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Roller Coaster Day in August

Roller Coaster Day

On August 16th, celebrate the day the roller coaster was patented in 1898. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities.

Crafts to Make:

  • Draw or paint pictures of roller coasters.
  • Make an amusement park collage by cutting pictures out of magazines.
  • Use popsicle-type sticks or toothpicks to build your own roller coaster.

Other Things To Do:

  • Name places where you would find a roller coaster.
  • Ask if everyone if they have ever been on a roller coaster and have them explain it. If they haven't been on one, have them tell what they think it might be like.
  • Line up chairs to resemble the seats of a roller coaster and pretend you are riding one.
  • Go to an amusement park or carnival.
  • Eat Corn Dogs and french Fries for lunch.
  • Learn much more about roller coasters.

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