Official Kids Mag

March 2021

Official Kids Mag is specifically written for kids ages 5 to 12. It contains activities and stories ranging from kid heroes, cooking, gardening, STEAM, education, fun facts and much more every month.

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M A R C H 2 0 2 1 Can you nd the four-leaf clover on this page? Go for a walk to find signs of spring, like new buds on trees or birds building nests. Read Across America celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Write a poem to honor Dr. Seuss. Get some aerobic exercise today. Ride your bike, take a fast walk or run around a park. Make sure you keep it up for at least 30 minutes. With adult help, melt chocolate in the microwave. Dip strawberries, pretzels and raisins. Let harden on wax paper and enjoy. Ask if you can help make dinner tonight. Suggest a recipe and be sure to help clean up too! Oh, say, do you know all the words to The Star Spangled Banner? Congress made it our national anthem in 1931. National Anthem Day Who were you named for? Were you named after a certain person? Research why your parents gave you that name. Namesake Day Showcase talented students by putting on a concert today. Music in Our Schools Month Celebrate today with lots of apples—fresh apples for lunch, applesauce or apple pie. Johnny Appleseed Day What does it mean when someone says "Use your noodle!"? Have a family story night. Turn off the TV and ask your mom or dad to tell you a story about their childhood. National Noodle Month First Day of Spring Choose something to clean up—a backpack, a closet, a bookshelf or your room. March is said to be a windy month. Go to the park or the beach to fly a kite today. Do some spring cleaning. Clean out your closets, dust your dresser and donate your outgrown clothes. Clutter Awareness Week Clutter Awareness Week National Bubble Week This is the middle of the month and a festive day in the Roman calendar. The day was dedicated to the Roman god, Mars. Write a poem today—see how many rhyming words you can include. Ides of March The famous cliff swallows of Mission San Juan Capistrano are returning from their winter vacation in Argentina. Randolf Caldicott was born on this day in 1846. The Caldicott Medal is awarded to children's books with superior illustrations. Have you read any? Make a list of the women who have made a difference in the world. National Women's History Month Cut a whole peanut shell in half. Remove the nut. Add hair and a hat to make your peanut puppet. National Peanut Month Take a Walk in the Park Day Daylight Savings Time Begins Learn all you can about pigs today. National Pig Day A walk in the park can be calming and re-energizing. Open your eyes and observe the wonders around you. The first map of the United States was published on this day in 1784. Can you draw a map of the area between your house and your school? Wear green today. Write a story about finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. The flower for the month of March is a daffodil. Draw your favorite flower today. The Girl Scouts were founded on this day in 1912. Find out if there's a troop you could join in your area. Gather some old magazines and make a collage today. Be creative. Did you remember to move your clocks forward? Pour bubble solution in a large, shallow pan. Dip a new fly swatter into the liquid and make hundreds of tiny bubbles. The Iditarod sled dog race begins today in Alaska. Meet the mushers at Tick the box on each day when you have completed 20 minutes of reading. Children who develop a love of reading will become better students and build a better future. © Vicki Whiting March 2021 Official Kids Mag

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