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Appreciate a Dragon Day

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Date When Celebrated : Always January 16

All of us, young and not so young, can appreciate dragons. You'll find good and bad dragons in legends, folk lore, children's books, songs, and top movies.

According to Donita K. Paul, the creator of this special day, you are encouraged to learn and explore the cultural and historic significance of dragons.

This day is also intended to celebrate literacy. So, reach for a book about dragons, and read it today!

Other ways to celebrate this day:

  • Draw pictures of dragons.

  • Write dragon poems or stories.

  • Have a dragon puppet show.

  • See a movie with dragons in it.

  • Take picture of stuffed animal dragons. If you see a real live dragon, make sure to take a picture of him, too!

  • Libraries should feature books with dragons

Most famous Friendly Dragon: Puff the Magic Dragon.

What happened on this day? This Day in History

Flower of the Day: Philodendron

Recipe of the Day: Celery Seed Dressing

Origin of Appreciate a Dragon Day:

In 2004, author Donita K. Paul created Appreciate a Dragon Day,  to celebrate the release of her book Dragon Spell. Mrs. Paul is a retired school teacher, who went into writing.  

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