Did you know July 2nd is World UFO Day? UFOs or Unidentified Flying Objects have been the subject of curiosity since the beginning of the recorded word. Whether you believe or not, celebrating World UFO Day is a great way to learn about unexplainable sights in the night sky.
Ways to Celebrate UFO Day
Celebrating UFO can be a way to bring family and friends together. Remember activities should be age appropriate for your children to enjoy.
Go to the Library
Some libraries are hosting special events to celebrate World UFO Day. Teen night, game night, reading groups, and other related activities may be a part of your local library’s events. Check your library’s social media page or website for details.
Even if your library is not hosting a UFO event, find a book to read. UFOs and aliens have been the subject to many storylines. Do not hesitate to ask your librarian for suggestions.
Write a UFO Story
Write a story about viewing a UFO. Or ask your children to tell you a story about UFOs and aliens. Writing down their words may result in a memorable tale.
Spend the afternoon making UFO crafts. The crafts do not need to be complex. For example, paper plates glued together make a perfect base for a UFO. Decorate the UFO with different types of art mediums including:
The type of UFO creation is only limited by your imagination.
If you want to do make a more involved project, build the solar system.
UFO or alien themed treats are a perfect snack. A cake or cupcake can be your starting point for UFO treats. Or a cookie decorated with MM”s can easily transform into a UFO. The treats are a perfect addition to a movie or game night.
From 1950’s classics to modern cinematic blockbusters, watching UFO or alien-themed movies is another way to celebrate World UFO Day.
Movie and television ideas include:
- Star Wars
- Star Trek
- Men In Black
- Pacific Rim
- Iron Giant
- Doctor Who
- Roswell, New Mexico
- The Day the Earth Stood Still
- War of the World
- Thing from Another World
Host a Stargazing Party
Gather your friends and family members together for a night of stargazing. Spread out blankets, lay back, and look at the stars. You may not see a UFO but the night sky has other amazing sights to view.