Why do this
could be used when calendars are being discussed,
possibly at the beginning of January when a new year has just
begun. Learners do need to be aware of the length of the months and
of the effect of leap years on the days of the week and when they
There are two copies of the calendar for July $2001$ on
blank calendar months on this sheet
Which years are leap years? Do you know how to tell?
Do you need to write out the dates for that month on a blank
Learners could make tables of their results or make a year's worth
of monthly calendars for three years hence. This sheet
of six blank
calendar months could be useful.
It might help for some children to work from a current yearly
calendar to start with, noting which day the first of each month
falls on, then the date of the first Sunday in each month.