We’re excited to bring you another great article from LilSugar, a fantastic source for chic mamas who want advice and news about everything from packing healthy lunches to mastering the art of stroller chic. This week, we’re featuring their picks for kid-friendly 2013 calendars.
For as long as I can remember, one of my favorite stocking stuffers has been a calendar. Sure, these days I keep track of my daily schedule mostly on my phone and computer, but a colorful Paper Source wall calendar still holds a place of honor in my kitchen, and my daughter loves seeing what fun, new picture each month brings. If you want to teach your little ones about the joys of keeping a real calendar, consider putting one of the following nine kid-friendly options under your tree. Keep clicking to find your favorite!
Paper Source Zoo Calendar
Paper Source’s Zoo Calendar ($27) is made from die-cut heavy board. Fit the parts together (no glue or scissors needed) to create six adorable zoo animals, each of which display two months. The unique desktop sculptures include a gorilla, deer, porcupine, ostrich, alligator, and camel.
Be Happy Now Coloring Calendar
Etsy’s Be Happy Now created this cute coloring calendar ($25), which includes 12 illustrations ready for your little ones to add their own personal touches with pencils, crayons, or markers.
Loopz Cute Animal Calendar
Each month of Etsy vendor Loopz’s 4×6 cute animal calendar ($15) features a modern take on an adorable animal face. Also available in 5×7 ($20) and 8×11 ($35) versions.
Taro Gomi Daily Doodle Calendar
With playful prompts and open-ended artwork, Taro Gomi’s Daily Doodle Calendar ($30) encourages kids to doodle something every single day!
Hello Small World Jaunty Animals Calendar
Etsy vendor Hello Small World’s Jaunty Animals calendar ($24) features a dashing animal partaking in a seasonal activity. After the month is over, cut off the illustration and you have a whimsical art print.
Steph Says Hello Calendar
Etsy’s Steph Says Hello created this cute 2013 calendar ($20), made up of 12 unbound, postcard-size pages, each depicting a seasonally appropriate illustration. Once the month is over, cut off the date section, and you have a cute art print!
Little Low Adventure-of-the-Month Calendar
Inspired by Moonrise Kingdom, Etsy vendor Little Low’s Adventure-of-the-Month Calendar ($14) features cute, quirky, retro illustrations designed to inspire you to go star gazing in February, bird watching in May, and snowshoeing in November.
Waterspouts and Chimney Tops Perpetual Calendar
Illustrator Lisa DeJohn’s Waterspouts and Chimney Tops Perpetual Calendar ($10) has wheels that let you change the month, date, day of week, and even the weather every day.
Which 2013 calendar will you be picking up?