special days and events for classroom celebrations - December

Special Days and Events for Classroom Celebrations — December – #readilearn

Here it is December already, the final month in a year unlike any other. We can only hope that things improve as we leave this one behind and step into the new year. But for now, I have some December days and events you may wish to celebrate with your children whether at home or at school.

Eat a Red Apple Day on 1 December is the perfect time to remind ourselves to eat healthy food, particularly as the party season is just beginning. It is also the perfect time to thank teachers for all the hard work they have done during the year.

International Day of People with Disability on 3 December aims to develop an understanding of disability, promote respectful ways of relating to those with a disability, and create an awareness of the benefits of an inclusive society that takes the needs of people with a disability into consideration. “Disability Day is not concerned exclusively with either mental or physical disabilities, but rather encompasses all known disabilities, from Autism to Down Syndrome to Multiple Sclerosis.”

When shopping recently, I was reminded of how difficult it can be for some to carry out everyday tasks that most of us take for granted, and how far we have yet to go to be fully inclusive.

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11 thoughts on “Special Days and Events for Classroom Celebrations — December – #readilearn

  1. Patricia Tilton

    Didn’t realize there was and International Day of Disability — you think I would since I review so many books on the topic. And, I have a disability. Good list of days to plan events/projects around for teachers in the classroom.

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    1. Norah Post author

      I’m pleased to have been able to fill you in on something you didn’t know, Patricia. And I found out something I didn’t know about you. 🙂
      Thank you for your lovely comment.

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  2. petespringerauthor

    I’m happy to hear that the International Day of Disability is also including mental health issues as this area of health often gets underserved.

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