February 14th Special Days - Featuring 27+ Ferris Wheel Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, February 14, 2020 | 1 comments
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Image: Big Ferris Wheel, by Tim Hill on Pixabay

February 14th is... Ferris Wheel Day (1893), Valentine's Day/Saint Valentine's Day/The Feast of Saint Valentine/V-Day, Singles Awareness Day/Singles Appreciation Day, National Donor Day/National Organ Donor Day (1998), (World) Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day, National Have a Heart Day, National Heart to Heart Day, National Women's Heart Day, World Cholangiocarcinoma Day, World Sound Healing Day, Frederick Douglass Day, Race Relations Day, International Book Giving Day, Read To Your Child Day, International Quirky Alone Day, National Call-In Single Day, Sister's Day, League of Women Voters Day (1920), Pet Theft Awareness Day, National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day, Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, ValisblΓ³t, Arizona Admission Day, Oregon Admission Day, Library Lovers' Day (Australia), Wine-Growers' Day (Bulgaria), National Condom Day (Australia), Have a Heart Day (Canada), Thinking About Sex Day (UK), Small Soap Day (Mexico)

More Special Days: International Winter Bike to Work Day, National No One Eats Alone™ Day, The Inbox Day, Scout Jumuah

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

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Image: Mr. Ferris and His Wheel | Hardcover – Picture Book: 40 pages | by Kathryn Gibbs Davis (Author), Gilbert Ford (Illustrator). Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (September 2, 2014)Ferris Wheel Day (1893)
-- The original Ferris wheel was designed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., as a landmark for the 1893 World's Colombian Exposition in Chicago. The name later came to be used generically for all such rides. Take a ride on a Ferris wheel and remember how fun it is to be up high while the wind blows over your face.

Read: Mr. Ferris and His Wheel
-- Capturing an engineer's creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world's most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel. A fun, fact-filled text by Kathryn Gibbs Davis combines with Gilbert Ford's dazzling full-color illustrations to transport readers to the 1893 World's Fair, where George Ferris and his big, wonderful wheel lifted passengers to the skies for the first time.

Image: Ferris Wheel Building Kit Set DIY 3D Wooden Creative Model Toy Jigsaw Puzzles, by KoozyFerris Wheel Building Kit -- DIY 3D Jigsaw Puzzles Toy Wood Model Ferris Wheel Building Kits. Best home decoration and a great gift for children,. It can be a gift, it also can be a craft and elegant decoration. It is also educational, unique which enhances creativity, for children and adults. Eco-Friendly material wood.

Image: Charmed Ferris Wheel Cupcake Stand for Carnival and Circus Theme Party, by Charmed Fashion IncFerris Wheel Cupcake Stand -- Ferris Wheel Designed Cupcake Stands, Holds 8 Cupcakes. Great For Carnival, and circus theme party. The Product measures 16 x12 x3 inches. Silver-plated metal, strong and sturdy! A great display for your party table.

Ferris Wheel Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Ferris Big Wheel of Death: The Horror Teen State Fair Going Wrong - Free Edition | Solution Mobile Sexy Inc
Ferris Big Wheel of Death:
The Horror Teen State Fair Going Wrong
Amazon Freebies:

🎑 Free Ferris Wheel ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🎑 Read Ferris Wheel ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎑 Free Ferris Wheel apps

🎑 Free Ferris Wheel games

🎑 Listen to Ferris Wheel Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎑 Watch Ferris Wheel Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎑 Listen to Ferris Wheel Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🎑 Worlds First Ferris Wheel

🎑 Ferris Wheel Coloring Page

🎑 Paper Ferris Wheel

🎑 A Paper Ferris Wheel That Really Spins

🎑 Working Paper Ferris Wheel

🎑 A Five-Wheeled Spinning Ferris Wheel

🎑 Ferris Wheel Papercrafts | PaperCraftSquare.com

🎑 Build a Big Wheel

🎑 25 Ferris Wheel Coloring Pages

🎑 How To Make Your Own Ferris Wheel

🎑 Free Ferris Wheel Thank You Card (Printable)

