It’s officially Spring in my neck of the woods, although a peep out of the window or on the thermometer fails to give any such signs. In March you can definitely forget your textbook as there are several notable dates in the Calendar. has lesson materials for the following dates:

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday is on Friday, March 2nd. There are suitable materials in the Calendar for younger students.

International Women’s Day is on Thursday, March 8th. There are suitable materials in the Calendar for intermediate students.

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. has added some links in the Calendar for A2-B1-level students (yr 7-9).

St Patrick’s Day is on Saturday, March 17th. There is a theme page on St Patrick for A1 to B1-level students (yr 2-9).

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is on Wednesday, March 21st. There is a theme page on Racism for A2-B1-level students (yr 9)

Earth Hour will see lights switched off in many major cities on Saturday, March 24th. There are suitable materials in the Calendar for all levels. There are also two theme pages about the Environment; for Lower Intermediate A1.2 – A2.1 (yr 5-7) levels and for Intermediate A.2.2 – B1 (yr 8-9) level students

Easter celebrations start at the end of the month, with Holy Thursday on the 28th and Good Friday on the 29th of March. has a theme page about Easter for all levels.

If these still aren’t enough, there is also a theme page about Spring for the elementary A1 level (yr 1-6).