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Here’s a fun preschool activity calendar for March! Celebrate holidays and special days with books, printables, and hands-on activities for tots and preschoolers.
March is full of fun holidays and learning opportunities that tots and preschoolers are sure to enjoy. Today, I’ve got another installment of my preschool activity calendar that will help you get your kids ready for spring.
In March, kids can explore several holidays, read great books, make fun crafts, and more! I’m looking forward to sharing some great toddler and preschool activities with you.
Preschool Activity Calendar: March
Print out this month’s tot and preschool activity calendar. Tape it to your refrigerator, or hang it up in your playroom. Each morning, check the calendar for a new activity. If there is no activity listed, let your child choose a fun activity to do.
Here are some links and ideas to help you complete the activities on March’s preschool activity calendar:
March 1: National Pig Day – Celebrate the day by reading If You Give a Pig a Pancake and then making a pig snout out of a Dixie cup and some yarn.
March 6: Dentist’s Day – Eat healthy snacks today. Teach your little ones how to properly brush and floss their teeth. Here are a few hands-on crafts that can help you:
- Toothpaste and Brushing Experiment
- Make a model of the mouth and brush/floss it.
- Giant model of the mouth to practice with
March 8: Popcorn Lover’s Day – Have some popcorn for your afternoon snack.
March 11: Johnny Appleseed Day – Read a picture book about Johnny Appleseed, and then download some Johnny Appleseed printables to complete with your little ones. Cut an apple in half (from side to side not top to bottom) and explore the “star” and seeds inside. Here’s a fun pack to print out if you want to focus more on apple activities.
March 16: Incredible Kid Day – Be sure to tell your kids how incredible they are today!
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day – In the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, let your preschoolers make a fun St. Patrick’s Day craft or STEM activity. They’ll have a blast building a leprechaun trap, as well!
March 19: Poultry Day – Read a book about chickens or turkeys. Then make one or more of these fun poultry-themed crafts:
March 20: 1st Day of Spring – Today is the first day of spring! Take a walk and see how many signs of spring you can spot. Want more fun springtime activities to do with your kids? Check these out:
- Spring Fairies Preschool Learning Pack
- 25 of Our Favorite Children’s Books About Spring
- 25 Springtime Activities to Do Outdoors WITH Your Preschoolers
- Spring Learning Pack for Preschoolers
- 38 Preschool Science Experiments for Spring
- How to Make a Rain Cloud in a Jar
March 22: National Goof Off Day – Take some time to be silly with your preschoolers today. Here are five fun ideas!
March 23: National Puppy Day – Today would be a great day to visit your local animal shelter, and love on some puppies today!
March 25: Waffle Day – Make a waffle bar – complete with sprinkles, whipped cream, etc. Kids will be super excited about breakfast today!
- Cake-Mix Waffles and Waffle Bar Party Planning Tips
- Easy Waffle Bar Party
- How to Make the World’s Easiest Waffle Bar
March 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day – What holiday would your preschoolers like to create?
March 30: National Doctor’s Day – Celebrate by eating healthy foods today. Then, sing “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes” to identify body parts that doctors might want to check.
Enhance your monthly activities with these books:
Add these learning tools to your activities this month:
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