Trace and Color Printable 2016 Calendar for Kids

Free Printable Trace and Color 2016 Calendar for Kids

Looking for an easy way to work on calendar math with your child?  Our trace and color printable 2016 calendar for kids provides a simple, low prep way to do this.  Print 12 pages, staple them together or put them in a binder and you are set!

Learning ideas to go along with these printables ~

  • At the beginning of each new month, trace the name of the month, the year, and color the focus picture.
  • Each new day, trace the number and talk about what day it is.
  • Practice counting each day up to the date.
  • Use 2 or 3 colors to write in each month to create a pattern.
  • At the beginning of each month go through and mark the special days {holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or anything your family celebrates}.  Have your child decorate those special dates so you can look forward to them!

Download your free 2016 Color and Trace Calendar for Kids here!

Dot Fun 2016 Calendar is Coming Soon!

Get your Calendar Notebook covers here

Calendar Notebook Covers

Looking for more calendar fun?

Add these printables to our Calendar Notebook printables!



Here’s one set up for homeschool calendar time we have had.  Lots of free printables!



Here’s our Calendar Connections for more fun learning!


Tot School Gathering Place Week 151

Welcome to Tot School™ Gathering Place! Gather together here, gather ideas from other blogs, share your own ideas on your own blog. Browse around at the other posts linked up, leave a few comments if you have time, and be sure to check back to see if your blog was featured!

Each week we will feature photo{s} and ideas from blogs who link up. Remember, provide a link back to Tot School Gathering Place within your post that you link up, so you can be considered for the feature! {disclaimer ~ affiliate links used in this post}


I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! My heart (and belly!) is full! It was a wonderful and relaxing time celebrating with my family! As we set our sight on the upcoming Christmas season please post all those wonderful ideas that you do with your Tot! We’d love to celebrate the Christmas season with you!

The turkey may have been eaten and Thanksgiving Day in the past, but these adorable clothes pin cards will have your Tots enjoying counting! Head on over to see what Mama Crystal from The Elliott Edition created for her Tot!

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Is your Tot into the solar system? Do you have some leftover pumpkins? Take a look and see how Mama Swapna from The Practical Mom and her Tot used a pumpkin to create a solar system!

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Munchkin and her Mama explored the letter “B” this past week with several creative trays! Check out Adventures in Tot Schooling and see if any of them may interest your Tot!11292015 Adventures in Tot Schooling

Were you featured? You are welcome to a button but you certainly don’t have to use it! Totally optional! Tot School Feature

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See the Tot School webpage here!

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 Are you NEW or have never been featured? Read this! Basics: write a specific post about what you did with your tot, link up the permalink from your post, link back to Tot School within that post, put your tot’s age in months in ( ) like this: (43 months).

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Homeschool Blog Sponsors November

We are so thankful for our blog sponsors and want to share them with you each month!  Read below to see what reviews & giveaways we have coming soon, and about any special discounts our sponsors are offering right now.

Educents has incredible deals for homeschoolers!  We have another fun giveaway planned for you, stay tuned!



We love Home Art Studio! We are working through the 1st Grade DVD with Ladybug right now!

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Spielgaben is a long time blog sponsor and we are still enjoying our Spielgaben set!  Our monthly posts share what we have been up to with our set, we’ve been loving our set this year for 1st grade math!

Here’s our recent post sharing the fun we have had this past month with Spielgaben.



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Hands On 1st Grade Math with Spielgaben

Playful Learning with Spielgaben is our monthly post sharing Spielgaben in action!  If you missed the introduction to this series, you can see it here. We were given the Spielgaben set to review and are honored to have them as a blog sponsor.

Hands on 1st Grade Math with Spielgaben


Lessons We Enjoyed

Spielgaben is a wonderful addition to our 1st grade math curriculum.  For now, I am choosing lessons based on her needs.  She has mastered many 1st grade level skills so I knew she didn’t need a full 1st grade curriculum.  Spielgaben is a great fit for her right now!

Each week I choose lessons or worksheets for her and write them into our lesson plans.  Yes, this takes a bit more time than following a pre-written math curriculum, but I want her working on what she needs and will enjoy. I wouldn’t have been as confident in doing this years ago, but now I am after homeschooling 2 other kids at this grade level!

Worksheet Set 5b, Level 3, Activity 1 ~ Picking Apples {in case you own Spielgaben and are looking for these specific worksheets, I label them like this so you can easily find them}.

I chose a few worksheets this month to review adding to 10.  She knows this concept, but reviewing helps solidify the math facts and aids in memorization as she works with her hands to practice. For this activity, she had to look at the baskets of apples and the trees and decide which combos equaled 10. We used the small circles from set 10 to add a more hands-on element to the activity.

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 Worksheet Set 5b, Level 3, Activity 2 ~ Sharing Lollies also worked on making 10, but was focused on breaking 10 down into 2 parts. This was a bit more challenging but she loved it!  We used the small circles again, and also wrote our match facts on the page after we were done.

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Worksheet Set 5b, Level 3, Activity 3 – Matching Numbers was a simple worksheet to review number bonds of 10.  This was a simple, but good review for her!

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Worksheet Set 5b, Level 3, Activity 4 – Help the Squirrel was another way to practice matching combinations of 10.

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Worksheet Set 5b, Level 3, Activity 5 –Pretty Fish was something different, getting back to working with shapes.  She loves these spatial puzzles.

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See more math fun we have had with Spielgaben!

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