Tell a Story Day
When is this "Tell a Story Day"?
In United States: Always April 27
In Scotland and England: National Tell a Story Day is October 27th
Tell a Story Day celebrates story-telling of all kinds. It doesn't matter if its fiction or non-fiction, a tall tale, or folk lore. Today is a day to tell 'em all. Stories can be from a book, other written material, or from memory.
Our research discovered two distinct holidays, one in the U.S. The other is in Scotland and the UK. The latter is by far more prominent and organized. These two holidays are exactly six months apart.
Libraries celebrate this day with story telling hours for kids. You can enjoy today telling stories to your kids, family members, or organizations and groups that you belong to.
Make Tell a Story Day an important and pleasure-filled experience. To enhance the enjoyment of the story, try setting the atmosphere. If it's an eerie or spooky story, turn down the lights. Bring decorations and memorabilia that speak to the theme. If its about a person, display a picture of the individual.
History and Origin of "Tell a Story Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We do wonder why the British holiday and the U.S. holiday are exactly six months apart. We believe there is some kind of story here.
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
Flower of the Day: Ageratum
Recipe of the Day: Asparagus Wrapped in Bacon
Thought for the Day: To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.
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