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March Bulletin Boards A collection of bulletin board ideas for March from bulletinboardpro.com source

March Bulletin Board - Bulletin board and project ideas for March source

St. Patrick's Day - St. Patrick's Day is a fun holiday to celebrate. Here's a collection of ideas to use when celebrating in your own classroom. source

Lion or Lamb? -
This is my March bulletin board that students created as we discussed the old saying about the weather in March. After reading several fiction and non-fiction books about lions and lambs, students chose which animal they are more similar to. Then, they wrote why they were like this animal. (Examples: I am like a lamb because I am cuddly and cute. I am like a lion because I like to roar!) Finally, they made their chosen animal to go with their writing out of small paper plates. To make the lambs, students colored their plate pink, attached ears, drew a face, and glued cotton balls around the face. To make the lions, students colored their plate brown, attached ears, drew a face...source

St. Patricks Day - I grew up in Ireland and I dont remember lucky charms, marshmellows, leprehauns, rainbows or black pots associated with St. Patricks Day. There are many stories about St. Patrick and they are all related to Ireland and its people,why not start there. A few ideas would be to have...source

st. patricks day activities - Here are some that I found (I hope that they help you!):-Provide a laminated black pot and several yellow paper coins. Have the children place the coins on the pot and count them as they go. -Provide a white shamrock shape and have the children paint it green.
-Provide the children with a ...source

St. Patricks Day Fun - I teach first grade and last year we did two very special things for St. Patricks Day.
First, I gave each child a strip of paper printed with the face of a leprechaun which the children colored and cut out. I taped the faces to the outside of 5 ounce plastic Solo cups (I used beige)and then I filled each cup with soil and gave each child a handful of...source

St. Patricks Day, etc. for March - First, dont forget that March 2 is Dr. Suesss birthday and there are many cool things that you can do with that. Have your students use construction paper to make the red and white cat hat. You can create a head band for the students to wear the hat or you can use each hat to decorate your bb for rhyming words from the books of Dr. Suess. Math - sorting - use Lucky Charm cereal to sort the marshmellow shapes. Create a ...source

20 Kids * 20 Kites * 20 Minutes - Time tested instructions to get 20 kids making their own kites and flying them in 20 minutes from the Big Wind Kite Factory of Hawaii source

Graphing the Green - Explore St. Patricks day by conducting and graphing a simple survey that focuses on the color green source

Hodge Podge of Ideas - A variety of ideas to use with St. Patricks day. They range from cooking to writing to related art activities source

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb - List of several activities to incorporate weather into March activities. Record temperature and wind speeds, draw a calendar grid, graph "lion" or "lamb" days, and more source

Leapin Leprechauns - A printable leprechaun marionette and a song for him to dance to. source

Leprechaun Puzzle - A printable word puzzle for celebrating St. Patricks Day source

March - Calendar with March writing prompts and holiday events source

Read Across America - From NEA, information and ideas for celebrating Read Across America Day source

St. Patricks Day - Printable activities, craft ideas, reading comprehension, and historical information about Saint Patrick and his holiday source

St.Patricks Day Activities - Four art activities for celebrating St. Patricks day. Includes printable patterns for a leprechaun hat and mask. Click on the apples at the bottom to access each activity source

St. Patricks Day Activities - Printable coloring pages, online games, musical postcards, and reproducible stationary source

St. Patricks Day Bingo - Printable bingo cards for St. Patricks Day festivities source

St. Patricks Day Crafts - Printable directions and templates for making a rainbow in a caup, rainbow streamer, rainbow mobile, handprint rainbow, leprechaun marionette, leprechaun hat, shamrock letters, and more source

St. Patricks Day Island Map - A printable worksheet that guides students in designing a map that uses St. Patricks Day themed words source

St. Patricks Day Songs and Poem - A few songs/poems for young children about shamrocks and more source

Leprechaun Marionette - Another simple leprechaun marionette template to print and cut out source

St Patricks Fun - A collection of games, crafts, coloring pages, puzzles and links to help your class celebrate Saint Patricks Day source

Windy Things to Make - Directions for making a pinwheel, anemometer, windsock, and wind vane using simple inexpensive materials source

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