Fun and Engaging Ways to Celebrate Women's History in the Classroom

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Key Dates

  • Month of March: Women's History Month
  • March 8th, 2024: International Women's Day

Incorporate Women's History:

  • Across the Curriculum: Integrate historical figures and contributions of women into existing lessons:
    • Science: Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, Katherine Johnson
    • Literature: Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, J.K. Rowling
    • History: Specific contributions of women throughout different periods
  • Research Projects: Individual or group projects on inspiring women in various fields. Allow students to choose their role models.
  • Classroom Museum: Collaborative museum dedicated to women's achievements. Students research, create posters, and showcase the women and their contributions.

Creative Activities:

  • Women's History Bingo: Bingo cards featuring names, achievements, or quotes from prominent women.
  • Time Capsule: Design a time capsule filled with student-created items celebrating women's accomplishments. Open it in the future to reflect on their learnings.
  • Guest Speaker: Invite a successful woman in your community to share her experiences and career journey with the class.

Interactive Learning:

  • "Dear Diary" Writing Activity: Write diary entries from the perspective of historical figures like Susan B. Anthony or Harriet Tubman.
  • "What if?" Role-Playing: Imagine a world without the contributions of women in specific fields.
  • Art and Music Projects: Create artwork or music inspired by the stories and accomplishments of women.


  • Diversity: Celebrate women from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Age-appropriateness: Tailor activities to the students' age and understanding.
  • Make it fun and engaging: Use active learning methods and enthusiasm to inspire curiosity and appreciation.

March is Women's History Month!  Celebrate with us!