British Science Week - 5th-14th March 2021

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.

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World Wildlife Day - 3rd March

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.

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World Cancer Day - Guest Blog

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.

Fairtrade Fortnight - 22nd February-7th March 2021

Feb. 3, 2021

Fairtrade Fortnight aims to put a spotlight on trade. When trade is fair it has the potential to improve the lives of the farmers and workers who grow our food and it can make the world a better place.

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Chinese New Year with Purple Mash

Feb. 2, 2021

Chinese New Year, also referred to as the Lunar New Year, is the Chinese Festival celebrating the new year on the traditional Chinese/Gregorian calendar. It’s a major holiday in Greater China and is celebrated in several countries. Here at 2Simple, we celebrate Chinese New Year using Purple Mash, with a huge variety of resources and activities you can use to ensure your pupils learn about the importance of this festival for many cultures across the world. This year it falls on 12th February and is the year of the Ox.

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