Teaching special events and topics for August 2023

Make homework fun with Busy Things for Schools! We know that it can be tough to keep your pupils engaged with their studies over the holidays, which is why we’ve provided this selection of teaching events and topics for August 2024. We offer an assortment of engaging summer activities, as well as a survey tool which your pupils can use to get involved with The Big Butterfly Count. Take a look below to learn more.


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Tisha B

Tisha B'av

12th August 2024

Write about this important Jewish fast commemorating the destruction of the two Temples.



The Big Butterfly Count

12th July - 4th August 2024

Get your class involved in the big butterfly count - a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. 


Children can make a graph of their count and create colourful butterflies using our resources.


Summer activities

June - September 2024

Write about the weather in the summer season and enjoy our downloadable summer activity packs!




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