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May Acts of Kindness Calendar

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The May Acts of Kindness Calendar is ready and it’s full of ideas based on unique holidays and themes of the month. This calendar is part of my series of kindness calendars, intended to help caring individuals spread joy throughout the year.

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May Acts of Kindness Calendar Themes

The themes I pull from are a combination of meaningful awareness dates and fun, unusual holidays.

Feel free to follow the calendar exactly or simply use the suggestions as ideas to stimulate your own random acts of kindness.

This month I drew my inspiration from the following monthly themes:

  • National Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Water Safety Month

In addition, there were some inspiring weekly observations in May:

  • National Wildflower Week
  • National Emergency Medical Services Week

And also from these unique May holidays:

  • May 1 – National School Principals’ Day
  • May 4 – World Bird Day
  • May 5 – National Military Spouse Appreciation Day
  • May 6 – National Nurses Day
  • May 7 – Free Comic Book Day
  • May 9 – National Teacher Appreciation Day
  • May 10 – National Receptionists’ Day
  • May 12 – National Limerick Day
  • May 13 – National Babysitter’s Day
  • May 14 – Mother’s Day
  • May 16 – Love a Tree Day
  • May 18 – National Visit Your Relatives Day
  • May 19 – National Endangered Species Day
  • May 20 – National Armed Forces Day
  • May 21 – National Waitstaff Day
  • May 23 – National Lucky Penny Day
  • May 24 – National Scavenger Hunt Day
  • May 25 – National Missing Children’s Day
  • May 26 – National Heat Awareness Day
  • May 29 – Memorial Day

May Acts of Kindness Resources

I reference a few things in the calendar that you might not know about. Here are the links to more information:

Mental Health Month Toolkit

Free Comic Book Day


Red Cross Swim App

Scavenger Hunt

Missing Children Database

Foster Closet

Printable May Acts of Kindness Calendar

To print your calendar, simply click the image below or click ==>> May Acts of Kindness Calendar

printable May Acts of Kindness Calendar

Want to download all of the calendars at once? I’ve bundled them all together for your convenience in an annual printable kindness calendar.

3 thoughts on “May Acts of Kindness Calendar”

  1. I would stock up on goodies for class parties, birthdays, etc. 🙂

  2. I think I’m going to buy my little guy a graduation cap for K!


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