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Primary teaching ideas for April 2012Check out our fun activities for these April 2012 holidays and occasions. Holidays that are displayed as links will bring you to a thematic unit at Apples4theteacher.com. You will find word searches, coloring pages, thematic reading lists, short stories, poetry, jigsaw puzzles, interactive quizzes, interactive games, worksheets, printables, etc.

Below you will find a calendar of events and holidays for April 2012. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the April 2012 Calendar of Events. For best results, select "Landscape" mode to print the pdf calendar.

NOTE: As new thematic units are added on the website, these links will be updated.

APRIL 2012 Holidays and Events Calendar

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Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1-Sorry Charlie Day
-
April Fools Day
-Poetry and the Creative Mind Day
- Reading is Funny
- One Cent Day
- Palm Sunday

2
-Autism Awareness Day
- Int'l Children's Book Day
- Hans Christian Andersen Bday

3 - Tweed Day
- Pony Express Day
- World Party Day
- Washington Irving Bday
- Find a Rainbow Day
-
Nat'l Chocolate Mousse Day

4 - Nat'l Day of Hope
- Children's Day (Taiwan)
- Maya Angelou Bday
-MLK Assassination
- NATO Estab.
- Walk Around Things Day

5
- Nat'l D.A.R.E. Day
- Booker T. Washington Bday
- Nat'l Read a Road Map Day

6
- Army Day
- Good Friday
-
Passover (6-14)
- Tartan Day
- Jump Over Things Day

7
- No Housework Day
- World Health Day
- Metric System Anniv.
- Tangible Karma Day

8
-
Easter
- Buddha Day
- Ponce de Leon Day
- Zoo Lovers Day

9 - Easter Monday
- Name Yourself Day
- Winston Churchill Bday
- Jenkins Ear Day
- Cherish an Antique Day
- Appomattox Day

10 – Safety Pin Day
- Equal Pay Day
- Nat'l Farm Animals  Day
- Nat'l Library Workers Day
- Salvation Army Founder's Day

11
- Barbershop Quartet Day
- Nat'l Pet Day
- Jackie Robinson Day
- World Parkinson's Disease Day

12
-D.E.A.R. Drop Everything and Read Day
- Beverly Cleary Bday
- Walk on the Wild Side Day
- Big Wind Day

13
-
Thomas Jefferson Bday
- Scrabble Day

14
- Children with Alopecia Day
- Dictionary Day
-Titantic Struck the Iceberg Anniver.

15 - Income Tax Pay Day (observered 4/16 this year)
- McDonald's Day
-Leonardo Da Vinci Bday
- Take a Wild Guess Day

16
- Wilbur Wright's Bday
- U.S.  Income Tax Filing Deadline

17
-Bat Appreciation Day

-Nat'l Haiku Poetry Day
- Nat'l Stress Awareness Day
-Ford Mustang Day

18
- Paul Revere Day
- Nat'l Wear Your Pajama's to Work Day
- Pet Owner's Day

19
- Humorous Day
- Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day
- Yom HaShoah
- High Five Day

20
- Husband Appreciation Day
- Cuckoo Day
- National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day

21 - Kindergarten Day
-
National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day
- Nat'l Teach Your Children to Save Day
- Webster Dictionary Published

22
-
Earth Day
- "In God We Trust" Day
- Nat'l Jelly Bean Day
- Girl Scout Leaders Day

23 - James Buchanan Bday
- Homerun Day
-Wm Shakespeare Bday
- Movie Theatre Day
- World Book and Copyright Day

24
- Pigs in a Blanket Day
- Library of Congress Day

25
- Administrative Professionals Day
- Red Hat Society Day
- Hug a Plumber Day


26 - Hug a Friend Day
- Audubon Day
- Take Your Daughters  to Work Day
-Richter Scale Day
- Poem in Your Pocket Day

27
-
Ulysses S. Grant Bday
-
Nat'l Arbor Day
- Tell a Story Day
- Babe Ruth Day
- Morse Code Day

28
-
Maryland Statehood
-
James Monroe Bday
- Penguin Day
- Poetry Reading Day
- Sense of Smell Day
- World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

29
- Zipper Day
-Nat'l Dance Day
-Pinhole Photography Day


30
-
Louisiana Statehood
- National Honesty Day
- World Healing Day

   

