Fun Holidays to celebrate in May with kids

Fun Holidays in May to Celebrate with Kids

Move over Mother’s Day, there is a ton of other fun holidays in May to celebrate with kids!

Not only are the little ones bored with the same old Mother’s Day crafts and activities, but we bet you are too. Why not celebrate a less known holiday in May? Like Frog jumping day or scavenger hunt day. You can incorporate some of these quirky holidays in your monthly activity theme.

May 1st – Mother Goose Day
May 2nd – National Truffle Day
May 4th – Star Wars Day “May the Force be with you”
May 4th – Orange Juice Day
May 5th – Cinco de Mayo
May 12th – Limerick Day
May 13th – Frog Jumping Day
May 14th – Dance Like a Chicken Day
May 15th – Chocolate Chip Day
May 16th – Love a Tree Day
May 21nd – Pizza Party Day (Third Friday in May)
May 22nd – Play a Musical Instrument Day
May 24th – Scavenger Hunt Day
May 28th – Hamburger Day
May 29th – Paperclip Day
May 30th – Water a Flower Day

Fun Holidays in May to Celebrate with Kids Printable Calender

Here is a convenient printable calendar of fun holidays to celebrate in May. We have included a list of other National holidays and a section for some planning notes. Please print with responsibility. For more information see Printable Disclosure.

Simple Preschool Themes for May

  • Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes – Every day read a new Mother Goose nursery rhymes. Do you know there are over a hundred?
  • Frogs – The life cycle of frogs is always a fun theme.
  • Trees – Don’t forget to use our Finger Print Tree for Love a Tree Day.
  • Musical instruments – This theme might get a bit loud but so much fun. Try making your own musical instruments.

Hope you give a couple of these special days a try this May. Let us know in the comments which one is your favourite. And don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter. We send out a monthly calendar of the upcoming special holidays for each month.

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