March Worksheets and Coloring Pages

March holidays
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Unique March Holidays and Fun Firsts

March holidays
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From Hula Hoops to Hacky Sacks, March is full of unique holidays and fun firsts. Use these worksheets and coloring pages to capitalize on the teachable moments all month long! 

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Channel Islands National Park Coloring Page

Channel Islands National Park Coloring Page
Channel Islands National Park Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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Channel Islands National Park was established on March 5, 1980. It is located in California and is the home over 2,000 species of plants and animals. The Channel Islands National Park consists of 5 of the 8 Channel Islands including: Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara.

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National Cereal Day Coloring Page

National Cereal Day Coloring Page
National Cereal Day Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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March 7th is National Cereal Day commemorating the day in 1897 that Dr. John Kellogg served the first cornflakes to his patients. In 1906, his brother, Will Kellogg, added sugar and marketed cornflakes as a breakfast cereal. What is your favorite breakfast cereal?

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Monopoly Game Coloring Page

Monopoly Game Coloring Page
Monopoly Game Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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On March 7, 1933, Charles Darrow created and trademarked the game Monopoly. He marketed it himself, originally making each game by hand with the help of his wife and son. When they could no longer keep up with demand, they had the games printed. Parker Brothers bought the rights to the game, helped Darrow get a patent, and purchased his inventory.

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Hacky Sack Coloring Page

Hacky Sack Coloring Page
Hacky Sack Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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On March 8, 1972, the Hacky Sack was born when Mike Marshall was kicking around a handmade bean bag. He was joined by his friend, John Stalberger. The two called the game “Hackin’ the Sack” and later changed it to “Hacky Sack.”

Players stand in a circle and pass the Hacky Sack around, keeping it off the ground without using their hands. How long can you keep the Hacky Sack going? 

The game can make a fun way to get in some physical activity. For more fun physical activity ideas, try these Physical Education Ideas with Worksheets and Coloring Pages.

 

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Barbie Doll Coloring Page

Barbie Doll Coloring Page
Barbie Doll Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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The Barbie Doll made its debut at the American Toy Fair in New York on March 9, 1959. The Barbie Doll was created by Ruth Handler, the co-founder of Mattel. The doll was named after Ruth’s daughter, Barbara. In 1961, Ken was created, named after Ruth’s son. The Barbie Doll line has been a huge success over the years with sales of more than 800 million dolls.

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Scallops Coloring Page

Scallops Coloring Page
Scallops Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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March 12th is National Baked Scallops Day. A scallop is an edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells. The tentacles and eye spots are visible on the margin of the mantle. Read 10 Facts About Scallops. Which did you find most interesting? 

Scallop picture on coloring page courtesy Dan Hershman, Flickr

 

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Julius Caesar Coloring Page

Julius Caesar Coloring Page
Julius Caesar Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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"Et tu Brute?" were the last words of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March, March 15, 44 BC. Julius Caesar was one of the greatest generals of Ancient Rome. Caesar became a very powerful dictator of the Roman people. His power was threatening to some of the senators who, led by Marcus Junius Brutus, assassinated Julius Caesar on the Ides of March.

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Camp Fire USA Coloring Page

Camp Fire USA Coloring Page
Camp Fire USA Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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Camp Fire USA was founded on March 17, 1910, by Dr. Luther Gulick and his wife, Charlotte Gulick. “Camp Fire” was chosen as the name because campfires were the origin of the first communities and domestic life.

The first Camp Fire Girls meetings were held in Vermont in 1910. In 1975, Camp Fire USA expanded to include boys in the program. To this day, Camp Fire USA is one of the nation’s leading youth development organizations serving thousands of children and youth each year.

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Hula Hoop Coloring Page

Hula Hoop Coloring Page
Hula Hoop Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

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On March 22, 1958, Wham-O Manufacturing introduced the Hula Hoop. 100 million were sold worldwide in 1958. Learn the History of the Hula Hoop. Can you twirl a Hula Hoop? Give it a try! It's lots of fun and a great way to exercise!

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Woolly Mammoth Coloring Page

Woolly Mammoth Coloring Page
Woolly Mammoth Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

Print the pdf: Woolly Mammoth Coloring Page and color the picture.

On March 25, 1998, Russian published their finding about Woolly Mammoths, believed to be extinct for about 10,000 years. Discover fun facts about the Woolly Mammoth. Why did they become extinct? That question is still being debated by the experts. What do you think? The woolly mammoth is the official state fossil of Alaska, Nebraska, and Washington.

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Design Your Own Stamp Activity Page

Design Your Own Stamp Activity Page
Design Your Own Stamp Activity Page. Beverly Hernandez

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The first locomotive was used on a U.S. postage stamp on March 27, 1869. This was the year the transcontinental railroad was completed. It was the first U.S. stamp to have a picture of an historical event instead of a portrait.

Design your own stamp commemorating something from your lifetime. Don’t forget to include the stamp's value.

Do you love trains? Do a bit of research to learn more about them. Explore these train printables or create a train coloring book.

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Nuclear Energy Wordsearch

Nuclear Energy Wordsearch
Nuclear Energy Wordsearch. Beverly Hernandez

Print the pdf: Nuclear Energy Wordsearch Puzzle and find the related words.

Nuclear energy is the energy released by a nuclear reaction and can be used to make electricity. There are 439 nuclear power plants in operation in the world today. The safety of nuclear energy is at the center of much controversy. There have been 3 major nuclear accidents: Three Mile Island on March 28, 1979; Chernobyl on April 26, 1986 and the most recent in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011.