These March Preschool Themes with Lesson Plans and Activities are full of fun
Whether you are a homeschool mom looking for fun activities or a preschool teacher ready to plan your month, you’ve come to the right place.
March Preschool Themes with Lesson Plans and Activities
This March Preschool Themes Page is full of hands-on learning activities for the beginning of spring. You’ll find St. Patrick’s Day activities, plant and flower ideas, sensory play, rainbow crafts, Dr. Seuss, Science, and more. We hope you enjoy all of the themes you find here.
Homeschooling can be both rewarding and challenging. Luckily, there are tons of great resources out there to help make homeschooling easier. One way to make learning fun and engaging for your kids is to use themes. March is a month full of exciting holidays and topics that you can explore with your kids.
Check out these thirteen different themes with lesson plans and activities that you can use in your homeschool preschool this month!
March marks the start of spring and is a time of renewal. Many cultures and countries around the world have unique ways of celebrating this season. In particular, many have chosen to use themes as part of their celebrations.
Popular themes for March include nature, green living, and sustainability — all of which focus on preserving resources and taking steps toward creating a sustainable environment.
These themes represent not just practical changes that individuals can make in their lives to promote sustainability but also the opportunity to increase awareness about how our actions are impacting the planet. As we connect with nature more deeply during this springtime period, it offers an opportunity to reflect on how we can be better stewards of the environment and become more responsible citizens.
Preschool Themes for March
The March themes you see here are excellent for children aged 2-8, and even older children can enjoy these awesome learning activities and printables.
These are great topics for preschool and Kindergarten – Click on the link for activities and printables
Let’s go to the zoo! Whether you’re planning a field trip or exploring virtually, early Spring is a good time to learn all about exotic animals at the zoo. Check out some of these fun animal printables, lesson plans, and crafts to extend the learning in your preschool classroom.
Green is practically the official color of March! Don’t forget to have your preschoolers wear green on St. Patrick’s Day this March. You can use this fun holiday excuse to teach your early learners all about colors.
Check out these fun St. Patrick’s Day art activities for more color exploration this March.
While you’re exploring gardening and flowers, take some time to teach your preschoolers a little more about the flora all around them. You can use my Montessori inspired Botany lesson plans and printables to get your little scientists started.
Instead of studying all the seasons, focus on Spring as we begin this fun season of change and excitement. There’s so much to notice outdoors!
Check out the hands on activities and lesson plans in my Spring preschool theme to get you started.
Everyone knows that springtime is the best time of year. The weather finally warms up, the snow melts away, the sun comes out, and everything just seems a little brighter. For those with young children, spring is the perfect time to embrace a spring preschool theme for imagination and exploration.
With spring’s warmer days come opportunities for more outdoor experiences as you explore nature’s change from winter to spring with your little one. Have fun creating an enjoyable spring adventure and make lasting memories with your preschooler!
Spring buds are just beginning to sprout, so it’s a great time to begin teaching your preschoolers all about flowers. Check out this fun craft for teaching your preschool scientists the parts of a flower while getting creative together this March.
Spring has arrived, and preschoolers everywhere are getting excited to learn more about flowers! With the preschool flower theme, they’ll start to recognize and appreciate flowers’ beauty and variety, learning their names and discovering the shapes, fragrances, textures, and varying hues of petals.
Through fun activities such as flower picking trips or creating bouquets with fabric and paper, they will love learning how these unique blooms add color to our everyday lives. Let’s help preschoolers learn more about these amazing flowers – after all, it is said that a single appreciation of beauty calls up more than a thousand reflections!
While you’re learning about rainbows, have fun exploring other weather phenomena like clouds, storms, and snow with your preschool learners. Try this fun rain cloud in a jar experiment to get you started with an exciting March preschool theme.
Ah, weather – a preschooler’s favorite preschool theme, right? Watching the rain showers, feeling the warmth of the sunshine, and seeing the beautiful snowflakes fall are all such special moments that even preschoolers pick up on. Even those days when it’s gray outside bring about a cozy feeling for us all.
