May 21st Special Days - Featuring 23+ Red Cross Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 0 comments
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May 21st is... American Red Cross Founder's Day, National Strawberries and Cream Day, National Memo Day, I Need a Patch for That Day/Slap A Patch On It Day, Sister Maria Hummel Day, End of the World/Rapture Party Day, National Waiters and Waitresses Day/National Waitstaff Day, World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, National Talk Like Yoda Day, Hug Your Interior Designer Day, Circassian Day of Mourning, Anastenarides Feast (Greece), Lilies and Roses Day (UK), Afro-Colombian Day (Colombia), Anti Terrorism Day (India), St. Andrew Bobola's Day

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

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Image: Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Childhood of Famous Americans) | Paperback: 192 pages | by Augusta Stevenson (Author). Publisher: Aladdin; unknown edition (October 31, 1986)American Red Cross Founder's Day
-- Clara Barton and a circle of her acquaintances founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881. The American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need across the US and, along with other Red Cross networks, around the world. They depend on the generous contributions of time, blood, and money to support their lifesaving services and programs.

Read: Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross, by Augusta Stevenson
-- One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies - easily read by children of eight and up - today's youngster is swept right into history.

Image: The American Red Cross First Aid and Safety Handbook | Paperback: 384 pages | by American Red Cross (Author), Kathleen A. Handal (Author). Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company; 1 edition (May 27, 1992)The American Red Cross First Aid and Safety Handbook -- The first moments after an injury occurs are the most critical. This authoritative guidebook, based on course materials used by Red Cross chapters across the United States, shows you how to handle every type of first aid emergency.

Image: American Red Cross Emergency NOAA Weather Radio, AM/FM/WX Radio with Solar, 2600 mAh Lithium Ion Battery and Crank power, USB Smartphone Charger and LED Flashlight and Red Beacon ARCFRX3+WXREmergency AM/FM/WX Radio with Solar -- This is the emergency radio with a large, ergonomic hand crank requiring little effort to generate power for delivering a superior combination of sound quality, playback time, and reception. Its superior audio quality provides a clear, crisp sound allowing you to hear every word of an NOAA Weather Band, unlike other models producing distorted, static-filled audio.

Safety Coloring and Activity Books

Image: In the Service of the Red Cross: Walt Disney's Early Adventures: 1918-1919 | Kindle Edition | by David Lesjak (Author), Bob McLain (Editor), Paula Sigman Lowery (Foreword). Publisher: Theme Park Press (June 27, 2015)
In the Service of the Red Cross:
Walt Disney's Early Adventures
Amazon Freebies:

🚑 Read ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🚑 Free Red Cross apps

🚑 Free Red Cross games

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

🚑 Free Alexa Skills | Red Cross

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
🚑 The Red Cross Be Ready Book

🚑 Give Blood Please colouring page

🚑 Disaster Preparedness Coloring Book

🚑 WORKSHEET reproducible FAMILY SAFETY PLAN - Commit to Kids

🚑 Mickey and Friends Disaster Prepareness Activity Book

🚑 Red Cross Swimming Level

🚑 Blood Drive Recruitment Tools | Flyers, Posters, Templates | Red Cross

🚑 Free Red Cross Printables and Worksheets

🚑 First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor's Manual

🚑 Activity Guides: American Red Cross Youth

🚑 QuakeSafe Coloring Book

🚑 FEMA for kids | Games, Tools, and Kits


🚑 Nurse Shape Felt Board

🚑 Waterwise Coloring Book - Cook County Department of Public Health

🚑 Emergency Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

🚑 Disaster Preparedness Color Book - American Red Cross

🚑 Prepare with Pedro - Disaster Preparedness Activity Book -

🚑 Coloring Book - The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

🚑 Disaster Preparedness Coloring Book - Prince George's County

🚑 Water Safety Coloring Pages –

🚑 A Disaster Preparedness Activity Book -

🚑 Preparedness Activity Book - Texas Prepares

Image: Wild Strawberries and Cream | Paperback: 176 pages | by Jo-Anne Clark Brown (Author). Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing (May 1, 1999)National Strawberries and Cream Day
-- A popular dish for centuries has been the simple combination of fresh sliced strawberries and homemade whipped cream. In medieval England, the wedding breakfast custom was for newlyweds to enjoy strawberries and soured cream.

Read: Wild Strawberries and Cream, by Jo-Anne Clark Brown
-- A collection of 125 mouth-watering recipes using strawberries as the main ingredient. Arranged in seven chapters -- breakfast and brunch; salads and main courses; desserts; pies and tarts; frozen desserts; beverages and ices; and jams, jellies, and syrups -- the recipes are originals by the author. Most of them are simple to make -- and all are simply scrumptious.

Free Printables, Colouring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Four Strawberry Themed Printables
Fruit Paper Model - Strawberry Papercraft
Ice Cream Papercrafts
Strawberries and Cream colouring pages

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