February 4th Special Days - Featuring 28+ Gumby Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, February 03, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Gumby Pokey Toys, by Erika Wittlieb on Pixabay

February 4th is... Gumby's Birthday (1953), Facebook's Birthday/Facebook Friends Day (2004), Liberace Day (1987), National Create a Vacuum Day, Across the Universe Day, National Hemp Day, National Quacker Day (2010), National Homemade Soup Day, National Stuffed Mushroom Day, International Unicorn Day, Obscurity Day, National Thank a Mailman Day/National Thank a Mail Carrier Day, Torture Abolition Day, USO Day (1941), World Cancer Day, National Medjool Date Day, Independence of Sri Lanka/Sri Lanka Independence Day, Rosa Park's Birthday/Rosa Park Day/National Day of Courage (California/1913), King Frost Day (UK), Feast of St. John de Brito

More Special Days: African American Coaches Day, Safer Internet Day

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: Gumby Imagined: The Story of Art Clokey and His Creations, by Joe Clokey (Author), Joan Clokey (Author). Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment (November 28, 2017)Gumby's Birthday (1953)
-- Gumby is an American clay animation franchise, centered on a green clay humanoid character created and modeled by Art Clokey in 1953. The character has been the subject of two television series, a feature-length film, and other media. Since the original series aired, Gumby has become a famous example of stop-motion clay animation and an influential cultural icon, spawning tributes, parodies and merchandising.

Read: Gumby Imagined: The Story of Art Clokey and His Creations
-- Clay animated superstar Gumby has made an indelible impact on our culture and continues to enchant and entertain generations. Filmmaker Art Clokey's personal story is one of mystical adventure, tragedy, triumph, art, and most of all, love. This lavish career-spanning retrospective explores the legendary creator's life and complete works. All of his many creations, including Gumby and Davey and Goliath, are interwoven with a rich tapestry of rare photos and stories - the ingredients for a fascinating tale.

Image: NJ Croce Gumby Bendable FigureGumby Bendable Figure -- The original Gumby Bendable figure! Fans of nostalgic or vintage toys will love having their own Gumby Bendable figure! The beloved character from the classic TV show is the friendliest guy on earth and loves to play with you and all his friends. Compliant with ASTM16 and EN71 toy safety standards.

Image: NJ Croce Pokey Bendable Figure
Pokey Bendable Figure -- Here comes Gumby's best friend Pokey! The little horse from the classic TV show is back and still as loveable as ever. Always there to help his friend out, the loyal little guy is a must-have for your vintage toy collection. Bendable and poseable, this collector's item represents the best of nostalgia!

Gumby Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Watch The Gumby Show: The Complete 50s Series
The Gumby Show: Complete 50s Series
Amazon Freebies:

📺 Listen to Gumby Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

📺 Watch Gumby Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

📺 Gumby Paper Toys

📺 Watch Re-mastered Gumby Episodes | Free Online

📺 8 fun and flexible facts about Gumby

📺 Gumby's Christmas Capers | Free Movie Download

📺 Biography of Art Clokey, Gumby Creator

📺 Gumby | Minecraft Skins

📺 Gumby Coloring Sheet

📺 Gumby Papercraft | Supercoloring.com

📺 Free Gumby Online Games

📺 Free 'Gumby Noticed' Notes

📺 Gumby Free Paper Toy Download

📺 Gumby and Pokey Free Paper Craft Download

📺 Gumby Dressup | Free online game

📺 Pokey Paper Toy

📺 Gumby Figures

📺 Gumby Episode 1 'The Moon' - The first show from 1955

📺 Read Gumby Imagined: The Story of Art Clokey and his Creations Online for free

📺 Watch A Tale of Two Gumbys Online for free

📺 Watch A Gumby Adventure Online for free

📺 Gumby's World app on Google Play

📺 GumbyNMe on the iTunes App Store

📺 Gumby and Pokey Games and Activities

📺 Gumby Fan Club

📺 Gumby vs The Astrobots - Play Game Online - Arcade Spot

National Homemade Soup Day
- This day celebrates homemade soup in every way! On this day we are encouraged to get back to homemade comfort foods like homemade soup. There is nothing more comforting and homey than a nice pot of homemade soup simmering on the stovetop, is it? Don't waste your time opening a canned soup today. On National Homemade Soup Day, remember your favorite homemade soup recipes, pick one and celebrate by making your family a pot of the real stuff. Real Homemade Soup!

National Create a Vacuum Day
- A day when we should all be filling our vacuum flasks, making the house all spick and span with our vacuum cleaners or creating a vacuum by opening your freezer door - twice. You'll notice the second time you open it - after waiting a few seconds - it seems to be stuck much tighter. You have created a partial vacuum!

Rosa Park's Birthday (1913)
- Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called the first lady of civil rights and the mother of the freedom movement. On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks, age 42, refused to obey bus driver James Blake's order she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger.

USO Day (1941)
- On this day in 1941, the United Serviceman's Organization was formed. It is a private, nonprofit organization providing morale and recreational services to members of the U.S. military, with programs in 140 centers worldwide.

Liberace Day (1987)
- Wladziu Valentino Liberace (May 16, 1919 – February 4, 1987), better known by only his last name Liberace, was a famous American entertainer and pianist. During the 1950s–1970s, he was the highest-paid entertainer in the world.

Quacker Day (2010)
- Quacker Day, celebrated on the anniversary of Quacker Factory being offered on QVC, acknowledges the two million Quackers who love to dress for attention! When you see someone wearing Quacker Factory clothing, go up to them, say Quack, Quack, and then watch: you will have an instant friend!

National Stuffed Mushroom Day
- The recipe for stuffed mushrooms, however, originated in America during the early 20th century. The so-called father of modern commercial mushroom cultivation, J.B. Swayne, found a new crop of mushrooms around this time. He hired numerous Italian immigrants to help with their cultivation on his farm. Some of the Italians had much experience stuffing peppers and tomatoes, and it only seemed natural to try to stuff the mushrooms as well.

World Cancer Day
- Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world. WHO estimates 84 million people will die of cancer between 2005 and 2015 without intervention. Each year on February 4th, WHO supports the International Union Against Cancer to promote ways to ease the global burden of cancer. Preventing cancer and raising quality of life for cancer patients are recurring themes.

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