September 22nd Special Days - Featuring 19+ Elephant Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Elephant and Cambodian Child, by Sasin Tipchai on Pixabay

September 22nd is... National Elephant Appreciation Day, American Business Women's Day/American Women in Business Day, National Rock n' Roll Dog Day, Chainmail Day, Remote Employee Appreciation Day, Dear Diary Day, International Day of Radiant Peace, OneWebDay, National Centenarian's Day, National Girls' Night In Day, Band-Aid Invented (1921), National Hobbit Day, World Carfree Day, National Legwear Day, World Rhino Day, Falls Prevention Awareness Day, National Learn To Code Day (Canada), St. Maurice's Day

Special Days for Food: National Ice Cream Cone Day/Ice Cream Cone Birthday, National White Chocolate Day, International Mixed Berries Muffin Day

More Special Days: Daughter's Day, Great Gorilla Run Day, The First Day of Fall/Autumn Equinox/Last Day of Summer (Astrological)

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

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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)National Elephant Appreciation Day
-- Wayne Hepburn, the owner of Mission Media, a graphics and publishing company, originated this day in 1996 when he received an elephant paperweight as a gift from his young daughter. Elephants deserve to be appreciated and upheld as an example of courage, strength, self-reliance, patience, persistence, and general high quality of being.

Read: The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild, by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
-- When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of rogue wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. A heartwarming, exciting, funny, and sometimes sad account of Anthony's experiences with these huge yet sympathetic creatures. 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: Bedtime Originals Choo Choo Express Plush Elephant - HumphreyHumphrey the Elephant -- Choo Choo Express plush Humphrey the elephant measures approximately 9" long x 8.5" wide, sitting down. Made of 100% polyester. Customize with birth stats and vinyl. They come out adorable!

Image: Midori D-Clips Elephant | Elephant PaperclipsElephant Paperclips -- Midori's cute shaped paper clips 30 pieces. Perfect gift for an elephant lover. They work just as well as regular paper clips, except they make everything a little bit more fun!

Image: YAN + LEI Elephant Knitted Gloves for WomenElephant Knitted Gloves -- Soft and cute knitting gloves keep your hands warm in the winter. Buttoned, flap closure. Soft knit fabric. Folded, ribbed cuff. Perfect for elephant lovers everywhere!

Elephant Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Elephants | Kindle Edition | by Rebecca Heller (Author), Suzie Mason (Illustrator). Publisher: Like a Girl Press (May 9, 2017)
Amazon Freebies:

🐘 Free Elephant ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🐘 Read Elephant ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🐘 Free Elephant apps

🐘 Free Elephant games

🐘 Free Elephant books and comics

🐘 Listen to Elephant LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🐘 Watch Elephant Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🐘 Listen to Elephant Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🐘 Free Alexa Skills | Elephant

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🐘 25 Things You Should Know on Elephant Appreciation Day

🐘 65+ Elephant Shape Templates, Crafts and Colouring Pages

🐘 Printable Elephant Templates for Kids

🐘 Cute Baby Elephant coloring pages

🐘 Elephants Printables, Crafts, and Activities

🐘 Elephant Puppet Printable Template

🐘 Free Printable Elephant Mask Template

🐘 Free Printable Elephant Coloring Pages For Kids

🐘 Elephant Papercrafts

🐘 Elephants: Activities

Autumn Equinox
- This is the moment when the day (light) is equal to night (dark)
and balance is created between them.

Band-Aid Invented
- Earle Dickson was employed as a cotton buyer for the Johnson and Johnson when he invented the band-aid in 1921. His wife Josephine Dickson was always cutting her fingers in the kitchen while preparing food.

Dear Diary Day
- What a great day to start journaling!

Hug a Vegetarian Day
- the day designated for hugging those people who love animals the most: vegetarians and vegans!

Ice Cream Cone Birthday
- Edible cones have been mentioned in French cooking books as early as 1825, Julien Archambault describes a cone where one can roll little waffles.

U.S. Post Office Opened
- The first postal service in America arose in February of 1692 when a grant from King William and Queen Mary empowered Thomas Neale to erect, settle and establish within the chief parts of their majesties' colonies and plantations in America, an office or offices for the receiving and dispatching letters and packets and to receive, send and deliver the same under such rates and sums of money as the planters shall agree to give and to hold and enjoy the same for the term of twenty-one years.

American Business Women's Day
- marks the 1949 founding date of the American Business Women's Association, the mission of which is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership; education, networking support and national recognition.

National Seat Check Day
- Vehicle safety events and child safety seat checks are being held today around the country to help you make sure that each and every time you take your child in your car, he or she is safely restrained.

Hobbit Day
- the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, two fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkien's popular set of books The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

National White Chocolate Day
- White chocolate was first invented by Nestle in Switzerland in the 1930s and distributed in the U.S. in 1948.

Native Americans Day
- celebrate Native Americans' Day through learning from educational resources that focus on the traditions, culture, and background of Native Americans. It is a day to celebrate the heritage of Native Americans and for both native and non-native cultures to unite so the many aspects of native culture can be shared.

Pledge Across America Day
- Pledge Across America is the nationally synchronized recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in schools.

National Centenarian's Day
- To 100 year olds and all of those even older, we celebrate — on this day particularly — your remarkable achievements.

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