January 19th is Tin Can Day. If this seems like an absurd day, stop and think for a second. Where would we be without the tin can? Can you imagine how tough it was for early settlers to carry preserve jars in a wagon? What did easily preserved and shipped food mean to the military?

All of these are things you may want to blog about on Tin Can Day. If you need to refresh your memory about the tin can, check out these resources for a refresher course as well as blog topic ideas.

Tin Can Facts
History Timeline of the Tin Can

Making Tin Can Phones
Coffee or Tin Can Crafts
Tin Can Recycling Q&A