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October 2015 Printable Calendar

October holidays and events printable crafts, themes, activities, lesson plans and coloring pages suitable for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten.

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Holidays, Events and Observances Suggested Activities
Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month [info.] Dog theme
Child Health Month
Child Health Day - First Monday in October
Themes > Nutrition and Health - Safety
Crime Prevention Month * Community Helper > The Police Officer
 * Be Careful with Strangers > Little Red Riding Hood Activities
International Dinosaur Month Dinosaurs theme
International School Library Month [info.] Explore one of these picture books @ your library
Community helper: The Librarian
Family History Month Autumn Family Landscape lesson plan
World Farm Animals Day - October 2nd
Farmer's Day - October 12th
* Farm theme
* Community Helper > The Farmer
World Teachers' Day [info.] - October 5th Community Helper > The Teacher
World Space Week [info.] October 4th - 10th Outer space theme

Fire Prevention Week
October 4th - 10th

Since 1922, observed during the Sunday through Saturday week in which October 9th falls

Community Helper > The Firefighter
World Egg Day - October 10th [info.]
Observed 2nd Friday in October
Egg theme
Happy Thanksgiving Canada - October 12th
Observed 2nd Monday in October
* Maple Leaf Turkey
* Maple Leaves Stand-up Turkey
* Thanksgiving theme
Columbus Day - October 12th
Observed 2nd Monday in October
Land was sighted on October 12, 1492
Columbus Day activities
World Food Day [info.] - October 16th Nutrition theme
National Character Counts Week [info.]
October 18th - 24th

3rd full week
Character education activities
National School bus Safety Week [info.]
October 19th - 23rd

3rd full week M-F
School bus theme
Reptile Awareness Day - October 21st Reptiles theme
United Nations Day - October 24th Character Education theme
Pablo Picasso's Birthday - October 25th Collage technique lesson plan
The Statue of Liberty's Birthday - October 28th Visit this online puzzle and coloring page to get the children acquainted with one of our most beloved monuments.
Help your child assemble this Statue of Liberty paper model.
National Candy Corn Day - October 30th Candy corn theme
Halloween - October 31st Halloween theme