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May 2015 Printable Calendar

May holidays and events printable crafts, coloring pages, activities, lesson plans and themes suitable for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten.

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Holidays, Events and Observances

Suggested themes, activities and crafts

National Egg Month

Eggs theme

Flower Month

Flowers theme

Graduation Months
May and June

Graduation theme owl craft

May Day - May 1st

May Day lesson plan

Mother Goose Day - May 1st

Nursery Rhymes theme

Space Day [info.] - May 1st
1st Friday in May

Outer Space theme

Bird Day - May 4th

Birds theme

Cinco de Mayo - May 5th

Cinco de Mayo lesson plan

Pet Week [info.] - May 3-9, 2015
1st full week

Pets theme | Pet Care Section 

National Children's Book Week [info.]
May 4 -10, 2015

Books | Fables | Fairy Tales | Nursery Rhymes
Community Helper:  The Librarian
Printable Bookmarks to Make

Teacher Appreciation Week - May 4-8, 2015
1st full week
National Teacher's Day [info.] - May 5th
Tuesday of the 1st full week

Community helper:  The Teacher

Provider Appreciation Day [info.] - May 8th
Friday before Mother's Day

* Hand flower craft
* Hearts owl craft
* Visit St. Valentine's theme for many crafts that can be adapted
*Coloring > Special Time Child Care Provider (Circle Time, Story time, etc.)

International Migratory Bird Day [info.] - May 9th
2nd Saturday of May - USA & Canada

Birds theme

Mother's Day - May 10th
2nd Sunday of May

Mother's Day theme

National Transportation Week [info.]
May 10 -16, 2015

Week that contains the 3rd Friday

Transportation theme

Police Week [info.] - May 10-16, 2015 
The week of May 15th

* Community helper:  The police officer
* Crime prevention activities

Kite Day - May 12th

Kite theme

International Nurse Day - May 12th

Community helper:  The Nurse

National Safe Boating Week [info.]
May 16-22, 2015

7-day period ending on the last Friday before Memorial Day

Water transportation theme

World Turtle Day - May 23rd

Turtle and tortoise theme

Memorial Day, U.S.A. - May 25th
Observed last Monday

United States patriotic holidays theme

May > Animal | Pet and Environmental Observances