Christopher Milne had named his toy bear after Winnie, a Canadian black bear he often saw at London Zoo, and “Pooh”, a swan they had met while on holiday. The bear cub was purchased from a hunter for $20 by Canadian Lieutenant Harry Colebourn in White River, Ontario, Canada, while en route to England during the First World War. He named the bear “Winnie” after his adopted hometown in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “Winnie” was surreptitiously brought to England with her owner, and gained unofficial recognition as The Fort Garry Horse regimental mascot. Colebourn left Winnie at the London Zoo while he and his unit were in France; after the war she was officially donated to the zoo, as she had become a much-loved attraction there. Pooh the swan appears as a character in its own right in When We Were Very Young.
Thanksgiving is a special kind of holiday which is celebrated in a handful of countries around the world. It is mainly celebrated in the United States on the 4th Thursday in the month of November and on the 2nd Monday of October in Canada. The significance of celebrating Thanksgiving Day is to commemorate the sign of a good harvest being reaped by offering thanks to the gods. This is a traditional holiday that traces its roots back to the year 1621 when the pilgrims from Plymouth offered a great Thanksgiving to the gods for a good harvest in that year. Thanksgiving is observed as a religious and cultural tradition now days.
Coloring books are a thing of the past. Kids today aren`t as thrilled by a basic coloring book as children a generation ago. That is because these children have been spoiled by all the fantastic new methods of coloring using the computer or with fancy markers and pens. While you might get away with a coloring book and crayons for a long car trip, don`t expect your school age children to sit quietly at the table coloring pictures the old fashioned way - there is a something better around, and they know it.
Coloring pages is just like an adult wishes to travel the whole world. A child loves to experiment with a variety of colors on his favorite pictures. Parents possess an excellent resource of obtaining Disney pages i.e. Internet. You just need a printer to take out prints. Moreover offline resources are abundantly available like bookstores, libraries etc.
You can even print out some and hold a coloring competition amongst your kids or your class. It is all too common for the coloring sheets that are given out and taken home to become lost, torn, or crumpled up. Obviously such damaged coloring pages are no use for the competition anymore. Parents can be instructed to go online and print out replacement printable coloring pages. It only requires a computer, Internet connection, and a printer to come up with such a contest entry replacement. There are so many online printable coloring pages that you can have a blast offering them to your children. Perhaps you don’t have children of your own but you often have friends and family that come over with their young ones. You don’t want the kids to be bored at your house. Allow them to pick some coloring sheets that you can print for them. Have crayons and other supplies on hand for them and they will feel very welcome in your home.