on the peak night you see LOTS.)

So, pick some fun activities from the calendar and make your days count!  Don’t forget to continue with your summer bucket list!  (And if you haven’t started, it’s not too late . . . create a personalized one for your family today!)