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World Book Day 2021

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.

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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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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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Children’s Mental Health Week - 1-7 February 2021

Feb. 1, 2021

Children's Mental Health Week is run by children's mental health charity Place2Be, who launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of Children and young people’s mental health

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