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Backwards Day


Celebrate Backwards Day on January 31st. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities.

Crafts to Make:

  • Draw pictures of the back of people, animals, and other items you see every day.
  • If you are right-handed, try to write or draw with your left hand or vice-verse.


Other Things To Do:

  • Wear an article of clothing backwards.
  • Check out these Palindromes.
  • Have breakfast foods for lunch and lunch foods for breakfast.
  • This might be a good time to learn about opposites!
  • Put a masking tape line on the floor and practice walking backwards.
  • Play with toy cars and have them drive backwards!!!
  • Do as many things backwards as you can: walk, hop, crawl, play games, etc.
  • What do you think would happen if everyone actually did everything backwards for a day!

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