December 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!

 

 

Title for December Early Literacy Calendar

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

 

 

Title for December Children's Literacy Calendar

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

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

 

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