Festival & Celebration Calendar

This is a calendar of celebrations and festivals around the world. Each celebration should ideally be celebrated at or very near the time of the actual celebration. This enables the children to have rich, meaningful experiences and learn purposefully. This gives the children an ideal opportunity to find out about the similarities and differences between cultures and communities. By celebrating every counties celebrations children will not only understand British Values but just as importantly other Countries Values. Where You Tube Videos have been suggested please note we do not create these videos and Early Years Staffroom take no responsibility for their content. Please check the videos for suitability.

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May 2020

Mental Health Week

May 18 @ 8:00 am - May 22 @ 5:00 pm BST

  To get involved with fundraising click here https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week/get-involved It is important to invest in yourself, everyone needs time on their own to do something they want to do. When you take time for yourself you are able to reboot and refocus so actually you will save time and increase your productivity when you do it. Do something this week to improve your mental health for example; join a gym, practise yoga and mindfulness, get jobs done that you are putting…

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Outdoor Classroom Day

May 21

  Outdoor Classroom Day - celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with learning and leads to a greater connection with nature. Play not only teaches critical life skills such as resilience, teamwork and creativity, but is central to children’s enjoyment of childhood.    Outdoor Classroom Website  

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June 2020

World Environment Day

June 5

World Environment Day is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest global platforms for public outreach, celebrated by millions of people in well over 100 countries. If current consumption patterns and waste management practices continue, then by 2050 there will be around 12 billion tonnes of plastic litter in landfills and the environment. See what's in your Bin ! What do…

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World Ocean Day

June 8
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World Oceans Day takes place every year on the 8th June. This international celebration raises awareness of the importance of our oceans. The oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth's surface. The oceans are home to millions of Earth's plants and animals—from tiny single-celled organisms to the gargantuan blue whale the planet's largest living animal. Fish, octopuses, squid, eels, dolphins, and whales swim the open waters. While crabs, octopuses, starfish, oysters, and snails crawl and scoot along the ocean bottom.  

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Inspirational Outdoors Conference – Cornwall

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm BST

A two day outdoor learning & play conference. This conference is aimed at Primary staff (Heads, Teachers and Teaching Assistants), Early Years Practitioners, Home Educators, After School and Holiday Club Managers and their staff. We're also more than happy for interested parents and practitioners in other fields to attend. Description Cornwall's outdoor play and learning conference - 2020 Workshops will be added as they are confirmed. Please see our Facebook page for information about our previous three conferences. KEYNOTE Tracey Maciver; Author…

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ABC Does….Excellence In Early Years Conference – Leeds

June 11
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Excellence In Early Years Conference - 11th June Leeds - Studio Venues How the theory translates into effective everyday practice This one day conference is intended for all Early Years practitioners and will provide practical ideas for planning and provision which develop quality play and learning. Our Early Years settings should be the best place to learn and achieve. There is huge potential to really engage children in their learning through quality play experiences in a stimulating environment. All too…

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Father’s Day ( UK )

June 21
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Father's Day ( UK ) Father's Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children.

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July 2020

ABC Does….Excellence In Early Years Conference – Brighton

July 2
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Excellence In Early Years Conference - 2nd July Brighton - Hilton Metropole How the theory translates into effective everyday practice This one day conference is intended for all Early Years practitioners and will provide practical ideas for planning and provision which develop quality play and learning. Our Early Years settings should be the best place to learn and achieve. There is huge potential to really engage children in their learning through quality play experiences in a stimulating environment. All too…

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Fourth of July

July 4
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Fourth of July - Independence Day celebrates the day the US secured independence from the British Empire after the Revolutionary War. It falls on the Fourth of July every year. People often celebrate with: hot dogs, beach parties, baseball games and fireworks.

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September 2020

Father’s Day – Australia / NZ

September 6
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Father's Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children.

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