Cute Kindergarten Calendar Printables and Toppers

Whether you do calendar during morning meeting or in your math block, you will love having these kindergarten calendar printables for your students to complete and take home.  These printable calendars for kindergarten reinforce counting, number recognition, number writing, and are cute and fun!  You can use these calendars on their own, or glue them to the bottom of a 12”x18” sheet of construction paper, and have your students create an adorable picture on the top.  Read on for some examples of pictures that your students could create and add to the top of their calendar for each month of the year. 

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January calendar with a snowman on the top; February calendar with hearts on top; March calendar with rainbow on top; April calendar with umbrella on top; May calendar with tulips on top' May calendar with sun on top

Digital and Printable Kindergarten Calendars

We have paired our kindergarten calendar printables with digital calendars for you to use when modeling how to complete them.  We have also included cute coloring pages for each month. The digital calendars are editable.

Kindergarten Calendar Toppers

Your kids will love creating these cute calendars with themed pictures on top (toppers) to take home and use all month long!  We have included a list of ideas for each month.  Be sure to have your kindergartners complete their printable calendar and glue it to the lower portion of a 12”x18” vertical piece of construction paper before beginning the topper.  Choose a color you have on hand or one that looks best with the topper your kids are creating.  If you don’t have time to prepare the materials for these crafts, we have included printable pictures for each month your kids can simply color and glue to the top of their calendars.

January Calendar: Snowman

Where I am from, there is generally a lot of snow in January.  So, we celebrate this snowy month with an easy construction paper snowman.

January calendar with snowman on top

Snowman Materials

For each snowman, you will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 3 white squares (2 in. x 2 in.)
  • 1 orange triangle for the nose (1 in. x ¼ in.)
  • Black crayon for the eyes and mouth
  • Brown crayon for the arms
  • White crayon for the snow

Optional:

  • 1 rectangle (1 ½ in. x 2 in.) for the top of the hat
  • 1 rectangle (2 ½ in. x 1 in.) for the brim
  • 1 rectangle any color (2 in. x ½ in.) for the scarf

Instructions

  1. Snip off the corners of the squares to make them round(ish) and glue them onto the construction paper to make a snowman.
  2. Snip 2 corners off the orange rectangle to make a carrot shape and glue to the center of the snowman’s head.  
  3. Glue the hat and brim on top of the snowman’s head.
  4. Snip 2 corners off one end of the scarf to make a point and then cut little lines on the opposite end of the scarf to resemble pieces of yarn. Glue the scarf onto the neck of the snowman.
  5. You may want your kids to draw a background (i.e., snow and snowflakes). 
materials for the snowman craft calendar topper
snowman craft made of construction paper

There are many other ways to make a cute snowman topper.  Visit Sensational Activities for the book Snowmen at Night  for some more ideas. 

February Calendar: Hearts

Hearts make a great topper for this love filled month. 

February calendar with hearts on top

Materials

For each student, you will need:

  • Colorful construction paper squares or rectangles of different sizes and folded in half

Instructions

  1. Cut a heart out of the folded paper (you may need to draw the half heart shape for some of your students on their folded papers).
  2. Glue the hearts to the top of the calendars.
colorful construction paper of different sizes
colorful construction paper hearts glued on white paper

March Calendar: Rainbow

Rainbows make a colorful addition to this lucky month.

March calenddar with a rainbow on top.

Materials

For each student you will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 1 white sheet of paper (9 in. x 12 in.) (Construction paper works best, but printer paper also works.)
  • 1 red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet marker (You can simply use purple if you don’t have indigo or violet.)
  • Crayons (same colors as markers)
  • 2 small white construction paper rectangles for clouds (5 in. x 3 in.)
  • 1 small yellow square for the sun (4 in. x 4 in.)

Instructions

  1. Draw a rainbow using the ROYGBIV markers.
  2. Color the rainbow with complementing crayon colors.
  3. Cut out the rainbow.
  4. Cut out the clouds using the small white rectangles.
  5. Snip off the corners of the yellow square to make it roundish.
  6. Glue the rainbow, sun, and clouds to the top of the calendar.
markers, scissors, glue stick, and construction paper; materials meeded to make a rainbow craft
rainbow craft for kindergarten

April Calendar: Umbrella

April showers… 

April calendar with a coffee filter umberlla craft on top

Materials

For each student you will need:

  • 1 coffee filter cut in half
  • Markers
  • Spray bottle filled with water

Instructions

  1. Using markers, color dots onto the coffee filter. (The color does bleed through, so I suggest doing this on a paper plate.)
  2. Spray the coffee filter with water.
  3. Let the coffee filter dry.
  4. Glue the filter onto the paper so it resembles an umbrella. (I recommend using a glue stick.)
  5. Draw a handle onto the umbrella.
  6. Draw raindrops around the umbrella.
umbrella craft made from a coffee filter
umbrella craft for kindergarten

May Calendar: Flowers

…Bring May flowers.  How about some lovely tulips.

