May 9th Special Days - Featuring 22+ Lost Sock Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Lost Sock, by Petra on PixabayMay 9th is... National Lost Sock Memorial Day, Harriet Lane's Birthday (1830), Hurray for Buttons Day/Hooray for Buttons Day, National Butterscotch Brownie Day, Tear the Tags Off the Mattress Day, National Moscato Day, Europe Day/Schuman Day, Lemuria, National Sleepover Day, National Foodies Day, Dianetics Anniversary Day (Scientology), Piccolo Day

MORE: Make-A-Book Day, National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day/Awareness Day, Dress in Purple Day (Texas)

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

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

Social Media: #LostSockMemorialDay #NationalLostSockMemorialDay

Image: Lost Socks: Where do You think they go? | Hardcover: 14 pages | by Keith Faulkner (Author), Hannah Wood (Illustrator). Publisher: Brighter Minds Children's Publishing (September 30, 2005)National Lost Sock Memorial Day
-- No matter how hard we try, some things in life just can't be explained. Folding the laundry, and one of the socks is missing. Each year, people around the world stop for a moment of silence for all those missing socks.

Read: Lost Socks: Where do You think they go?
-- When their mother complains about all the lost socks, Max and his brother come up with fantastical reasons for why they are missing.

Image: MyGift Wall Mounted Country Rustic Wooden Lost Sock Sign with 5 Clothes Pins | The fun quote 'Single...Ready to Mingle' is perfectly painted to help corral lost socksRustic Wooden Lost Sock Sign -- The fun quote Single...Ready to Mingle is perfectly painted to help corral lost socks. Five clothespins let you hang single missing socks while they await the discovery of their match. Durable wooden sign with a distressed whitewash finish for a vintage-inspired design.

Image: Lost Socks Seeking Sole Mate, Laundry Room Sign. Funny and Useful Laundry Room Wall DecorLost Socks Seeking Sole Mate -- Perfect to hang in the laundry room! Just hang those single socks up until the match is found. Now everyone in the family will know where to go to find that missing sock! This large sign measures 8x14, It is handmade and has been carefully sanded, painted, and stained in my own special process to give it that worn, aged look we all love!

Socks Coloring and Activity Books

Image: The Land Of Lost Socks | Kindle Edition | by David Pyke (Author), David Link (Illustrator). Publication Date: June 8, 2012
The Land Of Lost Socks
Amazon Freebies:

🧦 Free Socks ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🧦 Read Lost Socks ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🧦 Free Lost Socks apps

🧦 Free Socks games

🧦 Listen to Lost Socks LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🧦 Watch Sock Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

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

🧦 Free Alexa Skills | Socks

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🧦 The Bureau of Missing Socks

🧦 Scientists Reveal Why Socks Go Missing in the Wash and How Likely it is to Happen

🧦 There's a secret compartment in your dryer which eats your lost socks

🧦 Lost Sock Printables

🧦 FREE Laundry Room Printables

🧦 DIY Laundry Room Sign And Missing Sock Holder

🧦 Tips For Laundry Day And Easy To Make DIY Lost Sock Holder

🧦 National Lost Sock Memorial Day

🧦 A Laundry Hack for Busy Moms! — MultiTaskingMaven

🧦 DIY Laundry Room Sign (Lost + Found) - Burlap and Blue

🧦 The Clue of the Missing Socks

🧦 Sock Worms Craft |

🧦 How to make a tube sock snowman craft

🧦 Sock Elephant - Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial | Craft Passion

Image: Harriet Lane (First Ladies) | Library Binding: 32 pages | by Jill C. Wheeler (Author). Publisher: Checkerboard Library (August 15, 2009)Harriet Lane's Birthday (1830)
-- Harriet Lane, born May 9, 1830, was the niece of bachelor U.S. President James Buchanan. She acted as the first lady from 1857-1861 while her uncle served in office. Known as the 'Democratic Queen,' Lane was admired for her beauty and vivaciousness. She used her position as the first lady to advocate for better living conditions for Native Americans.

Read: Harriet Lane (First Ladies)

Free Printables:
James Buchanan Coloring Page
James Buchanan tools and resources

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