Occasions in March are filled with yummy foods, cute critters and great celebrations. Many of the holidays in March change from year to year. Fill the month with fun activities inspired from a variety of directions from women’s history to pigs and frogs. There’s a pile of preschool fun to talk about all month long!

March activities for preschoolers

Favorite March events and occasions for preschoolers:

March is…

  • National Craft Month – Craft & Hobby Association
  • Red Cross Month – let’s talk about saftey
  • National Noodle Month – make a noodle necklace
  • National Peanut Month – try different peanut activities and recipes
  • Women’s History Month – highlight women’s accomplishments
  • Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month – ASPCA
  • National Nutrition Month

Week long events and observances:

  • March 8 thru March 14
    • Girl Scout Week
    • National Aardvark Week
    • National Science & Engineering Week
  • March 15 – March 21
    • American Chocolate week

International holidays:

  • March 1 International Day of the Seal
  • March 8 International Women’s Day
  • March 14 World book day
  • March 20 World frog day
  • March 22 World day for water

US specific observances:

  • March-1 National Pig Day
  • March-3 National Anthem Day
  • March 5 Mardi Gras
  • March-6 Alamo Day
  • March-7 Peace Corps Day
  • March-10 Harriet Tubman Day
  • March-12 Girl Scout Day
  • March-14 Pi Day
  • March-16 Liberty Day
  • March-17 St. Patrick’s Day
  • March-22 North American Wildlife Celebration
  • March-27 Skyscraper Day
  • March-30 Doctor’s Day

More March theme suggestions:

  • Color Green
  • Number 3
  • Shapes triangle, shamrock
  • Letter P and Letter M

More March holiday and event information can be found on the Earth Calendar

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