Happy Leap Day!

Just for fun, we put together a couple of resources to celebrate Leap Year:

29 Activities to Do with Kids on Leap Day that Require Little to No Planning —The Home School Classroom dot net. Personally, I will be doing item #8 with my kids “… since Leap Day rarely happens, take the day as an opportunity to go on a field trip to somewhere you have never been before.” The Jepson Center is free this week!

Leap Day traditions and superstitions on February 29 via timeanddate.com

The New York Times Learning Network: 10 Activities for Learning About Leap Year and Other Calendar Oddities By Patrick Honner and Holly Epstein Ojalvo

Watch the flick “Leap Year,” starring Amy Adams which “…according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.”

What are your plans for this day? Please share your comments here or on our Facebook page. Happy Leap Day!

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