Holidays Preschool Activities and Crafts

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.

Holidays and Events in alphabetical order
Visit the month link for chronological order

January 2021

Australia Day (26th)
Epiphany | Three Kings Day - Wise Men (6th)
Martin Luther King (3rd Monday)
Mozart's Birthday (27th)
Puzzle Day, Nat'l

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February 2021

Abraham Lincoln's Birthday (12th)
Black History Month

Chinese New Year (12th)
Dental Health Month
National Green Week (1st week M-F)
George Washington's Birthday (22nd)
Groundhog Day (2nd)
Lantern Festival (26th)
Mardi Gras (16th)
Presidents' Day (3rd Monday)
Valentine's Day (14th)

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March 2021

Craft Month
Dr. Seuss' Birthday (2nd)
Johnny Appleseed's Day (11th)
Mothering Sunday (31st)
Music in our Schools Month
Nutrition Month (Nat'l)
Poison Prevention Week (3rd week)
Read Across America (2nd)
Spring begins (20th)
St. Patrick's Day (17th)
Van Gogh's Birthday (30th)
World Water Day (22nd)
Woman's History Month

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April 2021

Arbor Day (last Friday)
Earth Day  (22nd)
Easter (4th)
Garden Month
Kite Month
Library Week (5th-9th)
Ramadan (4/12 - 5/11)

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May 2021

Child Care Provider Day
(Friday before Mother's Day)
Children's Book Week (3th-9th)
Cinco de Mayo (5th)
National Egg Month
Flower Month
Int'l Firefighter 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) (12th)
Police Week (week of 15th)
Nat'l Safe Boating Week (22nd-28th)
Space Day (1st Friday)
Teacher's Day (4th) | Week (3rd-7th)
Transportation Week (12th-18th)

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June 2021

Aesop's Birthday (4th)
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)
Paul Bunyan Day (28th)
Int'l P
icnic Day (18th)
Race Unity Day (2nd Sunday)
National Rose Month
Safety Month
Sky Day (30th)
Summer begins (20th)
World Environment Day (5th)
Zoo & Aquarium Month

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July 2021

Bastille Day (14th)
Canada Day (1st)
Amelia Earhart Day (24th)
Fourth of July
Ice Cream Month
First Moon Landing (20th)
Olympic Games (Jul 23 - Aug 8)
National Picnic Month
Beatrix Potter Day (28th)
Teddy Bear Picnic Day (10th)

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August 2021

Aviation Day (19th)
Back to School
Be An Angel Day (22nd)
Clown Week (Int'l) (1st-7th)
Sports Day (1st)
Tooth Fairy Day (22nd)
Water Quality Month
Watermelon Day (3rd)

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September 2021

Autumn begins (22nd)
Back to School
Chicken Month Nat'l
Child Passenger Safety Week
Classical Music Month
Day of Peace (Int'l) (21st)
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 2021

Candy Corn Day (30th)
 Character Counts Week (3rd full week)
Child Health Month
Columbus Day (2nd Monday)
Farmer's Day (12th)
Fire Prevention Week (week of 9th)
Halloween (31st)
Picasso's Birthday (25th)
School Bus Safety Week (3rd week M-F)
Thanksgiving-Canada (2nd Monday)
United Nations Day (24th)
World Food Day (16th)
World Space Week (4th-10th)
World Teachers' Day (5th)

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November 2021

Advent begins (28th-Dec 24th)
America Recycles Day (15th)
Aviation Month
Bible Week (Nat'l) (21st-28th)
Cake Day (Nat'l) (26th)
Candy Day (Nat'l) (4th)
Child Safety Month
Hanukkah (sunset 11/28 - nightfall 12/6)
Thanksgiving-USA (4th Thursday)
Veteran's Day (11th)
X-Ray Discovered (8th)

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December 2021

Christmas (25th)
Cookie Day (Nat'l) (4th)
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 (21st)
Wright Brothers Day

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