May 29th Special Days - Featuring 28+ Composting Freebies!

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Image: Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth | Paperback: 40 pages | by Mary McKenna Siddals (Author), Ashley Wolff (Illustrator). Publisher: Dragonfly Books; Reprint edition (October 14, 2014)
Compost Stew
May 29th is... Learn About Composting Day, John F Kennedy's Birthday (1917), International Coq Au Vin Day/International Rooster with Wine Day, End of the Middle Ages Day, National Biscuit Day, World Digestive Health Day, International Day Of United Nations Peacekeepers Day, National Paperclip Day, International Mount Everest Day, Pink Flamingo Day, Asexuality Day, Fall of Constantinople, Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day, Ascension of BahΓ‘’u’llΓ‘h, Oak Apple Day (England), Democracy Day (Nigeria), Gnocchi Day (Argentina), Republic Day (Nepal)

More Special Days: European Neighbours' Day, National Heat Awareness Day, Shavuot, Mike - The Headless Chicken Day, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day (Australia)

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

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: The Rodale Book of Composting, Newly Revised and Updated: Simple Methods to Improve Your Soil, Recycle Waste, Grow Healthier Plants, and Create an Earth-Friendly Garden (Rodale Classics) | Paperback: 304 pages | by Grace Gershuny (Editor), Deborah L. Martin (Editor). Publisher: Rodale Books; Revised, Updated edition (June 5, 2018)Learn About Composting Day
-- Composting is the decomposition of plant remains and other once-living materials to make an earthy, dark, crumbly substance that is excellent for adding to houseplants or enriching garden soil. It is the way to recycle your yard and kitchen wastes and is a critical step in reducing the volume of garbage needlessly sent to landfills for disposal. It's easy to learn how to compost.

Read: Simple Methods to Improve Your Soil, Recycle Waste, Grow Healthier Plants, and Create an Earth-Friendly Garden
-- This revised edition of The Rodale Book of Composting includes all the latest in new techniques, technology, and equipment. Gardeners know composting is the best way to feed the soil and turn food scraps into fresh produce, but even urbanites can get on board thanks to programs like compost pickup and citywide food waste initiatives—there’s no better way to reduce landfill waste (and subsequent emissions) and dependence on fossil fuels while nourishing the earth.

Image: Envirocycle: The Cutest Composter in The World, Made in The USA, Food Safe, BPA and Rust Free, No Assembly Required, Mini Composting Tumbler Bin and Compost Tea MakerEnvirocycle: The Cutest Composter in The World -- This innovative, all-in-one,  outdoor composting system combines a compost tumbler drum with a compost tea maker base, all made from food-safe, BPA and rust-free materials. The drum rotates on top of the base to create solid compost, and if you choose to do so, the base allows you to collect the excess liquid from the drum as compost tea, a precious liquid fertilizer.

Image: Worm Factory 360 WF360B Worm Composter, Black | by Nature's FootprintThe Worm Factory 360 -- Uses worms to recycle kitchen scraps, paper waste, and cardboard into nutrient-rich compost and is more efficient than a traditional backyard compost pile. Worm compost has been shown to have ten times the nutrients of traditionally produced compost. Simple to set up and operate. Takes less than 15 minutes a week! You can do this year-round inside or out, and harvest compost up to once a month! The finished compost can be used in your garden, your raised beds, or on houseplants.

Garbage Truck Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition) (Storey's Down-To-Earth Guides) 3rd Edition | Kindle Edition | by Stu Campbell (Author). Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC; 3rd edition (March 1, 1998)
Let it Rot!
Amazon Freebies:

♻️ Free Composting ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

♻️ Read Composting ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

♻️ Free Composting apps

♻️ Free Recycling apps

♻️ Free Recycling games

♻️ Watch Recycling Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

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

♻️ Free Alexa Skills | Composting




Composting Recipes:

♻️ How to make a compost heap: 10 top tips

♻️ 7 Secrets to Perfect Compost

♻️ Best Ever Compost | Composting: Wastes to Resources

♻️ DIY Compost for Your Best-Ever Garden




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

♻️ How To Start And Use A Compost Bin

♻️ Herman the Composting Worm's Fun Place

♻️ Composting Fact Sheets

♻️ Backyard Magic - The Composting Handbook

♻️ Recycling Worksheets for Kids

♻️ Free Composting Printables and Worksheets

♻️ Composting 101 {+ FREE Printable} - Stacy Risenmay

♻️ Teacher Guide Unit: Composting for Better Soil

♻️ Do the Rot Thing: A Teacher's Guide to Compost Activities

♻️ Compost Tea – A nourishing refreshment for your plants

♻️ Composting Goes To School

♻️ A Kids' Guide to Composting

♻️ 101 Easy Eco Friendly, Zero Waste Tips

♻️ Worm Diner - SF Environment

♻️ Composting for Kids - C.R.A.F.T. with coloring page

♻️ EEK! - Nature's Recyclers Coloring Book

♻️ KIDS: COLOURING PAGES – Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre

♻️ Composting Education Tool Kit - Rethink Recycling

♻️ Compost Activity Sheet

♻️ Restaurant Composting Guide and Worksheet

♻️ Earth Day Contest Coloring Composting Sheet

♻️ The Ultimate Guide To Composting


Image: Stylish Farmhouse Kitchen Compost Bin | 100% Rust Proof w/Non Smell Filters | Easy Clean 1.3 Gallon Container Looks Fabulous on Your Kitchen Countertop | by Granrosi
Kitchen Compost Bin
More Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

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Image: Jack's Path of Courage: The Life of John F. Kennedy, by Doreen Rappaport. Publisher: Hyperion Book CH (October 26, 2010)
Jack's Path of Courage
John F Kennedy's Birthday (1917)
-- John F. Kennedy was the youngest man elected President; he was the youngest to die. Of Irish descent, he was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917.

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Colouring Pictures

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ John F. Kennedy Caricature coloring page

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ John F. Kennedy Printables


Image: Global Issues: United Nations: Peacekeeper? (Global Issues) | Hardcover: 64 pages | by Edward Johnson (Author). Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Childrens Division (June 30, 1995)
United Nations: Peacekeeper?
International Day Of United Nations Peacekeepers Day
-- The date, May 29th, was chosen because on that day in 1948, the first UN peacekeeping mission, the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), began operations, with a group of unarmed military observers in Palestine. In a videotaped message to be broadcast to peacekeepers around the world on the Day, Secretary-General Kofi Annan emphasized that the mission of UN peacekeeping remains vital. While peacekeeping by itself cannot end a war... it can prevent a recurrence of fighting. Above all, it gives time and space for conflict resolution. It gives peace a chance.

☮️ Peace Theme Printables

☮️ Top 25 Peace Sign Coloring Pages

☮️ VAB Indonesian U.N. Peacekeepers 1:35 Papercraft

☮️ Make Peace Not War - Peace Crafts





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