Children’s Activity Calendar: October 2018

This October, scare up some fun in your library with this engaging children’s activity calendar, which includes ideas for craft projects, book suggestions and much more! Matthew Winner offers an abundance of ideas to recognize not only National Bullying Prevention Month and Computer Learning Month, but delicious celebrations like National Pizza Month, National Cookie Month, and National Apple Month. So, grab a tasty treat and your favorite book, and get ready for a terrific October!

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 October


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.