February 25, 2024

Resources for March Observances

Various organizations, states, and nations recognize several observances each month. Resources help parents, caregivers, and childcare professionals acknowledge and navigate them.

Here is a list of resources for March observances:

Month-Long Observances:

Women’s History Month

National Nutrition Month

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

National Craft Month

National Reading Month:

National Color Therapy Month

Week-Long Observances:

March 2-6 is National Read Across America Week


Day Observances:

March 1 is Baby Sleep Day 

March 1 is National Play Outside Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day

March 12 is National Working Moms Day

 March 14 is National Equal Pay Day

March 14 is Science Education Day

March 19 is International Read to Me Day

March 20 is International Day of Happiness

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day