February 24th Special Days - Featuring 29+ Toothbrush Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, February 23, 2020 | 0 comments
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February 24th is... Nylon Toothbrush Birthday (1938), National Tortilla Chip Day, National Trading Card Day, Twin Peaks Day, World Bartender Day, National Dance Day, Gregorian Calendar Day, Forget Me Not Day, Día de la Bandera, Independence Day/Iseseisvuspäev (Estonia), Flag Day (Mexico), Dragobete (Romania), St. Matthias' Day

More Special Days: Fasching, Losar, Museum Advocacy Day, Play More Cards Day, Rosh Chodesh Adar, National Cupcake Day (Canada), Bun Day (Iceland), Shrove Monday/Carnival Monday/Collopy Monday/Fat Monday/Hall Monday/Luni Gras/Merry Monday/Paisen Monday/Peasen Monday/Rose Monday (Rosenmontag)

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: America Brushes Up: The Use and Marketing of Toothpaste and Toothbrushes in the Twentieth Century | Paperback: 238 pages | by Kerry Segrave (Author). Publisher: McFarland (January 27, 2010)Nylon Toothbrush Birthday (1938)
-- It was as late as 1938 synthetic materials (notably nylon) started replacing the animal-hair bristles. The first nylon toothbrush to go on sale was Doctor West's Miracle Toothbrush, which was made available for mass consumption on February 24, 1938.

Read: America Brushes Up: The Use and Marketing of Toothpaste and Toothbrushes in the Twentieth Century
-- This excursion into American cultural history looks at the toothpaste and toothbrush industries from 1900 to 2008. During these years, America moved from cleaning their teeth mostly with homemade powders to using an enormous array of brands, often applied with an electric toothbrush. From early 20th century products like Forhan's (which cured pyorrhea) to the whiteners of the 1920s (which unfortunately also removed tooth enamel), and from paste which eliminated that clinging film and to copywriters who wondered where the yellow went, the history of toothpaste has long been a testament to the power of misleading advertising.

Image: Dr. West's Miracle Tuft Toothbrush, print ad. Full Page Color Illustration (animal bristle troubles ended forever...) Original Vintage 1939 The Saturday Evening Post Magazine Print ArtDr. West's Miracle Tuft Toothbrush print ad -- If you are looking for an unusual piece of art, to decorate a home or office, these truly limited-edition prints are perfect. Vintage prints are extraordinary snapshots of our past. As conversation pieces they are unequaled. This beautiful old print is an actual piece of our history. Any of these, increasingly rare, works of art are also some of the most thoughtful (and personal) gifts you can give. Unlike so many other gifts, this allows you to present someone a piece of the past.

Image: 5 Pack Charcoal Toothbrush [GENTLE SOFT] Slim Teeth Head Whitening Brush for Adults and Children [FAMILY PACK] - Ultra Soft Medium Tip Bristles (WHITE) by Dental Expert5 Pack Charcoal Toothbrush -- NEW IMPROVED TOOTHBRUSH DESIGNED TO REMOVE UP TO 99% OF PLAQUE IN HARD-TO-REACH AREAS – are you looking for a quality toothbrush which can easily reach hard-to-reach areas and properly clean your mouth? Dental Expert's toothbrush pack is designed to eliminate up to 99% of plaque with total convenience.

Toothbrush Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Watch The Toothbrush Family | The bathroom world of the Toothbrush Family is full of surprises - mischievous plastic dinosaurs, runaway pegs, fan-induced blizzards, and dancing shoes... there's even a tooth fairy. All the more fun for the imaginative young toothbrushes, Molly and Max, who spend their days exploring with their friends Susie Sponge, Flash Flouride, and Countess de Comb
The Toothbrush Family
Amazon Freebies:

🦷 Read Toothbrush ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🦷 Free Toothbrush apps

🦷 Free Toothbrush games

🦷 Listen to Toothbrush Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🦷 Watch Toothbrush Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🦷 Listen to Toothbrush Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🦷 Free Alexa Skills | Toothbrush




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🦷 FREE Rainbow Themed Eco-Friendly Giving Brush | Shipping not included

🦷 Free Toothbrushes for Kindergarten

🦷 Free Printable Tooth Brushing Chart and Punch Card

🦷 Tooth-Brushing Chart | Sesame Street in Communities

🦷 Toothbrush Worksheets and Teaching Resources | TpT

🦷 Toothbrush Cutting Practice | Making Learning Fun

🦷 Brush Up! | Activities and Worksheets

🦷 How to Brush Your Teeth Sequencing Pack

🦷 Oral Health: Activities for the Early Years

🦷 Printable Tooth Brushing Charts

🦷 5 Dental Health Crafts – Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth

🦷 Order Free Publications | Oral Health

🦷 Fun and Free Printable Brush Teeth Cards

🦷 Music and Songs: Dental Health

🦷 Oral health bingo - Kool Smiles

🦷 Collection of Brushing Teeth Coloring Pages (15)

🦷 Printable Tooth Brush Labels - The Idea Room

🦷 Free Printable Chart For Kid Cavity Fighters- Making Brushing Teeth Fun

🦷 Dentist Coloring pages featuring Tooth Coloring Printables

🦷 Here's what you need to build your own Bristle Bot

🦷 I Brush My Teeth Booklet and Craft

🦷 Healthy Teeth, Happy Smiles Resource Pack



National Tortilla Chip Day
- The corn chip recipe was brought to the U.S. from Mexico by Texas businessman Elmer Doolin. Just a few decades ago, Americans seldom ate Corn Chips and Salsa. Its popularity has grown immensely. Today is a tribute to the rising popularity of one of America's favorite munchies.





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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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