May calendar with tulips on top

Materials

For each student to make 2 tulips, you will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 6 rectangles for the petals (2 ½ in. x 1 ½ in.) 
  • 4 green rectangles for the leaves (6 in. x 2 in.)
  • 2 green rectangles for the stems ( 5 ½ in. x ½ in.)

Instructions

  1. Snip the corners off all of the green rectangles to resemble leaves.
  2. Snip the corners off all the red rectangles to resemble petals.
  3. Glue one of the stem rectangles onto the paper.
  4. Glue 2 green leaves onto the stem.
  5. Glue 3 red petals on top of the stem.
  6. Repeat steps 1-5 to make another tulip next to the one you just made.
construction paper, scissors andglue stick; materials needed for tulip craft
tulip kindergarten calendar topper for May

June Calendar: Sun

Bring on the sunshine for the month of June.

June calendar with construction paper sun mosaic on top

Materials

For each student you will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 3 strips of yellow paper (12 in. x 1 in.)
  • 3 strips of orange paper (12 in. x 1 in.)
  • Pencil

Optional

  • 1 sheet of blue construction paper with a circle on it (9 in. x 12 in. )

Instructions

  1. Draw a circle on the blue construction paper. (You can copy the circle onto the paper ahead of time if you don’t want your students to draw their own.)
  2. Tear off pieces of the orange and yellow strips of paper and glue to the inside of your circle. Make sure no blue is showing.  You can layer the pieces.  Be sure to save one strip of each color for the rays.
  3. Once the circle is filled, take your last 2 strips of orange and yellow paper, and cut them into rectangles that are about 2 inches in length. You will get 6 rectangles out of each strip.  (You can also do this ahead of time with a paper cutter to make this craft easier for your kids.  Just be sure to cut enough so each kid has 6 rectangles 2 in. x 1 in.)
  4. Glue the rectangles in an orange, yellow, orange, yellow… pattern around the circle to resemble the sun’s rays.
materialas needed to make a sun mosaic craft for kindergarten; construction paper, scissors and pencil
sun mosaic craft for kindergarten calendar topper

July Calendar: Fireworks

Celebrate this patriotic month with a bang!

July calendar with oil pastel fireworks drawn on top

Materials

Each student will need:

  • Cray-Pas Oil Pastels (You can purchase these on Amazon.)
  • Black construction paper

 

Instructions

Use the Cray-Pas to draw fireworks.

materials needed to make fourth of july picture for kindergarten calendar topper; cray-pas oil pastels and black construction paper
fireworks kindergarten calendar topper for the month of July

August Calendar: Watermelon

August reminds me of sweet and juicy watermelon. 

August calendar with watermelon craft on top

Materials

Each student will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • Green construction paper rectangle (9 in. x 6 in.)
  • Red Construction paper rectangle (7 in. x 5 in.)
  • 1 black marker

Instructions

  1. Holding the green paper horizontally, round the bottom by snipping off the 2 corners.
  2. Repeat with the red construction paper.
  3. Glue the red paper onto the green to resemble the inside of a watermelon.
  4. Using the black marker, draw black seed around the perimeter of the red paper. (You can also draw them all over the red paper if desired.)
materials needed for kindergarten watermelon craft; construction paper, scissors, glue, and marker
watermelon kindergarten calendar topper for August

September Calendar: Apples

Apples are a great lead into fall.  What is your favorite apple color…red, yellow or green?

September calendar with apple craft on top

Materials

Each student will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 1 red construction paper square (4 in. x 4 in.)
  • 1 yellow construction paper square (4 in. x 4 in.)
  • 1 green construction paper square (4 in. x 4 in.)
  • 3 green construction paper rectangles (1 in. x 2 in.)
  • 3 brown construction paper rectangles (½ in. x 1 in.)

