Children’s Activity Calendar: December 2018

The holiday spirit is in the air — and in your library! December is filled with fun and festive occasions such as National Gingerbread House Day, Bake Cookies Day and Mitten Tree Day. It’s also Read a New Book Month and Universal Human Rights Month. This children’s activity calendar from Matthew Winner offers book suggestions, craft projects and more to keep the celebrations going all month long in your library!

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

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

Children's Activity 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.