New This Week - Sporty, or Not?

21st June 2018
We've got all sorts of new bits and pieces this week - some sporty, but not all! Scroll down to discover what's new...
 
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What's New at Activity Village ...
Two new letters for our Illuminated Alphabet Colouring Pages series - O and B
Two new letters for our Illuminated Alphabet Colouring Pages series - O and B
We've been adding to our weather scissor activities with fun cutting worksheets for a range of ages ...
We've been adding to our weather scissor activities
And we've added a new collection of picture gallery pages to our Weather Picture Frames collection. There are so many ways you can use these!
New weather picture gallery printables
Enjoying the football? Keep up with what's going on and get the kids involved with our World Cup activities.
World Cup activities for Kids
Something brand new! These shadow puzzles are great for developing observation skills in little ones.
Brand new shadow puzzles!
We've been topping up our Fourth of July colouring pages with these gorgeous animals!
Topping up our Fourth of July colouring pages
With the Wimbledon Championships coming up soon, our famous person of the week is the extraordinary Roger Federer
Famous person of the week - Roger Federer
We thought it might be fun to try these word searches of Wimbledon singles champions over the last 15 years - there's a certain repetitiveness to the names you will be searching for!
Word searches of Wimbledon singles champions over the last 15 years
We've added 3 new Design Your Own Tennis Kit pages to get the kids in the mood... perfect for budding sports fashion designers.
New Design Your Own Tennis Kit pages
We've also topped up our tennis worksheets with tracing and handwriting pages for younger children and some challenging tennis vocabulary activities for older children.
New tennis worksheets
 
This Week's Guest Posts
Shelly and her kids have been exploring 2D shapes this week, and come up with some great ideas!
Guest Post - Exploring 2D Shapes
 
Have you Seen?
With the World Cup going on in Russia, it might be a fun time to have a go at one of our Russian crafts - including no less than 5 different Russian doll ideas!
Have you seen our Russian crafts?
 
Keeping It Simple ...
"Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family."
Menachem Begin
 
"If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive."
Eleonora Duse
 
"Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It's the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps."
Sharon Draper
 
"​​​​​​​Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful."
Kailash Satyarthi
 
"Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering."
A.A. Milne
 
"If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good." Dr Seuss
 
"If you chase two rabbits, both will escape."
Chinese Proverb
 
A short biography of Julia Donaldson
A printable version of this poster is available here.
 
Coming Up Soon ...

​​​​​​​14th June - 15th July: FIFA World Cup

1st July: Canada Day

2nd July - 15th July: Wimbledon Championships

4th July: Fourth of July​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​August / September: Back to School

11th August: Enid Blyton's Birthday

21st - 25th August: Eid al-Adha

2nd September- Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand)

9th September: Grandparent's Day (US)

13th September: Roald Dahl Day

 

​​​​​​​Spring . . Summer . . Autumn . . Winter
 
And don't forget you can click through to our Holiday Calendar to explore our resources by upcoming holiday and event. Get your planning done and activities printed out in plenty of time!
 
 
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Lindsay Small
www.ActivityVillage.co.uk​​​​​​​
 
 
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