The month of May offers many special days for families to celebrate and remember. From May Day, celebrated on the first day of May, to Mother's Day on the second Sunday in May and Memorial Day on the last Monday in May, enjoy the last month of school and the kick-off of summer with your family.
At Apples4TheTeacher.com, you will find many daily, weekly and monthly holidays and observances. The website also offers lesson planning resources for teachers and homeschooling parents.
April showers bring May flowers, just in time for Mother's Day. In many parts of the country, Mother's Day is a safe time to plant summer flowers to avoid late-season frost.
May is a busy month for parents as end of school year activities and spring sports keep families on the run while warm temperatures mean families spend more time outdoors.
May is the month for moms, graduates, Mexican food, paying honor to our veterans, peace officers and members of the Armed Forces.
During May, we celebrate National Pet Week, National Nurses Week, Work at Home Moms Week and PTA Teacher Appreciation Week during the first full week of the month.
National Family Month is celebrated from Mother's Day to Father's Day each year. This year's observance is from May 11 to June 15.
Special foods celebrations during May focus on barbecue, eggs, hamburger, salad, salsa, carrots, cauliflower, chocolate chips and devil's food cake.
Add these special days, family festivities, celebrations and observances to your May calendar and enjoy the busy month of May.