Every day is a great day and deserves to be celebrated! This National Days Calendar runs from August 2024 to July 2025, highlighting one national day for each day of the school year. All selected national days are kid-friendly, making this calendar perfect for teachers, homeschooling parents, and families.

Use this calendar as your go-to source for creative ideas, activities, and inspiration to make each day special. Specifically designed for educators and parents, it offers fun and engaging ways to learn, play, and enjoy unique themes and holidays. From delicious food days that kids love to educational themes, you’ll find everything you need to bring national days to life and create lasting memories.

National Days Calendar: August 2024-July 2025

Discover our curated list of daily kid-friendly celebrations that entertain and educate, fostering a love for learning and creativity. Whether you’re planning classroom activities or looking for fun home projects, this national days calendar is your ultimate guide to making every day a celebration.

We have so many national days lists that are worth to be checked out. From our National Days Calendars (printable calendars in my Etsy shop) that are suitable for a wider audience, to the National Food Days Calendar and a wide array of special lists such as cat days, dog days, animal days, coffee days, pizza days, wine days, chocolate days, book days, stationery days and even Harry Potter days.

August 2024

  • August 1: Play Ball Day
  • August 2: Water Balloon Day
  • August 3: Watermelon Day
  • August 4: Sisters Day*
  • August 5: Blogger Day
  • August 6: Wiggle Your Toes Day
  • August 7: Lighthouse Day
  • August 8: Happiness Happens Day
  • August 9: Book Lovers Day
  • August 10: S’mores Day
  • August 11: Son and Daughter Day
  • August 12: World Elephant Day
  • August 13: Left Handers Day
  • August 14: Creamsicle Day
  • August 15: Back To School Prep Day
  • August 16: Tell a Joke Day
  • August 17: Break The Monotony Day*
  • August 18: Bad Poetry Day
  • August 19: Soft Ice Cream Day
  • August 20: Radio Day
  • August 21: Internet Self-Care Day
  • August 22: Eat A Peach Day
  • August 23: Find Your Inner Nerd Day
  • August 24: Strange Music Day
  • August 25: Banana Split Day
  • August 26: Dog Day
  • August 27: Rock Paper Scissors Day
  • August 28: Bow Tie Day
  • August 29: Lemon Juice Day
  • August 30: Slinky Day
  • August 31: Eat Outside Day

September 2024

  • September 1: Pet Rock Day
  • September 2: Calendar Adjustment Day
  • September 3: Skyscraper Day
  • September 4: Wildlife Day
  • September 5: Day of Charity
  • September 6: Read a Book Day
  • September 7: Day of Clean Air
  • September 8: Grandparents Day*
  • September 9: Teddy Bear Day
  • September 10: Swap Ideas Day
  • September 11: Make Your Bed Day
  • September 12: Video Games Day
  • September 13: Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
  • September 14: Coloring Day
  • September 15: Online Learning Day
  • September 16: Play-Doh Day
  • September 17: Country Music Day
  • September 18: Respect Day
  • September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • September 20: Pepperoni Pizza Day
  • September 21: Miniature Golf Day
  • September 22: First Day of Autumn*
  • September 23: Family Day*
  • September 24: Punctuation Day
  • September 25: Comic Book Day
  • September 26: Johnny Appleseed Day
  • September 27: Ancestor Appreciation Day
  • September 28: Good Neighbor Day
  • September 29: Silent Movie Day
  • September 30: Chewing Gum Day

October 2024

  • October 1: Homemade Cookies Day
  • October 2: Walk and Bike to School Day
  • October 3: No Sugar Day
  • October 4: Taco Day
  • October 5: World Teachers Day
  • October 6: Mad Hatter Day
  • October 7: Inner Beauty Day
  • October 8: Touch Tag Day
  • October 9: Curious Events Day
  • October 10: World Porridge Day
  • October 11: World Egg Day
  • October 12: Farmers Day
  • October 13: Train Your Brain Day
  • October 14: Dessert Day
  • October 15: Grouch Day
  • October 16: Dictionary Day
  • October 17: Wear Something Gaudy Day
  • October 18: Chocolate Cupcake Day
  • October 19: New Friends Day
  • October 20: Information Overload Day
  • October 21: Apple Day
  • October 22: Color Day
  • October 23: Mole Day
  • October 24: Bologna Day
  • October 25: Sourest Day
  • October 26: Pumpkin Day
  • October 27: Black Cat Day
  • October 28: Plush Animal Lover’s Day
  • October 29: Cat Day
  • October 30: Candy Corn Day
  • October 31: Halloween

