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May 5th Is... (Includes Free Printables)

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies

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Cinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of MexicoCinco de Mayo
- The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. Source
Read: Cinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of Mexico
Free Printables:
Cinco de Mayo Printables
Cinco de Mayo Quiz
Mexico Printables
• Pork Green Chili Tamales
Why the Oyster Has the PearlOyster Day
- is a pearl of a day. Oysters are a shellfish, or "mollusks" found in both freshwater and saltwater. They often produce pearls, making Oyster Day a real gem. Source
Read: Why the Oyster Has the Pearl
Free Printables:
• Beach Printables
A Pearl For Your Oyster Craft
All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and MoreChildren's Day
- Kodomo no hi or Japanese Children's Day is a festival originally for boys but which has been renamed for both sexes. The fifth day of the fifth month each year is a public holiday and a day when the sky is crowded with carp kites strung from bamboo flagpoles or from the rooftops. Source
Read: All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More
Free Printables:
Children's Day Coloring Page
Japan Printables
American SandwichNational Hoagie Day
- A hoagie sandwich, also known as a sub, grinder, hero, hoagie, Italian sandwich, po' boy, wedge, zep, or torpedo, submarine is a popular Italian American sandwich that consists of an oblong roll, often of Italian or French bread, split lengthwise either into two pieces or opened in a "V" on one side, and filled with various meats, cheeses, vegetables, spices, and sauces. Source
Read: American Sandwich
Free Printables:
Submarine-Hoagie-Hero-Grinder Coloring Page
Build your Own Sandwich Printable
Printable May 2012 Colouring CalendarPrintable May 2012 Colouring Calendar
- color and use to keep track of your commitments and social life.
May Icons - These icons are designed to be used as each event is explored. The icons can be glued onto the May Coloring Calendar.
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