Weekly Observances

·         Golden RuleWeek: 1-7

·         Holy Week: 1-7

·         International Pooper-Scooper Week: 1-7

·         Laugh at Work Week: 1-7

·         National Blue Ribbon Week: 1-7 (First Full Week)  (Child Abuse)

·         National Public Health Week: 1-7

·         National Week of the Ocean: 1-7

·         National Window Safety Week: 1-7

·         Medication Safety Week: 1-7

·         Explore Your Career Options: 2-7

·         The Masters Tournament: 2-8

·         Passover Week: evening of April 6 to the evening of April 14

·         Bat Appreciation Week: 8-14 (2nd Full Week)

·         National Library Week: 8-14

·         National Networking Week: 8-14

·         Orthodox Holy Week: 8-14

·         Pan American Week: 8-14

·         National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week: 23-27

·         Consider Christianity Week: 8-14

·         Health Information Privacy and Security Week: 10-16

·         National Animal Control Appreciation Week: 10-16

·         National Park Week: 14-22

·         Coin Week: 15-21

·         Fibroid Awareness Week: 15-21 (Always 3rd Week)

·         National Environmental Education Week: 15-21

·         National Karaoke Week: 15-21

·         National Volunteer Week: 15-21

·         National Pet ID Week: 15-21(Always 3rd Week)

·         National Paperboard Packaging Week: 16-20

·         Cleaning For A Reason Week: 18-23

·         Consumer Awareness Week: 18-23

·         International Whistlers Week: 18-22

·         Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week: 18-23

·         Kentucky Derby Week: 19-5/4

·         National Dance Week: 20-29

·         National & Global Youth Service Days: 20-22

·         Money Smart Week: 21-28

·         Administrative Professionals Week: 22-28

·         National Crime Victims Rights Week: 22-28

·         National Playground Safety Week: 22-28

·         Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week: 22-28

·         Preservation Week: 22-29

·         Sky Awareness Week: 22-28

·         Week of The Young Child: 22-28

·         (Spring) Astronomy Week: 23-29

·         Safe Kids Week: 23-28

·         National Scoop The Poop Week: 24-30

·         Fiddler's Frolic: 26-29

·         Gathering of the Nations PowWow: 26-28

·         National Dream Hotline: 27-29

·         National Pie Championships: 27-29

Monthly Observances

·         Atlanta Food & Wine Month

·         ASPCA Month

·         Alcohol Awareness Month

·         Amateur Radio Month

·         Autism Awareness Month

·         Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month

·         Cancer Control Month

·         Car Care Month

·         Celebrate Diversity Month

·         Child Abuse Prevention Month

·         (International) Cesarean Awareness Month

·         Confederate History Month

·         Couple Appreciation Month

·         Cranberries and Gooseberries Month

·         Defeat Diabetes Month

·         Emotional Overeating Awareness Month

·         Fair Housing Month

·         Financial Literacy Month

·         Fresh Florida Tomatoes Month

·         Frog Month

·         Global Child Nutrition Month

·         Grange Month

·         Grilled Cheese Month

·         Holy Humor Month

·         Home Improvement Time (April-Sept.30)

·         Honor Society Awareness Month (Different Sponsor Than March)

·         Informed Women Month

·         International Customer Loyalty Month

·         International Guitar Month

·         International Twit Award Month

·         IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month

·         Jazz Appreciation Month

·         Keep America Beautiful

·         Month of the Young Child

·         Month of the Military Child

·         National African American Women's Fitness Month

·         National Autism Awareness Month

·         National Child Abuse Prevention Month

·         National Card and Letter Writing Month

·         National Decorating Month

·         National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month

·         National Donate Life Month

·         National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month

·         National Garden Month

·         National Humor Month

·         National Kite Month

·         National Knuckles Down Month

·         National Landscape Architecture Month

·         National Multiple Birth Awareness Month

·         National Occupational Therapy Month

·         National Parkinson's Awareness Month

·         National Pecan Month

·         National Pet Month

·         National Poetry Month

·         National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

·         National Youth Sports Safety Month

·         Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month

·         Pet First Aid Awareness Month

·         Physical Wellness Month

·         Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month

·         Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

·         Rosacea Awareness Month

·         School Library Media Month

·         Soy Foods Month

·         Straw Hat Month

·         Stress Awareness Month

·         Tomatillo and Asian Pear Month

·         Women's Eye Health & Safety Month

·         Workplace Conflict Awareness Month

·         World Habitat Awareness Month

 

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