Amphibians, Otters and Moms, Oh My!

All your family fun May 8-14

By Macaroni KID May 7, 2024

Your May calendar might be packed, but squeeze in some time for these unique events with your crew. From giant salamanders to celebrating mom, this week's edition of MacKID picks has something for everyone. Ready, set, fun!

1. Celebrate Amphibian Week With a Giant Salamander

How are you celebrating Amphibian Week? By tuning in to this virtual tour of the National Zoo of course. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Japanese Giant Salamander (spoiler alert – they're nearly six feet long) and learn all sorts of other amphibian anecdotes. Guaranteed to be absolutely ribbiting. May 8

2. Chill Out Yoga for Kids

Longing for a moment of zen? Embrace the silence and join this online meditation workshop for kids. Music, games, and crafts to soothe the soul. Find some calm amid the chaos – for a few minutes anyway. May 11

3. Celebrate Mother's Day

What do moms really want for Mother's Day? Uninterrupted sleep and love from their families is a great start. We can't help with getting the zzz's, but got you covered with this free special edition card. Customize and then print or email to anyone who needs a smile on this special day. May 12

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4. Stories, Songs, and Rhymes...Oh My!

Mondays were made for fresh starts. Kick off your best week with a virtual storytime for the kids. Songs, rhymes, and read-alouds are giving us some serious Monday mojo. May 13

5. Otter This World Aquarium Visit

Watching adorable otters play together is basically the best way to spend a day. Gather up the kids and tune in to this virtual otter visit. You'll learn more than you thought possible and get a cuteness overload. Now that's a winning combo. May 14