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National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day - January 11
Thu, Jan 11, 2024

National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day

National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day is an American holiday that can be enjoyed every year on January 11th. The holiday is suitable for children and adults who want to relax, cheer up and move away from the daily routine.

History

National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day is perfect for the rainy season. There is no reliable data on where exactly they began to celebrate it, however, given the date of the event, it happened in some southern country. In America, in January, most puddles freeze over.

The first information about this day dates back to 1998 and was posted on the Usenet forum. Then he gained popularity among mothers and their children. In 2014, it was widely disseminated on the Internet resources.

Don’t forget to put on your rubber boots and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and go jumping in the puddles! Children’s activity relaxes very well, helps to distract from problems, to remember your childhood. This is a great way to spend time with kids.

Interesting facts

  • In Portugal, rain is a good excuse for skipping a day’s work.
  • Kids are crazy about puddle jumping. The occupation is something new for them, and splashes flying in all directions will certainly amuse.
  • The largest number of puddles in the Indian city of Cherrapunji. About 26 thousand millimeters of precipitation falls here annually.

How to celebrate

If there are puddles in January, be sure to jump on them. Discover the child in you!

When it is cold winter outside, you can go to the pool or water park. You can also call all your friends or have a family gathering. Have fun and relax 100%. Water games allow children to develop fine motor skills, and swimming skills can be useful in life!

When is National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day celebrated in 2024?

National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day is observed on January 11 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday January 11 2024
Saturday January 11 2025
Sunday January 11 2026
Monday January 11 2027