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Primary teaching ideas for January 2012Check out our fun activities for these January 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 January 2012. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the January 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.

JANUARY 2012 Holidays and Events Calendar








1 New Year's Day
Paul Revere's Bday
Betsy Ross Bday
- Euro Day
- First Foot Day
- St. Basil's Day

2 - Rose Bowl Game
Georgia Statehood
-55 MPH Speed Limit Day
-Happy Mew Year for Cats

3-National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
-J.R.R. Tolkien Day
Alaska Statehood
-Drinking Straw Day

4-Tom Thumb Day
Utah Statehood
-Trivia Day
-World Braille Day
- Jacob Grimm's Bday

-National Bird Day
-Bean Day
-Asara B'Tevet

- Epiphany
- Dia de Reyes
N.M. Statehood
George and Martha Washington marry

7-1st Train Station Built
I'm Not Going To Take It Anymore Day
Millard Fillmore Bday
-Harlem Globetrotter's Day

-Elvis' Birthday
-Earth's Rotation Day
-National Joy Germ Day
-War on Poverty Day

9 - Balloon Ascension Day
Conn. Statehood
- Nat'l Static Electricity Day
Richard Nixon's Bday

10 -Nat'l Cut Your Energy Costs Day
Volunteer Fireman's Day
- United Nations Day
Bittersweet Chocolate Day

- Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day
John Hancock's Bday
- Milk Day

-Nat'l Pharmacist Day

-Public Radio Broadcasting Day
-Poetry Break Day
-Friday the 13th
-Blame Someone Else Day

Dress Up Your Pet Day
Organize Your Home Day
- Ratification Day

- MLK Jr. Bday
- Humanitarian Day

16 MLK Day (celebrated)
-Religious Freedom Day
- Nat'l Nothing Day
Robert E. Lee Day

- Ben Franklin's Bday
- Kid Inventors' Day
Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day

-Thesaurus Day
-Daniel Webster Bday

- Tin Can Day
Women's Healthy Weight Day
- Edgar Allan Poe's Bday
-Popcorn Day

- Camcorder Day
- Inauguration Day
- Nat'l Disc Jockey Day
- Basketball Day
- Hat Day

-Nat'l Hugging Day
Thomas Stonewall Jackson's Bday

- Answer Your Cat's Questions Day
- Celebration of Life Day (Pro-life Day)
- Roe vs. Wade Day

Chinese New Year
- Nat'l Handwriting Day
- Nat'l Pie Day
- Measure Your Feet Day

- Belly Laugh Day
- Nat'l Peanut Butter Day
- Nat'l Compliment Day

-Macintosh Computer Day
- Opposite Day

- Australia Day
Michigan Statehood
-Bald Eagle Appreciation Day

27 - Fun at Work Day
- Holocaust Memorial Day
- Vietnam Peace Day
- Mozart's Bday
National Chocolate Cake Day

-Thank a Plugin Developer Day
- Data Privacy Day
- Nat'l Kazoo Day

- Nat'l Puzzle Day
Wm McKinley Bday
- Thomas Paine Bday
Kansas Statehood

Franklin Roosevelt Bday

- Backwards Day
- Jackie Robinson's Bday

Note: The
100th Day of School usually falls during the month of January or February depending on your school calendar.

Weekly Observances

Celebration of Life Week: 1-7

Diet Resolution Week: 1-7

Silent Record Week: 1-7

National Lose Weight/Feel Great Week: 1-8

Someday We'll Laugh About This Week: 2-8

New Year's Resolutions Week: 2-8

Women's Self Empowerment Week: 5-9

Universal Letter Writing Week: 8-14

Home Office Safety and Security Week: 8-14

International Consumers Electronics Show: 10-13

Cuckoo Dancing Week: 11-17

National Soccer Coaches of America Week: 11-15

International Snowmobile Safety and Awareness Week: 15-21

Healthy Weight Week: 15-21

National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week: 17-23

Week of Christian Unity: 18-25

Bald Eagle Appreciation Days: 21-22

World Leprosy Week: 21-27

National Activity Professionals Week: 22-28

Kid Film Festival: 22-25

National Nurse Anesthetists Week: 22-28

Clean Out Your Inbox Week: 23-27

National Handwriting Analysis Week: 23-29

National Medical Group Practice Week: 23-27

National Nuclear Science Week: 23-27

No Name Calling Week: 23-27

Catholic Schools Week: 29-2/5

Meat Week: 29-2/5

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week: 30-2/4

International Hoof Care Week: 31-2/3

Monthly Observances

Apple and Apricots Month

Artichoke and Asparagus Month

Bath Safety Month

Be Kind to Food Servers Month

Birth Defects Month

Book Blitz Month

California Dried Plum Digestive Month

Carnival Season (1/6 to 2/21/)

Celebration of Life Month

Financial Wellness Month

Get Organized Month

International Change Your Stars Month International Creativity Month

International New Year's Resolutions Month for Businesses

International Quality of Life Month

International Wayfinding Month

International Wealth Mentality Month

National Be On-Purpose Month

National Braille Literacy Month

National Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month

National Clean Up Your Computer Month

National Get Organized Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Hot Tea Month

National Mail Order Gardening Month

National Mentoring Month

National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month

National Polka Music Month

National Poverty in America Awareness Month

National Radon Action Month

National Skating Month

National Soup Month

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month Link

Oatmeal Month

Rising Star Month

Self-help Group Awareness Month

Self-Love Month

Shape Up US Month

Tubers and Dried Fruit Month

Thyroid Awareness Month


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