July 22nd Special Days - Featuring 17+ Pied Piper Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, July 22, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, by WikiImages on Pixabay

July 22nd is... Pied Piper of Hamelin Day/National Ratcatcher's Day (1376), Fragile X Awareness Day, Hammock Day, National Summer Leisure Day, Lion's Share Day, National Penuche Fudge Day, International Childbirth Education Awareness Day, Pi Approximation Day/Casual Pi Day, Spooners (Spoonerism) Day, Mango Day, St. Mary Magdalene's Day

MORE: Global Hug Your Kid Day

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

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Image: The Pied Piper of Hamelin | Hardcover: 64 pages | Michael Morpurgo (Author), Emma Chichester Clark (Illustrator). Publisher: Candlewick (October 25, 2011)Pied Piper of Hamelin Day/National Ratcatcher's Day (1376)
-- As legend has it, in 1376, townspeople hired a rat catcher to lure away the vermin overrunning their village. The ratcatcher, dressed in multicolored (pied) clothes, does this by playing an alluring song on his pipe. After successfully ridding the town of rats, the people of Hamelin refused to pay the piper. So the man — a pied piper — returned a year later, and lured more than a hundred children out of their homes in Hamelin, Germany, never to be seen again.

Read: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, by Michael Morpurgo
-- In the town of Hamelin, the rich folk live high off the hog, while the poor and sick must scavenge in the trash left behind. And the trash keeps building up and up until a horde of rats overruns the town. In this lively retelling, a spunky street kid narrates the age-old tale of a piper who offers to rid a town of its rats for a single gold coin, then lures away the town's children, when the greedy mayor reneges on the deal.

Image: IELLO Tales and Games | The Pied Piper Board Game | A friendly take-that game to share with family, friends, and neighbors | Real (wooden) rats in the boxThe Pied Piper Board Game -- Welcome to the beautiful town of Hamelin! Visit our inns, our monuments, and our. RATS! Sadly, Hamelin is overrun with these cursed rodents, and only the mysterious piper can help us! Your beloved town of Hamelin is infested by rats. The easiest way to get rats out of your house is to send them to your neighbors. Whenever too many rats are jammed into a house, its occupants get desperate and move out! The player who does the best job of keeping rats out of his house wins!

Image: Rubber Duck Pied Piper of Hamelin | approx. 3 inch long | with squeaker functionRubber Duck Pied Piper of Hamelin -- The Pied Piper of Hamelin will lure away your heart with his magic pipe. Made from phthalate-free PVC. Not a teething toy. Approx. three inch long, with squeaker function. Slight squeak, will not float upright.

Pied Piper Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Pied Piper of Hamelin - 1958 - Color | Fun family entertainment with the singing, rhyming citizens of Hamelin
Pied Piper of Hamelin
Amazon Freebies:

๐ŸŽถ Free Pied Piper ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

๐ŸŽถ Read Pied Piper ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

๐ŸŽถ Free Pied Piper apps

๐ŸŽถ Free Pied Piper games

๐ŸŽถ Listen to Pied Piper LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

๐ŸŽถ Watch Pied Piper Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

๐ŸŽถ Listen to Pied Piper Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

๐ŸŽถ Pied Piper of Hamelin coloring pages

๐ŸŽถ Pied Piper printable visual aids

๐ŸŽถ Pied Piper Activities

๐ŸŽถ DIY Puppet Crafts: Make your own Rat Rod Puppet

๐ŸŽถ How to Make a Pied Piper Costume

๐ŸŽถ The Pied Piper of Hamelin » Early Childhood Education » Surfnetkids

๐ŸŽถ Vil15: Pied Piper Cubee Papercraft

๐ŸŽถ 68 Free Pied Piper Art Prints

๐ŸŽถ The true story of the Pied Piper - YOURLifeChoices

๐ŸŽถ The Pied Piper of Hamelin





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