National Days to Celebrate in July with Kids!

national days to celebrate in july with kids

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We all know about the standard national holidays in July, but what about those unique, sometimes off-the-wall national days to celebrate in July? As a homeschooling family, the national days to celebrate in July make for some pretty fun ways to think creatively and encourage literacy!

How do the national days to celebrate in July help out with homeschooling activities, you ask?

My kids have been thriving in the homeschool setting. If there’s one thing I’ve noticed, though, it’s that generic writing prompts can get boring real fast. When I was a teacher, I noticed the same with my students, so, there’s a chance your kids could be having the same experience. There are so many resources out there, but my boys have been loving my themed writing prompts because they’re fun, they’re relevant, and they encourage creativity and critical thinking.

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If you’re interested in having your elementary-age child or students complete writing prompts related to the national days to celebrate in July, definitely check out my printable in my Teachers Pay Teachers store! All of my printables are reasonably priced, high-quality (thank you, education degree and graphics trainings!), and….my favorite part…FUN & CREATIVE! Because we might as well make learning as fun as possible, right?!

When it comes to writing prompts related to the national days to celebrate in July, I typically let my kids complete them as the first task on their daily homeschool schedule. Starting the day off with a fun activity, in which there are really no right or “wrong” answers, gets them excited for their day and gets us started on the right foot. Since the printable set I made includes prompts for the entire month, the national days to celebrate writing prompts are pretty much a “set it and forget it” activity because I print out an entire month’s worth of prompts at a time.

The National Days to Celebrate in July writing prompt set includes the following:

  • an entire month’s worth of daily writing prompts
    • each page is dated by the month number date (ex. “July 1”), but not the day of the week, so this resource can be used for ANY calendar year.
  • 9 “national month” writing prompts
    • just in case you come across a national day writing prompt that you’re not jiving with, there are 9 for backup! These are NOT dated, but are month specific
  • a blank writing prompt template
    • just in case you want to use for other lessons
  • a printable with all of the National Days to Celebrate in July that we’ve included as well as 9 National Month themes we’ve included (just want that printable? Click here!)
  • a journal cover
    • plenty of space for doodles and personalization, there’s even a spot for your child/student to write their name to claim the writing prompt journal as their own
  • A copy of our daily Creation Challenges for the month
    • this supports the national days to celebrate in July topics, encourages creativity with hands-on activities, and even allows for you to share your child’s accomplishments on our Facebook and Instagram posts!
  • The best part? If your kids enjoy the writing prompts for the national days in July, I’m pretty sure they’d enjoy writing prompts for national days to celebrate all year long! Each and every month is available for purchase monthly or as a (coming soon) yearly bundle!

National Days to Celebrate in July

printable july celebrations writing prompts
  • July 1: U.S. Postage Stamp Day
  • July 2: Made in the U.S.A. Day
  • July 3: Stay out of the Sun Day
  • July 4: Independence Day
  • July 5: Graham Cracker Day
  • July 6: Fried Chicken Day
  • July 7: Macaroni Day
  • July 8: Freezer Pop Day
  • July 9: Sugar Cookie Day
  • July 10: Kitten Day
  • July 11: Cheer up the Lonely Day
  • July 12: Different Colored Eyes Day
  • July 13: Go West Day
  • July 14: Tape Measure Day
  • July 15: Give Something Away Day
  • July 16: Personal Chef’s Day
  • July 17: Tattoo Day
  • July 18: Sour Candy Day
  • July 19: Stick out your Tongue Day
  • July 20: Moon Day
  • July 21: Junk Food Day
  • July 22: Hammock Day
  • July 23: Vanilla Ice Cream Day
  • July 24: Drive-Thru Day
  • July 25: Merry-Go-Round Day
  • July 26: Aunts & Uncles Day
  • July 27: Take your Pants for a Walk Day
  • July 28: Water Park Day
  • July 29: Lasagna Day
  • July 30: Cheesecake Day
  • July 31: Mutt Day
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I’d LOVE to know how your kids enjoy the national days to celebrate in July writing prompts I’ve created! I definitely encourage you to email me with your feedback and, if you have any other ideas for printables, please let me know! I’m always making more and would be happy to take some special requests. If it’s a new resource, there’s a chance I might even hook you up with a set {wink, wink, nudge, nudge}.

Stay safe and enjoy time with your family,

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