Summer may be winding down and back to school is on the horizon, but that is no reason to stop having fun and creating memories reading stories for kids together! So grab this months free printable august book recommendations and activity calendar.
Each day below follows an August special day or topic. If you scroll to the bottom of the post you can download and print the free printable August stories for kids activity calendar. Then check out books from the library and take a peak at this post for fun, clever activities for families to do together! You’ll love this LOW PREP activity calendar!These books have been triple checked to ensure they can be easily found at most local libraries or on Amazon for your convenience!
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September 1 – World Beard Day
September 2 – Pet Rock Day
September 3 – Piano Month
September 4 -Wildlife Day
September 5 – International Day of Charity
September 6 – Read a Book Day
September 7 – Sewing Month
September 8 – Iguana Day
September 9 – Grandparents Day
September 11 – Make Your Bed Day
September 12 – Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13 – Fortune Cookie Day
September 14 – Hoagie Day
September 15 – International Dot Day
September 16 – Playdoh Day
September 17 – Constitution Day
Today we are going to look at shapes. Start out by reading Mouse Shapes, Shape by Shape, and Corduroy’s Shapes. Now either make this free cut & paste shape book, complete these free bingo marker shape worksheets, play free shape bingo, or go on a shape hunt around your house. Don’t forget to cut sandwiches into shapes today!
September 19 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
September 20 – Pepperoni Pizza Day
September 21 – Miniature Golf Day
September 22 – Ice Cream Cone Day
September 24 – Family Day
Today is all about how special it is to have a family. Make sure you eat breakfast together; go on a breakfast picnic if you are early risers! Then read some books about family like Copy Me, Copycub, Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?, A Mother for Choco (adoption), or Family Pack. Besides spending time together, I recommend drawing a family picture, taking a family picture, or making a family tree to explore all your extended family.
September 25 – Comic Book Day
Check out from your local library or Amazon your favorite character portrayed as a comic like Scooby Doo, Mickey Mouse, Lego, Disney Princess, or Incredibles, Then I suggest making your own comic using this free printable.
September 26 – Johnny Appleseed Day
Start off by making apple pancakes. Next up read about Johnny Appleseed and then color some of these cute Free Johnny Appleseed Coloring Pages or this apple pie playdough.. This afternoon, why not whip up an apple treat like these apple chips or apple pie – Yum!
September 27 – Tourism Day
Today is Tourism Day. I suggest you plan a pretend (or real if you can swing it) trip somewhere you’ve always wanted to go. Print off this free printable passport to make it extra fun for everyone. Help kids find that place on a map, check out a book about that place from the library or read about it online, and make a craft or food that place is known for.
September 28 – Good Neighbor Day
First off, read That Neighbor Kid, The Pirates Next Door, and Bernstein Bears New Neighbors. Next I suggest either making your kids a card, take them a plate of cookies, or serve them by raking leaves or cutting their grass.
September 29 – Biscotti Day
Start out by exploring where biscotti comes from by reading Pippo the Fool, Madeline and the Cats of Rome, Mimi & Piggys Adventure In Venice, and Take me Back to Italy. Now it’s time to put on some Italian music, make some biscotti, and have some pasta for dinner! Viva Italia!
September 30 – Pony Express Day
Monthly Activity Calendar
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