September 16th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, September 17, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: 2.12.10 Ty Play Doh, by Robbie Wagner on Flickr
Photo Credit: Ty Play Doh, by Robbie Wagner
September 16th is... Play Doh Day, Anne Dudley Bradstreet Day, Mayflower Day (1620), Mexican Independence Day, National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of Hurricane Katrina, International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day, National Collect Rocks Day, National Stay Away from Seattle Day, National Guacamole Day, National Stepfamily Day, National Tattoo Story Day, Trail of Tears Commemoration Day, National Working Parents Day, Wrinkled Raincoat Day/No Need for an Umbrella Day, General Motors Day (first auto released in 1908), American Legion Day, Day of Wallonia (Belgium), Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer (Switzerland), Independence Day (Mexico), Sustainable House Day (Australia)

MORE (3rd Sunday in September): National Back to Church Sunday, National Neighborhood Day, National Wife Appreciation Day, National Women's Friendship Day (1847)

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

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

Image: Play-Doh Pioneer: Joseph McVicker (Toy Trailblazers), by Lee Slater (Author). Publisher: Checkerboard (January 1, 2016)Play Doh Day
- Remember how much fun it was to play with play-doh? Did you know Play-Doh was invented by Joe McVicker, and it was originally sold as a wallpaper cleaner? Crazy, right? Play-Doh was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame in 1998! Additional, over two Billion Play-Doh cans have been sold, and there is actually a Play-doh fragrance marketed for those who love the smell! Source

Read: Play-Doh Pioneer: Joseph McVicker (Toy Trailblazers), by Lee Slater
-- In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the pioneer of Play-Doh, Joseph McVicker. Follow the story from McVickers' childhood, his education at Brown University, joining his father's company Kutol Products, and his reinvention of the company's Kutol Wall Cleaner as Play-Doh. Learn how Play-Doh is made, who came up with the name, the role of Captain Kangaroo in Play-Doh's success, and about other Play-Doh products.

Image: Play-Doh Modeling Compound | 10-Pack Case of Colors | Non-Toxic | Assorted Colors | 2-Ounce Cans | Ages 2 and up (Amazon Exclusive)Play-Doh Modeling Compound -- Plenty of non-toxic Play-Doh modeling compound for the whole family to shape and create. Lets you create just about anything you can imagine.

Play-Doh Play 'n Store Table -- All-in-one hands-on creativity table with easy storage. Fun half-mold shapes built into the table. Cut, press and fill with over 25 tools.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Magical Oven -- Load pretend food and Play-Doh compound, then press the lever. White light changes to red, oven makes a Ding! sound when done baking. Make pretend foods like: make-believe muffins, play pizzas, and crazy cakes.

Play-Doh Activity Books

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
10 Fun Facts About Play-Doh
6 Homemade Playdough Recipes
100 Free Playdough Mats
Play Dough Math Mats
Printable Play Dough I Can Task Cards
Printable Traffic Signs for PLAY-DOH Towns Play and Learning
Hasbro Play-Doh Coloring Pages and Printables
34 Things to Make and Do with Play Dough
DIY Play Dough Kit
Bath Time Play Dough

National Guacamole Day
- Today is a good day for making homemade Guacamole Dip and share it with your friends and family. We all love guacamole parties so start planning that chip n' dip party.

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