April dates are sure to bring lots of fun to classrooms. Calendar dates can help to make days special and opportunities to learn. Special days and observances can be everything from silly to serious and everything in between.
These special days don’t have to be only celebrated at home. Knowing the days can extend to homes and family activities too. Aren’t we all looking for ways to make learning at fun everywhere? After a year of being in the midst of a pandemic aren’t we all ready for some FUN?
I know I have NOT included every celebration in the list below. But the list below should get you started with some “hours of fun!” ENJOY! If you are ready for even more fun, check out the websites below that list additional holidays and celebrations. Along with basic information you will find classroom resources and lesson ideas. ALL FREE!
April Dates: Daily Celebrations
April 1: April Fools’ Day
April 2: World Autism Awareness Day, International Children’s Book Day (first Thursday)
April 4: National School Librarian Day
April 11: National Pet Day
April 15: World Art Day
April 16: Wear Pajamas to Work Day
April 20: Volunteer Recognition Day
April 22 Earth Day, Administrative Professionals Day (Wednesday of last full week)
April 23: Take Your Daughter and Son to Work Day (fourth Thursday)
April 24: National Arbor Day (last Friday)
April Weekly Observances
Laugh at Work Week (first week)
National Library Week (April 19-25)
National Volunteer Week (third week)
April Monthly Observances
Autism Awareness Month
National Garden Month
National Poetry Month
FREE Celebration Resources
Learning occurs in day to day activities. So, look for and create learning opportunities throughout your day. Stay safe and be well.