The weather is so incredibly diverse, which makes it magical and wonderful to study. From climate to the atmosphere to wind and rain, preschoolers learn valuable lessons from exploring all the aspects of weather!
Time to learn about green, rainbows, leprechauns, and pots of gold! It’s time to tap into the luck of the Irish and explore Irish culture and heritage with fun snack ideas, lesson plans, printables, and activities. I guarantee your preschoolers will love this fun March theme!
St. Patrick’s Day is a day of fun and cheer! This is especially true when it comes to preschoolers, with their infinite imagination and enthusiasm. As such, a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with preschoolers is to get them involved through themes that can be done in the classroom or at home with family!
Decorating with green, cooking shamrock-shaped meals, and engaging in arts and crafts – all these activities bring together everyone around your little ones and make for an exciting St. Patrick’s Day. Whether bonding over games that invite story-telling or writing leprechaun letters asking for their mischief, you will put a smile on all of the preschoolers’ faces.
Enjoy your st. patrick’s day preschool theme this holiday!
March 2 isn’t just Dr. Seuss’s birthday; it’s also National Reading Day. Help your preschoolers fall in love with books this Spring with a reading challenge.
Click here to learn more about the importance of reading to kids and how to help your preschoolers learn to love reading.
The seasons are changing! March is the beginning of Spring, a brand new season filled with growth, change, and (thankfully) warmer weather. Have fun learning about seasons with your preschoolers this March.
Dr. Seuss Theme
March 2 is the birthday of the beloved children’s author, Dr. Seuss. You can celebrate this auspicious day in all kinds of fun ways! Read your favorite Dr. Seuss stories aloud and enjoy the whimsy of his world with crafts like this fun paper plate craft.
Here are some ideas for rainbow-themed activities and lesson plans:
- Make a rainbow sensory bin with colored rice or pasta.
- Teach children about the colors of the rainbow and how they are formed.
- Have children create their own rainbow artwork using paint or markers.
- Read books about rainbows and discuss their significance in different cultures.
While you’re learning about flowers, why not explore gardening at home or in your preschool classroom? Preschoolers will learn a lot and have all kinds of fun tending a garden and watching things grow this March.
You can use this March to start your very own leprechaun garden filled with imagination and wonder.
This March, have some fun teaching your preschoolers all about leprechauns, rainbows, and their pots of golden treasure. Make your very own rainbow pot of gold craft to learn about rainbows and colors this Spring. Plus, it makes for a super cute bulletin board!
Get a jump start on learning all about different forms of transportation with this fun preschool theme I just know your kids are going to enjoy.
There are more than 50 crafts, activities, and printables all about cars, trucks, boats, and airplanes in this preschool theme for your early learners to explore this March.
Preschool is such an exciting experience. To ensure an engaging preschool experience, it helps to have thoughtful activities and lesson plans that are themed.
Each preschool theme includes book ideas, activities, and lesson plans that make learning fun and stimulating. So whether you’re teaching kids about numbers or exploring the wonders of nature, there’s no need to worry; These preschool themes have all the tools needed to support your preschooler!
Preschool Weekly Themes and Activities for March
March is a month full of fun and engaging themes! Be sure to check our blog each week for new ideas on how to incorporate these themes into your schooling. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to us via email or social media. We love hearing from you!
What’s your favorite preschool theme? Are you planning to use one of these themes in your preschool classroom or homeschool this March?
Share your favorites in the comments. I can’t wait to read your ideas!
Spring Books for Preschoolers
Do you like teaching by themes? I’d love to hear what your favorites are. Feel free to comment below and let me know some of your favorites.
You can find over 200 more thematic units for early childhood education here on Natural Beach Living. We love sharing fun and educational learning ideas for you to do with your children. Plus, I hope this makes your preschool planning so much easier.
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