12 February Celebrations + a Baby Day!

February Holiday PoemsIn The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, you’ll find February poems about:

Lunar New Year
Black History Month
Super Bowl Sunday
Groundhog Day
Carnival
Random Acts of Kindness Week
Valentine’s Day
Presidents’ Day
International Mother Language Day
World Thinking Day
National Engineers Week
International Polar Bear Day
and a Baby Day celebration!

February Highlights

Groundhog Day

In “Mr. Groundhog” from The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, Jane Yolen calls him “the forest’s Weather Guy.” Watch Punxsutawney Phil in action here!

Groundhog Day

Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday will happen on Sunday, February 7th in 2016. Learn more about it here. Who will you be rooting for? I’ll be shouting and hooting and hollering for . . . the Potato Chips! 

Super Bowl Sunday

Lunar New Year

2015 is the Year of the Sheep; the Year of the Monkey starts on February 8, 2016. Linda Sue Park’s poem “New Year Cheer” talks about the tradition of bowing. Learn more Korean New Year traditions in this video!

Korean New Year game

World Thinking Day

Celebrate World Thinking Day with the Girl Scouts and this video performance of “Thinking about World Thinking Day” by Michelle Heidenrich Barnes!

Poetry Friday Anthology