November 2024

  • November 1: Authors’ Day
  • November 2: Look for Circles Day
  • November 3: Accessory Day
  • November 4: Candy Day
  • November 5: American Football Day
  • November 6: Nachos Day
  • November 7: Hug A Bear Day
  • November 8: STEM/STEAM Day
  • November 9: Go to an Art Museum Day
  • November 10: Tongue Twister Day*
  • November 11: Origami Day
  • November 12: Odd Socks Day*
  • November 13: World Kindness Day
  • November 14: Family PJ Day
  • November 15: Recycling Day
  • November 16: Button Day
  • November 17: Take a Hike Day
  • November 18: Mickey Mouse Day
  • November 19: Play Monopoly Day
  • November 20: Name Your PC Day
  • November 21: Gingerbread Cookie Day
  • November 22: Flossing Day
  • November 23: Fibonacci Day
  • November 24: Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
  • November 25: Brand Day*
  • November 26: Day of Giving*
  • November 27: Pins And Needles Day
  • November 28: Thanksgiving*
  • November 29: Chocolates Day
  • November 30: Mason Jar Day

December 2024

  • December 1: Eat a Red Apple Day
  • December 2: Play Basketball Day
  • December 3: Make A Gift Day
  • December 4: Dice Day
  • December 5: Blue Jeans Day
  • December 6: Put On Your Own Shoes Day
  • December 7: Slime Day
  • December 8: Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day
  • December 9: Christmas Card Day
  • December 10: Human Rights Day
  • December 11: Have a Bagel Day
  • December 12: Gingerbread House Day
  • December 13: Cocoa Day
  • December 14: Monkey Day
  • December 15: Lemon Cupcake Day
  • December 16: Stupid Toy Day
  • December 17: Maple Syrup Day
  • December 18: Bake Cookies Day
  • December 19: Look for an Evergreen Day
  • December 20: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
  • December 21: Crossword Puzzle Day
  • December 22: Mathematics Day
  • December 23: Roots Day
  • December 24: Christmas Eve
  • December 25: Christmas Day
  • December 26: Thank You Note Day
  • December 27: Make Cut-Out Snowflakes Day
  • December 28: Card Playing Day
  • December 29: Still Need To Do Day
  • December 30: Bicarbonate of Soda Day
  • December 31: New Year’s Eve

January 2025

  • January 1: Global Family Day
  • January 2: Science Fiction Day
  • January 3: Festival of Sleep Day
  • January 4: Trivia Day
  • January 5: Bird Day
  • January 6: Shortbread Day
  • January 7: Old Rock Day
  • January 8: JoyGerm Day
  • January 9: Static Electricity Day
  • January 10: Houseplant Appreciation Day
  • January 11: Girl Hug Boy Day
  • January 12: Hot Tea Day
  • January 13: Sticker Day
  • January 14: International Kite Day
  • January 15: Hat Day
  • January 16: Nothing Day
  • January 17: Kid Inventors’ Day
  • January 18: Thesaurus Day
  • January 19: Popcorn Day
  • January 20: Take a Walk Outdoors Day
  • January 21: International Playdate Day
  • January 22: Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day
  • January 23: Handwriting Day
  • January 24: Library Shelfie Day*
  • January 25: Opposite Day
  • January 26: Green Juice Day
  • January 27: National Geographic Day
  • January 28: International Lego Day
  • January 29: Puzzle Day
  • January 30: Croissant Day
  • January 31: Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

February 2025

  • February 1: Take Your Child To The Library Day*
  • February 2: Groundhog Day
  • February 3: Feed the Birds Day
  • February 4: Sweater Day
  • February 5: World Nutella Day
  • February 6: Chopsticks Day
  • February 7: Send a Card to a Friend Day
  • February 8: Global Movie Day*
  • February 9: Pizza Day
  • February 10: Umbrella Day
  • February 11: Make a Friend Day
  • February 12: Hug Day
  • February 13: Natural Day
  • February 14: Valentine’s Day
  • February 15: World Hippo Day
  • February 16: Innovation Day
  • February 17: Presidents’ Day*
  • February 18: Battery Day
  • February 19: Tug of War Day
  • February 20: Love Your Pet Day
  • February 21: Mother Language Day
  • February 22: Be Humble Day
  • February 23: Pinocchio Day
  • February 24: Tortilla Chip Day
  • February 25: Let’s All Eat Right Day
  • February 26: Tell a Fairy Tale Day
  • February 27: Pokemon Day
  • February 28: Science Day

March 2025

  • March 1: World Compliment Day
  • March 2: Dr. Seuss Day
  • March 3: Fun Facts About Names Day*
  • March 4: Grammar Day
  • March 5: Cheese Doodle Day
  • March 6: Oreo Cookie Day
  • March 7: Global Day of Unplugging*
  • March 8: Retro Video Game Day
  • March 9: Barbie Day
  • March 10: Wig Day
  • March 11: Dream Day
  • March 12: Plant a Flower Day
  • March 13: Earmuff Day
  • March 14: Science Education Day
  • March 15: Quilting Day*
  • March 16: No Selfies Day
  • March 17: Saint Patrick’s Day
  • March 18: Awkward Moments Day
  • March 19: Let’s Laugh Day
  • March 20: Storytelling Day
  • March 21: Color Day
  • March 22: Earth Hour*
  • March 23: Near Miss Day
  • March 24: Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
  • March 25: OmazingYou Day
  • March 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
  • March 27: Scribble Day
  • March 28: Something on a Stick Day
  • March 29: World Piano Day
  • March 30: Pencil Day
  • March 31: Crayon Day

