June 19th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Walking the dogs on Hastings three miles of beach (c) FreeFoto.com. Photographer: Ian Britton

June 19th is... Juneteenth, Lou Gehrig's Birthday, National Martini Day, Eat an Oreo Day, Garfield's Birthday, World Sauntering Day, World Sickle Cell Day, National Free BSDday, National Watch Day, National Pets in Film Day, National Cherry Tart Day (3rd Tuesday in June).

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printable crafts, activities and coloring pages.

Image: Happy Birthday, Garfield, by Golden Books. Publisher: Golden Books (February 1, 1990)Garfield's Birthday
-- Garfield is a comic strip created by Jim Davis. Published since June 19, 1978, it chronicles the life of the title character, the cat Garfield (named after Davis's grandfather); his owner, Jon Arbuckle; and Arbuckle's dog, Odie. As of 2007, it was syndicated in roughly 2,580 newspapers and journals, and held the Guinness World Record for being the world's most widely syndicated comic strip.

Read: Happy Birthday, Garfield, by Golden Books
-- Jon Arbuckle needs to wake up because today is Garfield's birthday! Then Garfield is upset when everyone gives him healthy presents for his birthday.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Garfield Coloring Pages
Garfield Coloring Book Pages
Garfield Cubecraft
Garfield's official website: comics, mobile apps and games
Feelings according to Garfield Worksheet

Image: The Oreo Cookie Counting Book, by Catherine Lukas and Victoria Raymond. Publisher: Little Simon; Brdbk edition (September 1, 2000)Eat an Oreo Day
-- In 1912, Nabisco had a new idea for a cookie – two chocolate disks with a creme filling in between. The first Oreo cookie looked very similar to the Oreo cookie of today, with only a slight difference in the design on the chocolate disks.

Read: The Oreo Cookie Counting Book, by Catherine Lukas and Victoria Raymond
-- Children will love to count down as ten little Oreos are dunked, nibbled, and stacked one by one...until there are none! One by one, ten cookies disappear as each get dunked, twisted, stacked, and munched in this boldly illustrated counting book for new readers.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
PikPok - Oreo: Twist, Lick, Dunk! Twist, Lick and Dunk your favorite OREO cookies into a glass of milk for the ultimate OREO moment!
Oreo Turkeys: Transform Oreo cookies into a turkey using a few pieces of candy.
Oreo Halloween Cookie Suckers
Chocolate Dipped Oreo Pops
Oreo Moon Phases
Crochet Oreo Cookies

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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