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May 2018 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 & June Graduation theme owl craft
National Children's Book Week [info.]
April 30 - May 6, 2018
Books
Community Helper:  The Librarian
Printable Bookmarks to Make
May Day - May 1st May Day lesson plan
Mother Goose Day - May 1st Nursery Rhymes theme
Bird Day - May 4th [info.] Birds theme
International Firefighters' Day - May 4th [info.] Firefighter theme
Space Day - May 4, 2018 - 1st Friday in May Outer Space theme
Cinco de Mayo - May 5th Cinco de Mayo lesson plan
Pet Week [info.] - May 6-12, 2018 - 1st full week Pets theme | Pet Care
Teacher Appreciation Week - May 7-11, 2018 - 1st full week
National Teacher's Day [info.] - May 8th
Tuesday of the 1st full week
Community helper:  The Teacher
Provider Appreciation Day [info.] - May 11, 2018
Friday before Mother's Day
* Visit St. Valentine's theme for many crafts that can be adapted
* Coloring > Child Care Provider (circle time, story time, etc.)
International Nurse Day - May 12th Community Helper:  The Nurse
International Migratory Bird Day [info.] - May 12, 2018
2nd Saturday of May - USA & Canada
Birds theme
Mother's Day - May 13th, 2018 - 2nd Sunday of May Mother's Day theme
National Transportation Week - May 13-19, 2018
Week that contains the 3rd Friday
Transportation theme
Police Week [info.] - May 13-19, 2018
The week of May 15th
* Community helper:  The police officer
* Crime prevention activities
Ramadan - May 15-June 14, 2018 (USA) External link:  DLTK's Islamic | Muslim Activities for Kids
National Safe Boating Week [info.] - May 19-25, 2018
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 28, 2018
Observed last Monday
United States patriotic holidays theme
May > Animal | Pet and Environmental Observances