August 16th Special Days - Featuring 33+ Roller Coaster Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, August 16, 2020 | 0 comments
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Image: Golden Age of Roller Coasters in Vintage Postcards, The (Postcard History) | Paperback: 128 pages | by David W. Francis (Author), Diane Demali Francis (Author). Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (June 10, 2003)
Golden Age of Roller Coasters
in Vintage Postcards
August 16th is... National Roller Coaster Day, National Airborne Day, National Bratwurst Day/World Bratwurst Day, National Rum Day/Baba au Rhum Day, Surveillance Day/International Wave at Surveillance Day, National Tell a Joke Day/Joe Miller's Joke Day, True Love Forever Day, National Energy Day, Elvis Presley Commemoration Day, National Independent Worker Day, Corso del Palio/Palio dell'Assunta, Tōrō Nagashi, Bennington Battle Day (Vermont), Children's Day (Paraguay), St. Roche's Day/Saint Roch Feast Day

More Special Days: God's Preeminence Day, World Helicopter Day, Children's Day (Argentina)

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

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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 Roller-coaster Day was chosen to mark August 16th, 1898, when the very first patent for a roller-coaster ride was issued. The date has been marked by fairgrounds and fans of roller-coasters all over the world since the eighties.

Read: The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built
-- Tired of the same old, rickety wooden roller coasters? Crave more thrills than the typical vertical loops and camel-back 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: 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 roller-coaster 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 Digital Music 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




Four Recipes:

🎢 Roller Coaster Tycoon: French Fries

🎢 Roller Coaster Cake Recipe | Pillsbury - Recipe Bridge

🎢 Recipe: Roller Coaster Breakfast (puff pancake) - Recipelink.com

🎢 Recipe Rollercoaster Burger SimpleFoodie.com

🎢 Make classic funnel cakes with this recipe from Canada's Wonderland




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🎢 Amusement Parks Celebrating National Roller Coaster Day - Offer Discounts On Rides And/or Park Admission

🎢 Missing the Theme Parks? Visit Them Virtually

🎢 Here's how to take a virtual ride at home on the coasters and attractions of Canada's Wonderland

🎢 Virtual Roller Coaster Rides: Experience the Best in the USA

🎢 You can virtually ride these eight roller coasters, and you always get the front seat

🎢 RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile | Free App on Google Play

🎢 RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile | Free App in the App Store

🎢 RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile | Free App on Amazon

🎢 7+ Paper Roller Coaster Templates – Free Word, PDF Documents Download!

🎢 Step by Step Instructions for building incredible roller coasters

🎢 National Roller Coaster Museum and Archives - Visit their Virtual Museum!

🎢 Roller Coaster Science

🎢 Worksheet: Ride the Roller Coaster!

🎢 Roller Coaster Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers - Free and Printable

🎢 The Ride of Your Life - Roller Coasters | Participate

🎢 WHOAler Coaster | Design your own roller coaster

🎢 Coolest Coaster Design ever! - Play the Phineas and Ferb game, Coolest Coaster

🎢 Roller Coaster Builder 2 Free - a full fledged simulator that simulates a roller coaster physics in the finest detail and allows you to bend, stretch, and craft your ride any way you like it.

🎢 Coaster Creator | by the Jason Project

🎢 Roller Coasters Word Search Puzzle

🎢 Rollercoaster Coloring Pages

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

🎢 Paper Roller Coasters

🎢 Paper Roller Coasters - Mrs. Geeky

🎢 January 20th Special Day - Featuring 27+ Rollercoaster Freebies!





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