November 27th Special Days - Featuring 29+ Turtle Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Box Turtle, by Stephanie Henkel on Pixabay

November 27th is... Turtle Adoption Day/Turtle Sponsorship Day, National Electric Guitar Day, Jimi Hendrix's Birthday (1942), Bruce Lee's Birthday (1940), National Bavarian Cream Pie Day, National Craft Jerky Day, Pie in the Face Day, First Face Transplant (2005), National Pins and Needles Day (1937), Publications Day (Scientology), Lancashire Day (UK), St. Barlam and Josaphat's Day, St. Maximus' Day, Feast of Saints Facundus and Primitivus

More Special Days: Blackout Wednesday/Black Wednesday/Drinksgiving/Thanksgiving Eve/Wacky Wednesday, National Jukebox Day, National Family Caregivers Day, Tie One On Day, What Do You Love About America Day, Rockerfeller Christmas Tree Lighting, Spitegiving, Rosh Chodesh Kislev

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: Turtles (Complete Pet Owner's Manual), by Hartmut Wilke (Author). Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing; 1 edition (September 1, 2010)Turtle Adoption Day/Turtle Sponsorship Day
-- Have you ever thought about adopting a turtle as a pet? If you aren't interested in being a pet owner, you could sign up to Save-a-Turtle, Save-a-Turtle-Nest or even Sponsor-a-Beach-Walker (A dedicated group of volunteers who rise before the sun every day and patrol beaches for turtle nests)

Read: Turtles (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
-- This manual offers detailed instructions on turtle care, safe handling, feeding, health care, and terrarium construction and maintenance. Written especially to introduce inexperienced and prospective pet owners to the pleasures and duties of pet care, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals also make fine guides to pet care for older children. These heavily illustrated books are filled with helpful information on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care -- and where applicable, grooming and training pets.

Image: ADOPT RESCUE TORTOISE Tortoises Vinyl Decal Sticker EADOPT RESCUE TORTOISE -- Decal in vinyl with a Tortoise and words: ADOPT A RESCUE TORTOISE. It comes in a variety of colors. Every decal is made to order by hand for each customer.

Image: I LOVE MY TORTOISE Tortoises Pet Love Desert Adopt Shelter Rescue Vinyl Decal Sticker Car Window Bumper Wall Laptop Sign WHITE
I LOVE MY TORTOISE -- These vinyl decals have the ADHESIVE ON THE BACKSIDE of the decal, so they can be applied to any smooth surface, including the outside of windows. Durable, waterproof and weather-resistant for up to 7 years. Great for car windows, laptops, helmets, or any smooth surface!

Turtle Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Box Turtles: Box Turtle care, where to buy, types, behavior, cost, handling, husbandry, diet, and much more included! A Box Turtle Owner's Guide, by Lolly Brown (Author). Publisher: NRB Publishing (January 12, 2017)
Box Turtle Owner's Guide
Amazon Freebies:

🐢 Free Turtles ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🐢 Read Turtles ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🐢 Free Turtles apps

🐢 Free Turtles games

🐢 Free Turtles books and comics

🐢 Listen to Turtles Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🐢 Watch Turtles Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🐢 Listen to Turtles Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🐢 Free Alexa Skills | Turtles

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🐢 Sea Turtle Tracking - plus offering a free downloadable Educator's Guide

🐢 Free Sea Turtle Printables

🐢 Turtles coloring pages

🐢 Turtle Coloring Pages and Printables |

🐢 12 FREE ESL turtle worksheets

🐢 Simple Paper-Weaving Sea Turtle Kids Craft

🐢 DIY Friday: Turtle Banks | Bellissima Kids

🐢 How to Create an Indoor Box Turtle Habitat

🐢 Turtle Papercrafts |

🐢 Turtle Crafts for Kids: Ideas to make turtles and tortoises

🐢 Sea Turtles | Free Printable Templates and Coloring Pages

🐢 Turtle-Themed Classroom Printables Collection

🐢 Turtle Coloring and Activity Book - Gulf Coast Research

🐢 Turtle Printables - Coloring Home

🐢 Turtles | Coloring Pages for Adults

🐢 Printable Turtle Bookmarks

🐢 Paper Plate Turtle Craft for Kids (+ Free Printable Template!)

🐢 Little Turtle Puppet - Austin Public Library -

🐢 Turtle Legs - Printable Bookmarks for Kids | Mocomi

🐢 Turtle Island Activities - Bonnechere Provincial Park

Jimi Hendrix's Birthday (1942)
- American musician and songwriter Jimi Hendrix was born at Seattle, WA on November 27, 1942. One of the greatest rock guitarists in history, he revolutionized the guitar sound with heavy use of feedback and incredible fretwork.

National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
- For those of you in need of a refresher, Bavarian cream is any chilled dessert consisting of custard, whipped cream, gelatin and a variety of flavorings, from chocolate to fruit or liqueurs. Will you have some pie today?

Pins and Needles Day (1937)
- This a holiday founded in 1937 to commemorate the opening of a play named Pins and Needles by a man named Harold Rome. It was a pro-labor play with the cast and crew from the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. (That's where the pins and needles most likely came into play) The play played on weekends only so the women could keep their day jobs.

Pie in the Face Day
- Splat! You've just been hit with a virtual whipped cream pie! It's that kind of day!

First Face Transplant (2005)
- In a five-hour operation on November 27, 2005, French surgeons transplanted the skin, muscles, veins, arteries, nerves, and tissues of a brain-dead patient onto the face of a woman who had lost her nose and the bottom part of her face after a dog attack. Doctors said the partial transplant, the first of its kind, created a hybrid face—resembling neither the dead donor nor the original face of the recipient.

Bruce Lee's Birthday (1940)
- The actor and martial artist was born in San Francisco, CA on November 27, 1940, but raised in Hong Kong. In 1959 he returned to the US to teach martial arts, opening schools in Seattle, WA, and Oakland, CA.

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