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July 16th Is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies

Image: Picture of a crop of Sweet Corn in Spain (c) Photographer: Ian Britton

Photo Credit: Picture of a crop of Sweet Corn in Spain, by Ian Britton

July 16th is... Parking Meters Debuted (1935), National Personal Chef Day, National Fresh Spinach Day, National Corn Fritters Day, World Snake Day, Global Hug Your Kids Day (3rd Monday), National Get Out of the Doghouse Day (3rd Monday)
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities and coloring pages...

Image: Everything You Need to Know About Snakes, by DK Publishing (Author). Publisher: DK Children (January 16, 2013)
World Snake Day
-- There are about 3,458 species of snakes known so far, ranging from the semi-frozen tundra of northern Canada to the steamy jungles of the equator and most of the world's oceans. Snakes are highly effective predators and play a vital role in maintaining the balance of nature in each of these realms. Snakes are also fascinating in they have a prehistoric lineage, giving us a glimpse back to a prehistoric time when the earth was ruled by reptiles. Many people have no idea modern reptiles are literally the living, breathing cousins of dinosaurs. Source
Read: Everything You Need to Know About Snakes, by DK Publishing
-- From speedy slithering creatures and living dragons to snakes that fly and shed skin, Everything You Need to Know About Snakes explores the fascinating world of reptiles. Readers will discover how far a cobra can spit, a gallery of fangs, how to survive a snake attack, the life cycle of a snake, and the Titanoboa — a 50-foot-long prehistoric snake — while also learning about lizards, crocodiles, tortoises, and turtles. Packed with incredible images, fun games, and quizzes, plus shocking facts on anatomy, diet, and behavior, kids will want to dip into this guide time and again.
Image: Beistle Creepy Toilet Lid Cling SNAKES Peel 'N Place Topper | Great For Haunted Houses Or April Fools!
Creepy Toilet Lid Snake Cling - Great For Haunted Houses Or April Fools!
Snake Coil Ring - Brings out and highlights your extraordinary soul.
Life-Like Snakes - These hand painted toy snakes are great for any snake enthusiast
Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Snake Crafts and Activities for Kids
Paper Craft Snake - Beginner Series
How to make a papercraft rainbow snake
Snakes coloring pages
Snake Printables
Snake Finger Puppets
• Learning About Snakes — Snake Themed Freebies!

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