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Primary teaching ideas for February 2013Check out our fun activities for these February 2013 holidays and occasions. Holidays that are displayed as links will bring you to either a thematic unit at Apples4theteacher.com or another website that offers more information about the holiday. For Apples4theTeacher.com links, you will find word searches, coloring pages, thematic reading lists, short stories, poetry, jigsaw puzzles, interactive quizzes, interactive games, worksheets, printables, etc.

February 2013 Holidays printable calendarBelow you will find a calendar of events and holidays for February 2013. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the February 2013 Holidays and Calendar of Events. For best results, select "Landscape" mode to print the pdf calendar.

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FEBRUARY 2013 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
Bubble Gum Day
Wear Red Day
Give Kids a Smile Day

2 Hedgehog Day
Crepe Day
Groundhog Day
Dia de la Candelaria
Groundhog Job Shadow Day

3 -Super Bowl XLVII

- The Day Music Died

Four Chaplains Memorial Day

4 - Charles Lindbergh 1902

Rosa Parks 1913

Liberace Day
Quacker Day
World Cancer Day

5 -Nat'l Chocolate Fondue Day

Hank Aaron 1934

Weatherman's Day

World Nutella Day

6Mass Statehood

Ronald Reagan Bday

Lame Duck Day

Babe Ruth 1895

7Ballet Day

Chas Dickens 1812

Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day

Boy Scouts Day

Laugh and Get Rich Day
Jules Vern 1828

- William Harrison 1773
Nat'l Stop Bullying Day
Hershey Chocolate Founded
- Read in the Bathtub Day

Plimsoll Day
Umbrella Day
Cream Cheese Brownie Day
- Chinese New Year

11 - Thomas Edison 1847
White T-Shirt Day
Nat'l Inventors Day
Nat'l Peppermint Patty Day

12 Abraham Lincoln 1809
Darwin Day
Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday)
Paul Bunyan 1834
Pancake Day

13Lent Begins
Ash Wednesday

Get a Different Name Day

Madly in Love With Me Day

14 - Valentine's Day
Ferris Wheel Day
Arizona 1912
Oregon 1859
Library Lovers Day
Nat'l Crème Filled Chocolates Day

Susan B. Anthony Day

Nat'l Gum Drop Day

Canada Flag Day


- Do a Grouch a Favor Day

Kyoto Protocol Day

17- My Way Day
Nat'l PTA Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

World Human Spirit Day

18 - Battery Day (Volta's Bday)

Pluto Day

Presidents Day
Canada Family Day

-Chocolate Mint Day

Iwo Jima Day (Landing)


Love Your Pet Day

Hoodie-Hoo Day

- Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

International Mother Language Day

Be Humble Day

Washington's Bday

World Thinking Day


- Curling is Cool Day

- Purim (begins at evening)

- Dia de la Bandera

- Nat'l Tortilla Chip Day

- Academy Awards

25 - Nat'l Chili Day

Paper Currency Introduced in U.S.
Quiet Day

Nat'l Chocolate Covered Nuts Day

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

- Spay Day USA

- Henry Longfellow

No Brainer Day

Inconvenience Yourself Day


Nat'l Chocolate Souffle Day

- Nat'l Tooth Fairy Day


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Weekly Observances

·         International Snow Sculpting Week: 1/22-2/3 Link

·         Solo Diners Eat Out Week: 2/1-2/7 Link

·         Women's Heart Week: 2/1-2/7 Link

·         Boy Scout Anniversary Week: 2/3-2/9 Link

·         Children's Authors & Illustrators Week: 2/3-2/9 Link

·         Dump Your Significant Jerk Week: 2/3-2/9 (Always Week Before Valentine's Day) Link

·         Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: 2/10-2/16 Link

·         Just Say No to PowerPoint Week: 2/3-2/9 Link

·         Publicity for Profit Week: 2/3-2/9 Link

·         World Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week: 2/13-2/19 Link

·         International Networking Week: 2/4-2/8 Link

·         International Friendship Week 2/4-2/8  Link

·         National Green Week: 2/4-2/8 Link

·         National School Counseling Week: 2/4-2/8 Link

·         Have A Heart for A Chained Dog Week: 2/7-2/14 Link

·         Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week: 2/7-2/14 Link

·         Risk Awareness Week: 2/7-2/14 Link

·         Carnival Season (2/8 to 2/13/) Link

·         Love Makes the World Go Round; But, Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week: 2/8-2/14 Link

·         Celebration of Love Week: 2/10-2/16 Link (Second Full Week) Link

·         Children of Alcoholics Week: 2/10-2/16 (Second Full Week) Link

·         Jell-O Week: 2/10-2/16 Link

·         National Pancake Week: 10-16 Link

·         Love a Mensch Week: 2/10-2/16 Link

·         Random Acts of Kindness Week: 2/10-2/16 Link

·         World AG Expo: 2/12-2/14 Link

·         International Flirting Week: 2/13-2/19 Link

·         National Nestbox Week: 2/14-2/21 Link

·         NCCDP Alzheimer's & Dementia Staff Education Week: 2/14-2/21 Link

·         Great Backyard Bird Count: 2/15-2/18 Link

·         National Entrepreneurship Week: 2/16-2/23 Link

·         National Future Farmers of America Week: 2/16-2/23 (Week of G.Washington's Birthday from Sat. to Sat) Link

·         Brotherhood / Sisterhood Week: 2/17-2/23 (Always 3rd Week) Link

·         National Engineers Week: 2/17-2/23 Link

·         National Justice for Animals Week: 2/17-2/23 Link

·         National Conference on Education: 2/21-2/23 Link

·         Texas Cowboy Poetry Week: 2/22-2/24 Link

·         National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: 2/24-3/2 Link

·         National Secondhand Wardrobe Week: 2/24-3/2 Link

·         Telecommuter Appreciation Week: 2/24-3/2 Link

·         Peace Corps Week: 2/24-3/2 Link

·         Read Me Week: 2/25-3/1 Link

Monthly Observances

·         Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month Link

·         AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month Link

·         American Heart Month Link

·         Avocado and Banana Month Link

·         Bake for Family Fun Month Link

·         Beans (Dried and Fresh) Month Link

·         Dog Training Education Month Link

·         Exotic Vegetables and Star Fruit Month Link

·         February is Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month Link

·         From Africa to Virginia Month Link

·         Grapefruit Month Link

·         International Boost Self-Esteem Month Link

·         International Expect Success Month Link

·         International Hoof-care Month Link

·         Jobs in Golf Month Link

·         Lent (2/22-4/7) Link

·         Library Lovers Month Link

·         Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month Link

·         National African American History Month Link

·         National Bird Feeding Month Link

·         National Black History Month Link

·         National Care About Your Indoor Air Month Link

·         National Cherry Month Link

·         National Children's Dental Health Month Link

·         National Chocolate Lover's Month Link

·         National Dental Health Month Link

·         National Hot Breakfast Month Link

·         National Laugh-Friendly Month Link

·         National Mend A Broken Heart Month Link

·         National Parent Leadership Month Link

·         National Time Management Month  Link

·         National Weddings Month Link

·         Pet Dental Health Month Link

·         Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month Link

·         Pull Your Sofa Off The Wall Month Link

·         Relationship Wellness Month Link

·         Responsible Pet Owner's Month Link

·         Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month Link

·         Spunky Old Broads Month Link

·         Sweet Potato Month (see also November) Link

·         Wise Health Care Consumer Month Link

·         Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month Youth Leadership Month Link


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