March 2, 2021
International Women’s Day falls on Monday 8th March and this year, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge. The day is about celebrating women and their achievements, whilst challenging stereotypes, bias, discrimination and perceptions. To mark International Women’s Day, we have several resources and activities for you to use on Purple Mash to explore and write about inspirational women from across the globe. From politicians and nurses to Olympians and scientists, we have them all.
Feb. 25, 2021
World Book Day was created by UNESCO on 23rd April 1995 as a worldwide celebration of books and reading. It is marked in over 100 countries around the globe. On 4th March 2021, children of all ages will come together to share the joy of reading for pleasure.
Feb. 23, 2021
British Science Week, run by the British Science Association is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages and will take place between 5-14 March 2021.
Feb. 22, 2021
On March 3rd, it is World Wildlife Day, a day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. World Wildlife Day in 2021 is celebrated looking at the theme of ‘Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet’ as a way to highlight the central role that forests, forest species and ecosystems service in sustaining the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people globally. We have several resources you can use on Purple Mash on World Wildlife Day to support the theme.
Feb. 3, 2021
Jen and Nic launched The Little C Club after their cancer diagnosis. After meeting, both women designed and created a set of flash cards to help their own children gain an understanding of their individual diagnosis' but also help many other families break down those barriers and open up the conversation about cancer.
Read their guest blog about The Little C Club and their journey.