Draw a Picture of a Bird Day
Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is held on April 8. Carried out as an action of pacifism. This event in the first decade of the month April is annual. Help us
Thereís not a whole lot of information out there on the origins of Draw a Picture of a Bird Day, but some hypothesize - although most canít quite put their finger on why - that itís a tradition that began in the U.K. during World War II.
According to the Draw a Bird Day website, this day was created as a way to express joy in the very simplest of things in life and as a way to help soldiers everywhere forget war and suffering even if only for a short time.
Pencil, pen, felt tip or chalk, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is great fun for everyone. Itís very straightforward: simply draw a picture of a bird in tribute to our feathered friends, but if you fancy some diversity thereís actually a wide range of options.
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