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Songs for a May Theme Unit

Song suggestions for the month of May.
May Songs

The songs on this page are compiled from a variety of different artists and albums. We have grouped them together to help you narrow your search.

These May songs teach about spring weather, Cinco de Mayo, Mothers' Day, and Memorial Day.

America the Beautiful - Traditional Song Lyrics
Cinco de Mayo – Greta Pedersen 
Cinco de Mayo Song – Ron Brown 
Cinco de Mayo Song – Hap Palmer
Garden Boogie – Pam Minor
Garden Friends – Prue Whoo
Hey, Mrs. Bird – Music, Movement & Magination
It's Spring – Pam Minor
May Add Along Song – Andrea Moon
Mommy and Me (Mother's Day song) – Patty Shukla
Moms – Ron Brown
Mother's Day Song (with lesson materials) – Miss Jenny of Edutunes
My Mommy – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
No Time: A Memorial Day Tribute – Barbara Speicher
One Heart, One Voice – New American Collection
Springtime Dance – Silly Goose & Val
Thank You, Parents – Sheet Music Composed by Andrea Moon
That's What Moms Are For – Sandy Sherman
The Spirit of America - New American Collection
This Mother's Day – Jack Hartmann (With instrumental accompaniment.)

May also has these Month Long Observances:

American Bike Month
  See our songs about Safety

Asparagus Month
  See our songs about Vegetables

Better Hearing and Speech Month
  See our Speech Therapy and Special Needs songs

Flower Month
  See our Botany and Gardening songs

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  See our Physical Fitness and Sports songs

National Strawberry Month
  See our songs about Fruit

First Week of May - Teacher Appreciation Week
  See our songs for Teachers

Second Week of May - National Pet Week
  See our Pet songs

Second Week of May - National Police Week
  See our Communities Curriculum songs

Second Week of May - Stuttering Awareness Week
  See our Speech Therapy songs

Holidays for the Month of May

May 1st - Mother Goose Day
  See our Nursery Rhyme songs

May 4th - National Weather Observers' Day
  See our Weather songs

May 5th - Cinco De Mayo
  See our Cinco De Mayo Day songs

May 8th
- National Teacher Day
  See our songs for Teachers
- National Train Day
  See our Train songs

Second Sunday of May - Mother's Day
  See our Mother's Day songs

May 19th - Armed Forces Day
  See our Patriotic songs

May 22nd - Buy-A-Musical Instrument Day
  See our Music Appreciation songs

May 29th - John F. Kennedy's Birthday
  See our Presidents of the United States songs

May 30th - Hole in My Bucket Day
  See our There's a Hole in the Bucket vocal song

May 30th - Memorial Day
(observed on the last Monday in May)
  See our Memorial Day songs


All Year - Intelli-tunes
It’s Spring! - Pam Minor
Months - Listen & Learn
Rhythms & Rhymes for Special Times - Jack Hartmann
Sing a Song of Holidays – Dr. Thomas Moore

Musical Plays

American Revolution  – Bad Wolf Press
American Symbols – Bad Wolf Press
Government & Citizenship: How Democracy Came to the Beehive – Bad Wolf Press
The Story of America – Curriculum Rocks

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Book Suggestions for May:
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