May Holidays

I will try to update this list with some fun activities as well. Feel free to click the links to find out more about the origins and meanings behind these special days. I plan to incorporate a few of these into our normal homeschool routine to add a little fun and excitement to our days. Have fun and maybe make up your own personal family holiday or tradition for the month!

This month is also know as:

  • Foster Care Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month

The weeks are known as:

  • Nurse’s Week – first full week of month
  • Wildflower Week – week two
  • National Bike Week – third week
  • National Police Week – third week of month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week – fourth week of month

(Links will be updated closer to the dates of each holiday.)

I found this list and more here:

May Day (1st)

**see May Day for more activities

Mother Goose Day (1st)

Brothers and Sisters Day (3rd)

**see National Sibling Day for more activities

Star Wars Day/May the ‘4th’ Be With You Day (4th)

**see Star Wars Day for more activities

Cinco de Mayo (5th)

**see Cinco de Mayo for more activities

No Socks Day (8th)

National Train Day– Saturday closest to May 10th

National Windmill Day – the second Saturday in May

Limerick Day (12th)

** see Limerick Day for more activities

Mother’s Day – second Sunday

** see Mother’s Day for more activities

National Chocolate Chip Day (15th)

** see Chocolate Chip Day for more activities

Armed Forces Day -third Saturday

** see Armed Forces Day for more activities

Lucky Penny Day (23rd)

National Missing Children’s Day (25th)

** see National Missing Children’s Day for more activities

Sally Ride Day (26th)

** see Sally Ride Day for more activities

Memorial Day last Monday of month.

** see Memorial Day for more activities

National Macaroon Day (31st)

Also check out:

Homeschool: May on Pinterest

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