December Month of Fun at Education World and December Holidays Hunt and Scavenger Hunt

December Holidays Math Activities

The month of December at Enchanted Learning and December at The Teacher's Corner

Special Days to celebrate in December and December Happenings

For a complete list of December birthdays click here.

Ideas and activities for December, and some more activities are here

December Goodies and December Coloring Calendars

Read, Write, and Think December Calendar

Fact Monster's Daily Feature gives loads of information about each day.

On This Day - from the New York Times Learning Network will give you facts about what happened each day in history.
Dec. 1 Jan Brett's birthday (1949)
Dec. 2 "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" song made it's debut in 1947.
Georges Seurat's birthday (1859)
Dec. 3 International Day of Disabled Persons
Dec. 5 Walt Disney's birthday, (1901)
Dec. 6 St. Nicholas Day
Dec. 7 Pearl Harbor Day (1941)
Dec. 9 Joel Chandler Harris' birthday (1848) author of Uncle Remus
Computer mouse was invented in 1968
Dec. 10 Human Rights Day in US
Emily Dickinson's birthday (1810-1886)

Melville Dewey's birthday (1858)
Mercer Mayer's birthday (1943)
Dec. 12 Poinsettia Day
Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican holiday)
Dec. 13 St. Lucia Day
Dec. 14 South Pole is discovered in 1911
Dec. 15 Thomas Edison patented the phonograph in 1877
James Naismith invented basketball in 1891
Dec. 16 Boston Tea Party (1773)
Dec. 17 Wright brothers first successful flight in 1903
Dec. 18 Steven Spielberg's birthday (1946)
Dec. 19 Eve Bunting's birthday (1928)
Dec. 20 Louisiana Purchase took place in 1803
Hannukah begins
Dec. 21 First crossword puzzle was created by Arthur Wayne in 1913
First day of Winter

The earmuff was invented in 1873
Dec. 24 Kit Carson's birthday (1809)
Dec. 25 Merry Christmas
Dec. 26 Boxing Day in Canada, England, Ireland, Australia
Kwanzaa begins
Dec. 27 Louis Pasteur's birthday (1822)
Dec. 28 Chocolate Day
Dec. 29 Molly Bang's birthday (1943)
Dec. 30 Rudyard Kipling's birthday (1865)
Dec. 31 New Year's Eve
Henry Matisse's birthday (1863)
Omisoka- Japanese holiday

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