February Daily Holidays & Observances Printable Calendar

Need activity ideas and themed products for your program each month? Download and print our daily holidays and observances calendar! See the link below for our February 2019 Calendar.

Refer to the calendar when you need inspiration, whether you are planning activities for the entire month for each holiday, or you need last minute ideas. Be sure to visit our Daily Holidays page to find related items that can help you celebrate each observance.

February 2019 Daily Holidays & Observances – Printable Calendar

February 2019 Printable Daily Holidays Calendar

How to Use the Calendar For Your Program

We have listed the daily holidays or observances that fall on each day of the month. Some days have multiple holidays, so you can choose to focus on just one, plan an activity for each one, or combine them if possible.

For example, February 12th is Lincoln’s Birthday and also National Lost Penny Day. These were purposefully on the same day to honor Abraham Lincoln being on the coin. Plan a Penny Drive for your school or program, where each classroom raises money for a charity or to purchase equipment for the school. Learn more about this fundraiser idea here.

You may choose to use the calendar to plan your activities each month and develop themes around each of the days or a combination of days.

The third week in February includes World Radio Day and National Innovation Day. Incorportate STEM into both of these observances! Our Snap Circuits set features an FM radio, energy compartment, rechargeable battery, windmill, and more. Your group can get innovative and also build their own radio.

 

In February, there are also 3 different observances that encourage and recognize girls and young women in different areas of study. Download the calendar for activity ideas and inspiration for each of these.

  • National Girls & Women in Sports Day – February 6th
  • International Day of Women & Girls in Science – February 11th
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day – February 21st

If you are just looking for some filler ideas or last minute ideas, refer to the calendar on any particular day and come up with a quick lesson or activity related to the daily holiday or observance. Some of these can even be used for brain breaks.

Activity Ideas Suggestions

On pages 2 & 3, you will find an activity suggestion for each holiday and observance under the Activity Ideas section.

If you see a URL under the Activity Ideas section, that means the observance is listed on our Daily Holidays page. Visit that link (PDF includes clickable links) to find products and items that would work great for an activity.

We’ve also shared some specific ideas as a guide. For example, for National Create a Vacuum Day on February 4th you can share a fun experiment with your group – how do you make water rise without touching it! Create a Vacuum like the idea below using a mason jar, food die, water, and a candle.

On February 27th, get your students active with a game inspired by the app for Pokemon Day! PE Teacher Brian Kampper shares details and a printable for the activity.

PE Activity – Catch the Mythological Creatures

 

Weekly & Monthly Observances

Our printable calendars also include weekly and monthly observances. For the month of February, there are several weekly and monthly observances. We have shared a few helpful links and related ideas below.

Monthly Observances:

Weekly Observances:

We would love your feedback on how you plan to use the calendar for your program, and if you would like to see any changes in the template. Thanks everyone!

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