Resources to Teach Children About International Women’s Day! | Stamford Moms

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 as an opportunity to educate and inspire children about the role of women in society.

From celebrating women’s achievements to challenging gender stereotypes, there are a number of resources available to support International Women’s Day activities for children.​ Scroll down for some options!

Puffin School Book Lists

Books for children 5 – 15 years old, click here!

Books for children 15+ years old, click here!

National Geographic Kids List of Inspirational Women

List of inspirational women past & present, click here!

Watch Movies About Girl Power

Below is a list from

  • Brave
  • Moana
  • Frozen
  • Inside Out
  • A Little Princess 
  • Hidden Figures
  • He Named Me Malala
  • Mulan
  • On the Basis of Sex 
  • Little Women
  • Anne of Green Gables

Watch a PBS Kids special about International Women’s Day, here!

Use the Hashtags #ChooseToChallenge and #IWD2021

Take a photo of yourself and/or your children doing the #ChooseToChallenge pose: holding up your arm with your hand high and use the hashtags, #ChooseToChallenge and #IWD2021. The #ChooseToChallenge campaign’s goal is to build an inclusive world.

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