Holidays

We love holidays here at Activity Village and for some of the bigger holidays we have huge collections of crafts, printables and colouring pages. But we are also building up some of the lesser known holidays and have found that they are a great excuse to explore other countries and other cultures with your children.

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Activity Village's Holiday Calendar
Activity Village's Holiday Calendar

    Regular Holidays and Events

    Advent is one of the most exciting times of the year for children (and for some of us grown-ups...

    Anzac Day, on 25th April every year, is a very important date in Australia and New Zealand. It...

    Arbor Day is celebrated in the United States and in many different countries across the world....

    Australia Day is celebrated on the 26th January each year. If you are celebrating yourself, we...

    Bonfire Night is a uniquely British event when we "celebrate" the discovery of the...

    We are celebrating Burns Night and all things Robbie Burns here at Activity Village! Come and...

    Looking for some Canada Day activities to enjoy with the kids? You've come to the right...

    Did you know that Canadians celebrated Thanksgiving 42 years before Americans did? In 1578,...

    Children's Day (Kodomo no hi) is celebrated on 5th May in Japan. It is a national holiday on...

    Welcome to our Chinese New Year / Lunar New Year pages! We've got a huge collection of fun...

    Christmas for kids is one of the most special times of the year, and we know it! We have...

    Columbus Day is a public holiday across most of the US on the second Monday of October, and...

    Commonwealth Day is a day of celebration for all the countries of the Commonwealth. Falling on...

    The Day of the Dead (or Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated from midnight on...

    Diwali is celebrated by Hindus in India and all around the world in October or November. It is...

    Earth Day, which was established in 1970 in the US, is celebrated on 22nd April each year. It is...

    Activity Village has a huge selection of Easter activities for you to enjoy with your kids,...

    Eid

    Eid al-Adha
    Eid al-Adha, also known as the Greater Eid or the Festival...

    Enid Blyton's birthday was 11th August, so that's always a good day to...

    Activity Village has a growing collection of Father's Day crafts, printables, colouring...

    Fourth of July is nearly here again, and we have many different fun activities for you and your...

    Friendship Day, also known as World Friendship Day and International Day of Friendship, takes...

    Do the grandparents in your children's lives know how special they are? Grandparents'...

    Groundhog Day is a US "holiday" (although nobody gets a day off!) which takes its tradition from...

    Welcome to our spooktacular Halloween pages! There is something about Halloween which really...

    Happy Hanukkah! Explore Activity Village's collection of Hanukkah colouring pages, puzzles,...

    Harvest Festival is a traditional British celebration originating in pagan times, now celebrated...

    Come and learn about the colourful Hindu festival of Holi with us, and find some fun Holi crafts...

    The International Day of Families is celebrated on 15th May every year. It was created in 1993...

    JK Rowling, or Joanne Rowling, was born on 31st July - and that means it's...

    Celebrating Kwanzaa with the kids? We've got information, some fun colouring pages, puzzles...

    Hoppy Leap Year! 29th February comes only once every 4 years, and 2020 is the next time that...

    Mardi Gras is traditionally a time of colourful celebration before 40 days of Lent. Get your...

    Martin Luther King Day will next be celebrated on 15th January 2018 in the US. Explore below for...

    Activity Village is jam-packed with ideas to help you let mothers everywhere know how special...

    Mothering Sunday falls on 31st March in 2019. It is a Christian church...

    We used to celebrate National Libraries Day. Now we celebrate National Libraries Week! The next...

    National Poetry Day is a UK-wide celebration of poetry, enjoyed in schools, libraries and across...

    Happy New Year! Everyone likes to celebrate the New Year and kids are no exception .. although...

    Nowruz means "New Day" and is the Persian New Year. You can find out about the...

    Pancake Day doesn't just have to be about eating pancakes! We've got loads of fun...

    The feast of Passover, one of the most important Jewish festivals, will next be celebrated by...

    International Day of Peace, or Peace Day, is held on 21st September every year. In 2001 the...

    Celebrate Presidents' Day (also known as Washington's Birthday) with our colouring pages...

    Get the children involved and help them to understand what Remembrance Day is all about with our...

    13th September, Roald Dahl's birthday, has been declared "Roald Dahl Day". Make it...

    Celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday by learning a little something about England's...

    The spring or vernal equinox falls on or around the 20th March in the Northern...

    St Andrew's Day is celebrated by Scots around the world on the 30th November. Join in the...

    St David's Day is celebrated in Wales and by Welsh people throughout the world on 1st March...

    Although it is not a big event or a national holiday, St George's Day is celebrated on 23rd...

    St Patrick's Day is celebrated on 17th March each year. We've got lots of fun St Patrick...

    Here's a collection of printable activities for children about Steve Irwin, Australia's...

    Ahoy There Me Hearties! Did you know that Talk Like A Pirate Day is held on 19th September and...

    Whether you are looking for an idea for an end-of-year gift for your child's teacher or for...

    Celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy some of Activity Village's Thanksgiving activities for kids...

    Vaisakhi (also known as Baisakhi, Vaishakhi, or Vasakhi) is the harvest and new year festival of...

    Celebrate Valentines Day on 14th February with Activity Village's selection of Valentine...

    Vesak, also known as Wesak, Buddha Day or Buddha Burmina, is the most important day in the...

    Waitangi Day is a public holiday for New Zealanders held on the 6th February every year to...

    World Animal Day is celebrated on 4th October each year, all over the world. It is a chance for...

    World Book Day is recognised by over 100 countries around the world. It will next be celebrated...

    World Oceans Day has been recognised since 2002 and will be celebrated on 8th June...

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