Mother Goose Day
When is Mother Goose Day? This holiday is always celebrated on May 1
Children, parents, and grandparents are going to love this May 1 holiday. Aunts and Uncles will, too. It’s Mother Goose Day. It was created as a day to appreciate nursery rhymes and stories. Reading early childhood stories to your kids is a fun and memorable time. And, Mother Goose stories are the best of them all.
The term “Mother Goose” dates back to the 1650s. It referred to stories like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood , and Sleeping Beauty. It does not appear to represent a particular person. Many of these stories were written both before and after this term was first used. And, the stories were written by numerous authors.
How to Celebrate Mother Goose Day
Here are some ways to celebrate and participate this fun day:
- Dress the part as you tell stories and rhymes to your children and grandchildren.
- Libraries can hold a story hour.
- Buy a child a Mother Goose storybook to a child.
- Nursery schools tell these stories to the children today.
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History and Origin of Mother Goose Day
According to the Mother Goose Society: “Mother Goose Day was founded in 1987 by Gloria T. Delamar in tandem with the publication of her book, Mother Goose; From Nursery to Literature.
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