August 16th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Rollercoaster Fun, by Paul Brennan on PixabayAugust 16th is... National Roller Coaster Day, National Airborne Day, National Bratwurst Day, National Tell a Joke Day/Joe Miller's Joke Day, Wave at Surveillance Day, National Rum Day, True Love Forever Day

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

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built, by Nick Weisenberger (Author). Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (June 11, 2017)National Roller Coaster Day
-- While the origins of this day are not completely clear, most people believe Rollercoaster Day was chosen to mark the 16th August, 1898, when the very first patent for a rollercoaster ride was issued. The date has been marked by fairgrounds and fans of rollercoasters all over the world since the eighties.

Read: The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built, by Nick Weisenberger
-- Tired of the same old, rickety wooden roller coasters? Crave more thrills than the typical vertical loops and camelback hills found at every local amusement park? Fortunately, roller coasters come in a mind-blowing profusion of styles, shapes, and sizes. From innovative track designs to unusual seating configurations, from ridiculous locations to bizarre theming, the experience never gets old.

Image: Hobbies Tee | Warning 'May Start Talking About Roller Coasters' T-shirtWarning May Start Talking About Roller Coasters T-shirt -- might even give you more of an opportunity to talk about roller coasters so it's a win-win!

Roller Coaster Challenge STEM Toy -- Buckle up and get ready to twist and turn your mind as you attempt to solve 40 exhilarating rollercoaster challenges.

Roller Coasters Dimensional Stickers -- Featuring wonderfully original designs, perfected craftsmanship, and intricate detail in popular pastimes, sentiments or celebrations

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Amusement Parks Celebrating National Roller Coaster Day - Offer Discounts On Rides And/or Park Admission
7+ Paper Roller Coaster Templates – Free Word, PDF Documents Download!
Paper Roller Coasters Instructions
Roller Coaster Science
Worksheet: Ride the Roller Coaster!
Roller Coaster Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers - Free and Printable
The Science of Disney Imagineering: Roller Coaster Ride Builder
Roller Coasters Word Search Puzzle
Rollercoaster Coloring Pages
Gross Motor Development Activity: Create Your Own Roller Coaster Ride

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