You can enable and use regular WordPress widgets on your admin area dashboard. For instance: suppose you like adding WordPress calendar widget in your dashboard home or anything similar, this tutorial is for you.
Dashboard Widget Sidebar is a WordPress plugin that allows you to use regular widgets from Appearance -> Widgets page to Dashboard -> Home screen.
Start by installing and activating Dashboard Widget Sidebar in WordPress
Upon activation visit your admin area dashboard Appearance -> Widgets page and you will be noticing the plugin has activated a new widget area titles as ‘Dashboard Widgets Sidebar’.
Now what all you have to do is simply drag and drop the widgets you like seeing on dashboard home and that’s it.