August 16th Special Days - Featuring 17+ Rollercoaster Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 0 comments
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August 16th is... National Roller Coaster Day, National Independent Worker Day, National Airborne Day, Surveillance Day/International Wave at Surveillance Day, Elvis Presley Commemoration Day, National Bratwurst Day/World Bratwurst Day, National Tell a Joke Day/Joe Miller's Joke Day, National Rum Day/Baba au Rhum Day, Corso del Palio/Palio dell'Assunta, True Love Forever Day, Children's Day (Paraguay), Bennington Battle Day (Vermont), St. Roche's Day/Saint Roch Feast Day, St. Joachim's Day, St. Simplicianus' Day, St. Stephen of Hungary's Day, Tōrō Nagashi

MORE: National Men's Grooming Day, Brother's Day, Admission Day (Hawaii), Shabbat Nachamu, Tu B'Av

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

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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 August 16th, 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. Explore a roller coaster powered by people ...inspired a popular computer game ...uses a Ferris wheel as a lift ...requires an onboard brakeman ...where the louder you scream the faster you go ...built on top of a skyscraper ...known as the dog fart coaster (yes, you read that right!)

Image: TAVIDU | 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! Good Gift For Yourself and Your Friend! Great for Party, Daily, Beach, and Perfect For Birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine's Day, Anniversaries, Friends Gift Ideas and Festival Holidays.

Image: Think Fun Roller Coaster Challenge STEM Toy Building Game Boys Girls Age 6 Up – TOTY Game the Year FinalistRoller Coaster Challenge STEM Toy -- Buckle up and get ready to twist and turn your mind as you attempt to solve 40 exhilarating rollercoaster challenges. What you get – Roller Coaster Challenge is 50% logic game, 50% roller coaster building set, and 100% awesome and educational. It's one of the best gifts you can buy for boys and girls age 6 and up, and includes a game board, 36 posts, 39 tracks, one roller coaster car, and 40 mind challenging cards with solutions.

Image: Jolee's Boutique Roller Coasters Dimensional StickersRoller Coasters Dimensional Stickers -- Featuring wonderfully original designs, perfected craftsmanship, and intricate detail in popular pastimes, sentiments or celebrations. Perfect for any occasion, made with multi media elements, add fun and interest to any card or craft project. Roller coasters dimensional stickers are perfect for scrapbook pages, gift giving and more.

Roller Coaster Coloring and Activity Books

Image: 50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters: The Most Important Scream Machines Ever Built | Kindle Edition | by Nick Weisenberger (Author). Publication Date: June 9, 2015
50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters
Amazon Freebies:

🎢 Read Roller Coaster ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎢 Free Roller Coaster apps

🎢 Free Roller Coaster games

🎢 Listen to Roller Coaster LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎢 Watch Roller Coaster Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎢 Listen to Roller Coaster Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🎢 Free Alexa Skills | Roller Coaster

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 | Free Play

🎢 Roller Coasters Word Search Puzzle

🎢 Rollercoaster Coloring Pages

🎢 Gross Motor Development Activity: Create Your Own Roller Coaster Ride

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