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Special Days in March

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Read Across America day March 2 Dr. Seuss's "The Lorax" opens in a theater near you! Read the book and see the movie.

It's National Craft Month March 4 Make wind chimes from recycled plastic cutlery and paper plates.

Children's author Mem Fox's birthday is March 5. Visit her website to hear Mem read aloud!

Newspaper in Education Week is March 5-9. Make your own family or classroom newspaper.

Daylight Saving Time begins. March 11 Time to SPRING AHEAD!Spring begins on March 20. Check out this neat website made by a school class in 2010 to learn about the spring and fall equinox.

March 20 is Lois Lowry's birthday. Meet Hildegarde, intrepid leader of a group of church mice, in Lois Lowry's sweet chapter book, Bless This Mouse

Kate DiCamillo's birthday is March 25. Do you have a favorite Mercy Watson book?

The pencil was patented on March 30, 1858. "A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere." -- Joyce A. Myers