Learning Resources for March

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The Resource List for March has been updated for 2017 here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/03/01/march-resources/

Here’s a BIG list of March learning resources!

March Themes and Special Days List for 2015

https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2015/02/27/special-days-in-march-2015/

March Prayer Calendar for Children

March 2015 Prayer Calendar for Children

March Science Calendar

http://thehomeschoolscientist.com/?s=march+science+calendar

15 Things to do in March

http://diyhomeschooler.com/?s=march

March Themed Bible Lessons and Activities 

http://www.christianitycove.com/

March Themed Daily Writing Prompts

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/daily-writing-prompts/march/

March Themed Arts & Crafts

http://www.kinderart.com/seasons/mar.shtml

March Themed Math Lessons

http://www.yummymath.com/?s=march

Resources for Specific March Themes

  • Red Cross – K-12 Resources –

http://redcrossyouth.org/high-school/resources/

  • Women’s History – Timeline of Historic Women in a PDF –

http://www.diversityinc.com/medialib/uploads/2010/03/MIB.2012Women.Timeline.pdf

  • Peanuts – History, FAQ’s, Trivia, and Interactive Games –

http://www.peanutcircusclub.com/games.htm

  • Dolphin Awareness – Research Resources –

http://www.franw.com/2013/11/dolphins-research-resource.html

  • Irish American History – 3 Part Video

  • Nutrition – Thematic Units and Resources –

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/unit/health-and-nutrition-everything-you-need

Resources for March’s Daily Specials  (some of the following are studies we’ve done in Marches past, others are recommended by other homeschoolers, and the rest are the result of a quick online search for topics we may be interested in learning about)

March Statehood Anniversaries

  • Nebraska – March 1, 1867
  • Ohio – March 1, 1803
  • Florida – March 3, 1845
  • Vermont – March 4, 1791
  • Maine – March 15, 1820

–  States videos and facts –

http://www.history.com/topics/us-states

Presidents with March Birthdays

  • Andrew Jackson – March 15, 1767
  • James Madison – March 16, 1751
  • Grover Cleveland – March 18, 1837
  • John Tyler – March 30, 1790

These are the resources we use to learn and review the presidents –

https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/02/14/resources-for-presidents-day/

March 1 – Celebrate Your Name Week begins – Activity ideas –

http://www.examiner.com/article/ways-to-participate-celebrate-your-name-week

– Severe Storm Preparedness Week begins –  For all things “weather” explained and weather experiments –

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

–  Yellowstone Park established 1872 – Facts, history, videos, photos, and more –

http://yellowstone.net/

March 2 – Author Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) born 1904 – Printables, crafts, and recipes

http://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/learning-with-dr-seuss-100-free-dr-seuss-themed-printables-crafts-recipes-and-activities/

March 3 – National Anthem Day – The Star Spangled Banner resources –

http://outsidethebox93.org/StarSpangledBanner/index.htm

–  Alexander Graham Bell born 1847 – Biography and printables –

http://gardenofpraise.com/ibdbell.htm

March 4

– Jane Goodall born 1934 – Educators resources and printables –

http://www.wildchimpanzees.org/educators/activities.php

– Grammar Day – Lessons and quizzes –

http://www.grammar-monster.com/

March 5 – Boston Massacre 1770 – Watch a short informative video with political pictures –

March 6 – Artist Michelangelo Buonarroti born 1475 –  We did a wonderful study on him a couple of years with an art project that still gets talked about today! –

https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/03/07/art-day-sistine-chapel-style/

March 7 – Iditarod Race – History, racer bios, videos –

http://iditarod.com/

March 8 – Aardvark Week begins – Videos and facts –

http://www.arkive.org/aardvark/orycteropus-afer/video-03b.html

March 9 – Wildlife Week begins  –   Educators resources –

http://www.nwf.org/National-Wildlife-Week/Educators.aspx

March 10 – Harriet Tubman born 1820 – Biography and printables –

http://gardenofpraise.com/ibdtub.htm

March 11 – Johnny Appleseed Day – Research, projects, and activities –

http://www.franw.com/2013/09/the-life-of-john-chapman-and-legend-of.html

March 12 – Alfred Hitchcock Day – What, Why and How to celebrate –

http://filmschoolrejects.com/features/13-ways-to-celebrate-national-alfred-hitchcock-day.php

