February Links


Groundhog Day - February 2

To learn more about Ground Hog Day, visit the Official Site of the Punxsutawney Phil Groundhog Club

For fun Groundhog Day crafts and activities, visit these sites:
Enchanted Learning.(Some activites are free, others require site membership.)

More activites can be found at:

February is African American History month

African American World

Famous African American Inventors

Reading Rockets: Black History Month


Rosa Parks

February 4 is Rosa Parks birthday

To learn more read The Biography of Rosa Parks

Abe Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809.

For more information and activities, go to
Enchanted Learning

Mardi Gras

This year Mardi Gras falls on February 13. To learn more about this celebration and for games and craft ideas, visit DLTK Kids.


February 14 is Valentine's Day.

Fun Valentine's Day activities at apples4theteacher

February 16 is Chinese New Year. This is the "Year of the Dog".

To learn more and to find fun activities visit Activity Village Chinese New Year




Presidents day

Presidents' Day is celebrated on February 19 this year. To learn more visit these sites:




George Washington was born on February 22, 1732.

To learn some fun facts about our first President, click here


February 28 is National Tooth Fairy Day.

Look for these books at your local library

April and Esme, Tooth Fairies by Bob Graham
Dear Tooth Fairy by Pamela Duncan Edwards
The Tooth Fairy Wars by Kate Coombs


February is Dental Health Month. For related activities and games check out these websites:


DLTK Dental Health Month Activities

Colgate Kids' World


February is Women Inventors Month

Click here to learn more about Famous Women Inventors

Author birthdays in February:


Jerry Spinelli - February 1
Judith Viorst - February 2
Joan Lowry Nixon - February 3
David Wiesner - February 5
Laura Ingall's Wilder - February 7
Anne Rockwell - February 8
Mark Teague - February 10
E. L. Konigsburg - February 10


Jane Yolen - February 11
Mo Willems - February 11
Jacqueline Woodson - February 12
Judy Blume - February 12
Jeff Kinney - February 19
Matthew Holm - February 24
Florence Perry Heide - February 27
Megan McDonald - February 28 - Interview
Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) - February 28