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December Holidays and Events - Teachable Moments in December

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December 3rd - Illinois, Shelters and Telescopes
December 3rd - Illinois, Shelters and Telescopes

December 3rd - Illinois, Shelters and Telescopes

Beverly Hernandez
Here's a more detailed list of December Holidays and Events with worksheets, coloring pages and activities to provide teachable moments for December 3rd.

Don't miss the Advent Calendar Activities for today, December 3rd!

Illinois Admission Day
On December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state of the United States. Springfield is the capital of Illinois. Chicago is the third largest city in the nation and is the home of the tallest building and the birthplace of Walt Disney. Chicago is called The Windy City, but what is the nickname of Illinois?

National Roof Over Your Head Day
December 3rd is National Roof Over Your Head Day. It's a day to be thankful for the shelter and other necessities in life that you have. It's also a day to made a donation to homeless shelters in your area to give others less fortunate a way to get a roof over their heads.

Telescope Day
December 3rd is Telescope Day. Telescope day commemorates the day Galileo perfected his invention of the telescope in 1621.

National Apple Pie Day
December 1st is National Pie Day. A pie is a dish in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top. What is your favorite pie?

For December 1-15, click on the squares below.
For December 16-31 Holidays, go to December Events 16th - 31st
For an overview, go to December Fundays Calendar

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