May 6th Special Days - Featuring Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, May 06, 2016 | 0 comments
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May 2nd is... International No Diet Day, Eiffel Tower Opened (1889), National RN Recognition Day/Nurses' Day, Hindenburg Disaster (1937), Robert E. Peary's Birthday (1856),

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: The Eat This, Not That! No-Diet Diet: The World's Easiest Weight-Loss Plan! | Paperback: 352 pages | by David Zinczenko (Author), Matt Goulding (Author). Publisher: Rodale Books; 1 edition (March 1, 2011)International No Diet Day
-- An annual celebration of body acceptance and body shape diversity. This day is also dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle and raise awareness of the dangers and futility of dieting. International No Diet Day is observed on May 6th, and its symbol is a light blue ribbon.

Read: The Eat This, Not That! No-Diet Diet: The World's Easiest Weight-Loss Plan!

Free Printables:
Health, Diet, Weight Loss Printables
Free Health, Exercise, Fitness, Diet, and Weight Loss Printables

Image: Eiffel Tower (Structural Wonders) | Paperback: 32 pages | by Bryan Pezzi (Author). Publisher: Weigl Pub Inc (July 30, 2007)Eiffel Tower Opened (1889)
-- Built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World's Fair celebrating the centennial of the French Revolution, the Eiffel Tower is the second-tallest structure in France. Named for engineer Gustave Eiffel, it has three levels accessible to visitors who climb steps or use elevators for the view of Paris below.

Read: Eiffel Tower (Structural Wonders)

Free Printables:
3D Black And White Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower Paper Model

Image: I Want To Be A Nurse | Paperback: 24 pages | by Dan Liebman (Author). Publisher: Firefly Books (March 3, 2001)National RN Recognition Day/Nurses' Day
-- also known as National RN Recognition Day, is always celebrated on May 6th and opens National Nurses Week, which begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birth date of Florence Nightingale.

Read: I Want to Be a Nurse

Free Printables:
Top 25 Nurse Coloring Pages
Nurse Hat, Doc McStuffins, Party Hats - Free Printables
Nurses Printable Activities and Worksheets

Image: The Hindenburg Disaster (Disasters in History) | Paperback: 32 pages | by Matt Doeden (Author), Charles Barnett III (Illustrator), Steve Erwin (Illustrator). Publisher: Capstone Press (September 1, 2006)Hindenburg Disaster (1937)
-- At 7:25 p.m. on May 6, 1937, while the Hindenburg was attempting to land at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, a flame appeared on the outer cover of the rear of the Hindenburg. Within 34 seconds, the entire airship was consumed by fire.

Read: The Hindenburg Disaster

Free Printables:
Airship coloring pages
Hindenburg Disaster

Image: Peary and Henson: The Race to the North Pole (In the Footsteps of Explorers) | Paperback: 32 pages | by Baron Bedesky (Author). Publisher: Crabtree Pub Co; 1 edition (April 30, 2006)Robert E. Peary's Birthday (1856)
-- Robert Edwin Peary, who has made good and nailed the Stars and Stripes to the North Pole, is a Pennsylvanian, born in Cresson, Pa., May 6, 1856. On July 6, 1908, Peary set off on his final assault towards the North Pole. He left New York City on the Roosevelt with a group of 23 men.

Read: Peary and Henson: The Race to the North Pole

Free Printables:
Robert Peary Printables

Free Ramadan Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Ramadan Curriculum: 30 Days of Activities
Kids Ramadan Journal download
10 Funtastic Ramadan Crafts Ideas For Kids
3D Ramadan Paper Craft
Ramadan Papercraft

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