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 students 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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Mash of the Month - February

Feb. 1, 2021

Each month we will be highlighting a #MashoftheMonth. This will focus on a tool or application within Purple Mash and how it can be used within the classroom to support learning across the curriculum. During the month, if you share how you have used #MashoftheMonth, you will then be entered into a draw to win a 2Simple Goody Bag!


Feb. 1, 2021

This year for Safer Internet Day we have teamed up with the UK Safer Internet Centre, coordinators of Safer Internet Day celebrations in the UK, to try and break a Guinness World Records ™ title . But we need your help…

Join us on Tuesday, 9th February to help us break the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS ™ title for the Most Pledges received for an Internet Safety Campaign in 24 hours.

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2Create a Story is a wonderful thing

Feb. 1, 2021

Following on from last month's Mash of the Month, here is more about the amazing tool 2Create a Story.

2Create a Story allows children to create their own multimedia digital storybooks. There are three modes of 2Create a Story: My Simple Story, My Story and My Adventure Story. With these modes, you are able to put together amazing creative writing activities that can be used for cross-curricular activities and tie in all learning areas when working through a common theme.

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