The first week in July is a big week. Both Canada Day and Independence Day (The Fourth of July) fall within the same week. Since Canada and the United States are the two countries where Kidoodle.TV is currently available, we thought we would take a minute to honor both holidays.
Fun Canada Day Facts
- Canada Day is celebrated on July 1 every year.
- Cities across Canada throw Canada Day celebrations. Search for celebrations by city names here.
- Canada Day has been celebrated since July 1, 1867.
- Canada Day is a celebration of the Constitution Act, 1867.
- Canada Day celebrations are held by Canadian expats around the world.
Fun Canada Day Activities
- Canada Day Scavenger Hunt from CBC.ca
- Ideas for Patriotic Games to Play from SavvyMom.ca
- Printable Canada Day coloring pages from BigActivities.com
- Canada Day Wreath Craft from CBC.ca
- Handprint Canada Day T-Shirts from BecomingMartha.com
Fun Independence Day (Fourth of July) Facts
- Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th.
- Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 declaring the United States’ independence from Great Britain.
- Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, two of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence, actually died on July 4th.
- Independence Day wasn’t an official holiday until 1870.
- Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the US national bird instead of the bald eagle.
Fun Independence Day Activities
- 4th of July Paper Rockets from MamaMommyMom.com
- 4th of July Flag T-shirts from KeepingItSimpleCrafts.com
- Fireworks painted with a fork from AThriftyMom.com
- Star Spangled Slime from ICanTeachMyChild.com
- Eraser Stamped 4th of July Shirt from CutesyCrafts.com
- Watch Flying with Bird, Season 1, Episode 46 on Kidoodle.TV and celebrate the first 4th of July celebration back in 1776!
However you decide to celebrate this week, we hope you have a safe and fun celebration with your family and friends. We are happy to be a part of all of your lives in both Canada and the United States.
~ Merry & Alicia