ks-mapDid you know that May 5 is Children’s Day in South Korea?

Children have picnics and celebrate with their parents. For working parents this national holiday gives them the chance to have fun with their family in the open air.

Three days after Children’s Day in South Korea, it’s Parent’s Day.  On this day, the young to show their respect for the love received from their parents. Most Koreans buy their parents carnations and many children make paper carnations at school for their fathers and mothers.


May 15 is Teacher’s Day, and it’s the last official South Korean celebration in May. Students express their appreciation towards their teachers through letters or flowers.


What do we celebrate in the U.S. that’s similar to Parent’s Day?  Write and tell us how you acknowledge parents in your country!