The celebration of women’s history began as “Women’s History Week” in 1978 in Sonoma County, California. Nearly a decade later, in 1987, congress declared that women’s history be celebrated for an entire month, and March officially became Women’s History Month.
Celebrating history with your preschool child is important for plenty of reasons. It teaches us what has and hasn’t worked in the past, how to move forward toward a successful future, and also enlightens us to the sacrifices made by those who have gone before us to protect our freedom.
Examples of three incredible women that your children should know about are Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Amelia Earhart. (kidsrkids.com)