October 6th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 07, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Badger in the Forest, by Dirk (Beeki®) Schumacher on PixabyOctober 6th is... National Badger Day, Come and Take It Day, Garlic Lovers Day, Mad Hatter Day, National German American Day, National Noodle Day, Jackie Mayer Rehab Day, National Physician's Assistant Day, National Plus Size Appreciation Day, Child Health Day, Clergy Appreciation Day, Universal Children's Day, National Orange Wine Day, World Ostomy Day/National Ostomy Awareness Day, National Family Fire Drill Day, Ivy Day (Ireland), King Harold Day (UK), Armed Forces Day (Egypt), Dukla Pass Victims Day (Slovakia)

More (1st Saturday): Inter-American Water Day, International Frugal Fun Day, World Card Making Day, World Porridge Day

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: Badgers (Blastoff! Readers: Backyard Wildlife) (Blastoff Readers. Level 1), by Derek Zobel (Author). Publisher: Bellwether Media (August 1, 2011)National Badger Day
-- Did you know... Badgers and their setts are fully protected by the Protection of Badgers Act 1992, and anyone who takes, kills or injures a badger, or who interferes with a badger sett, can be imprisoned or fined. Snaring, poisoning and badger baiting practices are illegal and cause unnecessary suffering and death.

Read: Badgers (Blastoff! Readers: Backyard Wildlife)
-- Badgers become fierce fighters when in danger. They can protect themselves from falling prey to large, strong animals such as wolves and bears! This book introduces beginning readers to badgers, highlighting the powerful jaws and strong claws of these animals.

Image: Wild Republic Honey Badger Plush | Stuffed Animal | Plush Toy | Gifts for Kids | CuddlekinsWild Republic Honey Badger -- Explore Africa or Southeast Asia with a Cuddlekins Honey Badger stuffed animal, who can protect you through the night with its soft cuddly features. Perfect gift for kids, teens, and adults.

Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem -- From PBS - Honey badger is badass. Those words and corresponding video became a YouTube sensation with 51 million hits. This is one the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes.

Honey Badger Vinyl Decal -- Honey Badger Don't Care

Badgers Coloring Books

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Campaign To Make National Badger Day A Public Holiday -- Just print out this letter and send it to your local MP!
Badger Printables - Activity Village
Free Printable Badger Mask
Badger coloring page | SuperColoring.com
Badger Coloring Page | GetColoringPages.com
Fun Badger Facts for Kids
Badger Papercrafts
Badger Crafts - Activity Village
Adorable Forest Animal Crafts
The Farmer and the Badger Online Story

Come and Take It Day
- This day is here for the taking. Grab it. Take it and run with it. Today is going to be a great day.

Garlic Lovers Day
- Eat only one garlic clove per day and beat 101 diseases - prevent cancer, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of strokes, fight flu and more.

Mad Hatter Day
- The real spirit of MadHatterDay is turnabout: The nonsense we usually have to pretend is sane can be called madness for one day in the year; the superficially crazy things that really make sense can be called sane on MadHatterDay.

International Frugal Fun Day
- a day to enjoy fun activities that are free (or very inexpensive). Use your imagination, the possibilities are endless.

National German-American Day
- celebrates German heritage, commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld near the Rhine landed in Philadelphia. These families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement in the original thirteen American colonies.

National Noodle Day
- The first written account of noodles is from the East Han Dynasty between AD 25 and 220.

Jackie Mayer Rehab Day
- At age 28, Miss America 1963, Jackie Mayer, awoke to find herself paralyzed and without speech. The victim of a massive stroke, Jackie had to learn to walk, tie her shoes, and learn her A-B-C's all over again.

Inter-American Water Day
- to pay tribute to water as the basis of our existence. This special day highlights the importance of water for the well-being, health and sustainable development of all humankind.

World Cardmaking Day
- kicking off the holiday card-making season, the most popular time for creating and sharing handmade greetings.

National Physician's Assistant Day
- celebrates and recognizes the importance and skills of this career. The highly trained Physician's Assistant is an invaluable aide to physicians and general practitioners. If you see your Physician's Assistant today, wish him or her a happy day. And, let them know they are appreciated.

Clergy Appreciation Day
- take time out to acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of your clergy's leadership. Appreciate your pastoral leaders who gave you the Word of God. Take a good look at the way they live, and let their faithfulness instruct you, as well as their truthfulness.

Ivy Day (Ireland)
- in memory of the prominent nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell (June 27, 1846 – October 6, 1891).

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