October 19th Special Days - Featuring 28+ Friends Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, October 19, 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, Yorktown Day, World Day Against Breast Cancer, International Gin and Tonic Day, National Period Day, National LGBT Center Awareness Day, National Seafood Bisque Day, World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day/World PB&J Day, World Anatomy Day, National Kentucky Day, Rainforest Day, Armilustrium, World Slotting Day, Mother Teresa Day (Albania), National Psoriatic Arthritis Awareness Day (Canada), Feast of St. Paul of the Cross, St. Peter of Alcantara's Day, St. Rene Goupil's Day

More Special Days: World Toy Camera Day, I Love Yarn Day, International Repair Day, International Independent Video Store Day, National Fetch Day™, Sweetest Day, Sloth International Day, National Move Over Day, Bridge Day (West Virginia), Hoshana Rabbah

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: 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.

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: Elegant Signs Side by Side or Miles Apart - 4x6 Going Away Picture Frame for Your BestieBest Friend Gift -- Perfect for your BFF that is relocating out of state or moving away to college. This cute quote will cheer her up, Side by Side or Miles Apart, Friends are Always Close at Heart. 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.

Image: Friends Are Like Stars Wall Art Friendship Day GiftFriends Are Like Stars Wall Art -- Friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they're there. Printed on High Glossy Paper, 18" x 24". Great Friendship Day Gift!

Friends Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Social Skills Activities for Kids: 50 Fun Exercises for Making Friends, Talking and Listening, and Understanding Social Rules | Kindle Edition | by Daniels LCSW, Natasha (Author). Publisher: Rockridge Press (March 12, 2019)
Social Skills Activities for Kids
Amazon Freebies:

👫 Read New Friends ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

👫 Free Friends apps

👫 Free Friends games

👫 Free Friends magazines

👫 Listen to Friends Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

👫 Watch Friends Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

👫 Listen to Friends Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

👫 Free Alexa Skills | Friends

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

👫 Girl Scouts: Make New Friends Printable

👫 Friends Theme Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

👫 Free printable crown pattern

👫 Practice Social Skills With Free Worksheets

👫 19 Lego Friends Coloring Pages

👫 Friendship Activity Guide for PK-2

👫 50 Best Friend Coloring Pages

👫 Friends Printables | Sesame Street.org

👫 There’s Nothing Better than a Good Friend

👫 Free Printables | MakingFriends.com

👫 Treat Bag Topper – Mint to be Friends

👫 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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