May Day Wordsearches

May Day

Here are two May Day wordsearches, one easy for younger children and one a little harder for older children.

May Day, the first of May, is celebrated all over the world, as a festival to celebrate the arrival of mayday. It is thought to have developed form the celtic festival Beltane or the festival of Walpurgis Night which is celebrated in many parts of Europe.

Related: Happy May Day Colouring Picture

It is traditionally marked with raucaous celebrations including music, dancing, parades, traditional Morris Dancing, Maypole Dancing and the crowning of the May Queen. The May Queen is a young girl who is crowned queen for the day and may lead the May Day Parade.

May 1st is a public holiday in many countries, or the nearest Monday to May 1st may be chosen as a public holiday.

Going round and round the maypole? Solutions to these May Day puzzles

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May Day Wordsearch

May Day Wordsearch

May Day Wordsearch

Easy May Day Wordsearch

May Day Anagrams

Easy May Day Wordsearch

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