October 10th Special Days - Featuring 19+ Metric Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 0 comments
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October 10th is... National Metric Day, Hug a Drummer Day, International Stage Management Day, National Angel Food Cake Day, National Cake Decorating Day, National Hug-a-Kevin Day, National Love Your Hair Day, National Handbag Day, National Tuxedo Day/Tuxedo Birthday (1886), National SHIFT10 Day,

Powers of Ten Day, U.S. Naval Academy Day, World Homeless Day, Squid and Cuttlefish Day/Squidturday, World Mental Health Day, World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, World Porridge Day, International African Penguin Awareness Day, World Day Against the Death Penalty, International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, Motorsports Memorial Day, National Tic Tac Day, National Curves Day, Ham and Cheese Croissant Day, European Fragile X Awareness Day, Bonza Bottler Day, Curacao Day, Mochi Day (Japan)

More Special Days: National Depression Screening Day

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 Metric System (My Path to Math), by Paul Challen (Author). Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company (August 1, 2009)National Metric Day
- The 10th day of the 10th month is known as National Metric Day in the US. The metric system is recognized as the preferred system for weights and measures, science, engineering, and mathematics. Currently, there are only 3 countries (including the US) who do not recognize the metric system as the preferred standard of measurement.

Read: The Metric System (My Path to Math)
-- This fascinating book takes young readers on a trip to a science lab where they will learn about the metric system. Simple text shows ways of measuring length (meters and centimeters), temperature (Celsius), and weight (grams and kilograms). Comparisons between key metric measurements and similar U.S. customary measurements, such as yards, inches, and Fahrenheit, help children understand the two systems.

Image: DIY Vinyl Growth Chart Ruler Decal Kit, Metric Combination by Little AcornsDIY Growth Chart Ruler Decal Kit -- You can easily make your own professional looking growth chart ruler - a great way to track and display the growth of little ones in your home or nursery! Join thousands of DIYers who have used this vinyl decal kit to successfully and easily make their own growth chart ruler by saving the time and headache of hand painting the lines and numbers on the board themselves!

Image: Painless Learning Educational Placemats Sets Metric System and US Weights and Measures Placemat Non Slip WashableEducational Metric Placemats -- Almost all of the placemats are interactive with a write-on/wipe-off surface and learning exercises on the back. From preschoolers to grandparents there is a placemat for everyone. They offer a delightful way for children to master new subjects and for adults to brush up on old ones.

Image: Didax - Metric Measures Lotto GameMetric Measures Lotto Game -- This challenging, photographic lotto game helps children learn how to read a variety of scales relating to metric measures of length, mass, and capacity. Each board has 9 playing squares, showing clear images accompanied by a range of scales. Players read these scales and match the measures to cards on which the same measures are shown as numerals.

Metric Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Dradnats and the SI Metric Measurement Kids | Kindle Edition | by Linda Dawson (Author), Lisa Rivard (Illustrator). Publication Date: February 8, 2016
Dradnats and the
SI Metric Measurement Kids
Amazon Freebies:

📏 Read Metric ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

📏 Free Metric apps

📏 Free Metric games

📏 Free Metric education apps

📏 Watch Metric Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

📏 Listen to Metric Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

📏 Free Alexa Skills | Metric




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

📏 Measuring units worksheets

📏 Make a Poster About the Metric System

📏 Metric monster

📏 Free Metric Worksheets and Teaching Resources

📏 How to Make a Metric System Conversion Table With an Envelope

📏 Measurement Activities For Kids

📏 Metric on the Move

📏 Horrendous Soup – A Metric System Game

📏 Some printable paper rulers

📏 Adjustable Printable Graph Paper

📏 Adjustable Printable Scale Rulers

📏 Math Conversion Charts - Template.net





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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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