Use this printable Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2022 for kids as a resource to learn more about the holidays and celebrations of countries and cultures from all over the world.
Looking for an updated version? Click through to see the latest dates for the new year in our Holidays & Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2024.
Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2022
Our list of celebrations by month (download instructions included below) includes 122 diverse holidays including cultural festivals, religious festivals, international days that raise awareness of social and environmental issues, and even a few just-for-fun days. Each celebration is listed with the actual holiday date for 2022.
Celebrations for kids and families around the world
The choice of world days in 2022 to include was based on those festivities that are specifically for kids or families, or that are likely to be of most interest to children.
For multi-day events, the date listed is the commencement date of festivities.
You can find the link and full printing instructions below for the calendar at the bottom of this article.
Why including holidays and celebrations from around the world in your classroom or homeschool program is a good idea
Engaging students of all ages in learning about world holidays and celebrations is a fabulous way to help children expand their cultural understanding of the world beyond their own home, family and local community.
Through this exposure children gain greater respect for and acceptance of different cultures, and develop empathy for other people and their ideas, and a carefully planned program of learning activities can help students to see that no matter our differences, we also have much in common with people from different cultures.
How to use the world holidays calendar
• Choose the holidays that are most relevant to your students and engage students in researching the country, religion, culture or customs related to the celebration,
• Plan a fun day of learning activities inspired by the celebration.
• Hang a printed copy of the calendar in your classroom or service to create awareness among the children and their families.
For a more comprehensive resource for planning for you classroom, homeschool, or community group, pair the Celebrations Around the World Calendar with your choice of the following resources;
• Our free, printable Holidays Around the World Interactive Notebook or Lapbook invites students to take a closer look at six international holidays
• Our big list of Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World provides lots of insight into how the Christmas holiday is celebrated in different countries and cultures.
• Our Around the World in 40 Books booklist shares a fabulous collection of stories representing different countries and cultures from all over the world.
Download Instructions: Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2022
Click here: 122 Days to Celebrate in 2022: World Holidays Calendar. Save the PDF to your computer. Open the PDF and print the pages you require. When printing, select “Fit to printable area” (or similar) to ensure the page fits with your printer type and local paper size.
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Related: Encourage your child to start planning for the 2022 school year with our Printable Kids Calendar 2022.