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April 29th Special Days - Featuring 33+ Wish Freebies!

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies
Image: Woman Blowing a Wish, on MaxPixel | CC0 Public Domain

Image: The Wish Tree | Hardcover: 40 pages | by Kyo Maclear (Author), Chris Turnham (Illustrator). Publisher: Chronicle Books (September 27, 2016)

The Wish Tree

April 29th is... World Wish Day®, International Day of Immunology, National Zipper Day/Zipper Invented (1913), International Dance Day, National Peace Rose Day, Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, National Shrimp Scampi Day, We Jump the World Day, Viral Video Day, National Supply Chain Day, Prince William And Kate's Royal Wedding Anniversary (2011), James Cook lands at Botany Bay (1770), International Yak Day, Gnocchi Day (Argentina), National Postal Workers Day (UK), Showa Day (Japan), St. Catherine of Siena's Day/Feast of Saint Catherine of Sienna
More Special Days: Denim Day, International Guide Dog Day, Stop Food Waste Day, International Noise Awareness Day, National Walk at Lunch Day, Poetry and the Creative Mind Day
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, recipes, crafts, activities, and coloring pages.
Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies
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Image: Once Upon a Wish: True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children | Kindle Edition | by Frank Shankwitz (Author), Rachelle Sparks (Author). Publisher: BenBella Books (March 5, 2013)
World Wish Day®
-- An annual day of recognition and celebration of the wish granted to Chris Greicius in 1980 that inspired the creation of Make-A-Wish and its mission. Since then, the Make-A-Wish community has grown to over 45,000 volunteers and 30,000 wishes globally every year. For children battling a critical illness, a wish is not just a dream. A wish-come-true can be a turning point in their lives. It can give children the emotional and physical strength to keep going – to fight harder against their illness. Wishes allow children and their families to focus on the possibilities of tomorrow and not on the challenges of today.
Read: Once Upon a Wish
-- Sometimes all it takes is one special day, one magical moment, one fulfilled wish to learn how to laugh and be a child again. For decades, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has granted wishes worldwide to children battling life-threatening illnesses, shedding light on worlds darkened by disease, and bringing hope to children and their families.
April 29th Special Days - Featuring 33+ Wish Freebies!
Make-A-Wish Cause Bracelet -- Each Lokai is infused with elements from the highest and lowest points on earth. The white bead carries water from Mount Everest and the black bead carries mud from the Dead Sea. These extremes are a reminder to seek balance on the journey, staying humble during the highs and hopeful during the lows. Made with silicone, each bracelet has a slight stretch to fit over your hand. Created in partnership with Make-A-Wish, an organization that has fulfilled the wishes of more than 300,000 children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Image: Some See a Weed While Others See a Wish Dandelion Quote | Make a Wish Inspirational Quote | Dandelion Sign See a Wish Dandelion Wish | Home Wood Sign Funny Craft Wall Decor Plaque
Dandelion Quote Wall Plaque -- Add a touch of love and rustic charm to your home decor with one of these gorgeous wooden signs! All signs are lightly distressed to create a worn and weathered look. This unique rustic handcrafted wood sign will look beautiful in your home. This popular saying from their inspirational wood sign collection would make a wonderful gift for your new home, or as a house warming event.
Wish Coloring and Activity Books

Image: The Wish [Print Replica] | Kindle Edition | by Micah Whitlow (Author, Illustrator). Publication Date: March 9, 2020

The Wish

Amazon Freebies:
🌠 Read Wish ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited
🌠 Free Wish apps
🌠 Free Wish game apps
🌠 Free Wish magazine apps
🌠 Listen to Wish Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited
🌠 Watch Wish Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime
🌠 Listen to Wish Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks
🌠 Free Alexa Skills | Wish


Four Make-A-Wish Crafts:
🌠 Make A Wish Dandelion Craft
🌠 Make a Wish Bottle Necklace
🌠 Make a Wish as a Family with this Cool Holiday Craft
🌠 https://www.favecrafts.com/Ornaments/Make-a-Wish-Ornament-from-Vintage-Street-Market


Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:
🌠 Make-A-Wish Party Printables
🌠 Wishes and regrets worksheets
🌠 Free Wish Printables and Worksheets
🌠 Christmas Wish List Printables
🌠 43 Printable Christmas Wish List Templates and Ideas
🌠 Print and Collect Your Own Wishes
🌠 Free Printable Snail Mail Package Inserts
🌠 9 Free Sample Holiday Wish List Templates
🌠 Christmas Wish List To Santa Free Printable
🌠 I Wish I Met You Sooner So I Could Love You Longer FREE Download
🌠 Wish Keeper Box Maryoku Yummy Printable
🌠 Wishes for Baby Printable
🌠 Printable Coupon for One Wish Granted
🌠 I wish - Assets - Cambridge University Press
🌠 Communi-CRATE Worksheets
🌠 Wish You Well Board
🌠 Paper Printables Mason Jar Wedding Wishes for the Wedding Couple
🌠 Final Wishes Organizer - Fill Online, Printable, Fillable, Blank
🌠 The Wizard's Wish Coloring Pages
🌠 Make A Wish Coloring Page Color Online
🌠 Make a Wish Box
🌠 Printable Make a Wish Card (Purple)
🌠 Inspirational Poem Make A Wish | Printable Poetry Card ...
🌠 Disney A Dream is a Wish Printable
🌠 Of Wishes and Stars and Moons {Free Printable Treat}

Image: William and Kate Paper Dolls: To Commemorate the Marriage of Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton, 29th April 2011 (Dover Royal Paper Dolls) | Paperback: 32 pages | by Tom Tierney (Author). Publisher: Dover Publications; Act Csm edition (February 17, 2011)

William and Kate
Paper Dolls

Prince William And Kate's First Wedding Anniversary (2011)
- Prince William and Kate Middleton tied the knot on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey in London, United Kingdom. The wedding was widely broadcast on television, the internet, and radio, in more than 180 countries. Despite reports the couple would leave for their honeymoon the day after their wedding, Prince William immediately returned to his work as a search-and-rescue pilot, and the couple did not depart for their honeymoon until May 9th, ten days after their wedding - for 10 days on a secluded villa on a private island in Seychelles.
👑 The Royal Wedding – Free Printables
👑 William and Kate Coloring Pages
👑 Free printables - The Royal Wedding - William and Kate

Image: Zipper: An Exploration in Novelty (Reprint) | Paperback: 304 pages | by Robert D. Friedel (Author). Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company; 1st edition (March 17, 1996)

Zipper: An Exploration
in Novelty

National Zipper Day/Zipper Invented (1913)
- Elias Howe invented the sewing machine and received a patent for an Automatic, Continuous Clothing Closure in 1851. Whitcomb Judson invented the pneumatic street railway, then marketed a Clasp Locker 42 years later. After his wife's death in 1911, Gideon Sundbäck devoted himself to the worktable and designed the modern zipper in December 1913.
👖 Zipper Coloring Page
👖 History of the Zipper
👖 Zipper Activity Pages

Image: James Cook: The Pacific Coast And Beyond (In the Footsteps of Explorers) | Paperback: 32 pages | by R A Beales (Author). Publisher: Crabtree Pub Co (November 1, 2005)


James Cook:
The Pacific Coast
and Beyond

James Cook lands at Botany Bay (1770)
- The first voyage of James Cook was a combined Royal Navy and Royal Society expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS Endeavour, from 1768 to 1771. The aims of the expedition were to observe the 1769 transit of Venus across the Sun (3–4 June of that year) and to seek evidence of the postulated Terra Australis Incognita or unknown southern land. In April 1770, they became the first Europeans to reach the east coast of Australia, making landfall on the shore of what is now known as Botany Bay.
🧭 James Cook's Biography
🧭 James Cook Printables - Cybersleuth Kids
🧭 Australia Printables

Image: Shrimp Envy - A Simple Cookbook for the Seafood Lover: 25 Recipes That Will Make Your Guests Jealous | Paperback: 88 pages | by Nancy Silverman (Author). Publisher: Independently published (February 23, 2019)

Shrimp Envy

National Shrimp Scampi Day
- Shrimp Scampi refers to an American-Italian shrimp dish prepared by sautéing shrimp or prawns in garlic butter or olive oil, lemon juice, and white wine. The shrimp is often served over pasta like linguine.
🦐 35 Shrimp coloring pages
🦐 36 Shrimp coloring pages
🦐 Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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