Tag Archives: New Year
Of course, things are going to be somewhat different in most places this year. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/g34704057/quarantine-new-years-eve-ideas/ https://worldstrides.com/blog/2016/12/9-new-years-traditions-cultures-around-world/
Happy New Year – if you live in Cwm Gwaun in Wales. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/tiny-welsh-village-celebrates-new-14149569
Visit http://moco-choco.com/2015/10/10/interesting-future-forecasts-since-1899-how-people-from-the-past-imagined-wed-be-living-today/ for some historic predictions of the past, and then get kids to make their own predictions on possible future happenings.
January celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. New Year’s Day (January 1st, most western cultures) National Liberation Day (January 1st, Cuba) Handsel Monday (January 5th, Scotland) Día de Reyes (January 6th: Spain & Latin America) Children’s Day (January 6th, Uruguay) Coptic / Orthodox Christmas (January 7th, Coptic & Orthodox Christian communities) […]
January is named for the Roman god, Janus, a two-faced god who looks back into the past, and forward into the future. As one year ends, and another begins, ask your kids to reflect on what happened this year, what they think might happen in the coming year, and which of these they think might […]