May 2015 Holidays and Activities

May 2015 Holidays and Activities around the world.

1st Thursday—USA National Day of Prayer for the nation

See also: New PRAY song by Sanctus Real (click here and then scroll down for the music video)

We Pray (song download from Barlow Girl)

May 1stMay Day and Dancing around a Maypole (UK & Australia)

May 1st–Labor Day –In Nepal — info and pictures for kids;  also see:Nepali/English Good News Coloring book

In India — crafts and activities;

In Pakistan — crafts and activities;

Labour and Solidarity Day in Turkey –crafts and activities;

Workers’ Day in Nigeria — crafts and games;

Workers’ Day in South Africa — LESSON PLANS, games, activities;

Workers’ Day in Tanzania — crafts and coloring;

Labor Day in Mexico — crafts and activities; 

In Ghana–culture and history, crafts/flags;

In Cyprus–flag/crafts;

In Kenya– crafts, map, flags, lessons;

Workers’ Day in Mozambique--flags & printables;

Labor Day in Malaysia – flag & printables;

Kyrgyztan People’s Unity Day– history & culture;

International Workers’ Day in Germany — crafts, flag, games;

May 3rd — Constitution Memorial Day in Japan–crafts and activities

May 5th—Cinco de Mayo;

May 5thTeacher Day

May 9th–Victory Day in Russia ; Victory Day in Ukraine; Victory Day in Azerbaijan; Victory Day in Turkmenistan; Memorial/Remembrance Day in Uzbekistan;

May 10th—Clean your room day — tips from kids for kids

2nd Sunday—Mother’s Day

see also: Poem–What a Mama Does (When a Daughter Understands)

May 14thAscension Day

May 15th—Chocolate Chip Day

3rd Saturday—Armed Forces Day–Craft ideas by Artists Helping Children

May 23rd–Labor Day in Jamaica–crafts and activities

May 24th—Brother’s Day

Last Monday—Memorial Day

Graduation Crafts


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