May Free Homeschool PrintablesMay 2, 2022
We’ve all heard it said that April showers bring May flowers, and here we are enjoying the results of all the rain of the last month! Did you know that May is celebrated as Gifts of the Garden month? Because of that, all of our printables for this month are floral and garden-themed! Whether your preference is flowers or vegetables, may these free printables encourage you and your children to get outside and get your hands a little dirty!
Be sure to check at the end to view some fun May holidays you might want to include in your homeschool!
Free Homeschool Printables for May
May Calendar Printable: Spring is in full swing, and so are the activities! Keep up with your busy schedule using this printable calendar for May!
May Journal Page (faith-based): Keep your kids writing by using this pretty journal printable in your daily routine!
May Scripture Writing (faith-based): While things are growing outside all around us, it’s a great time to center our hearts on growing in grace. Use this printable to write verses with this theme!
Garden Word Unscramble: Your little ones can practice spelling some garden words by unscrambling the words in this printable!
Garden Grammar: Practice some language arts by having your children can read this short garden story and identify and list the parts of speech.
Flower Garden Math: Use different colors to identify the even and odd flowers!
Garden Math (Area and Perimeter): Work out these story problems from Mr. Carpenter’s Garden to find the area and perimeter.
Creative Writing Garden Story (2 pages): Get those imaginations flowing by using the words in the word bank to write a garden story!
Ordering Garden Objects (2 pages): Your little ones will love cutting out these cute vegetables and ordering them!
Graphing Vegetables (2 pages): Practice those graphing skills with these vegetable printables.
Garden Coloring (2 pages): Take a break from working and color some pretty flowers and/or vegetables in our garden coloring printables!
Parts of a Flower: Use this printable to identify and describe the parts of a flower.
Find Our Full List of Printables by Age
May Holidays For Your Homeschool
We know May has well-known holidays, like Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day (the unofficial start of summer!), but it’s always fun to look up silly, unknown holidays to have a reason to smile and celebrate every day. By the way, this list isn’t complete. We just chose a few to give you some great celebratory excuses and/or extra learning opportunities for this month. Enjoy!
May 1: National Mother Goose Day, National Lemonade Day
May 2: National Brothers and Sisters Day, International Harry Potter Day
May 3: National Two Different Colored Shoes Day, National Foster Care Day
May 4: National Weather Observers Day, National Orange Juice Day, Star Wars Day
May 5: National Astronaut Day, National Day of Prayer, Cinco de Mayo
May 6: National Space Day, National No Pants Day (maybe stay home for this one?)
May 7: National Scrapbook Day, National Fitness Day, National Tourism Day
May 8: Mother’s Day, National Have a Coke Day
May 9: National Sleepover Day, National Lost Sock Memorial Day
May 10: National Shrimp Day, National Clean Your Room Day (Parents, jump on this one!!)
May 11: National Technology Day, National Eat What You Want Day, National Twilight Zone Day
May 12: National Limerick Day, National Nutty Fudge Day
May 13: National Frog Jumping Day, Fair Trade Day, National Apple Pie Day
May 14: National Miniature Golf Day, National Dance Like a Chicken Day
May 15: International Family Day, Take Your Parents to the Playground Day, National Chocolate Chip Day
May 16: National Love a Tree Day, National Biographers Day, National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day
May 17: Pack Rat Day, National Cherry Cobbler Day
May 18: National Visit Your Relatives Day, National No Dirty Dishes Day
May 19: National May Ray Day, National Devil’s Food Cake Day
May 20: National Endangered Species Day, National Pick Strawberries Day, National Pizza Party Day
May 21: National Armed Forces Day, Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day, National Talk Like Yoda Day
May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity, National Maritime Day, Buy a Musical Instrument Day
May 23: National Lucky Penny Day, World Turtle Day
May 24: National Brother’s Day, National Scavenger Hunt Day, National Asparagus Day
May 25: National Sing Out Day, National Tap Dance Day, Towel Day (from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy)
May 26: National Sorry Day, National Blueberry Cheesecake Day, National Paper Airplane Day
May 27: National Don’t Fry/Sunscreen Day, National Grape Popsicle Day, National Road Trip Day
May 28: National Hamburger Day, National Brisket Day
May 29: Learn About Composting Day, Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day, National Paperclip Day
May 30: National Water a Flower Day, National Creativity Day, National Hole in my Bucket Day, Memorial Day
May 31: National Smile Day, National Save Your Hearing Day, National Macaroon Day
In addition to being Gifts of the Garden Month, May is also:
- National Pet Month
- National Strawberry Month
- National Inventors Month
- Correct Posture Month
- Get Caught Reading Month
- Military Appreciation Month
- National Hamburger Month
- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
- and Homeschool Awareness Month!
**We created a bonus printable with these fun May holidays for you to be able to grab for quick reference! Download that here!**
Naomi White graduated with her B.S. in Christian Elementary Education and went on to earn her Early Childhood Education certification. She has taught preschool and elementary school in both Christian and public schools. She loves to read and write, is a pastor’s wife and stay-at-home mom, and is eagerly awaiting the day her son is old enough for them to start their own homeschool journey. Originally a Georgia girl, Naomi currently lives in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina with her family.