On 15th February our American visitors will be having their annual day's holiday on 15th February to celebrate George Washington's birthday, now known as Presidents' Day.
What's New at Activity Village?
Do you ever use playdough mats with the kids? Sarah made two over the weekend - for Pancake Day - and I think they are great fun! You can see one of them below.
Sarah's just suggested that we might do something for National Libraries Day in the UK, which will be held on Satruday 6th February this year. So here's our new National Libraries Day page!
Our new style picture tracing pages are proving a hit with visitors, so we will be rolling them out across the site by "holiday" and topic this year. Have a look at these new Valentine's Day tracing pages, just added today.
I've just added another lovely story to our collection of traditional stories from China - something new for Chinese New Year, perhaps? This one, The Goddess Who Cast The Bell, is a story told about the great Bell Tower in Beijing.
Our new Chinese New Year lacing cards feature simple illustrations of all the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac (in fact, we've made 13 so that you can choose from a sheep or a goat).
Charles Dickens' birthday on 7th February is such a good excuse to revisit some of your favourite Dickens stories and characters! If you are planning on doing something Dickens-related please have a look at our new "portrait" style co
A traditional Burns Night Supper may be an adult affair, with lots of raucous whisky drinking and dancing, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy it with the family too!
These lovely bright and cheerful printables are perfect for practising your winter vocabulary, and can be used in so many ways in the classroom or home.