The Complete Guide to Celebrating Opposite Day on January 25, 2023

Goodbye everyone, see you later! Did you see what we did there? {giggles}. Opposite Day is a goofy holiday celebrated on January 25, 2023, and just like the name implies, it’s a day where kids of all ages can do everything the opposite way!

Opposite Day is the perfect opportunity to try new and crazy things that we normally wouldn’t do, like walking backward, saying Hello instead of Goodbye, eating soup with a fork, and even pranking some friends too. It makes sense it’s one of the kids’ favorite holidays ever.

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Let’s (not) celebrate Opposite Day!

Opposite Day 2023

Opposite Day may not be as popular as other quirky holidays like April Fool’s Day, but it’s just as much fun! Every year we celebrate Opposite Day!  This year, Opposite Day is on January 25, 2023. Want to make this day the funniest? We have so many ideas for you to try out today!

But that’s not all.

We have also included a free Opposite Day printout to add to the fun. Keep scrolling to find the button to download the printable pdf file below.

Opposite Day Activities for Kids

Opposite Day is the perfect time to let kids be creative, whether at home or in a classroom, we are sure there are many things that can be done. Here are our favorite ideas to celebrate Opposite Day with kids of all ages:

  • Have dinner for breakfast and breakfast for dinner
  • Wear your clothes inside out or even backwards
  • Wear your shoes on the opposite feet – just for a picture or a couple of minutes
  • Wear your favorite pajamas during the day, and regular (but comfy) clothes to bed
  • Try this frozen cereal prank that will put a smile on your kids’ face
  • Talk in opposite words (say “yes” for “no”, “good” for “bad”, etc.)
  • Walk backwards – but be careful with the walls and other people!
  • Eat dessert first (yummy)
  • Become a jokester and prank a friend with one of these April Fools day pranks.
  • If you are left-handed, use your right-hand to do things, and use your left hand if you’re right-handed.
  • Write your name backwards.
  • Read a book starting from the last page to the front.
  • Say the alphabet… from Z to A!
  • Let your kids read YOU a bedtime story.

Printable Opposite Day Fun Facts Sheet

This printout Opposite Day pdf includes the following:

  • one coloring page with fun Opposite Day facts
  • an Opposite Day card to print and color to give to friends

Download & Print pdf File Here

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Happy Opposite Day!

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