November 29, 2023

Resources for December Observances

Various organizations, states, and nations recognize a number of observances each month. Resources help parents, caregivers, and child care professionals acknowledge and navigate them.

Here is a list of resources for December observances:

Month-Long Observances

Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month

Universal Human Rights Month

Learn a Foreign Language Month

Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

Week-Long Observances

December 4-8 is National Influenza Vaccination Week


Days of Recognition

December 2 is Special Education Day

December 3 is National Roof Over Your Head Day

December 3 is International Day of People with Disabilities

December 5 is National Communicate With Your Kids Day

December 10 is Human Rights Day

December 21 is National Short Story Day



Resources for December Observances