Chinese New Year 2

This post, the second I have created about the Chinese New Year, provides a collection of links to arts and crafts, stories, etc., suitable for primary-aged children. Unlike here in the UK – where New Year’s Day always falls on January 1st – China’s...

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year starts on Tuesday the 1st of  February 2022 and the celebrations will be taking place between the 31st of January and the 6th of February. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger.  Chinese New Year started as a spring festival where, when planting the seeds,...

Google Maps in the Classroom

Google Maps in the Classroom is something to have a fresh look at, ten years after it arrived on the scene.  The updates have made it such a useful resource. Both Google Maps and Google Earth offer so many possibilities for classroom use. Google maps has all of the...

COP26 – Our Climate Manifesto

COP26 – Our Climate Manifesto: Whole-school Assembly and Activities Project Pack is being offered free from Plazoom who has teamed up with the Animal Planet magazine to create it. The email I received reads: “This whole school resource explains COP26 to...

Harvest Appeal 2021

Harvest Appeal 2021 is a WaterAid project attempting to improve the lives of millions of people in the world’s poorest communities. “In the world’s poorest communities, many people rely on farming not only to feed themselves and their families, but also to earn an...