Year 2 Lesson: Calculating Days on a Calendar


This video is packed full of information relating to calendars, why we have them, and how we use them. You will see how minutes, hours, days, weeks, and months all link together! Don't worry if there is too much to understand, come back to this video at any time you like.

Click on one or more of the following activities to practice what you have just learned. You do not have to complete all of them, just choose an activity or two that appeals to you!

Calendars Investigation - Super Teacher Worksheets
  • Answer these set of calendar comprehension questions to revise your knowledge of how they work
  • You may be able to answer these questions without referring to a calendar, but please do if you need to
My Calendar - McMahon Education
  • Fill in the month, year and days for the empty calendar, then draw your own beautiful image to set the monthly mood
  • Print off twelve copies of this sheet to create a calendar for the entire year!
  • Mark out special days such as birthdays, important extra-curricular schedules, and special holidays
  • Icon preview (left); download link (below)
Printable Dynamic Calendar - A Little Pinch of Perfect
  • This printable calendar template is a cute way for students to build and edit a calendar on a month by month basis
  • Students can learn to prepare and plan special events, and count the days toward them
  • This is a great opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation by applying mathematical concepts to everyday life
  • Note: Autumn is labelled 'Fall' and the years go up to 2016; you may like to edit these cards for consistency
Using a Calendar - Maths Frame
  • Read the calendar and answer word problems that relate to our current month
  • Play level 1 for revision, then move on to level 2 to practice calculating time intervals
  • Choose the 'dd/mm/yyyy' game mode
Reading a Calendar (Word problem Worksheet Generator) - Math-Aids
  • If you need more practice reading and comprehending calendars and their events, or just can't get enough of calendars, then this is for you
  • Generate your own worksheet for any month and year, and answer a set of word problems that accompany it
  • This is great practice for identifying and decoding the required mathematical concept within written word questions
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