The Fourteenth of December
Updated: Jan 4
December 14th: Themes for celebration and contemplation
If you are looking for some themes and points of interest to add to your advent countdown, the Bulldogz Christmas spirit is in full flow and we can provide you with some of the fun, serious and little known points of celebration for each day on this magical countdown.
This is an "unofficial" international celebration started by a pair of artists from Michigan State University in 2000.
The humorous artistic affection for simians has expanded to cover a day when "Monkey business" was encouraged.
Events have covered zoo and animal sanctuary celebrations, art exhibitions, fundraising drives and even movies. Peter Jackson's King Kong was released on Monkey Day!
The teaching ideas website has a series of downloadable worksheets for Monkey Day activities
International Shareware Day
The second Saturday of December is a day to celebrate the altruistic nature of freely available software.
To celebrate here is a list of educational related shareware to download