July 8th Special Days - Featuring 22+ Circus Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, July 07, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Circus Arena, by Free-Photos on Pixabay

July 8th is... Greatest Show on Earth Birthday (Circus/1919),
National Ice Cream Sundae Day, Be a Kid Again Day, Math 2.0 Day/Founding Day, SCUD Day/Savor the Comic/Unplug the Drama Day, National Blueberry Day, Video Game Day, National Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day, Coca Cola Day, SPANA World Tea Party Day, There Has Aways Been Something Day, Picking Up Women Day (Japan), St. Aquila and Prisca's Day, St. Kilian's Day

MORE: International Town Criers Day, No Shame Day

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

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Image: The Greatest Show on Earth: The History of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, by Charles River Editors (Author). Publisher: Charles River Editors (March 10, 2014)Greatest Show on Earth Birthday (Circus/1919)
-- This US traveling circus, known as Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows, was started in 1919 when the Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth, a circus created by P. T. Barnum and James Anthony Bailey merged with the Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows.

Read: The Greatest Show on Earth: The History of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, by Charles River Editors
-- Examines the origins of the famous circuses, the background of the important individuals involved, and their merger into the most famous circus of all. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about The Greatest Show on Earth like never before, in no time at all. Americans have loved traveling circuses for generations, and none represent the country’s love for entertainment quite like the most famous of them all, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The five brothers who started a circus in Wisconsin, as well as P.T. Barnum, have had their names become synonymous with the circus, so it's only fitting that the manner in which these men entered the business and the merging of their traveling circuses together also make for great stories.

Image: Janod Story Box Circus | All pieces are made from high quality wood | Includes 19 wooden animals, acrobats, vehicles and moreJanod Story Box Circus -- All pieces are made from high quality wood. Includes 19 wooden animals, acrobats, vehicles and more.

Image: RoomMates Big Top Circus Peel and Stick Wall Decals | The greatest show on earth takes place in your room with these adorable circus animals and their big red tentDecorate your room with circus decals! -- The greatest show on earth takes place in your room with these adorable circus animals and their big red tent. Mischievous monkeys, juggling elephants and hippos, docile lions, and bear acrobats will give quite a performance! And because RoomMates wall stickers can be removed and repositioned at any time, you can create and change your own unique scene as often as you like. Let the show begin!

Image: Barnum: rags-to-riches tale of P.T. BarnumBarnum -- This is the rags-to-riches tale of P.T. Barnum (Burt Lancaster), the iconic carnival showman and co-creator of The Greatest Show on Earth. The puckish Barnum recounts his adventures as a teenage exhibitor of human oddities, and his eventual role as the entertainer who brought Tom Thumb (Sandor Raski) and the Swedish Nightingale, Jenny Lind (Hanna Schygulla), to the American masses.

Circus Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Watch The Ringling Brothers: Kings of the Circus | This virtual trip to the circus with today's Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey -- the Greatest Show on Earth -- takes a nostalgic trip through the creation of the greatest entertainment empire the world has ever seen
The Ringling Brothers:
Kings of the Circus
Amazon Freebies:

🎪 Read Circus ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎪 Free Circus apps

🎪 Free Circus games

🎪 Listen to Circus LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎪 Watch Circus Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

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

🎪 Free Alexa Skills | Circus




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
🎪 Circus Printables: Bear Masks, Circus Animals and Tents, Elephants, Clowns and Circus Performers, and more!

🎪 C is for Circus Do-A-Dot Printables | From ABCs to ACTs

🎪 Printable Circus Sorting: Animals and People | From ABCs to ACTs

🎪 Printable Circus Invitations - Hoover Web Design

🎪 CIRCUS PRINTABLE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS - The Inspired Treehouse

🎪 Free Circus Printables | Clipart Panda - Free Clipart Images

🎪 More circus printables

🎪 Circus Matching Game | Woo! Jr. Kids Activities

🎪 Circus Planner Printables - VICTORIA THATCHER

🎪 Let's Go to the Circus! - Raz-Kids

🎪 FREE Circus Party Printables - Party Fun Box

🎪 Circus Crafts and Activities for Kids

🎪 Circus Printable Papercraft

🎪 61 Circus and Carnival Theme: filled with games, snacks, art, crafts, and fun ideas for a Circus or Carnival Theme.

🎪 Circus colouring pages


Image: For Crying Out Loud!, by Associate Professor in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation David Mitchell (Author). Publisher: Avenue Books; UK ed. edition (October 14, 2010)International Town Criers Day
-- In olden times, when few people were literate, and there was little access to printed media, town criers were a central part of urban living. Town criers were responsible for keeping the populace up to date with the latest news and events, and for disseminating news from the ruling classes to the wider populace.

Read: For Crying Out Loud!, by Associate Professor in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation David Mitchell
-- Chester's Town Crier, David Mitchell, traces the roles of the town crier and bellman from Old Testament times through to the present-day tourism revival. Step inside to discover the hitherto untold story of tricorne hats, buckled shoes, and men-in-tights!

Image: Disney Mickey Mouse Town Crier | Dressed in blue suit holding a material yellow bell
Disney Mickey Mouse Town Crier -- Dressed in blue suit holding a material yellow bell.

Town Crier Recipe Book -- 300 Lucky Low Cost Prize Winning Recipes.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
🔔 Town Crier: Make your own Newspaper

🔔 The royal court crier in action coloring and printable page

🔔 The Town Crier Project

🔔 Hear ye, hear ye! Coloring Page





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