National Mother Goose Day
National Mother Goose Day is an annual celebration held on May 1st. The childhood is a wonderful memory for anyone as it is filled with so many exciting things. With no further thought, all of us do have grown up listening to lots of fairy tales and rhythmic rhymes as a child. It’s your parent or grandparent who has entertained you with lots of different stories and songs. Besides them, there is one another personality which has made you listen to a collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes. You have guessed it probably and is none other than the well talented Mother Goose. National Mother Goose Day is created as to celebrate the Mother Goose, an extremely talented storyteller and the role she has played at your younger age.
“A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.” – Mother Goose
History of National Mother Goose Day
The National Mother Goose Day has been in celebration since the year 1987. Gloria T. Delamar was found to be the creator of this Day. The Mother Goose Day has been published in the book named Mother Goose; From Nursery to Literature by Gloria. The fun celebration Day aims to remind each one of us about the nursery rhymes that we had heard during the childhood. Mother Goose Day is created in a way to honour Mother Goose which is an imaginary author of the collection of fairy tales and the nursery rhymes. Mother Goose is illustrated as an old country woman in a tall hat and shawl often. However, at times, she is also depicted as a goose wearing a bonnet. Mother Goose is credited with the Mother Goose stories and rhymes that was popularized in the 17th century in English-language literature.
Other Celebrations on May 1
May 1 is also celebrated as
- National School Principals Day
- Lei Day
- National Purebred Dog Day
- International Workers Day
- Poem on Your Pillow Day
- Executive Coaching Day
- National New Homeowners Day
- World Asthma Day
How to Celebrate National Mother Goose Day
Celebrating the National Mother Goose Day is very simple. Get down to read those wonderful stories and rhymes which you have heard during your childhood. Share your stories with other people and listen to their stories and rhymes too. It is the best Day to introduce your children to the Mother Goose fairy tales and rhymes. You can even read to them as bedtime stories. If you are a teacher, then you can make your students enjoy listening to those nursery rhymes and stories. Encourage your children to read or write their own stories to make them get into the spirit. You can share your favourite Mother Goose stories and rhymes on the social media using the hashtag #MotherGooseDay.