October Holidays and Events Preschool Activities and Crafts

October 2018 Printable Calendar

October holidays and events printable crafts, themes, activities, lesson plans and coloring pages suitable for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten.

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Holidays, Events and Observances Suggested Activities
Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month Dog theme
Child Health Month &
Child Health Day - First Monday in October
Themes > Nutrition and Health - Safety
Crime Prevention Month * Community Helper > The Police Officer
 * Be Careful with Strangers > Little Red Riding Hood Activities
International Dinosaur Month Dinosaurs theme
International School Library Month [info.] Explore one of these picture books @ your library
Community helper: The Librarian
Family History Month Autumn Family Landscape lesson plan
World Farm Animals Day - October 2nd
Farmer's Day - October 12th
* Farm theme
* Community Helper > The Farmer
World Teachers' Day [info.] - October 5th Community Helper > The Teacher
World Space Week [info.] October 4th - 10th Outer space theme
Fire Prevention Week - October 7th - 13th
Since 1922, observed during the Sunday through Saturday week in which October 9th falls
Community Helper > The Firefighter
Happy Thanksgiving Canada - October 8th
Observed 2nd Monday in October
* Maple Leaf Turkey
* Maple Leaves Stand-up Turkey
* Thanksgiving theme
Columbus Day - October 8th
Observed 2nd Monday in October
Land was sighted on October 12, 1492
Columbus Day activities
World Egg Day - October 12th [info.]
Observed 2nd Friday in October
Egg theme
World Food Day [info.] - October 16th Nutrition theme
National Character Counts Week [info.] - October 21st - 27th
3rd full week
Character education activities
National School bus Safety Week [info.] - October 22nd - 26th
3rd full week M-F
School bus theme
Reptile Awareness Day - October 21st Reptiles theme
United Nations Day - October 24th Character Education theme
Pablo Picasso's Birthday - October 25th Collage technique lesson plan
The Statue of Liberty's Birthday - October 28th Online jigsaw puzzle and coloring page
Assemble this Statue of Liberty paper model.
National Candy Corn Day - October 30th Candy corn theme
Halloween - October 31st Halloween theme
October > Animals | Pets and Environmental Observances