April 17th Special Days - Featuring 27+ Bat Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Bat in a Tree, by Mnanni on Pixabay

Image: The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals | Paperback: 304 pages | by Merlin Tuttle (Author). Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Reprint edition (October 16, 2018)
The Secret Lives of Bats
April 17th is... Bat Appreciation Day, Hug A Cactus Day, Blah! Blah! Blah! Day/Blah Blah Blah Memes Day, Ellis Island Family History Day, International Ford Mustang Day, National Cheeseball Day, International Day of Mastering Conversations That Matter, International Haiku Poetry Day, Malbec World Day, World Hemophilia Day, Nothing Like a Dame Day, National Columnists' Day, National Crawfish Day, International Day of Peasant Struggle, National 2A Day, Thank an Herbalist Day/Herbalist Day, International Refrigeration Day, Palestinian Prisoners' Day, Verrazano Day, Charter Day (Canada), Charter Day (Canada)

More Special Days: National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day, National Donate Life (Blue and Green) Day, Global Youth Service Day, National Kickball Day, Espresso Italiano Day (Italy)

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

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Image: Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species | Hardcover: 400 pages | by Marianne Taylor (Author), Merlin Tuttle (Photographer). Publisher: Smithsonian Books; Illustrated edition (April 9, 2019)National Bat Day
-- This is a fitting time for Bat Appreciation Day, as many bats are waking up from hibernation around this time of year. Bats living in the Northern Hemisphere will migrate south for the winter. Most bats prefer to live in warmer areas, near the equator. But bats live almost everywhere, except for a few islands, as well as in Antarctica and the Arctic. These scary creatures have an extremely important role in our environment, managing insect populations and pollinating plants. In fact, in just one hour, a bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes!

Read: Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species
-- Explores bats and their fundamental role in our ecosystems through lavish full-color photographs and lively narrative. From the Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox, a megabat with a wingspan of more than five feet, to the aptly named Bumblebee Bat, the world's smallest mammal, the number and diversity of bat species have proven to be both rich and underestimated. Nocturnal, fast-flying, and secretive, bats are difficult to observe and catalog. This richly illustrated handbook presents bats' evolution, biology, behavior, and ecology.

Image: Ernst Haeckel Bats Illustration | 11x14 Unframed Art Print | Great Biology Lab Decor or Gift Under $15 for People Who are Fascinated with Bats | by Personalized Signs by Lone Star ArtErnst Haeckel Bats Illustration -- 11x14 Unframed Art Print. Great Biology Lab Decor. Printed on semi-matte Fuji Crystal Archive paper to last a lifetime. Looks great in living rooms, dens, bedrooms, kitchens, entries, dining rooms, bathrooms, offices, man-caves, she sheds, home bars, game rooms, dorms or garages.

Image: Large Statement Bird/Raven Skull with Bat Wings Ornate | Hand Made Mood Color Change Necklace | by Sagittarius Lost ArtBird/Raven Skull with Bat Wings -- Handmade Mood Necklace. It comes with an 18-inch stainless steel chain. It's impossible to capture the wide range of colors, but it goes anywhere for a black/brownish to a bright blue/purple and EVERYTHING in between! The acrylic stone is set in a 12mm setting. The entire pendant measures approximately 3x3 inches.

Bats Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Amazing, Misunderstood Bats [Print Replica] | Kindle Edition | by Marta Magellan (Author), Mauro Magellan (Illustrator). Publisher: Eifrig Publishing (January 8, 2020)
Amazing, Misunderstood Bats
Amazon Freebies:

🦇 Free Bats ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🦇 Read Bats ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🦇 Free Bat apps

🦇 Free Bat game apps

🦇 Listen to Bat Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🦇 Watch Bat Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🦇 Listen to Bat Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🦇 Free Alexa Skills | Bat




Bat Crafts:

🦇 25 Bat Crafts for Kids

🦇 Top 10 Spooky Bat Crafts for Kids!

🦇 Bat Craft Ideas for the Perfect Halloween Craft

🦇 Bat Crafts Videos




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, and Activities:

🦇 Bats | Free Printable Templates and Coloring Pages

🦇 Free Bat Printables and Worksheets

🦇 Bats Theme Activities and Printables

🦇 Math Ideas for Bat Theme - Making Learning Fun

🦇 Bat Printable Pack

🦇 Bat Printable for Halloween

🦇 Free Printable Halloween Bat How-To

🦇 Bat Archives - Free printables, coloring pages

🦇 Bat Coloring Pages

🦇 Bat Worksheets

🦇 Frankie the Free-tailed Bat

🦇 Bat/Moth Game | Ideas from our Naturalists

🦇 Single Chamber Bat House design

🦇 Hanging Around with Bats | TPW Magazine

🦇 Night Friends – American Bats: Online Activity Guide

🦇 Printable Halloween Bat Mobile

🦇 Printable Word Search - Bat Species

🦇 Printable Word Game - Bat Jumble

🦇 Kidzone Bat Resources

🦇 Bat Digital Magazine





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