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A Forgotten Tradition: May Basket Day  (O T)

How to Make a Miniature Maypole for a Tabletop Decoration  (Y,M,O,T)
From The San Francisco online paper

Wishing Well Craft  (Y,M,O,T)
From Free Kids Crafts. In London, children celebrate May Day by bringing flowers house to house. Homeowners give out small change which is then thrown into a wishing well. The wishing well monies are then donated to charity.

Cow Puppet Craft  (Y,M,O,T)
In France, cows are led in parades on May Day with many flowers attached to their tails. Parade watchers then try to touch the cows hoping to receive good luck.

Hawaiian Lei Craft  (Y,M,O,T)
In Hawaii, residents celebrate Lei Day on May 1st. People give flower leis to each other. They put them around each other's necks and sometimes give a traditional kiss.

May Day Preschool Activities and Crafts  (Y)
From First-School preschool activities and crafts.

DLTK's Crafts for Kids May Day Activities  (Y,M,O,T)
From DLTK's Crafts for Kids.

Preschool May Day Theme  (y)
From Educational resources for childcare providers, parents and teachers.

May Day Crafts  (Y,M,O,T)
From How Stuff Glorious Garlands, May Day Baskets, Robin Hood Hats, May Day Hoops, Nine Men's Morris, May Day Colorful Lei, May "Day-sy" Frame, May Day Flower Cone and May Day Garland.

May Day Crafts  (Y,M,O,T)
From I Love

May Day History and Origin  (Y,M,O,T)
From The Holiday Spot.

May Day - A cornucopia of holidays  (Y,M,O,T)

The Brief Origins of May Day  (O,T)
The Brief Origins of May Day From Industrial Workers of the

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