An aspect of learning about time that is often neglected is the use of a calendar. They do need some explanation for children who have not come across them before and they do come in various formats. The month shown on this worksheet starts the week on a Monday, although many start on Sunday. It can seem puzzling to children as to why there are some ‘blank’ days at the start of the first week so it is a good idea to have a calendar showing the whole year available.
This can lead to a great deal of discussion, such as how many days there are in each month, why birthdays fall on a different day of the week each year etc.
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