Fun Days of May (Continued)

 As I promised on a recent post, here are more special days and fun activities you can do in the second week of May! 

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May 8th

No Socks Day –  Do you know that you can make fun crafts with socks? You just need some buttons and some thread. The website below will show you how. If you make yours please send me a pic! I would love to know that you made a day full of it.

http://www.alacraft.com.au/blog/3-rainy-day-craft-ideas-for-kids.html

 

May 9th

Birthday of Eleanor Estes. You may ask who is she? Learn more about her clicking the link below and today write a list of all the children authors you know.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Estes

 

May 10th

Clean up your room day! – Yes, don’t let your mom or a sibling to clean your room. You do it and have fun with it. If you clean it very well your mom or dad should give you a prize.

 

May 11th

Mother’s Day – Celebrate your mom and surprise her with fun gifts you make for her. Here are some of my favorites crafts.

http://lovebugsandpostcards.com/mothers-day-crafts-fabulous-fun/

I will post more about this day tomorrow. Keep following me. 🙂

 

May 12th

Kite day – Make your own kite and fly it high in the sky. Flying kites is one of the most wonderful children’s memories you can create with your family.

http://familycrafts.about.com/od/holidays/p/Kite-Day.htm

 

May 13th

Tulip Day – I love tulips and the idea below is brilliant. Your family can have so much fun doing this project together. Also make it a competition which one will grow faster and bigger.

http://lifefad.blogspot.com/2014/01/how-to-grow-tulips-in-vase-indoors.html

 

May 14th 

Dance like a chicken day! – Click below to get instructions and have a fun and crazy evening with your family dancing like chickens. Ready? Start the music and DANCE!!!!

http://www.whydidthechickencrosstheroad.com/the-chicken-dance.htm

 

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Keep in mind that May is the month of flowers so give lots of flowers to your dear ones!

 

© Ledia Bostic

 

 

Fun Days of May: The First Week’s Activities

MAY IS THE MONTH OF FLOWERS

TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT A NEW FLOWER EVERY DAY!

Here are some of the most important dates and activities you can have during these days.

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May 1st

May 1st is International Workers’ Day! If you think it is hard to find an activity to do with your children today here is one!

Take a piece of paper and write letters of the Alphabet. Ask your kids to find an occupation for each letter of the Alphabet.

Another fun activity may be that you ask your kids to draw a picture of what he/she thinks you do at work! It can turn into a funny one!

May 2nd

Leonardo Da Vinci died in 1519

Color a painting by Da Vinci.

Here is a link with free printable coloring papers

http://theportraitplace.co.uk/kids-free-educational-activities-coloring-davinci.php

May 3rd

First Airplane Landed at North Pole in 1952

Show a map or a globe to the kids and tell them where the north pole is and some characteristics of it.

May 4th

Space Day

Ask your kids to write a Space Adventure they would like to have.

May 5th

Cinco De Mayo, Spanish for fifth of May. It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War,[8][9] and today the date is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.

Teach your child some words in Spanish and go eat Mexican food today.

Also May 5th is the day of all of the National Heroes that died in the Second World War in Albania, the country I am from.

Read to your child an interesting story about this war and why nations fought against Germany at that time.

May 6th

Sigmund Freud’s birthday 1856

Ask your children to tell you or write a dream they had in the past week.

May 7th

Birthday of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840

Famous Composer of Swan Lake.

http://www.historyorb.com/people/tchaikovsky

Play his music for your kids today or let them watch a part of Swan Lake Ballet.

 

 

© Ledia Bostic