Children’s Activity Calendar: May 2020

Summer is in sight, but there’s still so much to celebrate in your library this May! Not only is it National Bike Month, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, and Mental Health Awareness Month, but you’ll also find lots of unique holidays like No Socks Day, Lucky Penny Day, and National Hamburger Day. Matthew Winner shares children’s programming ideas, including activities, craft projects, book suggestions, and more, to help you and your students enjoy every day of May!

Download a printable 8.5″ x 11″ version of the calendar.

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Children's Programming Activity Calendar: May 2020


Matthew Winner

Matthew Winner

Library Media Specialist and Host of The Children’s Book Podcast
Matthew Winner is an elementary school librarian in Howard County, Maryland. He is the host of The Children's Book Podcast (formerly All The Wonders), a weekly podcast featuring insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf. He is the author of Asha Went Walking, a webcomic for young readers illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean, about a girl, her arctic fox companion and her magic bag. In 2013, Matthew was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker and was invited to the White House as part of the Champions of Change program. Visit Matthew online at or on Twitter at @MatthewWinner.