October Holidays and Events
Preschool Activities and Crafts

October 2021 Printable Calendar

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

Holidays, Events and Observances

Child Health Month &
4th: Child Health Day - First Monday

Crime Prevention Month:
* Community Helper > The Police Officer
 * Be Careful with Strangers > Little Red Riding Hood

International School Library Month [info.]:
* Explore picture books @ your library
* Community helper: The Librarian

3rd-9th: Fire Prevention Week
Sun. through Sat. week in which Oct. 9th falls

4th-10th World Space Week [info.]

5th: World Teachers' Day [info.]

11th: Thanksgiving Canada - 2nd Monday:
* Maple Leaf Turkey
* Maple Leaves Stand-up Turkey
* Thanksgiving theme

11th: Columbus Day - 2nd Monday
Land was sighted on October 12, 1492

12th: National Farmer's Day

16th: World Food Day [info.]

17th-23rd: National Character Counts Week [info.]
3rd full week

19th-23rd: National School bus Safety Week [info.]
3rd full week M-F

24th: United Nations Day: Character Education

25th: Pablo Picasso's Birthday:
* Collage technique lesson plan

28th: The Statue of Liberty's Birthday:
* Online jigsaw puzzle & coloring page
* Craft: Statue of Liberty paper model

30th: National Candy Corn Day

31st: Halloween

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Animals - Pets & Environment Observances

Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month
National Pet Wellness month
International Dinosaur Month
First Monday: World Habitat Day
2nd: World Farm Animals Day
21st: Reptile Awareness Day
29th: National Cat Day

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