National Mother Goose Day:
National Mother Goose Day is celebrated all over America every year on the 1st of May. The day is observed to celebrate our childhood that had fairy-tales, and due to those amazing fairy tales, our days were turned into magical experiences.
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Why National Mother Goose Day?
The day is celebrated to remember the childhood stories that we used to read and either end up making our own magical world or not coming out of that fantasy for days. The stories are magical as they do not charge us hefty prices for tickets and head spring journeys to make us reach a place and give memories; instead, they come at a low price and give amazing memories.
Each story in the storybooks and the ones that were told to us by our grandparents have had moral teaching in them, a lesson or many for life. Those moral teachings and life lessons were taught in a lighthearted way, and therefore, somewhere in the core of our hearts, we have those teachings. Through stories are minds and ingrained with the life lessons, and now the kids around us must be enlightened with those teachings.
The power of imagination through these childhood stories increases, and an everlasting bond is created with the childhood stories and rhymes. Hence, individuals across the United States of America celebrate National Mother Goose Day as a token of thanks and love to the writers and those rhymes and stories for making our childhood memories priceless by using travel to destinations without charging hefty costs. Also, for teaching something like a life lesson and giving moral teaching.
How Can We Observe National Mother Goose Day:
There are many fun, loving, exciting, and cherished ways to observe a day that had turned our childhood days to magical. Without any further delay, let’s get to those points and celebrate the day in either of the ways. The points for observing the day are as follows:
- One can read their favorite fairy-tale from their childhood days.
- One can read a new fairy-tale.
- Collect information about your favorite childhood author and about the work that you loved the most.
- Clean the mess on your study and around your study, including either the files rack or bookshelves on the day.
- Gather information about the day and about your favorite fairy-tale character.
- Bake some cookies and donuts, make yourself a cup of coffee, take a break from the busy life, and read a story that would connect you to the place you always wanted to visit. The imagination powers would definitely take you to that place.
- Host a theme party for the kids in the adoption centers and celebrate the day with those kids by reading stories and gifting their storybooks.
- Watch the movie or a clip of your favorite short story, order some pizza or food you would love, and enjoy the holiday.
- You can also watch versions from the oldest to the latest of your favorite story and pass the day along.
- Arrange activities with kids of your own or the kids around by hosting a small get-together, and everyone can read stories and tell what they liked the most.
- Pen down the story that you always thought of while being a kid after reading those amazing fairy tales.
- Gift a book of fairy-tale to the kid you like the most in the neighborhood.
- Or give the same to the kid who annoys you the most and observe the difference in behavior from that moment.
- Every individual should celebrate those moral teachings and life lessons by either practicing them on the day or doing something good related to them.
- Do not forget to share your moments of the day and take selfies and pictures spending the day, and post them on social media with hashtags such as #NationalMotherGooseDay, #FavoriteFairyTale, #ReadingStories.
Interesting Facts About National Mother Goose Day:
Here are some of the facts about the day and about stories and fairy tales.
- The day was created in the same year by a writer when the rhyme Mother Goose was published.
- Fairy tales were not for kids in their original versions but for adults.
- They had a harsh ending, and nowadays, they come in a clean version for kids.
History of National Mother Goose Day:
The day was founded in the year 1987 by a renowned fairy-tale writer Gloria T. Delamar.