2017: Need some unique holidays to add to Classroom curriculum or After School Activities?We've got those and the traditional ones too. March 2017 is almost here. March brings the promise of Spring! What activities will you plan? Did you know March is National Craft Month in the United States. Here are some fun days and an editable printable calendar for March. Enjoy!
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|March Calendar for Planning Kids' Activities.|
March Holidays and Special Days
- 1 - National Pig Day - Hooray! I love Pigs. Make homemade clay and make a pig today. It is also Peanut Butter Day, we've got some fun things to do with Peanut Butter. Peanut Butter Recipes and Peanut Butter Brownies.
- 2 - Dr. Seuss Day - Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday with a fake surprise cake and Sue Snue or Daisy Head Maisy Activities for Kids or maybe some Cat and the Hat Birthday Party Favors. March 2nd is also Read Across America Day.
- 3 - In the United States is National Anthem Day - The Star Spangled Banner became our National Anthem on this day in 1931. Patriotic Crafts and Activities
- 6 - Dentist Day - Click here for Tooth Fairy Tales.
- 8 - International Women's Day and Working Woman Day
- 9 - This Blogger's Birthday - Make a cake to celebrate, Oh and it is also another lovely ladies birthday, Barbie! Oh my, she is only a decade older than me, how can that be? Yes, Barbie's Birthday is today.
- 10 - Genealogy Day - This is a great day to design a family tree. Here is a free family tree printable.
- 11 - First Basketball Game. Know who invented the basketball? How about celebrating with a game to play in the classroom or learning about things to do in Indiana (this blog's hometown).
- 12 - Girl Scouts was founded - We've got lots of activities and articles about Girl Scouts. In celebration, plan a community service project for girls.
- 13 - Good Samaritan Day - Plan a random act of kindness. Today is also the day the planet Uranus was discovered. How about doing some futuristic activities for kids?
- 14 - Albert Einsteins Birthday - (1879) Free Albert Einstein Printable. It is also Learn about Butterflies Day. So, make a butterfly craft today. Do you think Albert took times to enjoy butterflies? Oh, and of course, it is National Pi Day, that is an intriguing coincidence. Who knew Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day. Divine intervention? What? You don't know what Pi day is? Math! Pi is a name given to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter. Pi = 3.14
- When is the Ides of March? Today! March 15th.
- 17 - St. Patrick's Day - and the Rubber Band was invented. What things can you do with rubber bands? Saint Patrick's Day activities for kids.
- 18 - First walk in space - here are some space activities for kids.
- 19 - National Quilting Day - make a quilt square craft today. It is also Poultry Day! Poultry, birds of a different feather flock together! We've got ducks and chickens here. How to make a chicken hat.
- 20 - International Earth Day - Check out our Earth Day Activities for Kids or Healthy Earth Day Recipes. Speaking of poultry, today is Big Bird's Birthday! Learn to draw Birds. And, depending how you figure it today or tomorrow (21) is the first day of Spring.
- 21 - Children's Poetry Day - Write a poem today! Haiku's are fun. Iambic Pentameter is funner... um - more fun!
- 24 - Houdini's Birthday - (1874) in celebration watch me pull a chicken sandwich out of a hat!
- 28 - Something on a Stick Day - that's fun, make a stick puppet and have a little play today and then go eat a corn dog.
- 31 - Cesar Chavez Day