Spring, Easter, Colouring and Cupcakes!!

22nd March 2018
We've got some lovely new activities for you this week, including pretty colouring quotes, doodly spring pages, Easter cards to print, alphabet challenge puzzles to challenge, cupcakes to delight and a surprise "famous person" ...
You'll also find some clever ideas for using our more simple colouring pages in our guest post this week - definitely worth a read, especially for those of you who might be travelling over the Easter break.
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What's New at Activity Village ...
Our pretty colouring quotes this week are all about flowers
Our pretty colouring quotes this week are all about flowers
Doodle some designs with our latest spring doodle pages - or just colour them in!
Doodle some designs with our latest spring doodle pages - or just colour them in!
We've been updating and adding to our Easter card collection
We've been updating and adding to our Easter card collection
We've topped up our alphabet challenge puzzles with 3 new challenges ...
We've topped up our alphabet challenge puzzles with 3 new challenges ...
Explore these fun new cupcake activities - including colouring pages, puzzles, printables and worksheets!
Explore these fun new cupcake activities
Beloved cook and star judge of the Great British Bake Off - here is our famous person of the week ... Mary Berry!
Beloved cook and star judge of the Great British Bake Off - here is our famous person of the week ... Mary Berry!
This Week's Guest Post
In our guest post this week, Rita shares some fun ideas for using our simpler colouring pages, including a lovely mini tin of goodies!
Rita shares some fun ideas for using our simpler colouring pages
Have You Seen?
Have you seen our Easter word puzzles? We've got a fun collection of word-based puzzles for Easter, including word searches, crosswords, how many words, boggler puzzle and challenging alphabet challenge.
Rita shares some fun ideas for using our simpler colouring pages
A Little Something ...
"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"
Dr. Seuss
“So you're a little weird? Work it! A little different? OWN it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd!” 
Mandy Hale
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." 
e e cummings
"My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me." 
Henry Ford
​​​​​​​"Being different gives the world colour."
Nelsan Ellis
Why be a muffin when you can be a cupcake?
Coming Up Soon ...

​​​​​​​30th March - 7th April: Passover

1st April: Easter

4th April - 15th April: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Australia

14th April: Vaisakhi

21st April: The Queen's Birthday (actual)

22nd April: Earth Day

23rd April: Shakespeare Day / Shakespeare's Birthday

23rd April: St George's Day

25th April: Anzac Day

28th April: Arbor Day (date varies by country and US state)

5th May: Children's Day (Japan)

7th - 11th May: Teacher Appreciation Week (US)

7th May: Teacher Appreciation Day (US)

7th to 11th May (tbc): Sun Awareness Week

10th May: Vesak

13th May: Mother's Day (US)


​​​​​​​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
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