Celebrate Women's History

February 24, 2022

March is Women’s History Month! During this month, we take time to celebrate the achievements of women and take time to think about how these amazing women made their mark on the world! Below you will find some activities you can do with your family to observe and learn about some incredible women! 

Read the History 

Do you know the history of Women’s History Month? The National Women’s History Museum has a wonderful page where you can learn the month's history and how it all started! Here is the link to the page, Did You Know? Women's History Month. 

Read a Book 

Here are some wonderful books about female authors! 

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelly Created Frankenstein by Lynn Fulton

Jane Austen for Kids: Her Life, Writings, and World with 21 Activities by Nancy I. Sanders

Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou by Bethany Hegedus 

Here are some books about inspirational women! 

Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World by Katherine Halligan

A Is for Awesome!: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World by Eva Chen

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst 

Play a Game 

Before playing the game, your family will need to research some facts about famous women. Here is a list that will get you started!

Amelia Earhart

Annie Oakley

Coretta Scott King

Georgia O’Keeffe

Harriet Tubman

Helen Keller

Louisa May Alcott

Lucretia Mott

Marie Curie

Melba Pattillo

Rosa Parks

Sally Ride

Shannon Lucid

Sojourner Truth

Susan B. Anthony

Wilma Rudolph 

At the beginning of this blog, you will find a worksheet for everyone to fill out. Print out the worksheet, one or two copies per person. After completing the research and worksheets, cut out each card. Now you are ready to play Women’s History Guess Who! 

How to play:

1.   Choose one person to be the host! This person will collect all the cards and say the facts.

2.   The host will choose one of the cards and read the three interesting facts first.

3.   After reading the facts, they will give the players one minute to guess.

4.   If none of the players guess the person based on the three interesting facts, the host will read the “How they made a mark on the world” fact.

5.   The player with the most number of correct answers wins! 

Have fun playing!

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