July 12th Special Days - Featuring 30+ Paper Bag Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, July 12, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Paper Shopping Bags, by Karah Hawkinson on Pixabay

Image: One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey | Hardcover: 48 pages | by Henry Cole (Author, Illustrator). Publisher: Scholastic Press (April 7, 2020)
One Little Bag
July 12th is... National Paper Bag Day, Different Colored Eyes Day, National Etch-A-Sketch Day, National Eat Your Jell-O Day, National Pecan Pie Day, New Conversations Day, National Simplicity Day, National Michelada Day, Malala Day, World Penis Day, Night of Nights/Maritime Radio, Orangeman's Day/The Twelfth/Glorious Twelfth (Northern Ireland/UK), St. John Gualbert's Day

More Special Days: Barn Day, Father's Day (Uruguay)

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: What Can You Do with a Paper Bag?, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Author, Contributor). Publisher: Chronicle Books; First Edition edition (June 2001)National Paper Bag Day
-- American inventor, Francis Wolle, received credit for his patent of the first paper bag machine in 1852. The paper bag manufacturing machine was also patented by William Goodale in Massachusetts, on July 12, 1859. Margaret E. Knight became known as the mother of the grocery bag after she designed the square, flat bottom and the machine that would fold and paste them in 1870.

Read: What Can You Do with a Paper Bag?, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
-- With a little imagination, the answer is plenty! Armed with scissors, tape, and glue, it's easy to turn an ordinary paper bag into an extraordinary hat, wig, mask or crown. Simple step-by-step instructions show readers how to make a golden crown, a curly Baroque wig, Perseus's winged helmet, a pharaoh's headdress, George Washington's wig, a Japanese geisha hairdo, an African mask, and sixteen other imaginative designs. An engaging activity book for both home and classroom, What Can You Do with a Paper Bag?, inspired by works of art from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will provide hours of educational and entertaining dress-up fun.

Image: ALEX Toys Little Hands Paper Bag Monsters | Just peel, stick and glue to create funny friendsLittle Hands Paper Bag Monsters - Just peel, stick and glue to create funny friends. Each monster is bagged separately so you can save them for another rainy day, or have several kids participate at once. Includes 225 stickers, paper shapes, 5 colored bags, glue stick and easy to follow instructions.

Image: SmartyKat Hideout, Tunnel and Playmat Cat Toys | Includes catnip infused paper bagsSmarty Kat Catnip Caves - Irresistible to cats because they combine the allure of a rustling hideaway with stimulating catnip. They have treated the surface of the paper inside the bag so catnip scent is released with every touch – just like a scratch 'n sniff sticker! Includes two catnip infused bags per package. The paper bags are made with recycled material. Catnip scent drives cats wild!

Image: Crime Scene Paper Evidence Bag | Used to preserve evidence | Chain of custody labelCrime Scene Paper Evidence Bag - Crime Scene paper evidence bags are printed on heavy brown paper with a printed area to list the chain of custody. Used to preserve evidence | Chain of custody label

Decorate Your Own Paper Bags


Image: Halloween Paper Crafts: 11 Homemade Halloween Decorations, Halloween Treat Bag Ideas, and More | Kindle Edition | by Prime Publishing (Author). Publisher: Prime Publishing LLC (August 25, 2014)
Halloween Paper Crafts
Amazon Freebies:

🛍️ Free Paper Bag ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🛍️ Read Paper Bag ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🛍️ Free Paper Bag apps

🛍️ Listen to Paper Bag Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🛍️ Watch Paper Bag Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🛍️ Listen to Paper Bag Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks




Paper Bag Recipes:

🛍️ Apple Pie in a Brown Paper Bag | AllRecipes

🛍️ Microwave Popcorn Recipe | Allrecipes

🛍️ Kidd Kraddick's Famous Brown Bag Turkey Recipe - Food.com

🛍️ Moist, Crispy Meatloaf Baked in a Brown Paper Bag

🛍️ Recipe: Paper Bag Sourdough Starter

🛍️ Roast Beef Tenderloin in a Brown Paper Bag Recipe

🛍️ Cook a Hearty Campfire Breakfast in a Paper Bag




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🛍️ The Project Gutenberg EBook of Paper-bag Cookery, by Vera Serkoff | Free ebook

🛍️ 16+ Awsome Paper Bag Templates and PSD Mockups!

🛍️ 46 Fun Paper Bag Puppet Patterns! | Teacher's Friend

🛍️ Super Cute Printable Farm Paper Bag Puppets

🛍️ Ladybug Paper Bag Puppet with Printables

🛍️ Lorax Paper Bag Puppet Craft with Printable Template

🛍️ Frog Paper Bag Puppet Craft For Kids (FREE Template!)

🛍️ Valentine Owl Craft – Paper Treat Bags with a Free Printable!

🛍️ (30 crafty days of halloween) trick or treat bag printable

🛍️ Free Printable Party Favors | Mr. Printable

🛍️ Paper Bag Crafts and Printables |TPT

🛍️ Paper Bag Crafts

🛍️ 7 Creative Ideas for DIY Mini Scrapbooks

🛍️ How to Make Paper Stars From Lunch Bags

🛍️ 10 Things to do with a paper lunch bag

🛍️ Paper Bag Scrapbook Journal Tutorial

🛍️ Brown Grocery Bag Crafts

🛍️ Paper Bag Kites

🛍️ Paper Bag Trees

🛍️ The Paper Bag Game

🛍️ The Paper Bag Game - A popular and highly interactive game gives an insight into what life is like for poor people trying to earn a living

🛍️ Bag Skit - In this drama activity, children use props from around the house to perform skits.

🛍️ Brown Paper Bag Day - Taking place on World Food Day, donate what you would normally spend on your lunch to the Feed Geelong Appeal via your Brown Paper Bag.





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