July 8th Special Days - Featuring 30+ Circus Freebies!

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Image: Circus Arena, by Free-Photos on Pixabay

July 8th is... Greatest Show on Earth Birthday (Circus/1919), International Town Criers Day, Be a Kid Again Day, Math 2.0 Day/Founding Day, National Freezer Pop Day, National Ice Cream Sundae Day, National Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day, Coca Cola Day, National Blueberry Day, SPANA World Tea Party Day, SCUD Day/Savor the Comic/Unplug the Drama Day, Body-painting Day, National Video Game Day, There Has Always Been Something Day, Colorism Awareness Day, National Love Your Skin Day, Fast of Tammuz, Picking Up Women Day (Japan), St. Aquila and Prisca's Day, St. Kilian's Day

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: 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
-- 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: 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.

Image: POCO DIVO Red Floor Circus Tent Indoor Children Play House Outdoor Kids CastleIndoor Circus Tent -- This red floor circus tent is an adorable gift for all kids. Fast and easy set up/breakdown with no tools required. The lightweight tent with a zipper carry bag is great for indoor or outdoor use. Its small size is easy to fit in compact home or kids room. The play-tent can be folded flat for convenient storage when it is not in use.

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

🎪 Free Circus book and comic apps

🎪 Listen to Circus Digital Music 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




Circus Recipes:

🎪 Crispy Rice Circus Treats Recipe | Allrecipes

🎪 Circus Freaks Recipe | Allrecipes

🎪 15+ Circus Animal Cookie Recipes - Beyond Frosting

🎪 Circus Cake | Better Homes and Gardens

🎪 Homemade Circus Animal Cookies | Dixie Crystals

🎪 Circus Animal Cookie Magic Bars | The Domestic Rebel

🎪 Circus Hot Dogs Recipe - Cuisine at Home

🎪 Circus Animal Cookie Dream Bars




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 coloring pages

🎪 Circus Paper Crafts with Printables

🎪 Circus Worksheets Theme Unit

🎪 Circus Party Printables

🎪 Circus Animal Printables and Crafts

🎪 Circus Crafts, Circus and Clowns Preschool Activities, Crafts, Lessons, and Printables


Image: The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum | Hardcover: 160 pages | by Candace Fleming (Author), Ray Fenwick (Illustrator). Publisher: Schwartz and Wade (September 8, 2009)
The Great and Only Barnum
More Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🎪 January 5th Special Days - Featuring 33+ Clown Freebies!

🎪 January 19th Special Days - Featuring 40+ Popcorn Freebies!

🎪 February 14th Special Days - Featuring 27+ Ferris Wheel Freebies!

🎪 March 28th Special Days - Featuring 21+ Circus Freebies!

🎪 April 24th Special Days - Featuring 25+ Animal Activism Freebies!

🎪 May 17th Special Days - Featuring 27+ Merry-Go-Round Freebies!

🎪 June 13th Special Days - Featuring 23+ Juggling Freebies!

🎪 July 25th Special Days - Featuring 27+ Carousel Freebies!


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)
For Crying Out Loud!
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.

🔔 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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