Use Bingo Dabbers to Practice Reading a Calendar

Use Bingo Dabbers to Practice Calendar Skills

What's not to love about a math activity that uses bingo dabbers?! In this blog post, we show you how you can use bingo dabbers to help your students practice reading a calendar. Read on to find out more!

Grab your bingo dabbers and print out these free printable calendars for September, October, and November. That's all you need to practice reading a calendar with your little ones!

After you print out the calendars, fill in the dates and add a variety of activities and any relevant holidays.

Practice Calendar Skills

Your students can color the calendar pages and use the bingo dabbers to answer a variety of questions about each month's calendar. 

Reading a Calendar Activity

Here are some questions you can ask: 

  • "What date is Melissa's first day of school?"
  • "On which day of the week does September 12 fall?"
  • "How many Fridays are in the month of September?"
  • "On which days of the week does Nathan have soccer practice?"
  • "How many times will Nathan have soccer practice in October?"
  • "On which date is Halloween?"
  • "How many Sundays are in the month of November?"
  • "What day of the week is Fiona's dentist appointment?"
  • "What date is Thanksgiving this year?"
  • "How many days are in the month of November?"
Practice Reading a Calendar

As you can see, there are so many ways you can customize your blank calendars to ask a variety of questions! Your students will be more confident in their ability to read a calendar after trying out this activity. 

What are your favorite ways to teach calendar skills in your classroom? We'd love to hear from you! Please drop us a line in the comment section below. 

If you are looking for more amazing, interactive activities to help your students practice reading a calendar, check out our calendar lessons on


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