Things to Do: May

As the year wraps up, enjoy free units covering art, history, limericks, science, and geography, along with free eBooks, book activities, teaching tips, and great finds!

  1. Visit with Leonardo da Vinci (May 2).
  2. Use these 7 tips to develop an independent researcher!
  3. March through Russian snows with Napoleon (May 5).
  4. Make Stone Soup {free book activities}.
  5. Find out where the buck stops from Harry S. Truman (May 8).
  6. Get outside! Take a nature journal: 10 Things to Put in Your Nature Journal.
  7. Travel on the Transcontinental Railroad (May 10).
  8. Enjoy these 34 natural learning activities with your preschooler.
  9. Write limericks with Edward Lear (May 12).
  10. While you are studying Lear, include “The Owl and the Pussycat.”
  11. Feeling like you have a creativity leak? Try these 18 tips to plug it up!
  12. Settle Jamestown (May 14).
  13. Considering working from home?
  14. Find out how glass is made (May 16).
  15. Study geography the easy way: The Reading List: Geography.
  16. Learn about volcanoes and the Mt. Saint Helens eruption (May 18).
  17. Use this key to being truly productive!
  18. Find out what happens when the earth passes through the tail of Halley’s comet (May 19).
  19. Develop a better thinker with these fun and practical ideas!
  20. Learn more about impressionism from Mary Cassatt (May 22).
  21. Have your student try his hand at poetry.
  22. Learn Morse code and more about the telegraph (May 24).
  23. Teach your children how to draw realistic animals.
  24. Brush up on your tornado safety facts (May 25)!
  25. Try using writing prompts or complete-the-story prompts for a change of pace.
  26. Or use these 16 tips to build a better writer.
  27. Discover the state of Montana (May 26).
  28. Enjoy A Time of Wonder {free book activities}.
  29. Celebrate Memorial Day with these Holiday Help resources (May 29).
  30. Make use of these 7 Scopes & Sequences along with tips for using them.
  31. Visit Nebraska (May 30).
  32. Download these free eBooks {and go-alongs!}:
  33. Visit with Harry the Dirty Dog {Free Video & Activities}.
  34. As you plan the year ahead, make room for these 8 essentials!
  35. Make use of these great finds:
  36. Ready for summer?

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