August 12th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, August 12, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: African Bush Elephant, by Michael Siebert on PixabayAugust 12th is... World Elephant Day, Baseball Fans Day, IBM PC Day, International Youth Day, Truck Driver Day, National Middle Child's Day, National Julienne Fries Day, National Sewing Machine Day, Vinyl Record Day, Milkman Day, Gay Uncles Day (2nd Sunday)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities and coloring pages...

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild, by Lawrence Anthony (Author), Graham Spence (Author). Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; 1 edition (November 10, 2009)World Elephant Day
-- Bringing the world together to help elephants - this special day was launched to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. The elephant is loved, revered and respected by people and cultures around the world, yet we balance on the brink of seeing the last of this magnificent creature. Source

Read: The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild, by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
-- A heartwarming, exciting, funny, and sometimes sad account of Anthony's experiences with these huge yet sympathetic creatures. As he battled to create a bond with the elephants, he came to realize they had a great deal to teach him about life, loyalty, and freedom. Set against the background of life on an African game reserve, with unforgettable characters and exotic wildlife, it is a delightful book appealing to animal lovers and adventurous souls everywhere.

Image: YAN + LEI Elephant Knitted Gloves for WomenElephant Knitted Gloves -- Soft and cute knitting gloves keeps your hands warm in the winter.

Plush Elephant -- Choo Choo Express plush Humphrey the elephant measures approximately 9" long x 8.5" wide, when sitting down.

Elephant Charm Bracelet -- Genuine. Elegant. Homemade. Stylish. Makes a great gift. Unique. Rare. It's a good looking bracelet, and it comes from Zimbabwe.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
How to Help Elephants: Things you can do
Elephant Printables
Elephants Theme Activities for Preschool
Learning Printables for Children
Elephant Coloring Pages and Printables
Free Printable Elephant Mask Template
African Elephant Papercraft kit
Elephant Mechanical Toy Paper Craft
Printable Elephant Puppet - Paper Bag Puppet - Draw an Elephant
Elephant Crafts for Kids: Easy Instructions to Make Elephants

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