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

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, October 18, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Best Friends, by Anissa Thompson on FreeImages

October 19th is... National New Friends Day, Dress Like a Dork Day, Evaluate Your Life Day, Look Back On Your Life Day, LGBT Center Awareness Day, Rainforest Day, World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day, World PB+J Day, National Seafood Bisque Day, Global Champagne Day, Wear It Pink Day, National Kentucky Day, Yorktown Day, Mother Teresa Day (Albania)

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: How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them, by Laurie Krasny Brown (Author), Marc Brown (Illustrator). Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (September 1, 2001) National New Friends Day
- Good friends are good for your health. Friends can help you celebrate good times and provide support during bad times. Friends prevent loneliness and give you a chance to offer needed companionship, too. Friends can also: Increase your sense of belonging and purpose; Boost your happiness and reduce your stress; Improve your self-confidence and self-worth; Help you cope with traumas, such as divorce, serious illness, job loss or the death of a loved one; Encourage you to change or avoid unhealthy lifestyle habits, such as excessive drinking or lack of exercise. Source

Read: How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them
-- Fun dinosaur characters teach young children all about friendship--the value of friends, how to make friends, and how to be a good friend. With playful full-color illustrations, How to Be a Friend will help kids cope with everyday social situations and learn: Who can be your friend, How to show someone you would like to be friends, How to handle bosses and bullies, The best ways to be a friend and ways not to be a friend, Ways to settle an argument with a friend.

Image: SouthernCottage | Best Friend Frame | Long Distance Friendship Frame | Best Friend GiftBest Friend Gift -- These wood frames are handcrafted with the best quality products you can find. They will look gorgeous over any table, desk, shelf... Making the perfect gift for anyone and for any occasion.

Gold Compass Necklace -- Friendship necklace, includes a note card with a message: I would be lost without you

Friends Are Like Stars Wall Art -- Printed on High Glossy Paper, 18" x 24". Great Friendship Day Gift

Friends Coloring and Activity Books

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🤝 Girl Scouts: Make New Friends Printable

🤝 Top 10 Friendship Printables

🤝 Paper Doll Friends - Making Friends

🤝 Friendship Printables

🤝 10 printable social stories about friendship

🤝 I am Thankful for Friends Coloring Page

🤝 Friendship Cards (Free) | Greetings Island

🤝 Forever Friends Printable Activities

🤝 Free Friends Play Dough Printable

🤝 Friendship Printables, Gifts, and Crafts

National Seafood Bisque Day
- On this day, fans of seafood bisque indulge in this rich, smooth flavorful soup. Seafood Bisque can be made in a variety of ways, but it often includes combinations of crab, crayfish, shrimp or lobster, cream, spices, and dry sherry, wine or cognac.

Evaluate Your Life Day
- To encourage everyone to check and see if they’re really headed where they want to be.

Yorktown Day
- More than 7,000 English and Hessian troops, led by British General Lord Cornwallis, surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown, VA, effectively ending the war between Britain and its American colonies.

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