January 16th Special Days - Featuring 39+ Dragon Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Children Riding Dragons, by Lothar Dieterich on Pixabay

January 16th is... Appreciate A Dragon Day (2004), Book Publishers Day, International Hot and Spicy Food Day, National Good Teen Day (1995), National Quinoa Day, National Fig Newton Day (1891), Civil Service Day, National Nothing Day (1972), Prohibition Remembrance Day, National Without a Scalpel Day, International Croqueta Day, Certified Psychiatric Technicians Day, National Religious Freedom Day (1786), Dr. Dian Fossey's Birthday (1932), Haru No Yabuiri

More Special Days: Get to Know Your Customers Day, Bean Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: DragonSpell (Dragon Keepers Chronicles, Book 1), by Donita K. Paul (Author). Publisher: WaterBrook (June 2004)Appreciate A Dragon Day (2004)
-- To celebrate the release of DragonSpell, by Donita K. Paul. DragonSpell is the first book of the fantasy series the DragonKeeper Chronicles. Dragons as the subject of myths, fantasies, and legends have captured the imaginations and have lured many interested but hesitant readers into the stories. Thus Appreciate a Dragon Day now serves as a venue to call to the adventurous spirits of children and to lead them into the world of literature.

Read: DragonSpell
-- When Kale, a slave girl, finds a dragon egg, she is given the unexpected opportunity to become a servant to Paladin. But on her way to the Hall, where she was to be trained, Kale runs into danger. Rescued by a small band of Paladin's servants, Kale is turned from her destination. Weaving together memorable characters, daring adventure, and a core of eternal truth, Dragonspell -- the first book in the Dragon Keepers Chronicles -- is a finely crafted and welcome addition to the corpus of fantasy fiction.

Image: Watch The Dragon Spell Video | A young boy embarks on a fantastic quest to save both the world of humans and the world of magic from a witch possessed by a dragon ghostThe Dragon Spell Video -- A young boy embarks on a fantastic quest to save both the world of humans and the world of magic from a witch possessed by a dragon ghost. Together with Eddie, the wanna-be wizard, and Rocky, the feral wild child, he'll have to prove what it takes to be a real hero!

Image: Dragonspell - Fantasy Poster (Dragon Attacking Castle) (Size: 36 x 24) Poster Print by Chris AchilleosDragonspell - Fantasy Poster -- Decorate your home or office with high-quality posters. Dragonspell - Fantasy Poster (Dragon Attacking Castle) (Size: 36 x 24) is that perfect piece that matches your style, interests, and budget.

Dragon Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Dragon Trials (Return of the Darkening Book 1), by Ava Richardson (Author). Publication Date: November 7, 2015
Dragon Trials
Amazon Freebies:

🐉 Free Dragon ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🐉 Read Dragon ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🐉 Free Dragon apps

🐉 Free Dragon games

🐉 Free Dragon books and comics

🐉 Listen to Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🐉 Watch Dragon Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🐉 Listen to Dragon Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🐉 Free Alexa Skills | Dragon




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🐉 How to make origami dragon

🐉 Chinese Parade Dragon Craft

🐉 How to Make a Fire Breathing Dragon Cake

🐉 Kids craft: a dragon in cardboard

🐉 Dancing Lion or Dragon Toy

🐉 Dragon Crafts and more

🐉 DLTK's Crafts for Kids | Dragon Tales Ideas

🐉 DLTK's Crafts for Kids | Knight's Shield paper mache craft

🐉 Kids Crafts: Dragon Mask

🐉 Make Your Own Dragon Parade for Tet

🐉 Dragon Puppet Origami

🐉 Dragon Origami

🐉 Paper Lantern Craft - Dragon Theme

🐉 Concertina Chinese Dragon (scroll down)

🐉 Dragon Coloring Pages

🐉 Learn to write in Dragonese

🐉 How to Make Your Own Dragon Book

🐉 Create A Dragon Online

🐉 Free Make a Sock Dragon pattern

🐉 Printable Dragon Word Searches

🐉 Make a Dragon Bookmark

🐉 Make Your Very Own Dragon Egg

🐉 Print, Color, and Assemble This Flying Dragon

🐉 Download A Free Dragon Quote

🐉 Dragon Cake: A Visual DIY

🐉 Print and Color Dragon Drawing #1

🐉 Print and Color Dragon Drawing #2

🐉 Sew a Dragon Hat Tutorial

🐉 Free Printable Toothless Dragon Mask

🐉 Put Dragon Wallpaper On Your Computer



National Nothing Day (1972)
- Nothing Day is celebrated by doing absolutely nothing at all. This day is an un-event. The expectation is we do not create or otherwise promote this day. In other words, we do nothing. And, to say anything more would contradict the purpose of this day. Celebrate this day by doing... nothing. Of course, assuming doing nothing is okay with your boss.

National Religious Freedom Day (1786)
- Commemorates the Virginia General Assembly's adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. This vital document became the basis for the separation of church and state and led to the freedom of religion for all Americans as protected in the religion clause in the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment.

National Fig Newton Day (1891)
- People in the US eat over 1,000,000,000 fig newtons every year. Charles Rosen created the design for fig newtons and sold it directly to the Kennedy Biscuit Company, later to become Nabisco, who used a new continuous-stream, filled-cookie making machine designed by James Henry Mitchell to produce the cookie, releasing it on 1891.

International Hot and Spicy Food Day
- An unofficial holiday dedicated to the eating of spicy foods, particularly of international origin. There are literally hundreds of types of herbs and spices throughout the world. Each can provide a unique flavor sensation on its own. In combination, herbs and spices can take on different qualities and characteristics which can make the sum much different than the individual spices alone.

Polygraph Birthday (1951)
- On January 16, 1951, the Reid polygraph was patented. This five-channel model was capable of recording signals from arm movements, respiration, GSR, blood pressure, and thigh movements. In 1958, the Stoelting Deceptograph was standardized by the US military. In 1966, Stoelting created the polygraph with a non-battery powered galvanometer.





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