Do you prefer the traditional pen and paper route when it comes to keeping a calendar? Download these 2021 free printable calendar pages and get started getting organized for the new year! . You can use these blank calendar month pages to attach to a clipboard or organize in a 3 ring binder.
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2021 Free Printable Calendar Pages
It is that time of year that we all try to get organized. There is something about a new planner or calendar at the start of a new year that is so refreshing! I have always preferred to use a paper calendar. Mainly, because I like writing down all of my activities and important dates and being to cross things off and move things around really easily. I have tried to keep a calendar on my phone and I can never stick to it!
There is no right or wrong when it comes to keeping a calendar. The best thing you can do is find the method that works best for you.
If you are a pen (or pencil) paper calendar type of person, then I have a free method that you might like. This paper calendar clipboard method is one that I have been using for over six years. There are few habits that I have kept as long as this free calendar clipboard routine!
How to Use the 2021 Monthly Calendar Templates
Whether or not you decide to use these monthly calendar pages the same way that I do is up to you! You can use the printables however you would like to!
First, you need to download the free 2021 Calendar Pages.
Head here to get the FDF file of the 2021 Monthly Calendar Pages.
Then, be sure to save the free calendar templates PDF.
You can use the exact same templates next year because there are no dates listed. I did included dates on this 2021 calendar because I like to print out 18 months of calendar pages at a time. That way, next November and December, when I start scheduling appointments for the next year, I can write them down on the calendar. Does that make sense?
Now, decide if you will attach the calendar to a clipboard or put in a binder.
I really like the Clipboard Calendar method which I will share with you in a second!
DIY CLIPBOARD CALENDAR IDEA
I have used a Clipboard Calendar for almost 6 years and it is the one organization method that has truly “stuck” in our family! I’ll share how to make a DIY Family Clipboard Calendar and some tips for using this method. Keep your family organized with a DIY family clipboard calendar that everyone can use!
The main reason that this Family Clipboard Calendar has worked so well is because it is so simple and easy to use. The clipboard calendar is perfect because it is PORTABLE. While a family wall calendar can be really useful, it is stuck in one spot. (Perhaps a spot that everyone starts to overlook over time!). You could easily hang this clipboard on the wall and remove it when you need to write on it.
We are constantly moving our clipboard from the kitchen to the family room back to the kitchen. I mainly keep it on our kitchen island, but when it is not in use I can stick it off to the side in a corner of our kitchen.
The family calendar doesn’t take up space and it is not visible to guests.
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How to Use the Family Calendar Clipboard
Most busy moms can tell you, it is no easy feat keeping all of your family’s activities organized. I try my best to write everything down, but inevitably some things fall through the cracks. This family calendar does keep us on mostly on track!
Use this family clipboard to keep track of:
- After School Activities
- Doctor Appointments
- Hair Appointments
- Vacations/Days Off of School
- Family Outings
- Date Nights
- Any commitment that the entire family (or most of the family) needs to know about.
Use the “Notes” section of the calendar for important tasks for the month that have not been scheduled.
Some of these tasks may include:
- Car Maintenance
- Home Maintenance
- Appointments that Need to Be Scheduled
- Phone Calls to Be Made
- Family Goals/Mission Statement
HOW TO MAKE A FAMILY CLIPBOARD CALENDAR
Once you have downloaded and printed the calendar pages (Be sure to save on your computer so you can print again next year!), grab a pretty clipboard (like this ONE).In addition, a set of new colorful pens is always fun! I don’t fuss with color coding everyone’s activities. But, I do like the calendar to look colorful, so I use these fine tipped colored pens.
While I know there are a lot of digital options for family calendars, I can’t get away from this simple and basic paper and pen calendar method! If you are trying to get the whole family organized, it can be best to stick to an organization method that is easy for everyone to understand and use!
PRINTABLE BLANK MONTHLY CALENDAR PAGES
Are you ready to print the 2021 free printable calendar?
As I mentioned, be sure to print out a few extra months (January- March at least), Inevitably, as the end of the year rolls around, you are already scheduling dates for the following year.
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