August 25th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, August 24, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Redwood National Park, California, on PixabayAugust 25th is... National Park Service/Founders Day, Kiss and Make Up Day, National Banana Split Day, National Whiskey Sour Day, Franchise Appreciation Day, National Second-hand Wardrobe Day, Pony Express Day (last Saturday), Speak Kind Words Saturday (last Saturday), International Bat Night (last weekend)

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


Image: 59 Illustrated National Parks - Hardcover: 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, by Researcher-Lecturer Joel Anderson (Author), Anderson Design Group (Contributor), Nathan Anderson (Contributor). Publisher: Anderson Design Group, Inc. (October 1, 2015)National Park Service/Founders Day
-- Congress established the National Park Service on August 25, 1916 with the passing of the National Park Service Organic Act. The new agency would take possession of thirty-five national parks and monuments previously administered by the Department of the Interior. This day, now known as Founders Day, commemorates the establishment of the National Park Service: ...to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. Source

Read: 59 Illustrated National Parks: 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, by Researcher-Lecturer Joel Anderson
-- A celebration of the 100 years of wilderness and wonder at the 59 National Parks. This amazing 160-page book is perfect for any outdoor lover, poster art fan, or American history buff. The large 9" x 12" full-color hardcover coffee table book includes all 59 of our National Park posters, plus 12 oil paintings, historic photos, a map of the USA, facts, travel tips, and the 100-year history of the National Park Service.

Image: National Park Service Bumper Sticker DecalNational Park Service Decal -- Cars, trucks, SUV, trailer. Helps Block Damaging UV rays - Helps keep your truck cool!

National Parks Coloring Book -- Celebrate America's natural treasures with this spectacular coloring book showcasing the wonders of our land and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

National Parks Map Poster -- Use this map to plan, track, and explore the geography and rich history of the USA!

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
U.S. National Parks Worksheets
The National Parks: America's Best Idea: For Educators | PBS
National Parks | Sesame Street
Free Vintage Posters, Vintage Travel Posters, Printables: national park
How to Make a Forest Ranger Hat
Park Ranger Birthday Party
free Redwood Junior Ranger Activity Book - available in several languages!
How To Volunteer At A National Park (and Live For Free!)
More than 1,7000 Free National Park Maps
20 Free Adventures at National Parks







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