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

SEPTEMBER 2012 Holidays and Events Calendar








Back to School generally starts anytime in August or September.

-Calendar Adjustment Day
- Emma M. Nutt Day
- Nat'l No Rhyme (Or Reason) Day
- Chicken Boy's Day

- Bison-ten Yell Day
-VJ Day (US) 1945
Father's Day (Australia & New Zealand)

Labor Day
American Flag 1st Flown in Battle 1777

- Newspaper Carrier Day
- Google Commemoration (Founded) Day

- Be Late for Something Day

-Pilgrims Set Sail from Plymouth, England

- Grandma Moses Day

- Int'l Literacy Day
- Virgin Mary Day
- World Physical Therapy Day
- Farmers' Consumer Awareness Day

Nat'l Grandparent's Day
- Wonderful Weirdoes Day
California Statehood

- Swap Ideas Day
- World Suicide Prevention Day

Patriot Day
- Remembrance Day
- Libraries Remember Day

-Video Games Day
Nat'l Chocolate Milkshake Day

Int'l Chocolate Day

Star Spangled Banner 1814
- Stand Up to Cancer Day

15- Greenpeace Day
William B. Taft Bday
Hispanic Heritage Month Starts
- Felt Hat Day
- Responsible Dog Ownership Day

- Mayflower Day
-Stepfamily Day
-Wife Appreciation Day

Constitution Day
Citizenship Day
- Rosh Hashanah

-Air Force Bday
- Chiropractic Founders Day
- Nat'l Respect Day

- Talk Like a Pirate Day


-Nat'l POW/MIA Recognition Day
- World Alzheimer's Day

22 - First Day of Fall
- Int'l Day of Peace
- Kids Day
Nat'l White Chocolate Day
-Dear Diary Day

- Checkers Day
- Great American Pot Pie Day

-Family Day (A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Kids)
-Punctuation Day

-Nat'l Comic Book Day
- Yom Kipur
-Nat'l One-Hit Wonder Day

- Johnny Appleseed Day
- World Maritime Day
- Shamu the Whale Day

27 - Sam Adam's Bday
- Ancestor Appreciation Day
- Google's Bday
- World Tourism Day
Chocolate Milk Day

28 -Ask a Stupid Question Day
- Hug a Vegetarian Day
- Love Note Day
- Nat'l Good Neighbor Day

- Family Health and Fitness Day
- Nat'l Coffee Day
- Nat'l Museum Day
- VFW Day
- World Heart Day

-Gold Star Mother's Day


Weekly Observances

·         National Nutrition Week: 1-7 (UNICEF-India)

·         Self-University Week: 1-7

·         International Enthusiasm Week: 1-8

·         National Waffle Week: 2-8 (First Week)

·         National Payroll Week: 3-7

·         Play Days: 4-8 (Tues.thru Sat. after Labor Day)

·         Popcorn Festival: 6-8

·         Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week: 9-13

·         National Assisted Living Week: 9-15

·         Suicide Prevention Week: 9-15

·         Line Dance Week: 10-15 (Starts 2nd Mon. thru Sat.)

·         National Singles Week: 15-21

·         Pollution Prevention Week: 15-22 (Third Full Week)

·         Build A Better Image Week: 16-22 (Third Full Week)

·         Deaf Awareness Week: 16-22

·         National Clean Hands Week: 16-22 (Third Full Week)

·         National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week: 16-22 (Third Full Week)

·         Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week: 16-22 (Third Full Week)

·         Tolkien Week: 16-22 (Third Week that Hobbit Day falls on = 9/22)

·         Turn Off Week: 16-22

·         Balance Awareness Week: 16-22  (3rd Week)

·         Constitution Week: 17-23

·         National Love Your Files Week: 17-22

·         Banned Books Week: 22-29 (Last Week)

·         National Dog Week: 23-29 (Always last week)  and

·         National Keep Kids Creative Week: 23-30 (Last Week)

·         Remember to Register to Vote Week: 23-29

·         International Women's E-Commerce Days: 24-28

·         National Chimney Safety Week: 30-10/6 (Week before Fire Prevention Week)

Monthly Observances

·         AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month

·         All American Breakfast Month

·         Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month

·         Apple Month

·         Atrial Fibrillation Month

·         Baby Safety Month

·         Backpack Safety America Month

·         Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month

·         Childrens' Good Manners Month

·         Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

·         Chili Peppers and Figs Month

·         College Savings Month

·         Fall Hat Month

·         Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month

·         Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-fat Pizza Bake Month

·         Happy Cat Month

·         International or National Guide Dogs Month 

·         International People Skills Month

·         International Self-Awareness Month

·         International Strategic Thinking Month

·         Library Card Sign-up Month

·         (World) Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month

·         National Recovery Month

·         Mold Awareness Month

·         National Chicken Month

·         National Child Awareness Month

·         National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

·         National Coupon Month

·         National DNA, Geonomics & Stem Cell Education Month

·         National Fruit and Veggies Month (Also June)

·         National Head Lice Prevention Month

·         National Home Furnishings Month

·         National Honey Month

·         National Mushroom Month

·         National Organic Harvest Month

·         National Osteopathic Medicine Month

·         National Prime Beef Month

·         National Prosper Where You Are Planted Month

·         National Pediculosis (Head Lice) Prevention Month

·         National Piano Month

·         National Preparedness Month

·         National Rice Month

·         National Skin Care Awareness Month

·         One-on-One Month

·         Passion Fruit and Peach Month

·         Peas and Radish Month

·         Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

·         Sea Cadet Month

·         Self Improvement Month

·         September Is Healthy Aging Month

·         Shameless Promotion Month

·         Sports and Home Eye Health & Safety Month

·         Update Your Resume Month

·         Whole Grains Month

·         Women's Friendship Month

·         World Animal Remembrance Month

·         National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)


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