With 2016 being a Leap Year, and Leap Day (Feb. 29) fast approaching it got us thinking – what is a Leap Year, anyway?
Before we gathered the facts, we went straight to our students to find out what they thought.
While a Leap Year might not be as fun as a frog or as exciting as a sporting event, it is a year that contains one additional day to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Check out these facts about Leap Years:
- Get creative in the kitchen with these Leap Day frog apple and grape snacks.
- Play a game. Might we suggest leap frog?
- Get crafty! Use recycled materials from your home and try your hand at making these adorable origami frogs and then have a frog race.
- Make a list. Write down four things you hope to do before 2020 (the next Leap Year). Share your list with your family and friends.