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In the month of May, did you know?

Posted on: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Flowers in bloom, kids in shorts, baseballs flying – May is here!  So many interesting events occur this month, and I have decided to share a nontraditional list in this week’s blog.

Did you know ????

  • May 1       Mother Goose Day
  • May 3       Dr. Benjamin Spock was born in 1903
  • May 4       Susan’s birthday  (from Sesame Street)
  • May 5       Children’s Day in Japan and Cinco de Mayo
  • May 7       Pulitzer Prize Established in 1917
  • May 8       No Socks Day
  • May 9       First Newspaper Cartoon inUSA(1754)
  • May 10     Clean Up Your Room Day
  • May 12     Kite Day
  • May 14     National Dance Like a Chicken Day   (link below to )
  • May 15     Frank  L. Baum (1865), Author of Wizard of Oz
  • May 19     Circus Day
  • May 20     Mary Pope Osborn born 1949
  • May 22     Arnold Lobel born 1933
  • May 24     Mary Had A little Lamb published 1830
  • May 30     Ice Cream Freezer Patented in 1848

Some list???  Share with your kids and if they say or “Huh?? or Who??, encourage a little research.

Let us know your favorite surprised day – Mine is the Dance Like a Chicken Day

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