March Links

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March 2 is "Read Across America" Day
Resources and materials from NEA

It is also the birthday of Theodore Geisel, more commonly known as Dr.Seuss!

Visit Seussville to find out more about Dr. Seuss and his characters.
Also lots of fun games here!

craft month

March is Craft month. Make something!

 

Check out these sites for ideas:
DLTK
Enchanted Learning: Crafts
PBS Crafts for Kids

 

dogsled

March 6 marks the beginning of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska.

Visit the official Iditarod website.

Look for these Iditarod books at your school or public library.

women's history

March is Women's History Month

To learn more visit the National Women's History Project

purim

The Jewish holiday of Purim begins at sunset on March 11.

To learn more click here.

Look for the book Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale by Barbara Diamond Golden at your local library.

 

 

 

clock

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 12: Daylight Savings Time begins!

Spring forward, Fall back
is a little rhyme that can help you which way to set your clock.

Ever wonder why we have Daylight Savings Time? You can learn more by clicking here.

 

clover March 17 is St. Patrick's Day.
Visit the DLTK website for more information and activities.

Irish fairy tales from Apples4theteacher

Starfall "Find a Four Leaf Clover"

spring

March 20 is the first day of spring!

magician

March 24 is Harry Houdini's birthday.

To learn some magic tricks to impress your friends and family, click here.

 

March is Music in Our Schools Month

musicboy

Visit these music links:

Instruments of the Orchestra
Instruments of the Orchestra Quiz

Author Birthdays in March:

March 4 - Dav Pilkey
March 5 - Mem Fox
March 8 - Robert Sabuda
March 11 - Wanda Gag
March 13 - Ellen Raskin
March 13 - Lisa Campbell Ernst
March 18 - Doug Florian
March 20 - Lois Lowry
March 20 - Louis Sachar
March 25 - Kate DiCamillo
March 27 - Dick King-Smith
March 28 - Doreen Cronin