Sunday, May 7, 2017


Yeah, I love to celebrate just like most children!  I thought it might be fun (kind of like dessert) to end your school year with some holidays.  Some are simple like Pack Rat Day (clean out your desk), while others might take a little planning like National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.  Take a look at this list and you're sure to find at least a handful of special days to end your year with a smile.

Mother Goose Day (Invite every child to say a rhyme.) 

Brothers and Sisters Day 
(Can they do something nice for their siblings?) 

Great American Grump Out (Can you go all day without being grumpy?) 

Bird Day (Sing a song, read a book, and do an art project that relates to birds.) 

4 International Star Wars day  (May the fourth be with you!) 

Cinco de Mayo 

No Diet Day 

Astronomy Day (Take a night walk and look at the sky.) 

No Socks Day 

Lost Sock Memorial Day (Write a story about where lost socks go.) 
10 Clean up Your Room Day (Clean your room for homework.) 

11 Eat What You Want Day (I try to do this every day!) 

12 Limerick Day (Read limericks to your class.) 

13 Frog Jumping Day (Have frog races on the playground.) 

14 Dance Like a Chicken Day 

15 National Chocolate Chip Day (Eat a chocolate chip cookie.) 
16 Love a Tree Day (Hug a tree and draw pictures of a tree.) 
17 Pack Rat Day (Clean out desks.) 

18 National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month 

19 Armed Forces Day - (Third Saturday of month.)

20 Pick Strawberries Day (Or, eat strawberries.) 
21 National Memo Day (Make doodle pads from scrap paper.) 

22 Buy a Musical Instrument Day (Or, play a musical instrument day.) 

23 Lucky Penny Day (Hide pennies around the room for children to find.) 
24 National Escargot Day 

25 Tap Dance Day 

26 International Jazz Day  (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.)

27 Sun Screen Day (Always a good reminder!) 

28 Memorial Day 

29 Learn About Composting Day 

30 Water a Flower Day

31. Sing and Do the "Happy Dance" Day (I just made that holiday up!)
Note! I adapted these from this site: