March has arrived and we are officially just a few weeks away from the first day of spring, March 20th. So in eager anticipation of this I decided to do a little research and find out what else we celebrate during this month.
I learned some really interesting things. Did you know that:
- Dr. Seuss was born on March 2.
- One of my favorite author’s, Dav Pilkey, celebrates his birthday on March 5th
- On March 6th, 1912, Oreo cookies were sold for the first time in 1912.
- Barbie’s birthday is March 9. She was “born” in 1959
- The first paper money in the US was issued on March 12, 1862
- The planet Uranus was discovered on March 13, 1781
- Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879
- The United States purchased Alaska from Russia on March 30, 1867
For some interesting ideas log on to The Teacher’s Corner and see what you can do to keep the kids happy, busy and engaged in learning while they wait for the warm and sunny days of spring to arrive.