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 humanitarians and nurses to sportswomen 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 and children of all ages will come together to share the joy of reading for pleasure.
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. 18, 2021
Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. Here at 2Simple, we support Clean Up Australia using Purple Mash, with a huge variety of resources and activities you can use to ensure your students learn about the importance of this. This year it falls on 7th March.
Feb. 8, 2021
This Sunday is Valentine's Day, arguably one of the most popular days of the year for school going children. It is a day where love is about the place and there is a palpable excitement. It is also a day teachers struggle to get children to settle down and work on! So why not buy into the excitement and harness that enthusiasm into a worthwhile creative project.