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Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

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When is Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day? This holiday is always observed on January 11

We sure hope it rains today. Without a little rain, how can you celebrate Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day? This January 11 holiday is a carefree day and surely a lot of fun. Undoubtedly, it is a day for mischievous fun. After all, any kid knows that splashing and jumping into puddles is fun. And, when that results in splashing a friend, your joy is complete.

We sure would like to find the creators of this day, to better understand why it is observed in January. In mid-January, many puddles are frozen!

How to Celebrate Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

  • For kids – Wait until your friends are very close. Then, jump into a puddle and splash them!
  • For adults – Bring out the inner child in you. With your friends nearby, jump into a puddle. Now, didn’t that feel good!?

Thought for Today

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – – Dr. Seuss

History and Origin of Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

Our research did not discover the originator, nor the origin of Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day. t most likely originated in a southern state, where puddles are ice-free in January.

We found numerous Ecard companies and calendars sites with this special day. We did not find a single site with any factual information about this day. However, splashing n a puddle sure sounds like a fun thing to do.

In recent years some internet websites have added the word “National” to the title. Our original research in the early 2000s found no such reference. We did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.

Definition of National Days

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