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Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: Farmer Clem meets the 21st Century, by Bill Davenport on FreeImages
October 12th is... International Moment Of Frustration Scream Day (or Scream and Shout Day), National Farmers Day, National Day in Spain, Discovery Day in Bahamas, FreeThought Day

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

Photo credit: Farmer Clem meets the 21st Century,
by Bill Davenport on Flickr

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National Farmers Day
- honors the hard labor of farmers throughout American history.

Image: Farmers (Bullfrog Books: Community Helpers), by Cari Meister (Author). Publisher: Jump! (March 1, 2016)-
Read: Farmers (Community Helpers)
-- In Farmers, early readers will learn how farmers work to raise crops and animals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a farmer's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify different areas of a farm while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about farmers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Farmers also features reading tips for teachers and parents.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Farm Theme Unit Worksheets | Printable Resources List
DLTK's Songs for Children: The Farmer in the Dell
Free Farm Printables and Montessori-Inspired Farm Activities Using Replicas and Printables
The Farmer in the Dell Coloring Pages and Tracer Pages
Farm Animal Crafts and Activities for Kids's Farm Crafts
Farmer Papercraft

International Moment Of Frustration Scream Day
- Also called Scream and Shout Day. To share any or all of our frustrations, everyone around the world will go outdoors at 1200 hours Greenwich time and scream for at least 30 seconds.

National Day in Spain
- marks the emergence of a large Spanish speaking community of more than 350 million people who share language, values, and traditions.

Discovery Day in Bahamas
- the name of several holidays commemorating the discovery of land, gold, and other significant national discoveries. In the Bahamas Discovery Day is a public holiday on October 12, celebrating the arrival of Christoper Columbus in the New World in 1492. It coincides with the Columbus Day celebrations of many other countries in the Americas. Columbus's initial landfall was on the now-unknown island of Guanahani in the Bahamas in 1492.

FreeThought Day
- Over 300 years ago, on October 12, 1692, Governor William Phipps of the Colony of Massachusetts made a decision that brought to an end the horrendous Salem Witch trials.

World Sight Day
- an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.

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