365 Read-Alouds for Wacky Holidays

Every single day is a holiday.  From National Bubble Bath Day on January 8th to Bacon Day on December 30th, every day offers something.  And, what better way to celebrate the wild, funny, and traditional days than with books? So, here are 365 read-alouds for wacky holidays (and the traditional ones too.)  Best of all, each month, I have a printable book list for you.

kids books for wacky holidays

Wacky Holiday Books for the Entire Year

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Enjoy reading a book a day celebrating a different holiday each day.  Below you’ll find monthly links and lists.  Each link takes you to a post to view all the books and order them if you choose.  Plus, within each post, you’ll also find a button to download a printable book list for each month.  Happy Reading!

January Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

From New Year’s Day to Birding Day, there are lots of holidays to celebrate in January.

january holiday story time

Click Here to See the January Read-Alouds

February Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

February brings Valentine’s Day and National Thank a Mail Carrier Day.

children's books to read in february

Click Here to See the February Read-Alouds

March Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

National Pig Day and National Dentist’s Day are just two of the holidays to celebrate in March.


Click Here to See the March Read-Alouds

April Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

April is my birthday month, Earth Day, and National Unicorn Day.

picture books to read in April

Click Here to See the April Read-Alouds

May Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

May brings National Mother Goose Day, National Astronaut Day, and Clean Your Room Day.

holiday books for May

Click Here to See the May Read-Alouds

June Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

Summer starts this month.  This month is full of holidays from National Chocolate Ice Cream Day to National Eat Your Vegetables Day.

june holiday read-alouds

Click Here to See the June Read-Alouds

July Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

Get ready to celebrate National Swimming Pool Day, Shark Awareness Day, and National Cousins Day.


Click Here to See the July Read-Alouds

August Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

Cool off with these reads for August.


Click Here to See the August Read-Alouds

September Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

Back-to-school time is a great time to start a read-aloud a day.  

picture books to read in September

Click Here to See the September Read-Alouds

October Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

October brings Halloween, Do Something Nice Day, and Kids Music Day.

read alouds for the month of October

Click Here to See the October Read-Alouds

November Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

The end of fall is here.  Enjoy these great reads to celebrate National Family Literacy Day, National Nachos Day, Veteran’s Day, and National Recycling Day.


Click Here to See the November Read-Alouds

December Wacky Holiday Read-Alouds

Round out the year with some great read-alouds. End the year celebrating Play Basketball Day, National Llama Day, and so many more.

december holiday books for kids

Click Here to See the December Read-Alouds

And, if you want even more holiday books, I have you covered there too.—> Holiday Books and Activities

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