February 19th Special Days - Featuring 26+ Mr. Roger's Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, by J. Aaron Farr on Wikimedia Commons

February 19th is... Mister Roger's Neighborhood First Aired (1968), International Tug-of-War Day, Iwo Jima Day Landing (1955), National Chocolate Mint Day, Cherry Coke's Birthday (1985), National Lash Day, National Best Friends Day (SpongeBob Squarepants), National Vet Girls ROCK Day/National Vet Girls RISE Day, Temporary Insanity Day (1859), National Confession Day, Copernicus Day, National Day of Remembrance, Prevent Plagiarism Day, Consumer Credit Festival, Shivaji Jayanti, National Longevity Day (UK), Narconon Day (Scientology)

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: The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, by Maxwell King (Author). Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 1st Edition edition (September 4, 2018)Mr. Roger's Neighborhood First Aired (1968)
-- Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which debuted on February 19, 1968, and featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences. Every kid wanted to be Mister Rogers' neighbor.

Read: The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
-- Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children and to taking their fears, concerns, and questions about the world seriously.

Image: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild Hello Neighbor - Mister Rogers Magnetic Dress Up Play SetMister Rogers Magnetic Dress-Up Play Set -- Hello, Neighbor! Mister Rogers' mix-and-match magnetic wardrobe features a variety of outfits (and cardigans!), puppet friends, and the Neighborhood Trolley. The package opens up to show the houses and streets of everyone's favorite neighborhood.

Image: Funko POP! TV: Mr. Rogers Mr Rogers Collectible Figure, MulticolorFunko POP! TV: Mr. Rogers Collectible Figure -- From Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, Mr. Rogers, as a stylized POP vinyl from Funko! The figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box.

Mr. Rogers Neighborhood Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Fred Rogers: The Life and Legacy of the Legend behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood | Kindle Edition | by Charles River Editors (Author). Publisher: Charles River Editors (April 12, 2018)
Fred Rogers: The Life and Legacy
of the Legend behind
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Amazon Freebies:

🏘️ Read Mister Rogers' ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🏘️ Free Mister Rogers apps

🏘️ Listen to Mister Rogers Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🏘️ Watch Mister Rogers Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🏘️ Listen to Mister Rogers Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🏘️ Free Alexa Skills | Mister Rogers

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🏘️ Mr. Rogers Coloring Pages | PBS Kids

🏘️ Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Episodes

🏘️ Mister Rogers' Songs and Lyrics

🏘️ Mister Rogers' Rainy Day Club

🏘️ Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

🏘️ Mister Rogers' Neighborhood | Places

🏘️ Mister Rogers' Neighborhood | Watch

🏘️ Mister Rogers and Daniel Tiger

🏘️ Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood

🏘️ Parent's Resources, Tips, and Advice | Parenting Tips from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

🏘️ Collection of Neighborhood Coloring Page (27)

🏘️ Watch Mister Rogers' Neighborhood online

🏘️ Free Mister Rogers Worksheets and Printables

🏘️ The neighborhood of Make-Believe Paper Model Instructions

🏘️ Paper Shelves to display your Neighborhood of Make Believe

🏘️ Daniel Tiger Free Printables | Birthday Express

🏘️ Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

🏘️ The Puppets | Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

🏘️ Everlasting Lessons of Mister Rogers

🏘️ Mr. Rogers PaperCraft — Cynthia Garcia, Art Director

Temporary Insanity Day (1859)
- Time for you to spend moments of laughter and joy with all your near and dear ones and do something crazy. On this day in 1859, Congressman Daniel Sickles was the first person to successfully plead temporary insanity in a U.S. court.

National Chocolate Mint Day
- Chocolate Mint Day celebrates anything and everything chocolate mint flavored. That includes mint ice cream, mint cookies, mint candies, and chocolate mint desserts. Not everyone likes chocolate mint but those who do, really love it.

Cherry Coke's Birthday (1985)
- Coca-Cola Cherry, originally introduced (and still known in some countries) as Cherry Coke, is a cherry-flavored version of Coca-Cola. It is produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company and its bottlers in the United States and some international markets. Long before its official introduction in 1982, many diners and drugstore soda fountains dispensed an unofficial version of Cherry Coke by adding cherry-flavored syrup to the Coca-Cola mix, this drink is called Cherry Cola. Coca-Cola itself did not produce Cherry Coke until 1982 when it introduced its version to a test audience at the 1982 World's Fair. The drink then entered mainstream production in 1985.

Iwo Jima Day Landing (1955)
- Beginning at dawn on February 19, 1955, the landing of 30,000 American troops took place on the barren 12-square-mile island of Iwo Jima. Initially, there was little resistance, but 21,500 Japanese stood ready underground to fight to the last man to protect massive strategic fortifications linked by tunnels.

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