March 13 –  Uranus discovered 1781 –

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/uranus.htm

March 14 – Scientist Albert Einstein born 1879- Lesson plans, ideas, and activities

http://www.homeschooling-ideas.com/albert-einstein-for-kids-lesson-plan.html

– Pi Day – Activities, information, and videos –

http://www.piday.org/2008/2008-pi-day-activities-for-teachers/

March 15 – Agriculture Week begins – Ag facts, farm tours, teacher resources and activities

http://www.agclassroom.org/student/index.htm

– Chocolate Week begins – Research, projects, and activities –

http://www.franw.com/2013/12/chocolate-activities.html

March 16 – Brain Awareness Week begins – Here’s the online resources from last year’s brain studies –

https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/03/11/brain-awareness-week/

March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day – Learning resources –

https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/03/15/learning-resources-for-st-patricks-day/

March 18 – Mount St. Helen erupted 1980 – Information and facts –

http://www.livescience.com/27553-mount-st-helens-eruption.html

March 19 – Explorer/Missionary David Livingstone born 1813 – Read his biography and learn about Victoria Falls –

http://www.victoriafalls-guide.net/david-livingstone.html

March 20 – Spring Equinox – explained  –

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/time/equinox.html

– Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day (Fred Rogers born 1928) – Watch episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

http://pbskids.org/rogers/

March 21 – Composer Johann Sebastian Bach born 1685 – Biography and printables –

http://www.makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_mmf_music_library/hey-kids-meet-johann-sebastian-bach.htm

March 22 – World Water Day – Resources and Activities –

https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/03/22/world-water-day/

March 23 – Patrick Henry delivered “Give Me Liberty” speech 1775 – Liberty’s Kids has an episode about this –

March 24 – Harry Houdini born 1874 – Resources for learning magic tricks –

http://www.franw.com/2014/11/magic-tricks-resource-page.html

March 25 – Manatee Appreciation Day – A couple of years ago, we made a manatee lapbook that turned into a science fair project – resources and printables –

http://www.homeschoolshare.com/manatee_lapbook.php

– Tolkien Reading Day – Lit Study guides available for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/index_author_t.html

March 26 –  Poet Robert Frost born 1874 – “Tea Time” biography –

http://www.homeschoolshare.com/blog/2013/03/tea-time-with-robert-frost/

March 27 – Crossword Puzzle Weekend begins – Make your own crossword puzzle with this free generator –

http://worksheets.theteacherscorner.net/make-your-own/crossword/

March 28 – Earth Hour – K-12 STEM Resources about climate change –

http://sciencenetlinks.com/collections/earth-hour/

March 29 – Palm Sunday – Passion Week activities and resources –

http://howtohomeschoolmychild.com/palm-sunday-activities-for-kids-weekend-links/

March 30 – Artist Vincent Van Gogh born 1853 – Appreciation lesson plans and activities –

http://www.vangoghgallery.com/lesson_plans/

–  Doctor Day – Doctor pretend play printable kit –

http://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/free-doctor-pretend-play-kit-printables/

March 31 – Eiffel Tower opened 1889 –  Fun facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/engineering/eiffeltower.html

As long as this list is, it’s not nearly all of the learning possibilities for the month of March.  If you have a favorite resource, let me know and I’ll get it added to the list.  I appreciate all the help I can get!

Happy March Learning!

betty jo

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4 thoughts on “Learning Resources for March

    1. Betty Jo Post author

      That makes my day, Jennifer. It makes me happy that you can use the list. If you happen across another “special day” resource, please pass it on to me so it can be edited into the list.

      Reply

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