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May Day

by Mary Ann Kelley

Homeschool resources about May Day

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Tabletop May Pole Craft  (Y,M,O,T)
From About.com.

Wishing Well Craft  (Y,M,O,T)
From About.com. 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.

May Day Tree Craft  (Y,M,O,T)
From About.com. In Germany, boys are encouraged to secretly plant a May tree in front of the window of the girl they love.

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.

May Day Basket  (Y,M,O,T)
From Kabubble.com. Print the template and cut out the objects on the page to create a May Day Basket for hanging flowers.

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

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

May Day Crafts  (Y,M,O,T)
From How Stuff Works.com. 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 India.com

Holiday Crafts May Day  (Y,M,O,T)
From Crayola.com

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

May Day - A cornucopia of holidays  (Y,M,O,T)
From InfoPlease.com

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

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