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September 7th Special Days - Featuring 18+ Raggedy Ann Freebies!

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies
Image: Raggedy Ann, by Benjamin Earwicker on FreeImages
September 7th is... Raggedy Ann's Birthday (1915), First US Auto Race, Blondie's Debuted (1930), Google Commemoration Day, Grandma Moses Day, National Neither Snow Nor Rain Day, National Feel the Love Day, National Beer Lover's Day, National New Hampshire Day, National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day, National Buy a Book Day, International Redhead Day, Superhuman Day, Automobile Parade Day (1899), World Beard Day, Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness, National Acorn Squash Day, National Grateful Patient Day, National Salami Day, Father's Day (Australia), National Threatened Species Day (Australia), Independence Day (Brazil), Casual Day (South Africa)
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.
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Image: Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Read-Aloud Treasury, by Johnny Gruelle (Author). Publisher: Little Simon (April 5, 2011)Raggedy Ann's Birthday
-- Raggedy Ann is a character created by American writer Johnny Gruelle (1880–1938) appearing in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose. Johnny Gruelle received US Patent D47789 for his Raggedy Ann doll on September 7, 1915. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories. When a doll was marketed with the book, the concept had great success. A sequel, Raggedy Andy Stories (1920), introduced the character of her brother, Raggedy Andy.
Read: Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Read-Aloud Treasury, by Johnny Gruelle
-- Ninety years ago a story about a rag doll found in a grandmother's attic captured the hearts of Americans. Through many generations Raggedy Ann and Andy and their stories have been shared between parents and children and grandparents and grandchildren. This new collection combines those stories of adventure, friendship, and devotion in one volume begging to be read aloud!
Image: Aurora World Raggedy Ann Classic DollAurora World Raggedy Ann Classic Doll -- The original doll with a heart is back! Raggedy Ann and Andy are beautifully made, with fine embroidered facial features in soft tones and yarn hair with the classic loop style. Each doll has the traditional I Love You heart embroidered on the chest and features lock-washer plastic button eyes.
Barbie Raggedy Ann and Andy Storybook Collectibles -- This Barbie Collectible brings these beloved characters to life. Playful in their expression and in their outfits. If you remember Raggedy Ann and Andy, you will not be disappointed by this whimsical pair.
Raggedy Ann Patent Wall Art -- Perfect wall decoration for living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, hotel, dining room, office, bar, sun room, man cave, den, family room, basement, garage, working space, cubicle, study, library, or restaurant.
Raggedy Ann Coloring and Activity Books


Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Doll coloring pages
👩‍ Raggedy Ann and Andy Books and Printables
👩‍ Raggedy Ann and Andy - Mostly Paper Dolls
👩‍ Free Raggedy Ann Printable Puzzles
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Stories | American English
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Simple Puzzles - Warm Hearts Publishing
👩‍ Printable Bookmarks Raggedy Ann and Andy Set
👩‍ Free Printable Raggedy Ann Gift and Goodie Bag
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Coloring Pages
👩‍ Coolest Homemade Raggedy Ann Cakes
👩‍ Raggedy Ann and Andy Alphabet Printables
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Read-Aloud Activities and FREE Printable
👩‍ Free Raggedy Ann Resource Pack
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Dot to Dot printable worksheets
👩‍ How to Make a Raggedy Ann Doll
👩‍ Raggedy Ann and Andy Crafting
👩‍ Raggedy Ann Baby Shower
👩‍ How to Make a Raggedy Ann Doll

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