November 28th Special Days - Featuring 29+ Mars Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Mars Rover, by WikiImages on Pixabay

November 28th is... Red Planet Day, It's Letter Writing Day, Make Your Own Head Day, National French Toast Day, Auto Race Day, Feast of the Holy Sovereigns (Hawaii), Ascension of Abdu'l-Baha, St. Catherine Laboure's Day, St. Simeon Metaphrastes' Day

More Special Days: Thanksgiving Day/Thanksgiving, National Day of Mourning, Unthanksgiving Day/The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremony, Turkey Leftover Day, Turkey-Free Thanksgiving, National Mashed Idaho Potato Day, National Family Health History 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: Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet, by Leonard David (Author), Ron Howard (Foreword). Publisher: National Geographic (October 25, 2016)Red Planet Day
-- The date of this unofficial holiday commemorates the day in 1964 when Mariner 4, a robotic interplanetary probe was launched by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). In the first eight months it was on its mission, the Mariner 4 became the first spacecraft to successfully fly by Mars. It also gave the world the first close-up images of Mars. Since then several exploratory missions have been sent to Mars to gather data about the planet.

Read: Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet
-- The next frontier in space exploration is Mars, the red planet. National Geographic goes years fast-forward to take a peek into the gravity-defying world of outer space with stunning photography, amazing visuals, and strong science. This companion book dramatizes the next 25 years as humans land on and learn to live on Mars. Filled with vivid photographs taken on Earth, in space, and on Mars; arresting maps; and commentary from the world's top planetary scientists, this fascinating book will take you millions of miles away — and decades into the future — to our next home in the solar system.

Image: MARS TV Series | Two SeasonsMARS TV Series -- In a unique hybrid of scripted drama and documentary, executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard present this epic series following a thrilling quest - in 2033 - to colonize Mars. Two Seasons.

Image: Uncle Milton - Mars in My RoomUncle Milton - Mars in My Room -- Watch the mysterious red planet light up and come to life on your wall. See pinpoints of light showing where Mars Rovers have landed. Then, place different Lander/Rover stickers to mark their landing locations. Includes one Mars, one remote control, four Mars Rover/Lander stickers, four Mission cards and instructions

Space Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Space Station Construction Simulator 2018: Planet Mars Colony Survival City Building Games For Free
Space Station Construction Simulator 2018
Amazon Freebies:

🔭 Free Mars ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🔭 Read Mars ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🔭 Free Mars apps

🔭 Free Mars games

🔭 Free Mars books and comics

🔭 Listen to Mars Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🔭 Watch Mars Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🔭 Listen to Mars Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🔭 Free Alexa Skills | Mars

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🔭 Mars Facts | Mars Exploration Program - NASA Mars

🔭 More About Mars

🔭 FREE Mars Activities and Classroom Resources! | Teacher Planet

🔭 Mars - Worksheets, Lessons, and Printables - edHelper

🔭 Resources - NASA Mars - NASA's Mars Exploration Program

🔭 Planets Worksheets

🔭 Printables – STAR Net - STAR Net Libraries

🔭 Martian soil | Is Anyone Out There?

🔭 Free Printable Mars Needs Moms Maze: Printables for Kids

🔭 The War of the Worlds (Invasion from Mars) | Radio Script from Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre

🔭 Coloring Sheets - Phoenix Mars Mission - University of Arizona

🔭 Printable finder charts for Mars

🔭 Maps and Globes - Download, print, and make your own planetary globes!

🔭 Mars Planet coloring page

🔭 (Is there) Life on Mars? - Interact with Mars' craters and volcanoes. See all the places humans have touched through space missions and astronomical observations.

🔭 Mars Activities - NASA's Mars Exploration Program

🔭 Free Mars - Turn-based free strategy game about colonizing Mars

🔭 Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs - free ebook

🔭 Life on Mars - Activities - Lunar and Planetary Institute

🔭 Mars Papercrafts |

Make Your Own Head Day
-- Get out your pens, pencils, and other art supplies and let your imagination run wild. It can look as much or as little like your own head as you choose. Paper mache, plasticine, mashed potatoes, jello - make it out of whatever you have on hand! It could also mean make up your own mind, take some time for self-reflection, or just be yourself.

French Toast Day
-- Also called Nun's toast, Poor Knights of Windsor and Pain Perdu, French toast has Roman origins. The original recipe was also called Pain a la Romaine, French for Roman bread. In ancient and medieval times, it was made with expensive white bread after the crusts were removed. Instead of syrup, the ancient Romans used honey.

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