I’m so excited that it’s March. Not only are there some fun and wacky holidays in March that we want to celebrate, but it also means the start of spring.
Each year in March the first day of spring aka the spring equinox happens. The Spring equinox is when the sun crosses the equator line, heading north in the sky. After the spring equinox, days start getting longer and warmer leading to summer.
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The date of the equinox changes each year so to find out when the official start of spring happens this year just do a quick google search for “spring equinox year (for example 2021)”.
Ok I know you didn’t come to read about the spring equinox but it is a fun holiday you might want to add to your calendar. Back to the fun and wacky holidays to celebrate this month.
In this post, I will share the holidays I think will be fun to celebrate with kids along with an idea or two for making it fun.
Holidays in March
At the bottom of the post you will find a free printable with all of these holidays listed along with the date so you don’t miss out on any of the fun.
March 1st – National Pig Day
Celebrate National pig day by learning about pigs or doing a fun pig inspired craft. Like mud finger painting!
March 2nd – Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday by reading some of his books and doing a fun craft inspired by his books.
March 3rd – National Anthem Day
National Anthem day is a great day to learn a little bit more about your countries National Anthem and listen to it. A great place to learn about the United States National Anthem is Fort McHenry in Baltimore Maryland.
For an easy craft to do at home you could make these toothpick flags.
March 4th – National Grammar Day
National grammar day, now why in the world did this day make it on the list? Because it’s a great day to have some fun doing Madlibs!
Madlibs are a fun and easy way to make memories as a family all while practicing your grammar.
March 5th – National Day of Unplugging
I plan on using this national day as a reason to step away from the electronics and spending more time unplugged.
March 6th – National Oreo Cookie Day
Oreo Cookie day sounds like my kind of holiday. Enjoy this day be simply eating some Oreo cookies or you could always make some Oreo Truffles. This Asphalt pie is one of our favorite easy desserts using Oreo cookies.
March 7th – National Cereal Day
Enjoy eating your favorite cereal for breakfast (or dinner) as a fun way to celebrate this fun and wacky holiday. You could also make some cereal bar treats.
March 9th – National Barbie Day
If you have a little girl or boy that loves Barbie dolls this is a national day you will want to remember. You could spend time playing with the dolls or you could even make it into a Barbie birthday. We used an Elsa Barbie to make this fun princess cake which you could do with any Barbie doll.
March 10th – Mario Day
Mario is a big deal at our house so this is a day we will definitely be celebrating. Playing Mario video games, board games, or card games together and doing a Mario craft are all great ways to celebrate.
March 14th – National Pi Day
Each year National Pi day falls on 3.14 and it’s a great reason to forget about math and enjoy some pie! Seriously though you can have a lot of fun with this holiday and even include some math if you want, I’m thinking practicing fractions with real pies?
March 15th – National Napping Day
National Napping day sounds like a great day to get a little extra shut-eye. If that’s not going to happen you could always spend a few minutes reading one of our favorite picture books ” The Napping House“.
March 16th – National Panda Day
Spend National Panda Day learning about Pandas, you could also watch the Panda cam at the National Zoo in Washington DC.
March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s day is the holiday that most of you probably already know about in March. It’s the day where you want to wear green so you don’t get pinched.
Every family celebrates St. Patrick’s day differently, we keep it simple with some fun activities and green foods. This year we are also going to do a little treasure scavenger hunt for the kids.
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March 19th – National Let’s Laugh Day
Celebrate this fun holiday by reading jokes together or watching a funny show.
March 20th – National Corn Dog Day
Celebrate national corn dog day by eating corn dogs. If you’re really ambitious you could even make your own homemade corn dogs.
March 21st – World Poetry Day
World Poetry Day is a great time to introduce your kids to some poetry. You could even make it extra fun by having a poetry tea party.
March 22nd – National Goof Off Day
National Goof Off Day is a great time to you guessed it goof off. Be silly, have fun and let the kid take the lead.
March 23rd – National Puppy Day
National Puppy Day is a day to spend with your dog if you have one. If you don’t you can always have fun reading a book about puppies, watching a show about them, or doing a puppy craft.
March 24th – National Cheesesteak Day
Enjoy eating a cheesesteak today make them at home or order one at the restaurant. If you’re in Philadelphia be sure to try one of the famous cheesesteaks, if you haven’t visited yet be sure to add either Pat’s or Geno’s to your Pennsylvania bucket list.
March 25th – International Waffle Day
We will be celebrating International Waffle Day with waffles topped in Nutella and fruit. It’s one of our favorite breakfasts since trying it at Disney World.
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March 26th – Wear A Hat Day
This holiday is a simple one to celebrate simply wear a hat.
March 31st – National Crayon Day
For National Crayon day there are so many different ways to celebrate. You could color with crayons, make a craft with crayons or learn how crayons are made by visiting the Crayola Experience or watching a movie about them.
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