Instructions

  1. Snip off the corners of each paper square to round them.
  2. Snip off the corners of each green paper rectangle to resemble leaves.
  3. Glue the apples to another piece of construction paper.
  4. Glue the stems on top of each apple.
  5. Glue the leaves next to the stems.
materials needed to make apples craft for kindergarten; construction paper and scissors
apples kindergarten calendar topper

October Calendar: Pumpkin

Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns are a big hit during this spooky month. 

October calendar with jackolantern craft on top

Materials

Each student will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 1 orange construction paper rectangle for the pumpkin (9 in. x 6 in.)
  • 1 green rectangle for the stem (2 in. x 1 in.)
  • 1 black marker

Optional for Jack-O-Lantern:

  • 2 yellow construction paper squares (1 ½ in. x 1 ½ in.)
  • 1 yellow construction paper rectangle (3 in. x 1 in.)

Instructions

  1. Round the orange paper rectangle by snipping off the corners.
  2. Glue it to the construction paper.
  3. Starting in the middle, draw a straight line from the top to the bottom.
  4. Draw curved lines on each side of the straight line to resemble a pumkin.
  5. Glue the green rectangle to the top of the pumpkin for a stem.

 

Optional for Jack-O-Lantern:

  1. Cut the yellow squares into triangles.
  2. Glue 3 triangles onto the pumpkin for eyes and a nose.
  3. Snip off the bottom corners of the longer yellow paper so it resembles a smile.
  4. Glue it on the pumpkin for a mouth.
pumpkin kindergarten calendar topper
jack-o-lantern kindergarten calendar topper

November Calendar: Turkey

Gobble, Gobble, Gobble… How about a turkey for this terrific month?

November calendar with turkey on top

Materials

Each student will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 8 or 9 construction paper rectangles of different colors (6 in. x 2 in.) (I used red, yellow and orange.)
  • 1 brown construction paper square for the body (4 in. x 4 in.)
  • 1 brown construction paper square for the head (3 in. x 3 in.)
  • 2 orange construction paper squares for the beak and feet (1 in. x 1 in.)
  • 1 red construction paper rectangle for the wattle (1 in. x ½ in.)

Instructions

  1. Snip off all the corners on the colorful 6 in. x 2 in. rectangles to resemble feathers.
  2. Round both brown squares by snipping off the corners (One will be the body.  The other will be the head.)
  3. Arrange and glue the feathers onto a piece of paper to make the turkey’s tail.  
  4. Glue the body and head onto the tail.
  5. Cut both orange squares into triangles.
  6. Glue 2 triangles onto the bottom of your turkey for feet.
  7. Glue 1 triangle onto the head of the turkey for its beak.
  8. Snip the corners of the tiny red rectangle.
  9. Glue the red paper next to the beak to resemble a wattle.
  10. Draw two black eyes.
materials needed to make turkey craft for kindergarten; construction paper, scissors, and marker
turkey kindergarten calendar topper

December Calendar: Hot Cup of Cocoa

Nothing beats a hot cup of cocoa, with a marshmallow or two, in the month of December.

December calendar with hot cup of cocoa on top

Materials

Each student will need:

(The sizes are approximate.)

  • 1 construction paper rectangle for the mug (4 in. x 5 in.) (color of your choice- I used light blue).
  • 1 construction paper rectangle for the handle on the mug (3 ¾ in. x 2 in.) (same color as the larger rectangle).
  • 1 brown construction paper rectangle for the hot cocoa (3 ½ in. x 1 in.)
  • 1 white construction paper square (1 in. x 1 in.)
  • Crayons

Instructions

  1. Snip off all 4 corners of the larger rectangle and glue it to another piece of paper.  This is the mug.
  2. Cut a rectangle off the side of the smaller rectangle and round 2 of the corners (see the image below) to make a handle for your mug.
  3. Glue the handle onto the side of the mug.
  4. Round the brown construction paper by snipping off all 4 corners.
  5. Glue the brown paper near the top of your mug to resemble hot cocoa.
  6. Cut the white square into 4 smaller squares.
  7. Snip off the corners of the white squares to resemble marshmallows (optional).
  8. Glue the marshmallows onto the hot cocoa.
  9. Using a white crayon, draw curvy lines to resemble steam.
  10. Use crayons to draw decorations onto the mug (optional).
materials needed to make hot cup of cocoa craft for kindergarten
hot cup of cocoa kindergarten calendar topper for December

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