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Primary teaching ideas for December 2012Check out our fun activities for these December 2012 holidays and occasions. Holidays that are displayed as links will bring you to a thematic unit at Apples4theteacher.com. You will find word searches, coloring pages, thematic reading lists, short stories, poetry, jigsaw puzzles, interactive quizzes, interactive games, worksheets, printables, etc.

Below you will find a calendar of events and holidays for December 2012. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the December 2012 Calendar of Events. For best results, select "Landscape" mode to print the pdf calendar.

NOTE: As new thematic units are added on the website, these links will be updated.

DECEMBER 2012 Holidays and Events Calendar

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1
- Earmuff Day
- Special Kids Day
- Rosa Parks Day
- World Aids Day

2 - Int'l Day for the Abolition of Slavery Day
- Special Education Day
- Nat'l Mutt Day

3
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Illinois Statehood
- Int'l Day of Disabled Persons

4
- Nat'l Cookie Day
- Nat'l Dice Day

5
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Martin Van Buren Bday
- AFL-CIO Day
- Int'l Volunteer Day for Economic & Social Development

6
- Miners' Day
- St. Nicholas Day
- Nat'l Pawnbrokers Day

7 - Delaware Statehood
- Nat'l Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
- Int'l Civil Aviation Day

8 - Hanukkah 12/8-12/16 (begins at Sundown)
- Int'l Shareware Day
- Eli Whitney's Bday
-
Nat'l Chocolate Brownie Day

9 - Weary Willie Day
- World Choral Day
- Int'l Anti-Corruption Day
- Worldwide Candle Lighting Day

10 - Mississippi Statehood
- Dewey Decimal System Day
- Human Rights Day
- Nobel Prize Day

11
-UNICEF Birthday
-
Indiana Statehood
- Int'l Mountain Day

12
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Pennsylvania Statehood
- Poinsettia Day

13
Nat'l Cocoa Day
-
Mary Todd Lincoln's Bday

14
-
Alabama Statehood
- Monkey Day
- Nat'l Salesperson Day

15
- Bill of Rights Day

16
-
Nat'l Chocolate Covered Anything Day
- Zionism Day

17
- Wright Bros Day

18
-
New Jersey Statehood
- Int'l Migrants Day

19
- Day for South South Cooperation

20
- Int'l Human Solidarity Day
- Mudd Day
- Nat'l Re-gifting Day

21
-
Winter Solstice
- Crossword Puzzle Day
- Humbug Day
- Underdog Day
- World Peace Day

22
- Nat'l Haiku Poetry Day

23
- Festivus

24
-
Christmas Eve

25
- Isaac Newton Bday
-
Christmas

26 - Kwanzaa (12/26-1/1)
- Boxing Day
- Nat'l Candy Cane Day
- Nat'l Thank You Note Day

27

28 - Woodrow Wilson's Bday
-
Iowa Statehood
- Nat'l Chocolate Candy Day
- Pledge of Allegiance Day

29
-
Andrew Johnson Bday
-
Texas Statehood
- Tick Tock Day

30
-Mercer Mayer's Bday
- Rudyard Kipling's Bday

31
-
New Year's Eve
- Make Up Your Mind Day
- World Peace Meditation Day

 

Weekly Observances

         Cookie Cutter Week: 1-7

         Tolerance Week: 1-7

         Recipe Greetings For The Holidays Week: 1-8

         National Handwashing Awareness Week: 6-12

         Human Rights Week: 10-17

         Halcyon Days: 14-18 (Always 7 days before and 7 days after the Winter Solstice)

         Christmas Bird Count Week: 16-1/5

         Gluten-free Baking Week: 16-22 (Week Before Christmas)

         Posadas: 16-24

         Saturnalia: 17-23

         It's About Time Week: 25-31

         Kwanzaa: 26-1/1

Monthly Observances

         World Aids Month

         Bingo's Birthday Month

         National Drunk & Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month

         National Write A Business Plan Month

         National Tie Month

         Operation Santa Paws (1-24)

         Quince and Watermelon Month

         Safe Toys and Gifts Month

         Spiritual Literacy Month

         Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) (12/17 - 2/5)

         Tomato and Winter Squash Month

         Universal Human Rights Month

         Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

 

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