Months of the Year

Contributor: Samantha Penna. Lesson ID: 11653

When's your birthday or favorite holiday? How can you find out if it's coming up soon? We need calendars to show us what day it is, so get ready to sing and dance your way to making your own calendar!

categories

Measurement and Data

subject
Math
learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Beaver
Grade Level
PreK/K, Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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  • What can you use a calendar for?

Calendars can be used to figure out what day it is, what month it is, and when special events or holidays are happening.

  • Do you know how many months are in a year?

There are twelve months in a year.

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Those are all of the months of the year!

  • Do you know what month it is now?

calendar

All months include all the days of the week.

  • What are they days of the week?

The days of the week are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!

One important reason to know the month is so you can know when special holidays are coming up.

  • What are some holidays you celebrate?

holidays

Calendars help people remember when they have to go to appointments and celebrate holidays, and they even help people know what type of weather to expect when it is a certain month.

  • How does the weather by you change throughout the year?
  • Does it stay the same all-year-round or does it change?

Think about the seasons and the months that go together.

  • What is the weather like all-year-round in your part of the world?

weather icons

Move on to the next section to watch a fun video and play a fun game about the months of the year!

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