April 2025

  • April 1: April Fools’ Day
  • April 2: Walking Day
  • April 3: Aquatic Animal Day
  • April 4: School Librarian Day
  • April 5: DIY Day
  • April 6: Jump Over Things Day
  • April 7: World Health Day
  • April 8: Kids Yoga Day
  • April 9: Unicorn Day
  • April 10: Siblings Day
  • April 11: Pet Day
  • April 12: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  • April 13: Scrabble Day
  • April 14: Dolphin Day
  • April 15: Rubber Eraser Day
  • April 16: Banana Day*
  • April 17: Kickball Day
  • April 18: Animal Crackers Day
  • April 19: Humorous Day
  • April 20: Easter
  • April 21: Big Word Day
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 23: Picnic Day
  • April 24: Skipping Day
  • April 25: World Penguin Day
  • April 26: Go Birding Day
  • April 27: Morse Code Day
  • April 28: Superhero Day
  • April 29: Zipper Day
  • April 30: Bubble Tea Day

May 2025

  • May 1: May Day
  • May 2: Space Day*
  • May 3: Textiles Day
  • May 4: Star Wars Day
  • May 5: Nail Day
  • May 6: Beverage Day
  • May 7: Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
  • May 8: Have a Coke Day
  • May 9: Sleepover Day
  • May 10: Clean Your Room Day
  • May 11: Mother’s Day
  • May 12: Nurses Day
  • May 13: Apple Pie Day
  • May 14: Dance Like a Chicken Day
  • May 15: Notebook Day
  • May 16: Drawing Day
  • May 17: World Fiddle Day
  • May 18: No Dirty Dishes Day
  • May 19: May Ray Day
  • May 20: Red Sneakers Day
  • May 21: Numeracy Day*
  • May 22: Sherlock Holmes Day
  • May 23: Don’t Fry Day
  • May 24: Scavenger Hunt Day
  • May 25: Sing Out Day
  • May 26: Paper Airplane Day
  • May 27: Cellophane Tape Day
  • May 28: Hamburger Day
  • May 29: Paperclip Day
  • May 30: Water a Flower Day
  • May 31: Smile Day

June 2025

  • June 1: Dinosaur Day
  • June 2: Rocky Road Day
  • June 3: Repeat Day
  • June 4: Shopping Cart Day
  • June 5: Hot Air Balloon Day
  • June 6: Yo-Yo Day
  • June 7: Trails Day
  • June 8: Best Friends Day
  • June 9: Coral Triangle Day
  • June 10: Ballpoint Pen Day
  • June 11: Corn on the Cob Day
  • June 12: Superman Day
  • June 13: Sewing Machine Day
  • June 14: Flag Day
  • June 15: Nature Photography Day
  • June 16: Sea Turtle Day
  • June 17: Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • June 18: Go Fishing Day
  • June 19: Thank a Teacher Day
  • June 20: American Eagle Day
  • June 21: Yard Games Day*
  • June 22: B Kinder Day
  • June 23: Typewriter Day
  • June 24: Fairy Day
  • June 25: Color TV Day
  • June 26: Handshake Day
  • June 27: Sunglasses Day
  • June 28: Sand Dune Day*
  • June 29: Camera Day
  • June 30: Meteor Watch Day

July 2025

  • July 1: Second Half of the Year Day
  • July 2: Tutors’ Day
  • July 3: Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • July 4: Independence Day
  • July 5: Mechanical Pencil Day
  • July 6: Fried Chicken Day
  • July 7: World Chocolate Day
  • July 8: Math 2.0 Day
  • July 9: Dimples Day
  • July 10: Kitten Day
  • July 11: French Fry Day*
  • July 12: Etch A Sketch Day
  • July 13: Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • July 14: Tape Measure Day
  • July 15: Gummi Worm Day
  • July 16: Fresh Spinach Day
  • July 17: World Emoji Day
  • July 18: World Listening Day
  • July 19: Football Day
  • July 20: Ice Cream Day*
  • July 21: Hug Your Kids Day*
  • July 22: Mango Day
  • July 23: Sprinkle Day
  • July 24: Cousins Day
  • July 25: Carousel Day
  • July 26: Day of the Cowboy*
  • July 27: Parents’ Day*
  • July 28: Soccer Day
  • July 29: Tiger Day
  • July 30: Day of Friendship
  • July 31: Chili Dog Day

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Last Update: July 20, 2024