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Primary teaching ideas for February 2012Check out our fun activities for these February 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 February 2012. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the February 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.

FEBRUARY 2012 Holidays and Events Calendar








Note: The
100th Day of School usually falls during the month of January or February depending on your school calendar.

1 - GI Joe Day
-  Nat’l Freedom Day
- Robinson Crusoe Day
- Car Insurance Day

2 – Hedgehog Day
- Candelmas
- Crepe Day
Groundhog Day
- Dia de la Candelaria

3Wear Red Day
- Give Kids a Smile Day
- The Day Music Died
-Bubblegum Day

4 - Charles Lindbergh’s Bday
Rosa Parks Bday
- Liberace Day
- Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

5 -Hank Aaron Bday
- Weatherman’s Day
Super Bowl XLVI
Nat’l Chocolate Fondue Day
-Mexico Constitution

6Mass Statehood
Ronald Reagan Bday
- Lame Duck Day
- Babe Ruth Bday
-Monopoly Day

7 - Send a Card to a Friend Day
-Chas Dickens Bday
-Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day

-Boy Scouts Day
-Laugh and Get Rich Day
- Jules Vern Bday

9 - William Harrison Bday
-Nat’l Stop Bullying Day
Hershey Chocolate Founded

- Plimsoll Day
- Umbrella Day
Cream Cheese Brownie Day

11 - Thomas Edison Bday
-White T-Shirt Day
- Nat’l Inventors Day
Nat’l Peppermint Patty Day

12 Abraham Lincoln Bday
- Darwin Day
- Grammy Awards
- Paul Bunyan Day

13 - Clean Out Your Computer Day
- Get a Different Name Day
- Employee Legal Awareness Day

14 - Valentine's Day
- Ferris Wheel Day
AZ & OR Statehood
- Library Lovers Day
Nat’l Crème Filled Chocolates Day

15 -Lupercalia
-Susan B. Anthony Day
- Nat’l Gum Drop Day
- Canada Flag Day

-Do a Grouch a Favor Day
- Kyoto Protocol Day
- Innovation Day

17 - My Way Day
- Nat’l PTA Day
- Random Acts of Kindness Day
- World Human Spirit Day

- Battery Day (Volta’s Bday)
- Pluto Day

Chocolate Mint Day
- Iwo Jima Day (Landing)

20 – Canada Family Day
- Love Your Pet Day
- Hoodie-Hoo Day
- Shrovetide
Presidents Day

Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday)
- Paczki Day

22 – Lent Begins
Ash Wednesday
- Be Humble Day
Washington’s Bday
- World Thinking Day

Pinocchio Day
- Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
- Nat’l Chili Day

- Dia de la Bandera

- Paper Currency Introduced in U.S.
- Quiet Day
- Nat’l Chocolate Covered Nuts Day

26 – Daytona 500
- For Pete Sake’s Day
- Academy Awards
- Tell a Fairy Tale Day

- Henry Longfellow’s Bday
- No Brainer Day
- Orthodox Lent Begins

28 - Nat’l Tooth Fairy Day
- Smokey Bear’s Bday
Nat’l Chocolate Souffle Day


- Leap Day
- Galileo Day
- Bachelor’s Day


Weekly Observances

Monthly Observances

International Snow Sculpting Week: 1-5

Solo Diners Eat Out Weekend: 1-7

Women's Heart Week: 1-7

Boy Scout Anniversary Week: 5-11

Children's Authors & Illustrators Week: 5-11

Dump Your Significant Jerk Week: 5-11 (Always Week Before Valentine’s Day)

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: 5-11

International Coaching Week: 5-11

Just Say No to PowerPoint Week: 5-11

Publicity for Profit Week: 5-11

World Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week: 5-11

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week: 6-10

International Networking Week: 6-10

International Friendship Week: 6-10

National Green Week: 6-11

National School Counseling Week: 6-10

Have A Heart for A Chained Dog Week: 7-14

Risk Awareness Week: 7-14

Love Makes the World Go Round; But, Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week: 8-14

Getting Dizzy Week: 8-14

Celebration of Love Week: 12-18  (Second Full Week)

Children of Alcoholics Week: 12-18  (Second Full Week)

Jell-O Week: 12-18

Love a Mench Week: 12-18

Random Acts of Kindness Week: 13-19

International Flirting Week: 13-19

World AG Expo: 14-16

National Nestbox Week: 14-21

NCCDP Alzheimer's & Dementia Staff Education Week: 14-21

National Conference on Education: 16-19

Great Backyard Bird Count: 17-20

National Entrepreneurship Week: 18-25

Brotherhood / Sisterhood Week: 19-25 (Always 3rd Week)

Build A Better Trade Show Image Week: 19-25

National Engineers Week: 19-25

National Pancake Week: 19-25

National Justice for Animals Week: 19-25

National Future Farmers of America Week: 20-
Read Me Week: 20-24

Texas Cowboy Poetry Week: 24-26

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: 26-3/3

National Secondhand Wardrobe Week: 26-3/3

Peace Corps Week: 27-3/4

Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month

AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

American Heart Month

Avocado and Banana Month

Bake for Family Fun Month

Beans (Dried and Fresh) Month

Dog Training Education Month

Exotic Vegetables and Star Fruit Month

February is Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month

From Africa to Virginia Month

Grapefruit Month

International Boost Self-Esteem Month

International Expect Success Month

International Hoof-care Month

Jobs in Golf Month

Lent (2/22-4/7)

Library Lovers Month

Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month

National African American History Month

National Bird Feeding Month

National Black History Month

National Care About Your Indoor Air Month

National Cherry Month

National Children's Dental Health Month

National Chocolate Lover’s Month

National Hot Breakfast Month

National Laugh-Friendly Month

National Mend A Broken Heart Month

National Parent Leadership Month

National Pet Dental Health Month

National Time Management Month

National Weddings Month

Pet Dental Health Month

Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month

Pull Your Sofa Off The Wall Month

Relationship Wellness Month

Responsible Pet Owner's Month

Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month

Spunky Old Broads Month

Sweet Potato Month (see also November)

Wise Health Care Consumer Month

Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month Youth Leadership Month


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