From wacky to wild and from silly to sardonic National Backwards Day is a holiday meant to inspire doing things a little differently. Commonly celebrated on Jan. 31, National Backwards Day aims to have people deviate from the norm. Children often enjoy this holiday in school or other related environments as a chance to participate in wacky events. You too can shake things up a little or step away from the humdrum by trying some of the following activites:
Walk or talk backwards
Oh, what to paint…?
A Portrait? A Landscape? Still Life, Perhaps?
Deciding what to paint can be a challenge.
Our Bancroft Brownies will search for inspiration to meet the requirements for their Painting Badge (beginning in March).
Here are 14 books that may inspire.
England, 1953. Sidney Chambers, a young Anglican vicar, arrives in the English town of Grantchester. At his new parish, Chambers meets Inspector Geordie Keating, and the two work together to solve mysteries.
Early Literacy Tips for Parents and Caretakers of Young Children
Researchers say that there are six skills that are important for children to learn before they are ready to read:
(Source: Fairfax County Public Library via Saroj Ghoting)