Holidays are always exciting to look forward to, especially those that mean a time away from work or school. In the United States, there are endless reasons to celebrate every now and then, but just a few of these days actually mean a time away from studies or work. But it still makes sense to mark these days on your calendar to keep track of them.
In the United States, the federal holidays are nationally observed holidays, and many places of work and schools close to observe them. Unofficial holidays such as groundhog day and Halloween are also popular, but these do not really affect most economic activities.
Holidays the Typical Way
We know that many public holidays in America have political or historical backgrounds and that is reflected in their celebration. Whereas, others have roots in the traditions and religious beliefs of the diverse groups of people across the country.
Irrespective of the nature of a typical holiday, food and music play important roles in their celebration. It is expected for family or a group of friends to gather in celebration during a typical public holiday, and usually, this is a time to bond and catch up with old friends and family.
Popular and highly celebrated holidays in the US include the 4th of July, Christmas, and Thanksgiving. But then, there are the unusual and most fun holidays that are not as popular. They can be described as bizarre to a large extent but can be really fun when you pay closer attention. Think of the ‘laugh and get rich’ day or the ‘dance like a chicken’ day. Smiles.
How Much Do You Know About the Unusual and Fun Holidays?
Unusual holidays allow you to create fun things to celebrate beyond the typical and better-known holidays. Whether it’s ‘put a pillow on your fridge day’ on May 29 or ‘chocolate cupcake day’ on October 28, these fun holidays will surely brighten any typical day with family and friends.
Truly, a little fun can go a long way in improving anyone’s mood. If you are intentional about getting all the fun you can get, you’ll probably want to know just when it is happening. A list of bizarre national days provides information about several unusual holidays in America to keep you abreast. But it should not just be about knowing the calendar dates of these holidays, it is also about knowing how to get the best out of these amazingly fun days.
One of the most important lessons in life is the necessity of setting goals. So you want to ensure that even out of your busy schedules, you are able to intentionally create fun and memorable moments with the people you love, especially on unusual holidays.
But beyond setting goals, you also want to do everything necessary to make the time free from other activities. Always keep in mind that effective time management is key to achieving any goal you set.
But then, there are a few fun holidays that you probably didn’t even know existed. Think of ‘international dog biscuit appreciation day’, ‘lost socks memorial day’ or ‘pretend to be a time traveler day’. The list is endless. But at the core of it all is the beauty of celebrating life at every opportunity.
Making Fun Holidays Amazing for Kids
Holidays are a great time for parents to bond with their kids and enjoy the best of times, and extraordinary national days are just some of the best times to go out of the way and enjoy amazing stuff.
Fun holidays are also a great time to get kids involved in fun ideas including themed crafts and learning activities. This can include baking chocolate cupcakes together, taking a walk in the park to learn new things, make origami, learn about penguins, study constellations, and many more.
When kids are on break from school or just stuck at home for any reason, these fun holidays can make their time at home more exciting. To do this, you may consider pasting a printed monthly calendar on the kids’ wall to help you keep track of these bizarre national days. Also, you want to ensure that your kids are learning to manage their time even as they catch fun.
Although preparing for holiday activities can be a bit stressful sometimes, it is good to view them as essential for your overall well-being and an opportunity to spend quality time and to bond with family and friends that you probably haven’t seen in a while. Sure these holidays can be very bizarre, you don’t need to take them seriously; it’s all for fun.
- About the Author
Alex Grigoryan is a Professional Home Improvement and Lifestyle Writer. He has been in the industry for over 6 years and has been writing for Chique Home Living since 2019. His work has been featured in prestigious blogs such as Spruce Home, Better Homes & Garden, and more.