May is here, and you know what they say- April showers bring May daycare newsletter content ideas. It’s a month, bursting with opportunities to connect, network and engage.
With our May daycare newsletter ideas, you’ll be able to create a relevant and engaging newsletter that can reach current parents and potential clients.
May is a fun month, with the unofficial Star Wars Day and the inspirational National Word Power Month. Use those fun days to inspire your newsletter.
We hope you are inspired and able to use our examples as a guide to create your fun preschool newsletter for May!
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National Teacher Day
Celebrate their hard work, dedication and enthusiasm on May 3rd (National Teacher Day). Your teachers breathe life into the classroom setting with their passion and creativity from day one to school-wide activities. Celebrate National Teacher Day in your monthly newsletter. Encourage parents to share appreciation with their kids’ teachers.
May The 4th Be with You
A popular social media holiday that everyone is bound to recognize is Star Wars Day held on May 4th. A fun idea for a preschool newsletter for May is to throw a May the 4th be with you day and have the children dress up as Star Wars characters for a day. Let the parents’ imagination run wild as they dress their children up like your favorite Star Wars character!
Cinco de Mayo
An annual celebration, Cinco de Mayo, takes place on May 5th every year. It commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory against the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. When writing a preschool newsletter for May, you might consider using one of these Mexico-themed graphics to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
A day that you should consider mentioning in your newsletter is Mother’s Day on May 8th. The idea is to treat Mother to a coffee that day by including an electronic gift card or coupon code that they can claim in your newsletter. Creating a sweet Mother’s Day graphic to insert into your newsletter will also be meaningful.
Get Caught Reading Month
Get Caught Reading Month is a time to get together with your daycare pals and find out what they plan to read. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase the books scheduled for the month to parents in your May daycare newsletter. You can even share photos of story time with parents in your preschool newsletter for May.
A Poll or Survey
It’s important to get parents involved in your daycare. A simple survey in your monthly newsletter will make them feel appreciated, and it also gives you valuable insight into how you can provide even better service.
There are a lot of platforms that could help you easily create a survey or poll to embed into your newsletter, like Typeform, Mailchimp and much more. Here are the steps to embed a survey into your email newsletter using Google Forms.
- Create a survey using Google Forms.
- Send the survey to your Gmail account.
- Obtain HTML code for your survey
- Prepare the code for the survey for your newsletter
- Insert the survey in your newsletter
Reminders for Parents
An easy way to keep parents in the loop is by adding reminders and invites to your newsletter. In your May newsletter, you can send reminders for the upcoming month. This could include special events, trips, snacks, etc.
Other May Newsletter Ideas
What else could you write about in each daycare newsletter? Here are some ideas:
Menu: Share the food calendar for the month, including snacks, lunches, etc.
Photos:What parent doesn’t want to see pictures of their children? A fun idea is to include a few images highlighting the previous month’s activities.
Daycare Updates: If there is any change in the school regulations, inform parents about them in your newsletter.
Blog links If your daycare has a blog, link out to your blog page in your newsletter. If you don’t have a blog, another good idea is to link to informal blogs that might interest parents.
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