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Monthly Activity Calendar:
May 2015

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1
May Day
Find an occupation for each letter of the alphbet

Save the Rhino Day
Read about rhinos, then take a quiz on them.

2
Leonardo da Vinci died, 1519
Color a painting by da Vinci.

Elijah McCoy (inventor) born, 1844
Do a cloze activity on McCoy.

3
Full Moon
Take an interactive quiz on the moon.

First airplane landed at North Pole, 1952
Label the North Pole and other world features.

Constitution Day, Japan
Read about, color, and take a quiz on Japan's flag.

4
National Teachers Day (Tuesday of the first full week of May)
Write a page on what you'd do if you were a teacher.

Space Day
Write a page on a space adventure you would like to have.

International Firefighters Day
Print a simple booklet on firefighter's gear.

Greenery Day, Japan
Make a tiny Japanese garden.

5
Cinco De Mayo
Do a Cinco de Mayo wordsearch puzzle.

Eta Aquarids meteor shower (also tomorrow)
Read about meteors, meteorites, meteoroids, and meteor showers, then take a quiz on them.

Children's Day, Japan
Make a Japanese origami butterfly.

6
Sigmund Freud (psychoanalyst) born, 1856
Write a page on a dream that you've had.
7
Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel prize-winner, Hindu poet and composer) born, 1861
Label a map of India.
8
V-E Day - Victory in Europe, Germany's surrender in World War II, 1945
Label a map of Europe.

First Westminister Dog Show held, 1877
Label a dog anatomy printout.

9
Europe Day
Read about, color, and take a quiz on the EU flag.

First Newspaper Cartoon (in the USA), 1754
Make your own comic book.

10
Mother's Day
(2nd Sunday in May)
Make a beautiful pop-up card.

Peace Day
Make a dove, a symbol of peace.

Independence Day, Israel
Read about, color, and take a quiz on the flag of Israel.

11
Salvador Dali born, 1904
Draw a self portrait.

Minnesota became a state, 1858
Read a page on Minnesota, then take a quiz.

12
Florence Nightingale born, 1820
Read about Florence Nightingale, then take a quiz.

Manitoba became a province of Canada, 1870
Label a map of Canada.

13
Republic of Ecuador was founded, 1830
Label a map of Ecuador.

Tulip Day
Read about the parts of a bulb.

14
Thomas Gainsborough (artist) born, 1727
Color a painting by Gainsborough.

Lewis and Clark began their expedition, 1803
Do a cloze activity on Lewis and Clark.

15
International Day of Families
Write a page about your family.
16
Armed Forces Day, US
(3rd Sat. of May)
Label a world map.

First US Nickel Minted, 1866
Read about the nickel.

17
New Moon
Take a quiz on the moon.

French and Indian War Began, 1756
Do a cloze activity on this seven-year war.

Constitution Day, Norway
Read about, color, and take a quiz on Norway's flag.

18
Victoria Day, Canada
(Monday preceding May 25)
Label a map of Canadian provinces.

Mount St. Helens Erupted, 1980
Label a volcano diagram.

Flag Day, Haiti
Read about, color, and take a quiz on Haiti's flag.

19
Sarah Peale (portrait artist) born, 1800
Draw a self-portrait and describe yourself in writing.
20
Flower Day
Label the parts of a flower.
21
Charles Lindbergh landed in Paris after the first solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in the plane,"The Spirit of St. Louis," 1927
Label his journey from New York, USA, to Paris, France, on the world map.

Mary Anning (fossil hunter) born, 1799
Do a cloze activity on this fossil hunter's life.

22
International Day for Biological Diversity
Read about an endangered species.

Mary Cassatt born, 1844
Color a painting by Cassatt.

National Bike to School Day
Label the parts of a bicycle.

23
Saturn at Opposition
Saturn is at its closest to Earth. Color Saturn.

National Day (Amendment of the Constitution), Morocco
Color, read about, and take a quiz on Morocco's flag.

South Carolina became a state, 1788
Read a page on South Carolina, then take a quiz.

24
First Morse Code Message Sent - from Washington DC to Baltimore, 1844
Read about Morse code, then write your name in Morse code.
25
Memorial Day, USA
(Last Mon. in May)
Color a US Flag.

Africa Day
Read about Africa, then take a quiz on Africa.

President John Kennedy announced Apollo goal of going to the Moon, 1961
Read about the moon, then take a quiz on the moon.

26
Sally Ride (astronaut) born, 1951
Do a cloze activity on Ride.
27
Rachel Carson (ecologist) born, 1907
Label the Earth's oceans.
28
Monkeynauts Able and Baker flew in space, 1959
Do a cloze activity on monkeynauts.
29
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the top of Mount Everest, 1953
Label a map of Nepal.

Rhode Island became a state, 1790
Read a page on Rhode Island, then take a quiz.

Wisconsin became a state, 1848
Read a page on Wisconsin, then take a quiz.

30
Mariner 9 was launched towards Mars, 1971
Label our Solar System.

Lincoln Memorial Dedication
Read about Lincoln, then take a quiz on his life.

31
Julius Richard Petri born, 1852
Petri invented the Petri dish. Label the bacterium.

National Save Your Hearing Day
Label the parts of the ear.

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