Each month, I will send in a neat unit study that coordinates with fun and sometimes wacky Holidays for the upcoming month. In addition to tips, ideas, and thoughts, I will also include links to some fun things to learn about in your homeschool. Don’t homeschool? No big deal! Spend time with your kids during the weekends and on holidays doing these fun things and teach them something in the process!
I’ve compiled a big list of themed unit studies that would be great to pair with the kids learning lessons!
July is… National Hot Dog Month
All items in the list below are free unless otherwise stated. *If it is underlined, you can click it!
Specific Days that Coordinate
- July 15th – Cow Appreciation Day. What better way to show your appreciation for the day than to stick to pork hotdogs?
- July 17th – National Ice Cream Day. Nice! Make some ice cream and invite family and friends over to celebrate! To help you out, here is an awesome list of ice cream recipes.
- July 23rd – National Hot Dog Day The main day for this crazy holiday! Be sure you are serving up some hotdogs this month! (Since you are preparing for the month a week ahead of time, be sure to grab this coupon to save on hotdogs!)
- July 31st – Mutt’s Day. OK, I know this is kind of gross saying this holiday coordinates with National Hot Dog Month, but think about it. A mutt is a mixed breed and what is a hotdog? A mixture of stuff. HA! I want to see how y’all have fun with this one.
Fun things to do this month
- Hot Dog Factory Virtual Tour
- Hot Dog History
- Hot Dog Legends
- Hot Dog Trivia and Fun Facts
Free Printables for this month
Books to Read this month:
- Stan the Hot Dog Man (An I Can Read Book)
- Hot Dog (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)
- The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
- Quite Enough Hot Dogs (Rookie Reader: Silent Letters)
- Grk and the Hot Dog Trail (The Grk Books)
These are Amazon links and they cost (all under 5 dollars) but you can always check with your local library!
Neat recipes to add to the menu plan this month
- Fancy Hot Dogs
- Cheesy Chili Dog Macaroni Bake
NOTE: I may occasionally post some things that cost, but will try very hard to keep those items minimal and under 5 dollars each! Sometimes, you just have to spend a bit of money to really get something you want. LOL!
Be sure to leave me a comment letting me know your plans for the month and even how it went last month!