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Come and have fun with holidays and events theme printable activities and crafts suitable for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten.  Visit a calendar month, season, holiday or event to find  lesson plans that include crafts, printable activities,  easy instructions and a list of materials needed. Major holidays are highlighted in bold lettering.
Printable Monthly Calendars with Holidays or Blank:
Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun  Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec
Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter
  Holidays and Events in Alphabetical Order
Visit the month link for details in chronological order or above for the calendar format 
January 2017

Australia Day (26th)
National Bird Day (5th)
Chinese New Year
Epiphany | Biblical Wise Men (6th)
Martin Luther King (3rd Monday)
Mozart's Birthday (27th)

Puzzle Day, Nat'l

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February 2017

Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
Black History Month

Dental Health Month
Lantern Festival (11th)
National Green Week (1st week M-F)
George Washington's Birthday (12th)
Groundhog Day
Mardi Gras (28th)
President's Day
(3rd Monday)
Responsible Pet Owner Month
Valentine's Day

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March 2017

Craft Month
Dr. Seuss' Birthday
Johnny Appleseed's Day (11th)
Music in our Schools Month
Nutrition Month (Nat'l)
Pig Day, Nat'l (1st)
Poison Prevention Week
(3rd week)
Read Across America (2nd)
Spring begins
St. Patrick's Day
Van Gogh's Birthday
Woman's History Month

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April 2017

Arbor Day (last Friday)
Earth Day 
Easter (16th)
Frog Month
Garden Month
Kite Month
Library Week (9th-15th)
World Rat Day (4th)

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May 2017

Bird Day (4th)
Child Care Provider Day
(Friday before Mother's Day)

Children's Book Week (1st-7th)
Cinco de Mayo (5th)
National Egg Month
Flower Month
Int'l Frefighter Day (4th)
Graduation Month
May Day (1st)

Memorial Day, USA (last Monday)
Mother's Day (2nd Sunday)
Mother Goose Day (1st)

Nurse Day (Int'l)
Pet Week
(1st full week)
Police Week
(week of 15th)
Ramadan (5/26 - 6/25)**
Nat'l Safe Boating Week (20th-27th)
Space Day (1st Friday)
Teacher's Day (2nd) | Week (1st-5th)
Transportation Week (14th-20th)

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June 2017

Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month
Aesop's Birthday
Dairy Month
Father's Day
(3rd Sunday)
Flag Day, USA (14th)
Fly a Kite Day (15th)
Fruit and Vegetable Month
1st Hot-Air Balloon Flight (4th)
World Oceans Day (8th)
Paul Bunyan Day
Int'l P
icnic Day (18th)
Race Unity Day (2nd Sunday)

National Rose Month
Safety Month
Sky Day (30th)
Summer begins (21st)
World Environment Day
Zoo & Aquarium Month

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July 2017

Bastille Day (July 14th)
Canada Day (1st)
Cow Appreciation Day (18th)
Amelia Earhart Day (24th)
Fourth of July
Ice Cream Month
First Moon Landing (20th)
National Picnic Month
Beatrix Potter Day (28th)

Teddy Bear Picnic Day (10th)

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August 2017

Aviation Day (19th)
Back to School
Be An Angel Day (22nd)
Clown Week (Int'l) (6th-12th)
Sports Day (1st)
Tooth Fairy Day (22nd)
Water Quality Month
Watermelon Day

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September 2017

Autumn begins (22nd)
Back to School
Chicken Month Nat'l
Children Safety Week
(1st week)
Classical Music Month
Day of Peace (Int'l) (21st)
Nat'l Dog Week (last full week)
Elephant Appreciation Day (22nd)
Good Neighbor Day (4th Sunday)
Grandparent's Day
(1st Sunday after Labor Day)
Labor Day (1st Monday)
Library Month Sign-up Card Month
Teddy Bear Day (9th)

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October 2017

Candy Corn Day (30th)
 Character Counts Week (3rd full week)

Child Health Month
Columbus Day
(2nd Monday)
Dinosaur Month
Family History Month
World Farm Animals Day
Farmer's Day (12th)
Fire Prevention Week (week of 9th)

Halloween (31st)
Picasso's Birthday
Reptile Awareness Day (21st)
School Bus Safety Week (3rd full week)
Thanksgiving-Canada (2nd Monday)
United Nations Day
World Food Day (16th)
World Space Week (4th-10th)
World Teachers' Day (5th)

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November 2017

America Recycles Day (15th)
Aviation Month
Bible Week (Nat'l)
Cake Day (Nat'l)
Candy Day (Nat'l)
Child Safety Month
Thanksgiving-USA (4th Thursday)
Veteran's Day (11th)

X-Ray Discovered (8th)

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December 2017

Advent begins (3rd)
Cookie Day (Nat'l) (4th)
Hanukkah (sunset 12th - nightfall 20th)
Kwanzaa (26th - Jan. 1st)
Poinsettia Day (12th) 
Read a New Book Month
Roof Over Your Head Day (3rd)

Saint Nicholas Day (6th)
Sinterklaas (5th/6th)
Twelve Days of Christmas (25/26 Dec. - 5/6 Jan)
Winter begins
Wright Brothers Day

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