October Holidays and Activities 2013

October 1–National Day in China; Decorations, crafts, and photos

National Day in Nigeria — here are some coloring pages of traditional costumes in Nigeriadhow, boat, ship, Columbus

1st Monday–Australian Labor Day

October 5thWorld and International Teacher’s Day. Check out teacher day info on these countries: India, ThailandRussia,Philippines.

2nd Monday (Oct 14, 2013)—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 19thStar Spangled Banner First Sung In 1814.

October 14t-15th–UAE and other Muslim countries–Eid al-Adha / Qurban – Feast of the Sacrificesheep, sheep in taxi, sheep for sacrifice, sheep Qurban, sheep on the street, sheep in a jeep

A Muslim perspective on the history of this holiday

 

October 28th—Statue of Liberty’s birthday http://buggyandbuddy.com/crafts-for-kids-make-a-statue-of-liberty-crown-and-torch/

October 29th–Republic Day in Turkey; Kids’ activities for Turkey

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