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January 7th Special Days - Featuring Harlem Globetrotters Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, January 07, 2024 | 0 comments
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Image: Famous Harlem Globetrotters, on Pixabay

Image: Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters | Hardcover – Picture Book: 40 pages | by Suzanne Slade (Author), Don Tate (Illustrator). Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (November 10, 2020)
January 7th is... Harlem Globetrotters' Day (1927), Distaff Day/Roc Day/Saint Distaff's Day, I'm Not Going To Take It Anymore Day, International Programmers' Day, National Pass Gas Day, National Bobblehead Day, National Old Rock Day, National Tempura Day, Buck Rogers's Birthday (1929), Flash Gordon's Birthday (1934), Orthodox Christmas Day/Old Christmas Day, Ganna (Ethiopia), Nanakusa (Japan), Straw Bear Day (UK), Tricolour Day (Italy), Asarah B'Tevet

PLUS - interesting books and free printables, recipes, crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

🏷️ Tag a teacher, homeschooler, daycare provider, and all your freebie-loving friends!

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Image: The Superstar Story of the Harlem Globetrotters (History of Fun Stuff) | Paperback: 40 pages | by Larry Dobrow (Author), Scott Burroughs (Illustrator). Publisher: Simon Spotlight (December 12, 2017)
The Superstar Story of
the Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters' Day (1927)
-- Basketball promoter Abe Saperstein's New York Globetrotters took the floor on this date in 1927 at Hinckley, IL. Despite the New York in their name, the Globetrotters (who included Inman Jackson, Lester Johnson, and Walter Wright) hailed from Chicago's South Side. The talented African-American players — unable to play in white professional leagues — barnstormed the nation in serious basketball promotional events. They changed to Harlem Globetrotters in the 1930s and added humor to their games in the 1940s.

Read: The Superstar Story of the Harlem Globetrotters
-- Did you know that the Harlem Globetrotters were originally from Chicago? Or that this incredible team paved the way for many innovations in basketball and the world of professional sports? Now you can get courtside seats to the best game in town and become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the Harlem Globetrotters! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like the history of basketball and facts about Antarctica. Readers will also learn how to make a timeline and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning about history has never been so much fun!

Image: Funko Pop! Basketball: Harlem Globetrotters #1 | Figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box
Harlem Globetrotter
Funko Pop! Harlem Globetrotter
-- The American exhibition basketball team from New York, the Harlem Globetrotters, combine athleticism, theater, and comedy in their style of play. They've played more than 26,000 exhibition games in 124 countries, with legends like Hallie Bryant. Perfect for any basketball fan to shoot some hoops with their own Harlem Globetrotter! Figure stands 3 3/4 inches, and comes in a window display box

Image: Harlem Globetrotters Small Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters Small Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters Small Basketball
-- This is the official Harlem Globetrotters mini-basketball by Baden. It's recommended for kids 3-7 years old, and is suitable for both indoor/outdoor play, as well as taking it to a game for autographs.

🏀 Basketball Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Hardwood | a personal journey by director Hubert Davis, the son of former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis, who explores how his father's decisions affected his life and those of his extended family

Amazon Freebies:

🏀 Free Basketball ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🏀 Read Basketball ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🏀 Free Basketball apps

🏀 Free Basketball game apps

🏀 Free Basketball magazine apps

🏀 Listen to Harlem Globetrotters Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🏀 Watch Harlem Globetrotters Videos for Free -- Join Amazon Prime - Watch Thousands of Movies and TV Shows Anytime - Start Free Trial Now

🏀 Listen to Basketball Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🏀 Free Alexa Skills | Harlem Globetrotters

🏀 Amazon Kids+ Free Trial - Unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos, and apps, as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. (US, Germany, UK)

🏀 Prime Gaming Free Trial - Unlock instant access to tons of exclusive content for your favorite games, and a collection of PC games for free... each and every month.

Image: The Slam Dunk Cookbook: Round Ball Recipes and Court Side Dishes | Paperback: 86 pages | by Tim Murphy (Author). Publisher: Independently published (March 31, 2019)
The Slam Dunk Cookbook

Harlem Globetrotters Recipes:

🏀 Master Dunker of the Harlem Globetrotters Attributes His Skill to Vegan Diet

🏀 Baked Macaroni and Cheese - Trisha | DiC | Copy Me That

🏀 Recipe Challenge: Sean Streicher vs. Harlem Globetrotter ‘Handles Franklin’

🏀 Slam Dunk Chili Dip | MrFood.com

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters | Trisha's Southern Kitchen | FoodNetwork

Image: The Harlem Globetrotters: Fifty years of fun and games | Hardcover: 186 pages | by Chuck Menville (Author). Publisher: D. McKay Co; 1st Edition (January 1, 1978)
The Harlem Globetrotters

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🏀 The Harlem Globetrotters Printable Worksheet

🏀 THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS worksheet | ESL Printables

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters and Early Professional Basketball

🏀 Basketball dot-to-dot printable worksheets

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters Timeline | Preceden

🏀 Coolest Homemade Harlem Globetrotters Costumes

🏀 Harlem GlobeTrotters + Basketball Papercraft

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters on Tour Pinball Machine Papercraft

🏀 HARLEM GLOBETROTTER (Special K) Minecraft Skin

🏀 Harlem Dignity Coloring page

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters - Colouring in Competition - SportsTG

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters on Facebook

🏀 3,489 Harlem Globetrotters Pictures and Images

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters official website | News, Roster, Videos

🏀 The Harlem Globetrotters | edHelper.com

🏀 Harlem Globetrotters Teaching Resources | TPT

🏀 Arkansas African American History Makers Coloring Book

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