Months of the Year

Educational Activities for Classrooms and Colouring-in


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This page has each month of the year available to be printed for children to colour-in. An idea for teachers might be for children colour-in the month of their birthday.

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Months of the Year

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1 January Named after Janus, the god of the doorway. January is the door to the year. 31
2 February Named after the Latin term februum, which means purification. 28/29
3 March March is named after Mars the Greek god of war. March was the first month of spring in the Roman empire and start of the military campaign season. 31
4 April Added by King Numa Pompilius in about 700 BC. 30
5 May Named after the Greek goddess Maia, who was identified with the Roman era goddess of fertility. 31
6 June June is named after Juno (Hera). Juno was the goddess of marriage and a married couple's household, so some consider it good luck to be married in this month. 30
7 July Augustus renamed this month to honor Julius Caesar, who was born in July. 31
8 August In 8 BC, the month was renamed in honor of Augustus Caesar. 31
9 September In Latin, septem means "seven" and septimus means "seventh". September was the seventh month of the Roman calendar until 46 BC. 30
10 October The eighth month in the old Roman calendar. In Latin "octo" means "eight". 31
11 November The ninth month in the old Roman calendar. In Latin "novem" means "nine". 30
12 December The tenth month in the old Roman calendar. In Latin "decem" means "ten". 31

Months of the year song

Months of the year song, sung to the tune of Michael Finnegan or the Ten Little song, performed by A.J. Jenkins. See on youtube.

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January (for colouring-in)

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May (for colouring-in)

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July (for colouring-in)

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August (for colouring-in)

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September (for colouring-in)

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October (for colouring-in)

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November (for colouring-in)

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December (for colouring-in)

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Months of the year games

Here is a selection of games for children to play and learn about the months of the year. There are a number of things to learn - the order of the months, the spelling of each month, and also which months occur in summer, winter, autumn and spring.

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