Written by Kara Fleck, Simple Kids editor and Rockin’ Granola mama.
It is almost February and that means loves is in the air and we’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day.
At our house we’re also looking forward to February because the month brings with it Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, and a few special birthdays as well as Chinese New Year. Did you know that 2013 is the year of the snake? And, let us not forget that little groundhog on February 2nd.
February in Indiana usually means that Winter has more cold days and dark nights in store for us, and we’re spending our days by the fire, reading and doing some handwork crafts, and trying to keep the doldrums from setting in. February may be the shortest month on the calendar, but there are times it seems very long indeed.
I’ve rounded up a few ways to play, learn, and explore this February to help keep those late Winter doldrums at bay.