Special Days in December
When we think of December, we think of it as the holiday season. Though most Americans are familiar with Christmas, there are several other holidays that take place in this winter month. Read on for links to learn more about them.
4 National Cookie Day. Get a free cookie at participating Quiznos today!
5 It's Walt Disney's Birthday. Check out a Disney movie or story today.
6 St. Nicholas Day Learn about this popular holiday from Europe.
7 Pearl Harbor Day
8 Hanukkah begins at sunset. Learn about this Jewish holiday.
9 It's Jean de Brunhoff's birthday. Read a story about Babar the Elephant.
13 Santa Lucia Day Learn about this holiday with roots in Scandinavia and Sicily.
16 Las Posadas Dec 16-24 Learn about this popular holiday from Mexico.
17 The modern Christmas card got its start in 1843.
19 It's Eve Bunting's birthday.
21 Winter Begins Learn about cultures that celebrated the winter solstice.
30 It's Rudyard Kipling's birthday
31 New Years Eve
Q: What did the big furry hat say to the warm, wooly scarf?
A: You hang around while I go on ahead.