October 21st is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 1 comments
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Image: Frog | Photo by Kenn W. Kiser, on MorgueFileOctober 21st is... Reptile Awareness Day, Apple Day, Babbling Day, Celebration of the Mind Day, Count Your Buttons Day, International Day of the Nacho, Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day/Global IDD Prevention Day, Garbanzo Bean Day, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, Back to the Future Day, World Mission Sunday, Global Clinical Engineering Day, Vietnam War Protesters Storm Pentagon, Can-Can Day, Apple Day (UK), Trafalgar Day (UK), Mother's Day (Argentina), I Am An American Day (Florida)

MORE (3rd Sunday): National Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day, World Toy Camera Day, Woolly Worm Festival

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: Ultimate Reptileopedia: The Most Complete Reptile Reference Ever, by Christina Wilsdon (Author). Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books (October 13, 2015)Reptile Awareness Day
- Every year, reptile fanatics have a day they can celebrate and share their passion; a chance to educate others who may not know about these amazing creatures called reptiles, and the habitat loss and threat of extinction facing so many reptile species. We need days like this to promote reptiles and make sure that these wonderful animals are around for future generations to enjoy. Source

Read: Ultimate Reptileopedia: The Most Complete Reptile Reference Ever
-- Snakey, slimy, scaley, and sensational! Welcome to the amazing world of the most popular reptiles on Earth. With colorful photographs and fun facts, this easy-to-use encyclopedia profiles snakes, lizards, amphibians, turtles and tortoises, crocodilians, and tuatara. Profiles are accompanied by Did You Know? details and fast facts including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat.

Iguana Warning Sign -- Display this little beauty to give warning to all those that may trespass while your Iguana is on guard duty. Perfectly versatile full-color signs guaranteed to make a perfect gift or accessory for any garage, Man Cave, Wall Accent, child's room, and anything else you can think of.

Nature Temporary Tattoos -- With ladybug, butterfly, other insects and creepy reptile designs, these tattoos will delight any outdoor explorer or animal lover.

Wild Republic Reptiles -- Realistic 5 piece set of durable plastic and PVC Reptiles lets kids spark their imagination.

Reptiles Coloring Books

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Reptile Awareness Day by REPTILES magazine
Reptile Coloring Pages – Free Printable
Amphibian and Reptile Printables
10 Reptile Study Ideas and a FREE Reptile Printable
Reptile and Amphibian Crafts
3D Paper Lizard {Craft Camp}
Reptile Papercraft
eptiles Printables
Reptiles Coloring Book
How to Build Your Own Reptile Hides
25+ Awesome Diy Reptile Enclosure
Lizard Insect Catching Tongues



Electric Light Birthday 1879
- Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Edison didn't "invent" the lightbulb, but rather he improved upon a 50-year-old idea. In 1879, using lower current electricity, a small carbonized filament, and an improved vacuum inside the globe, he was able to produce a reliable, long-lasting source of light.

Garbanzo Bean Day
- This is the perfect day for us to celebrate the wonderful benefits of the Garbanzo bean.

Babbling Day
- This isn't a day to remain silent. Tell everyone you know about this special day.
You know them when you hear them. They're talking gibberish. They never stop talking. They babble on and on. They can turn a simple one-sentence statement into an endless dissertation.

National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
- Celebrates a delicious Fall dessert. In October, pumpkins are literally glowing. So, why not put two of your favorites together.....pumpkins and cheesecake!? They make a great dessert. They are both nutritious and healthy.

Vietnam War Protesters Storm Pentagon
- Some 250 protesters were arrested when thousands of the 50,000 participants in a rally against the Vietnam War at Washington, DC, crossed the Potomac River and stormed the Pentagon. No shots were fired, but many demonstrators were struck with nightsticks and rifle butts.

Toy Camera Day
- Once upon a time, not too long ago, Tomy (yes, an actual toy manufacturer) made a toy camera - the Tolne. Because of the small production run, they became a bit of a legend, and extremely difficult to find.

Woolly Worm Festival
- Wooly bear caterpillars race up three-foot-long strings. The overall winner has the honor of predicting the severity of the coming winter.





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Catherine

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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  1. Dawn says:

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