October 20th Special Days - Featuring 18+ Sloth Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Costa Rica Sloth, by Minke Wink on Pixabay

October 20th is... International Sloth Day, National Eggo Day, National See You Next Tuesday Day, Birth of the Bab, World Statistics Day, Mickey Mantle's birthday (1931), Community Media Day, Bela Lugosi's birthday (1882), International Chefs Day, National Call-in Day For Health Reform, Miss American Rose Day, National Brandied Fruit Day, National Youth Confidence Day, National Day on Writing®, National Suspenders Day, The International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, Office Chocolate Day, World Osteoporosis Day, Culture Day (Cuba), National Sparkling Wine Day (South Africa), Mashujaa Day (Kenya), St. Conrad Ferrini's Day

More Special Days: National Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day, World Toy Camera Day, World Mission Sunday, Mother's Day (Argentina), I Am An American Day (Florida),
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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: Sloths: Life in the Slow Lane, by Dr. Rebecca Cliffe (Author), Suzi Eszterhas (Photographer). Publisher: The Sloth Conservation Foundation (2017)International Sloth Day
-- created by Foundation AIUNAU who acquired this compromise on the First international meeting about the well-being, rehabilitation, and conservation of sloths, held in Medellin, Colombia, November of 2010. It was created as a necessity to bring the world of sloths and their forest to the citizens/people as a process of sensibilization towards wildlife. These species are so special, these cryptic and shy beings inspire us and awaken our tender feelings. There is a lot sloths can teach us – respect, tenderness, joy, sharing. Nevertheless, in our lack of awareness, we harm them so much and bring their existence in danger of extinction.

Read: Sloths: Life in the Slow Lane
-- Sloth expert Dr. Rebecca Cliffe has teamed up with world-renowned wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas to produce this stunning coffee-table book that takes readers on an immersive journey through the jungles of South America to discover the secret lives of sloths. The story is illustrated through spectacular imagery capturing some of the most intimate and rarely seen moments, while the narrative reveals some of the latest scientific discoveries and provides fascinating insights into the previously unknown habits of these unusual animals.

Image: Wild Republic Three-Toed Sloth Plush, Stuffed Animal, Plush Toy, Gifts for Kids, Cuddlekins 12 InchesWild Republic Three-Toed Sloth -- Laze around with this cuddly sloth stuffed animal. This slow-moving friend looks just like the sloths you’d find in nature, with long arms and its characteristic three toes. Just wrap his long arms around your neck because, at about 12 inches tall, this sloth is the perfect size for hugging and holding.

Image: Hug a Sloth Kit (book with plush), by Talia Levy (Author), David Cole Wheeler (Illustrator). Publisher: Peter Pauper Press; Box Har/to edition (October 1, 2014)
Hug a Sloth Kit -- Awww! You know you can't resist the cute little sloth! Learn all about the slooooow life as you snuggle this bitty treetop dweller. Guidebook features sloth facts and fancies, as well as an adoption certificate, suggested names, and more. The perfect gift for aficionados of all things adorable!

Image: Schleich Sloth Action Figures
Sloth Action Figure -- The Sloth spends almost its entire life in the trees of tropical rainforest. Its curved claws give it a firm grip on the branches of the trees. Since it always hangs from the branches upside down, the Sloth fur grows from its belly towards its back, instead of growing from its back or head. This allows rainwater to drain away better. Like real sloths, this one hangs from branches!

Sloth Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Sloths Don't Run | Kindle Edition | by Tori McGee (Author), Roksolana Panchyshyn (Illustrator). Publication Date: December 3, 2018
Sloths Don't Run
Amazon Freebies:

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🦥 Read Sloths ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🦥 Free Sloths apps

🦥 Free Sloths games

🦥 Listen to Sloths Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🦥 Watch Sloths Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🦥 Listen to Sloths Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🦥 Free Alexa Skills | Sloths




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🦥 Wild Animal Printables for Kids Sloth

🦥 Sloths coloring pages

🦥 Adorable and Easy Sloth Activities and Recipes

🦥 Sloth Facts Information Videos Pictures and Printouts for Kids

🦥 Free Printable 2018 Calendar: Lazy Sloths!

🦥 Sloth Printable Mask

🦥 Sloth Wants to Snooze - free book

🦥 Free Printable Sloth Birthday Card

🦥 DIY Sloth Gift Box

🦥 Sloth Hide And Seek



National Suspenders Day
- Suspenders look so cool and they never go out of fashion!

National Brandied Fruit Day
- Celebrates sweet-tasting fruit, soaked and marinated in brandy. Enjoy a little-brandied fruit on this day, with family and friends.

Miss American Rose Day
- Miss American Rose is a pageant devoted to high achievement and community service for girls and women of all ages. On this day, treat the women in your life like beautiful American roses, and/or perform a community service project.

Bela Lugosi's birthday (1882)
- Born Bela Ferenc Denzso Blasko at Lugos, Hungary on October 20, 1882. Known best for his role as Count Dracula in Dracula. Lugosi died of a heart attack at Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1956.

Mickey Mantle's birthday (1931)
- Baseball Hall of Famer, born at Spavinaw, OK on October 20, 1931. Died August 13, 1995, at Dallas, TX.





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