Activities, Foods, & Resources for February

Feb 7: Charles Dickens Born 1812 – Learn about the author of many well known books.
Feb 15: Susan B Anthony Born 1820
Women’s Suffrage Research Resource – Susan B. Anthony is well known for her role in the suffrage movement in America.

Feb 14: Valentine’s Day – Over 190 million Valentine’s Day cards are sent in the U.S. each year! Make one of your own with the designs suggested in this post.

Fifteen Day Celebration: Chinese New Year – Celebrate the Chinese New Year with fun, cultural activities: Tangrams, Zodiac symbols, crafts, coloring pages and more. 

Seasonal Foods & Food Related Days

Feb 3: Bubble Gum Day – Learn about the history of bubble gum and do some experiments.

Feb 8: Bake Pizza Week Begins also Hershey Chocolate Founded 1894
Feb 9 Happy Chocolate Day & Pizza Pie Day
Chocolate Activities – Learn about the history of chocolate, make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream, print chocolate puzzles and get links to other resources.
Pizza Project – 
Pizza history, recipes, games, and activities.

Feb 17: World Cabbage Day

Cabbage – Cabbage experiment suggestions, a recipe for homemade coleslaw, and links to cabbage information.

Feb. 22 Cook a Sweet Potato Day
Sweet Potato Resources – Sweet potato resources include: Nutrition facts, educational info and recipes.

Feb 27: Strawberry Day

Strawberry Craze – This strawberry research project includes links to other strawberries posts on Fran’s World, and to informative sites.
Bean Resource Page – Nutritional information, types of beans, experiments and more.
Oranges – General and nutritional information, diseases, educational resources, ideas for orange peels and videos.
More Days To Celebrate

Feb 3: Feed the Birds Day
Bird Watching Activities – Bird watching activities, bird treat ideas, and links to bird-related activities and information.

Feb 14: Library Lover’s Day
7 Ways Your Library Saves You Money – Tips for using your library to save money.

Feb 20: Love Your Pet Day
Homemade Treats & Toys for Pets – Treat and toy ideas for dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits.

If you’re interested in more holidays, birthdays, events, fun food days and other unique days, please check out the long list of February Special Days on Still Learning Something New.
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