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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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