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Christmas puzzles!

Christmas puzzles!

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

A fun Christmas quiz, wordsearch and game for younger readers.

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The lost traditions of Christmas

The lost traditions of Christmas

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many ancient festive customs, such as lighting the yule log and going out carolling, still exist. Others, however, have disappeared into the mists of time.

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Father’s Day Facts

Father’s Day Facts

| June 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father’s Day takes place on the third Sunday in June every year. In 2013 it is on the 16th. Men in the north and east of Germany celebrate “Vatertag” by setting out on hiking tours in the hills, pulling wagons filled with beer and traditional food. Father’s Day is the fifth-biggest card-sending day, according to […]

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Spring

Spring

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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Easy peasy origami butterfly

Easy peasy origami butterfly

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

You will need 1 square of paper, 15x15cm. 1. Place the paper in front of you with the point at the top, like a diamond. Fold it diagonally down the middle. 2. Fold in half again to make a smaller triangle. 3. Fold one corner up to make a wing. Then turn over and fold […]

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From winter to spring: a quiz

From winter to spring: a quiz

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

1. Of what did Wordsworth see a host while wandering lonely as a cloud? 2. Which US founding father came up with the idea for Daylight Saving Time? 3. Which North American animal is believed to predict the arrival of spring according to whether or not it sees its shadow? 4. Which nest-stealing bird is […]

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St George’s Quiz

St George’s Quiz

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

St George’s Day comes round again on 23rd April – but how much do you know about our patron saint? 1. In what century did St George become the patron saint of England? 2. Why is St George’s Day celebrated on 23rd April? 3. How many times did St George visit England? 4. Which playwright […]

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Bunnies, buns and baskets crossword

Bunnies, buns and baskets crossword

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

A crossword for Easter.

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St Paddy’s Quiz

St Paddy’s Quiz

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

1. What was Molly Malone’s profession? 2. Which animal was St Patrick reputed to have driven out of Ireland? 3. Which crooner had a hit with the song “Galway Bay”? 4. Which three colours make up the Republic of Ireland flag? 5. Who is the resident priest on Craggy Island? 6. What type of musical […]

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Valentine’s Quiz

Valentine’s Quiz

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Test your trivia with our Valentine’s quiz.

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