Children’s Activity Calendar: August 2020

School may look a little different this year, but there’s still reason to celebrate National Back to School Month and Get Ready for Kindergarten Month! August brings even more fun days to celebrate, such as Sea Serpent Day, Creamsicle Day, and Toasted Marshmallow Day. Find fun children’s programming activities, craft projects, book suggestions, and more below to make the last days of summer great!

Download a printable 8.5″ x 11″ version of the calendar.

Download a printable 11″ x 17″ version of the calendar.

Download the Children's Programming Calendar for August 2020.


Matthew Winner

Matthew Winner

Library Media Specialist and Host of The Children’s Book Podcast
Matthew Winner is an elementary school librarian in Howard County, Maryland. He is the host of The Children's Book Podcast (formerly All The Wonders), a weekly podcast featuring insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf. He is the author of Asha Went Walking, a webcomic for young readers illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean, about a girl, her arctic fox companion and her magic bag. In 2013, Matthew was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker and was invited to the White House as part of the Champions of Change program. Visit Matthew online at or on Twitter at @MatthewWinner.