CLASSROOM – Dirty Dishes

National Day Calendar Classroom - May - Dirty Dishes
(Last Updated On: May 11, 2021)

CLASSROOM – Dirty Dishes

Dirty dishes in the classroom? Oh, no! We wouldn’t do that. But we might discuss them from a social and scientific perspective. National No Dirty Dishes Day inspires this week’s project. We also continue our weekly challenge. How will you Celebrate Every Day in your classroom?


Download and print this week’s project and give your students the opportunity to explore the national days in their own way. It might surprise you what they discover! We’re often surprised by our own discoveries!

Celebrate Every Day in the Classroom by:

1. Asking a question about the day or observance and finding the answer.
2. Exploring the subject further. Whether you read a book, interview an expert, watch a documentary, or run an experiment, there is always more to learn about the observance.
3. Writing about the day or observance. You can write about what you learned or what the day means to you.
4. Telling someone about the day. You might be sharing information that is helpful to someone. Or, you might brighten someone’s day.
5. Solving a problem. Many observances discuss issues around the world that need fixing. How would you fix it?
6. Being creative. Draw, paint, build, design, bake, create your idea of what the observance means.

Of course, as always, sharing on social media isn’t required; learning is. But if you do, please use #NDCClassroom to share on social media.


It’s easy to celebrate in the classroom. Just download and print our worksheets and get your students involved. This week includes the weekly challenge and a no-dirty dishes-themed project.

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