May 1st had traditionally been a day to celebrate Robin Hood. This goes back centuries. A fun way to celebrate with the kids is to watch Disney's Robin Hood. Each of the characters is portrayed as an animal.
Keeping a small child happy and engaged while the adults are trying to eat and have a decent conversation can be tricky. That is one reason that family restaurants have placemats for coloring. You can have the same thing at home with a Counting Animals Coloring Placemat or a Circus Coloring Placemat.
There are days when coffee alone is not enough to really help wake you up. But if you have your java in a Crocodile Creature Cup you can back up the caffeine with a jolt of adrenaline. It comes when you drink far enough down to find yourself face to face with a croc while you are still half asleep!