December 2020 Literacy Activities

Free calendar of literacy activities to share with your child!

Download your calendar using the links below or visit your local Palliser library branch for a printed copy. Continue reading for book recommendations and resources to go along with your calendar!

 

December 2020 Early Literacy Calendar

 

Download December Early Literacy Calendar 

(for infants and pre-school children)

December 2020 Children's Literacy Calendar

 

Download December Children's Literacy Calendar 

(for elementary-aged children)

 

 

December Early Literacy Calendar

(For infants and pre-schoolers)

Don't have your December Early Literacy Calendar yet? Download it for free here or visit your local library.

 

December 1st: Ask what holiday activities are going on at your local library

  • Click here for the address, Facebook page, and contact information for your local branch.

 

December 9th: Make a paper chain

  • How to make a paper chain:
    1. Cut a piece of paper (or several of different colors) into long strips, about an inch wide.
    2. Make one strip of paper into a loop, using a piece of tape to secure the two ends together.
    3. Thread a second strip of paper through your loop and make it into a loop as well, securing the ends with tape.
    4. Continue adding loops until your paper chain reaches the desired length.
  • Here's a tutorial for a Christmas-themed chain by Duck Duck Goose Fun on Youtube!

 

December 15th: Read book about other winter holidays and how people celebrate them

 

December 20th: Use playdough or cloud dough to make a snowman

 

December 21st: Read a book about winter for the first day of winter

 

December 22nd: Read a book about New Year's

 

 

December Children's Literacy Calendar

(For elementary-aged children)

Don't have your December Children's Literacy Calendar yet? Download it for free here or visit your local library.

 

December 1st: Ask what holiday activities are going on at your local library

 

December 2nd: Learn about animals that hibernate during the winter

 

December 6th: Read about different winter holidays and how people celebrate them

 

December 8th: DIY a gift for someone you love

 

December 15th: Make paper snowflakes together

 

December 21st: Read a book about winter for the first day of winter

 

December 30th: Read a book about New Year's