February 10th Special Days - Featuring 38+ Umbrella Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, February 09, 2020 | 0 comments
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February 10th is... National Umbrella Day, National Cream Cheese Brownie Day, National Flannel Day, Teddy Day, National Home Warranty Day, Plimsoll Day (1824), All The News That's Fit To Print Day, YWCA Birthday (1855), World Pulses Day, Valentismas, NEET Day (Japan), National Deworming Day (India), Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck (Malta), National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe (Italy), St. Scholastica's Day (1355)

More Special Days: Clean Out Your Computer Day, Tu BiShvat, Oatmeal Monday/Meal Monday (Scotland), Family Day (British Columbia)

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: A History of the Umbrella, by T. S. Crawford (Author). Publisher: Taplinger Pub. Co; First Edition edition (1970)National Umbrella Day
-- In honor of one of the world's most invaluable inventions. The oldest recorded collapsible umbrella appeared in 21 AD, in Ancient China. Qin Shihuang's tomb revealed a terracotta army carriage which had a permanently open umbrella, dating from 210 BC. Umbrellas were also found in Nineveh, Persepolis, Ancient Egypt, and Greece. On a rainy, day, we are sure glad someone was smart enough to invent it. It is also increasingly popular to use umbrellas to shade ourselves from harmful UV radiation, and the heat of the sun. On this holiday, you are encouraged to take a walk in the rain and enjoy your umbrella.

Read: A History of the Umbrella
-- The utilitarian umbrella, the friend of pedestrians, bookmakers and anglers alike, has a far longer and more distinguished lineage than is generally imagined. This book describes its varied history from its first appearance more than a thousand years before Christ. Describes the history and development of the umbrella, in social life, fashions in umbrellas and parasols, state- and honorific parasols, etc. through the ages and of all people (Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Middle-East, etc.)

Image: Repel Windproof Double Vented Travel Umbrella with Teflon Coating (Black)Windproof Travel Umbrella -- Repel umbrellas are designed with you in mind and built to ensure the ultimate protection and comfort in any weather condition. Measuring just 11 ½ inches long and less than 1 pound for easy storage in purses, briefcases, backpacks, and more. Repel Travel Umbrella is fortified with nine resin-reinforced fiberglass ribs that flex slightly to withstand powerful gusts without turning inside out and defends against the elements like no other umbrella.

Image: Women's Cute Umbrella Bumbersoll Heart-shaped Red Wedding Sun Rain UmbrellaRed Heart Shaped Parasol -- This beautiful Heart Shaped Brolly is perfect for wedding and would be a wonderful photo prop on the day, whatever the weather. Lets you stand out from the crowd when taking an afternoon stroll along the beachside promenade or in the heart of town. On scorching hot days, use a Heart-Shaped Brolly to create some personal shade. You will want it to rain when you have this Heart Shaped Brolly for your very own. It makes rain a romantic experience.

Umbrella Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Watch The Umbrella | What if an umbrella could do more than just protect its user from mere sun or rain? What if it could protect its user from pain?
The Umbrella
Amazon Freebies:

☂️ Free Umbrella ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

☂️ Read Umbrella ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

☂️ Free Umbrella apps

☂️ Free Umbrella games

☂️ Listen to Umbrella Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

☂️ Watch Umbrella Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

☂️ Listen to Umbrella Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

☂️ Free Alexa Skills | Umbrella




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

☂️ Umbrella Coloring Pages and Printable Activities

☂️ Printable Stickers with Owl, Mushrooms, Leaves, Raining Cloud, Umbrella, Birds, Apples and Flowers

☂️ Find 10 Differences - Umbrella, Gumboots and Happy Frog

☂️ Purple Dragon with Umbrella in the Autumn Park Puzzle

☂️ Umbrella (by Tens) dot to dot

☂️ Free Umbrella Worksheets and Printables

☂️ Umbrella Craft with Raindrops

☂️ Free Printable Editable PDF Baby Shower Invitation DIY

☂️ Umbrella CVC Matching Activity

☂️ Spring showers - design your own umbrella

☂️ Beach Umbrella - Free Printable Stationery

☂️ Umbrella Connect the Dots | Woo! Jr. Kids Activities

☂️ Umbrella Dot to Dot Printable Worksheets

☂️ The Umbrella - Fun Learning Printables for Kids

☂️ Teacher Appreciation Gift: Umbrella and Gift Tag

☂️ PLAY-DOH Printable Beach Umbrella Activity

☂️ Umbrella Template Printables | Umbrella Decorations - Tim's Printables

☂️ Citrus Straw Umbrellas | Free Printable | A Joyful Riot

☂️ Baby shower umbrella-basket printables

☂️ Patriotic Drink Umbrellas – Free Printables

☂️ Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

☂️ Printable Spring Showers Alphabet Sort

☂️ Origami Parasol Umbrella Instructions

☂️ Crafting Cupcake Umbrellas

☂️ Try this tiny umbrella DIY for your next party

☂️ 8 DIY Umbrella Stands to Make ... Lifestyle

☂️ DIY Whimsical Umbrella Fountain

☂️ Made for Shade: DIY Umbrella Stand Planter

☂️ Chinese Umbrella Papercraft

☂️ Umbrella coloring pages



National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
- The first known recipe for brownies appeared in the 1897 Sears Roebuck Catalogue. What everyone seemed to love about brownies, besides their delicious taste, was how quick and easy they were to make! Since then, the original brownie recipe has transformed into a wide variety of flavors to suit every brownie lover's needs. Celebrate today by enjoying the sweet, rich, and creamy flavors of a cream cheese brownie!

YWCA Birthday (1855)
- The movement which resulted in the World YWCA began in England in 1855 in the midst of the Industrial Revolution and the Crimean War. Founded through the convergence of social activist Lady Mary Jane Kinnaird's General Female Training Institute, and committed Christian Emma Robarts' Prayer Union, it sought to be a social and spiritual support system for young English women.

Plimsoll Day (1824)
- A day to remember Samuel Plimsoll (born February 10, 1824), the Sailor's Friend, a coal merchant turned reformer and politician, who was elected to the British parliament in 1868. He attacked the practice of overloading heavily insured ships, calling them coffin ships. His persistence brought about the amendment of Britain's Merchant Shipping Act. The Plimsoll Line, named for him, is a line on the side of ships marking maximum load allowed by law.





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