This past week in September we celebrated Educator’s Day in America. In October, Teacher’s Day is celebrated around the world.
October 1–National Day in China; Decorations, crafts, and photos
1st Monday–Australian Labor Day
October 5th—World and International Teacher’s Day. Check out teacher day info on these countries: India, Thailand, Canada, Russia, Australia, Philippines.
2nd Monday—Columbus Day http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/octoberholidays/l/bloct11th.htm
Columbus Virtual Field Trip Christopher Columbus and Other Famous People
Also 2nd Monday in October–Canadian Thanksgiving; check out these craft and clip art ideas.
October 19th–Star Spangled Banner First Sung In 1814.
October 28th—Statue of Liberty’s birthday http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/octoberholidays/l/bloct28th.htm
October 29th–Republic Day in Turkey; Kids’ activities for Turkey