January 2013 Holidays and Activities

Happy New Year!

Want to see a holiday posted here for your country for January? Leave a comment and let us know.

New Year’s Day (US Federal Holiday) send e-cards

Virtual Fireworks

YouTube Disney World firework display

YouTube firework display in Dubai, UAE

On December 31st, if you don’t already, start a new tradition of praying in the New Year with friends and family. Consider observing Communion with your family and a few close friends as you visit and pray together to ring in the New Year.

Printable January Calendar and Activities

January is Clean Up Your Computer Month—Try Vinegar.  For internal clean up—Free up hard-drive space

January 3rd– Author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday, 1892–Celebrate by watching the Hobbit

January 6thEpiphany/Three Kings’ Day

2nd Saturday in January– Children’s Day in Thailand http://www.swp.in.th/childday.html

January 15—1929 MLK Birthday– observed 3rd Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 17th –Ben Franklin’s Birthday Interesting site for all grade levels

January 18th–Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.) pooh corner

January 25th–Tatyana Day in Ukraine and Russia

January 26th–Australia Day

January 27th—National Geographic Society founded 1888–lesson plans and activities

January 29th–National Puzzle Day Online jigsaw puzzles for preschoolers


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