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Primary teaching ideas for December 2013Check out our fun activities for these December 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.

December 2013 Holidays printable calendarBelow you will find a calendar of events and holidays for December 2013. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the December 2013 Holidays and Calendar of Events. For best results, select "Landscape" mode to print the pdf calendar.

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DECEMBER 2013 Holidays and Events Calendar

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Wednesday

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Saturday

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Day With(out) Art Day

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Civil Air Patrol Day
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Rosa Parks Day

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World AIDS Day

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

3
- Illinois 1818

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Int'l Day of Disabled Persons

4
- Nat'l Cookie Day

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Nat'l Dice Day

5
- Martin Van Buren 1782
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Int'l Ninja Day
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Int'l Volunteer Day for Economic & Social Development

6
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Miners' Day

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St. Nicholas Day

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Nat'l Pawnbrokers Day

7 - Delaware 1787
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Earmuff Day
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Nat'l Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
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Int'l Civil Aviation Day
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Nat'l Cotton Candy Day

8 - Worldwide Candle Lighting Day

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Eli Whitney 1765
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World Choral Day
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Nat'l Chocolate Brownie Day

9 - Weary Willie Day

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Int'l Anti-Corruption Day

10 - Mississippi 1817

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Dewey Decimal System Day

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Human Rights Day
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Nobel Prize Day

11
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UNICEF Birthday

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Indiana 1816

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Int'l Mountain Day

12
- Pennsylvania 1787

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Poinsettia Day

13
Nat'l Cocoa Day

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Mary Todd Lincoln 1818

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Day of the Horse

14
- Alabama 1819

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Monkey Day

15
- Bill of Rights Day

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Cat Herders Day

16
- Nat'l Chocolate Covered Anything Day

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Zionism Day

17
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Wright Bros Day

18
- New Jersey 1787

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Int'l Migrants Day

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Underdog Day

19
- Day for South- South Cooperation

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Nat'l Re-gifting Day

20
- Int'l Human Solidarity Day

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Mudd Day


21 - Winter Solstice

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Forefathers Day

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Humbug Day

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World Peace Day

22
- Nat'l Haiku Poetry Day

23
- Festivus

24
- Christmas Eve

25
- Isaac Newton

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Christmas

26 - Kwanzaa (12/26-1/1)
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Boxing Day

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Nat'l Candy Cane Day
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Nat'l Thank You Note Day

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28 - Woodrow Wilson 1856
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Iowa1846
- Nat'l Chocolate Candy Day
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Pledge of Allegiance Day

29 - Texas 1845

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Andrew Johnson 1808

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Tick Tock Day

30 - Bacon Day
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Mercer Mayer 1943

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Rudyard Kipling 1865

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Falling Needles Family Fest Day

31 - New Year's Eve

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Make Up Your Mind Day
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No Interruptions Day
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World Peace Meditation Day

This 2013 holidays calendar is brought to you by: Apples4theTeacher.com

Weekly Observances

Cookie Cutter Week: 12/1-12/7 Link

Recipe Greetings For The Holidays Week: 12/1-12/7 Link

Clerc-Gallaudet Week: 12/1-12/7 (First Week) Link

National Handwashing Awareness Week: 12/1-12/7 Link

Human Rights Week: 12/8-12/14 Link

Halcyon Days: 12/13-12/17 (Always 7 days before and 7 days after the Winter Solstice) Link

Christmas Bird Count Week: 12/15-1/4 Link

Gluten-free Baking Week: 12/15-12/21 Link (Week Before Christmas)

Posadas: 12/16-12/24 Link

Saturnalia: 12/17-12/23 Link

It's About Time Week: 12/25-12/31 Link

Kwanzaa: 12/26-1/1

 

Monthly Observances

Bingo's Birthday Month Link

National Drunk & Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month Link

National Write A Business Plan Month Link

National Tie Month Link

Operation Santa Paws (12/1-12/24) Link

Quince and Watermelon Month Link

Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month Link

Safe Toys and Gifts Month Link

Spiritual Literacy Month Link

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

Tomato and Winter Squash Month Link

Universal Human Rights Month Link

World Aids Month Link

Worldwide Food Service Safety Month Link

 

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