* September Crafts and Special Days

September Arts, Crafts and Activities for Kids from KinderArt.com

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This list of special days in September will help you plan your seasonal arts, crafts, activities, ideas and more for the month.

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SEPTEMBER 1

Hummingbird Day

SEPTEMBER 2

US Treasury Department established in 1789

SEPTEMBER 3

Skyscraper Day

Try this: ► City Block Painting

SEPTEMBER 4

Labor Day (1st Monday of September)

Extra Dessert Day
Try this: ► Make mini meals made of clay
Try this: ► Try a recipe from the Art Kitchen
Try this: ► Paint some Sweet Stuff

Newspaper Carrier Day
Try this: ► Newspapers in the Classroom

SEPTEMBER 5

Be Late for Something Day

SEPTEMBER 6

National Coffee Day

Fight Procrastination Day

Read a Book Day
Try this: ► Find art lessons based on books.

Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth, England on this day in 1620
Try this: ► Paper Bag Pilgrim Craft

SEPTEMBER 7

Artist Grandma Moses’ Birthday (1860)
Try this: ► Read about Grandma Moses and find three Coloring Pages.

SEPTEMBER 8

International Literacy Day
Try this: ► Find art lessons based on books.

SEPTEMBER 9

Teddy Bear Day
Try this: ► Draw a teddy bear using the Blind Contour drawing method

California became the 31st state on this day in 1850

SEPTEMBER 10

TV Dinner Day
Swanson sold it’s first TV Dinner on this day in 1954.
Try this: ► Make a clay tv dinner.

Hot Dog Day
Try this: ► Make a paper hotdog (instead of a hamburger)

Grandparents Day (1st Sunday of September)
Try this: ► Make a Handprint Dishcloth for Grandma/Grandpa

SEPTEMBER 11

9/11 Remembrance Day

Make Your Bed Day

SEPTEMBER 12

Chocolate Milkshake Day
Try this: ► Pop Art Ice Cream Pictures
Try this: ► Make Avocado Ice Cream
Try this: ► Make Ice Cream in a Bag

Olympian Jesse Owens’ Birthday, 1913

SEPTEMBER 13

Author Roald Dahl’s Birthday (1916)

Scooby Doo’s Birthday

Think Positively Day

Peanut Day
Try this: ► I’m Nuts for You Card

SEPTEMBER 14

Eat a Cream-Filled Donut Day

Star Spangled Banner written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key
Try this: ► Color the US Flag

SEPTEMBER 15

International Dot Day
Try this: ► Make a Dot
Visit The Dot Club (official website of Dot Day)

Make a Hat Day
Try this: ► Make a Bonnet
Try this: ► Make a Hat

Chicken Lovers Day
Try this: ► Chicken coloring pages

SEPTEMBER 16

Mexico’s Independence Day
Try this: ► Yarn Painting (Ofrendas)
Try this: ► Day of the Dead Skeleton
Try this: ► Metal Tooling

Collect Rocks Day
Try this: ► Painted Rocks
Try this: ► Poetry Pebbles
Try this: ► Garden Rock
Try this: ► Rock and Wire Mobile
Try this: ► Bug Village
Try this: ► Halloween Painted Rocks

Mayflower Day
Try this: ► Pilgrim Craft

Play Dough Day

Try this: ► Make Play Dough

Try this: ► Tips for Working with Play Dough

SEPTEMBER 17

Apple Dumpling Day
Try this: ► Make a handprint apple

Constitution Day

SEPTEMBER 18

Rice Krispies Day

Cheeseburger Day
Try this: ► Paper Collage Cheeseburgers

The New York Times was first published on this day in 1851
Try this: ► Newspapers in the Classroom

Mushroom Picking Day

Play-Doh Day
Try this: ► Our Favorite Play Dough Recipe!
Try this: ► More Play Clay Recipes

SEPTEMBER 19

Homemade Pudding Day
Try this: ► Make Pudding Paint!

Talk Like a Pirate Day

SEPTEMBER 20

Magellen began his search for the Spice Islands on this day in 1519

Chicken Dance Day

SEPTEMBER 21

Gratitude Day
Try this: ► Say thank you with a homemade craft.

World Peace Day

Mini Golf Day

SEPTEMBER 22

Elephant Appreciation Day
Try this: ► Elephant Contour Drawing

The Ice Cream Cone was invented on this day in 1903.
Try this: ► Pop Art Ice Cream Pictures

SEPTEMBER 23

First Day of Autumn
Try this: ► Autumn Arts & Crafts

Planet Neptune discovered in 1846
Try this: ► Make a Planet

Checkers Day
Try this: ► Make a Checkerboard

SEPTEMBER 24

Cherries Jubilee Day

National Punctuation Day

Little League Day
Try this: ► Make a Baseball Plaque
Try this: ► Make Salt Dough Sports Magnets

Supreme Court Established, 1789

SEPTEMBER 25

Comic Book Day

SEPTEMBER 26

Native American Day (4th Friday in September)
Try this: ► Dreamcatchers
Try this: ► Paint like Norval Morrisseau
Try this: ► Mini Totems
Try this: ► Sand Painting
Try this: ► “Stained Glass” Totem Glue Drawing
Try this: ► Inuit Carving

Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday, 1774

SEPTEMBER 27

Crush a Can Day
Try this: ► Make a sculpture using a crushed tin can!

Answering Machine Day

World Maritime Day

SEPTEMBER 28

Ask a Stupid Question Day

Good Neighbor Day

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Try this: ► Make a Chinese Dragon
Try this: ► Make a Chinese Gong

Museum Day
Try this: ► Be a Museum Curator

SEPTEMBER 29

Goose Day

US Army Established, 1789

SEPTEMBER 30

The stapler was patented on this day in 1841

Safety Pin Day
Try this: ► Make a Friendship Pin

CELEBRATE ALL MONTH

SEPTEMBER is…

School Success Month
Try this first: ► Back to School Resources at KinderArt
Try this: ► Back to School Bulletin Board Ideas
Try this: ► Helping Your Child Look Forward to School
Try this: ► An Apple for the Teacher
Try this: ► Getting to Know You

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Baby Safety Month
Try this: ► Safety Bee Coloring Pages

Breakfast Month

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Classical Music Month
Try this: ► Make Musical Instruments

Library Card Month

Chicken Month
Try this: ►Chicken coloring page

Courtesy Month

Honey Month
Try this: ► Winnie the Pooh Recipes

Piano Month

Rice Month

Sewing Month

Read a New Book Month

The 1st MONDAY of SEPTEMBER Is…

Labor Day

The 2nd SUNDAY after Labour Day Is…

National Grandparents Day
Try this: ► Make a Handprint Dishcloth for Grandma/Grandpa

The THIRD SUNDAY of SEPTEMBER Is…

World Peace Day

The FOURTH FRIDAY of SEPTEMBER Is…

Native American Day
Try this: ► Dreamcatchers
Try this: ► Paint like Norval Morriseau
Try this: ► Make Mini Totems
Try this: ► Create a Sand Painting
Try this: ► Make an Inuit Carving

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