Feb. 29, 2020 is leap day. Since this day only comes once every 4 years we MUST celebrate it. Here are some epic ways to celebrate leap year this year.
Pull out your felt letter boards and chalkboards because you are going to need a shiny new leap quote for leap day.
- “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong
- “Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.” -D. H. Lawrence
- “Happy Leap Day. A day where ‘this time last year’ and ‘this time next year’ does not apply.” -Unknown Author
- “Look twice before you leap.” -Charlotte Bronte
Watch the Movie Leap Year
It’s a must. Sure it only got 6.5/10 stars but it’s festive and a cute little romcom and an epic way to celebrate your leap year.
Learn Leap Day Facts
The truth of the matter is that the earth doesn’t actually take 365 days to rotate around the sun. It actually takes a little longer than that. So every 4 years we gather up those extra hours we’ve been accumulating that now make about 24hrs. and we stick them on to the shortest month. Thus, making February (the shortest month) have an extra day (the 29th) every 4 years. Makes perfect sense. Right? For more fun leap day facts check out kidzworld.com.
If you are unfamiliar with this childhood game it takes at least 2 people to play. One person crouches down and the other person starts from behind them. With their hands on the crouched persons back they vault themself over the crouched person. For full rules and a fascinating history of leapfrog check out Wikipedia.
Leap Year Time Capsule
Who wants to wait 10, 20 or 50 years to open a time capsule when you can wait just 4. The Teacher Bag has this fun 2020 leap year time capsule page to fill out. What a fun thing to do at school or with your family.
When a day only comes around once every 4 years it MUST be celebrated. So get on board and pick one of these epic ways to celebrate leap year.