Children’s Activity Calendar: December 2017

The holiday spirit is in the air — and in your library! Days like Mitten Tree Day and Let’s Hug Day will inspire students to help others, while days like Chocolate Covered Anything Day and Bake Cookies Day will have taste buds celebrating! It’s also Read a New Book Month — so grab a brand new book and a tasty treat, and get ready for a sweet December!

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

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



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.