January Fun Facts with L’il Emmie

Did you know that January gets its name from the Roman god Janus? He’s the god with two heads. One can see into the past and the other sees into the future! That’s perfect for January, since it comes between the past year and the new one.

January 4th is Trivia Day

Dust off the Trivial Pursuit in your closet and get ready for a Jeopardy marathon. How many strands of red yarn make up my (L’il Emmie) hair? Answer: I don’t know. I can’t count that high. Yet.

January 13th is Rubber Duckie Day

Wow! 44 years ago, Ernie sang the “Rubber Duckie” song on Sesame Street. Celebrate with your own rubber duck. They come in so many different styles now.

January 14th is Dress Up Your Pet Day

Is your cat looking flat? Does your dog need to jog? Then put him in a jogging suit and give your cat a hat!

January 16th is Appreciate a Dragon Day

Don’t slay that dragon today, Mr. Knight! Appreciate him instead with a double feature of How to Train Your Dragon and Puff the Magic Dragon.

January 29th is Puzzle Day

Crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, sudoku puzzles, word search puzzles, nonogram puzzles… So many puzzles!