If you’re searching for blog post ideas for your May editorial calendar, you probably know all the big holidays that take place in May. There’s Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and the official start to summer, Memorial Day! But if you’re searching for blog topic ideas for those days in between, look no further! We’ve got a list of May blog post ideas that will make planning your May calendar a breeze.
Blog Post Topics: May 1 – 7
May Day (May 1)
May baskets are such a fun tradition, if you’ve never celebrated May Day before, it’s easy and fun. Celebrate with little baskets full of treats for your neighbors.
Brothers and Sisters Day (May 2)
Take some time to create a blog post celebrating your brothers and sisters. Don’t have any? Instead, celebrate your own kids’ sibling relationship on Brothers and Sisters Day.
Garden Meditation Day (May 3)
Encourage your readers to take some time to themselves and relax a little for garden meditation day. No garden at your home to photograph? Head to a local nursery for some pictures from professional gardeners.
Star Wars Day (May 4)
Get it? May the force (fourth) be with you! Star Wars is celebrated all over the world on May 4.
National Hoagie Day (May 5)
Cinco de Mayo usually takes all the glory on May 5, but if you’re looking for something different, help your readers celebrate National Hoagie Day.
National Nurses Day (May 6)
Even if you’re not a nurse, nearly every one of your blog readers probably has a friend or loved one who is a nurse. Give them a few ways to celebrate their favorite nurses.
Teacher Appreciation Day (May 7)
Teacher Appreciation Day is always the second Tuesday in May. This week is also Teacher Appreciation Week and your readers will love some fun treats and crafts to celebrate their child’s teachers.
Blog Post Topics: May 8-15
No Socks Day (May 8)
Summer is nearly here and that means months of bare feet and sandals. Get your readers ready with No Socks Day!
Lost Sock Memorial Day (May 9)
If you have kids, this one is probably right up your alley. Those lost socks end up somewhere, but no one ever knows! Throw them a funny memorial service that your kids (and your readers) won’t forget.
Military Spouses Day (May 10)
Military Spouses Day celebrates the unsung heroes of the U.S. military – the spouses. This day changes yearly – it’s always the Friday before Mother’s Day.
Eat What You Want Day (May 11)
Today’s the day to publish your ooeyist, gooeyist, most decadent recipe because it’s Eat What You Want Day. Treat yourself – and your readers.
Limerick Day (May 12)
Limerick Day is the perfect day to create some free printables. Write your own limericks or find some cute ones online and design a printable for it.
Frog Jumping Day (May 13)
Whether you want to jump like a frog or try to get your own frogs to jump, this is the day to do it. It’s a wacky, but fun holiday that your readers will appreciate.
Dance Like a Chicken Day (May 14)
Get ready to do the chicken dance! If you’re really feeling inspired, dress up like a chicken and boogie down!
National Chocolate Chip Day (May 15)
Got a favorite recipe with chocolate chips? This is the day to share it with your readers. Whether it’s cookies or brownies, your readers will love it.