A year is how long it takes the Earth to circle the Sun.
Earth orbits Sun

One year is ...

Cake 7 Years ... from one Birthday to the next Birthday ... Cake 8 Years
xmas ... or from one Christmas to the next ... xmas 2

... or from ... well, you get the idea!


  • A year is twelve months long.
  • A year is also 365 days long (or 366 Days during a Leap Year)
  • A Year is about 52 weeks long
  • A Year is also divided into Seasons

Each Month in the year has a special name (as show here)

The first day of the year is 1st January, and the last day is 31st December.

Try the 12 Month Calendar to see every day of the year.