Mother Goose Day

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Did you know that Mother Goose Day is May 1st? Children have been enjoying Mother Goose stories and rhymes for many years now so it seems fitting that there is a special day to recognize this. Do you have a favorite Mother Goose story or rhyme? How many of the popular rhymes can do you have memorized? Be honest – do you make up some of the words as you go along. {wink}

Mother Goose Day

Here are some fun ideas for celebrating Mother Goose Day with your family.

Mother Goose Day Activity Ideas:

  • Free printable coloring pages
  • Create your own Humpty Dumpty egg breakfast (hard boiled eggs, poached eggs on toast – any favorite egg breakfast)
  • Create your own Humpty Dumpty – hard boil some eggs and then let the kids create their own Humpty Dumpty with markers, dyes and fun stickers
  • Humpty Dumpty relay race – set up a few obstacle courses (here are some ideas) and have the kids race through carrying their Humpty Dumpty egg
  • Check out your local library as they may have a special children’s event to celebrate Mother Goose Day
  • Create some Baa Baa Black Sheep treat bags for the kids (cotton candy in a fun treat bag)
  • Have your kids help to make some Muffin Man muffins (use your favorite muffin recipe)
  • Have a fun Mother Goose Scavenger Hunt with this free printable. Hide the clues according to the answers on this free printable and leave a fun treasure for your children to find at the end.

For more little-known holiday fun, check out our Holiday Fun page. We have all of the major holidays listed there plus some fun little-known ones as well. They are all sorted by month.

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