Try make up your own holiday day to add some fun to your March activities or fun activities to do at home any time of year! We have 35 unique activities and a free create your own holiday worksheet!
MAKE UP YOUR OWN HOLIDAY DAY ACTIVITIES AND IDEAS
When is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day?
March 26th is one of those special national days called Make Up Your Own Holiday Day! (YES! It’s a REAL THING!) On this date of made-up holiday it encourages people to make up their own holiday on any theme or topic. Be sure to add it to your holidays for kids!
How cool is that?
(And, who doesn’t love to celebrate fun wacky holidays, right?)
However, you don’t have to wait until that day to make up your own and create fun holidays games and activities. You can do it any time you need a fun family activity!
Can you create your own holiday?
You can create your own holiday any time throughout the year. (You don’t have to wait for the official Make Up Your Own Holiday Day.
Made Up Holiday Ideas 2021
These are just made up holiday ideas. You can actually make up a holiday around any theme or topic!
- Sleep Like a Cat Day
- Create a Candy Bar Day
- Purple Dots Day
- Create a Musical Instrument Day
- Only Write With Pink Day
- Sleep In Day
- Stay Up Late Day
- Pick a Favorite Movie Day
- Dress Like a Crazy Bird Day
- Make Up a Game Day
- Create A Crazy Walk Day
- Make Up Your Own Dance Day
- Eat Only Yellow Foods Day
- Make Leaf Rubbings Outside Day
Or, any fake holiday ideas your family can come up with!
(Maybe these are fantasy holiday ideas that should exist!)
Create Your Own Holiday Ideas For Kids
To create your own holiday:
- Come up with a holiday theme or topic.
- Name your new holiday.
- Pick a date for your holiday.
- Decide what you will do the holiday.
- Make a list of party supplies you need.
- Determine what kind of holiday recipes you will make.
- Create holiday invites.
- Invite friends or family members to your holiday party!
- Put it on the calendar to celebrate each year!
This is one of those super fun kid activities to do at home!
Before we get to more new holiday ideas…
What Makes Up National Days?
A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities are canceled or reduced so that the holiday can be observed. During designated national days and fun holidays, there are often events, celebrations, parades, or other kind of observances depending on the holiday.
Don’t miss our FREE create your own holiday worksheet below that will help your child with their ideas for new holidays!
Since homeschoolers are kinda awesome at marching to the beat of their own drums, make up your own holiday day ideas are perfect for us!
And, homeschooling is an opportunity to customize an educational experience for our children and inspire creativity (which is an important component of learning!) with these amazing holidays for kids.
Likewise, make up your own holiday day ideas can be a customized experience as well.
Just think of the possibilities!
Here’s how you can add your own ideas for a new holiday to your homeschool learning, classroom, family activities at home!
Let’s get to how to make up your own holiday and give you some create a new holiday ideas!
Here are create a holiday ideas to add to your learning!
35 Make Up Your Own Holiday Ideas
Here are a few suggestions to make March 26th holiday extra special this year and help you make up your own fun holidays!
These are just ideas, so don’t be afraid to get crazy with your own made up holidays!
So… what are some made up holidays ideas?
Fun Holidays for Kids Ideas:
• Backwards Day
• Fantastic Friends Day
• Baking Day
• Dance Party Day
• No Math Today Day
• We Love Our Pets Day (or Help a Rescue Pet Day)
Try the create your own holiday generator for fun names and ideas! It’s a fake national day generator!
Fun Holidays Ideas: Serving Others
• Visit the Local Nursing Home Day
• Pick Up Trash in Our Community Day
• Love a Librarian Day
• Volunteer at the Homeless Shelter Day
• Deliver Flowers to Our Favorite Neighbor Day
• Gather Stray Carts from the Parking Lot Day
Fun Holidays Ideas: Wacky, Fun & Frivolous
• Listen to Weird Music Day
• Ice Cream Sundaes for Breakfast Day
• Drive by Mom’s Old High School Day
• Wear Your Sibling’s Clothes Day
• Pretend Day
• Make Up Our Own Language Day
Fun Holidays Ideas: Just For Moms
• Cook for Mom Day
• Mama Gets a Massage Day
• Nap Day
• Whisper Day
• No Arguing Day
• Shopping Without Kids Day
• Mama Doesn’t Need Another Holiday to Celebrate So We’re Not Doing Anything Day (now that’s special!)
Fun Holidays Ideas: Random Family Time
Here are some random funny made up holidays that your family may like:
• Purple Day
• Casserole Day
• Save Electricity Day
• Super Hero Day
• Put All the Laundry Away for Real This Time Day
Hosting Your Fun Holidays and Make Up Your Own Holiday Day Activities
For your fun holidays or invent a holiday ideas, you may want to include food and celebrations like special foods, decorations, or even presents.
Maybe you also create unique ceremonies or write a special song?
This is a chance to be super silly and have some fun or be super serious and reiterate values and standards.
For homeschoolers, national holidays are an opportunity to celebrate our creativeness, especially for something fun like Make Up Your Own Holiday Day!
Customize it to whatever your family wants/needs.
So, consider what your family needs right now during this season.
Does your family need to take the day off and just chill?
Or, do you need to kick things up a notch and spend the afternoon at the bowling alley?
Maybe you are trying to teach your children about other cultures, people who may be less fortunate, or hungry puppies?
This holiday can be used to do that – if you so choose.
Just as in homeschooling, there are no right or wrong answers—it’s all flexible!
Enjoy your Make Up You Own Holiday national days by making the most of it – whatever that means to your family!
FREE Create Your Own Holiday Worksheet
Click HERE (or on the image) to download the free printable to help you make your own holiday and map out your holidays to create.
Contributor Angelene Woodard is a wife, mother, writer, and reluctant homeschooler from www.unqualifiedmom.com, where she encourages fellow Christians to embrace their weakness and accept His strength.