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National Fig Newton Day: FREE PRINTABLE Coloring Page with Fun Facts!

National Fig Newton Day: FREE PRINTABLE Coloring Page with Fun Facts!

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Did you know that January 16 is National Fig Newton Day?

Did you know? Fig rolls were handmade and locally produced in the U.S. thanks to British immigrants.

Then, in 1891, Philadelphia baker and fig-lover Charles Roser invented and patented the machine that inserted fig paste into a thick pastry dough.

Soon after, the Kennedy Biscuit Company purchased Roser’s recipe and began mass production. In 1891, they produced the first Fig Newtons baked at the F.A. Kennedy Steam Bakery.

The company named the treat after the town of Newton, Massachusetts.

Figs are one of the oldest known fruits in the world and are the fruit mentioned most often in the Bible. Some even believe it was this fruit that was plucked by Eve and not an apple.

This free printable Fig Newton coloring page is the perfect way to celebrate this fun holiday.

We also included an educational video below so you watch it while you color to turn this into an easy mini-unit on Fig Newtons!

Print and color in this fun FREE Fig Newton coloring page while enjoying learning new facts!

Or, if you’d prefer, you can also color it in digitally!

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This Fig Newton coloring page is fun, easy to color in, and great for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and older children – even adults!

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See all of our National Day Coloring Pages here.

Enjoy watching this video on how to make Fig Newtons while you color! Yum!

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