🎑 Ferris Wheel - Solar Schoolhouse

🎑 Ferris Wheel - Match 3 Games | Online Game

🎑 Kids On Ferris Wheel | Online Game

🎑 Ferris Wheel Escape | Online Game

🎑 Ferris Wheel | crayola.com.au

🎑 Ferris wheel coloring page, printable Ferris wheel - On Coloring

🎑 How to Make a Ferris Wheel Out of Popsicle Sticks

🎑 Fascinating Ferris Wheel | crayola.be

🎑 Free Ferris Wheel Printables and Resources



National Condom Day
- National Condom Day originated from an AIDS support group in America during the late 1980s, with the purpose of promoting condom use and educating people about the need to practice safe sex.

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day
- Congenital Heart Disease is considered to be the most common birth defect and is a leading cause of birth-defect related deaths worldwide. Despite the fact CHD affects approximately 1.8 million families in the U.S., a relatively small amount of funding is currently available for parent/patient educational services, research, and support.

International Quirky Alone Day
- A do-it-yourself celebration of romance, friendship, and an independent spirit. It's a celebration of all kinds of love: romantic, platonic, familial, and yes, self-love. International Quirky Alone Day is not anti-Valentine's Day. It's NOT a pity party for single people. It's an alternative -- a feel-good alternative to the marketing barrage of Valentine's Day and an antidote to the silicone version of love presented in shows such as Hooking Up and The Bachelor.

National Donor Day/National Organ Donor Day (1998)
- A day to encourage people to sign up to donate their organs. It may save a life. National Donor Day was started in 1998 by the Saturn Corporation and its United Auto Workers partners with the support of the US Department of Health and Human Services and many nonprofit health organizations.

National Have a Heart Day
- The goal of this celebration of life is to create a new consciousness concerning the impact of our food choices on the environment, world hunger, animal welfare, and human health — especially heart health. Vegetarian diets increase longevity and help prevent—and even reverse—heart disease. Total vegetarians live about 15 years longer than non-vegetarians and suffer less than one-tenth of the heart disease death rate of non-vegetarians.

League of Women Voters Day (1920)
- While meeting in Chicago to celebrate the imminent ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, leaders of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) approved the formation of a new organization—the League of Women Voters on February 14, 1920. With the vote for women just a few months away, the new organization was created to help American women exercise their new political rights and responsibilities.

National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
- Cream-filled chocolates can be made in two ways. The first way is to make ganache and fondant, roll it into a ball and then dip the fondant into chocolate. Another way is to use a mold and put melted chocolate in the mold. Chocolate in molds is cooled by freezing. The molds are then filled with a cream filling and chocolate poured over the candy. Once the candy has cooled, it can be taken out of the mold.

Read To Your Child Day
- Just 20 minutes a day reading aloud with young children strengthens relationships, encourages listening and language skills to promote attention and curiosity and establishes a strong reading foundation. These skills are essential for success in school and in life. It takes hundreds of hours of lap time for a child to acquire the pre-literacy skills necessary for learning to read early and well. From birth to age five, the pleasant activity of listening to and talking about stories trains a child's brain, ears, and eyes for eventual success in learning to read.

National Call-In Single Day
- Singles all across the country are encouraged to pick up the phone, take a day off from work, and set aside some time for themselves. Nobody can love you like you, so make sure you love yourself a lot today. Then go on out and do things for YOU. Take a walk, laugh at passing couples walking hand-in-hand, eat copious amounts of chocolates, chase your shadow, just make sure you enjoy yourself.

Library Lovers Day
- A new era has begun with Library Lovers everywhere claiming the day for the objects of their special affection - Australia's libraries. People are devoted to their library and not just on one day of the year. Millions of library lovers across Australia must be right! No matter what type of library or information center you work in use your creative flair to help celebrate the day and have fun!





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