Teaching special events and topics for January 2022

Welcome your pupils back for the spring term with these seasonal events and topics for January 2023. You’ll find plenty of ideas and activities for fun themed lessons that will keep your pupils engaging throughout the month, including Chinese New Year activities for kids, National Storytelling Week resources, and more. Bring laughter to your classroom with Busy Things for Schools!

New Years

1st January 2023

Ask your children to create some firework pictures to celebrate the New Year! Use our special brush tools to fill the sky with sparkles, lines, sprays and firework effects.




Chinese New Year

 22nd January - 5th February 2023

Celebrate this colourful Chinese spring festival with our wide range of creative activities and resources.




National Handwriting Day

23rd January 2023

Let your class have fun practising their handwriting with our interactive handwriting games and handwriting printables.




Holocaust memorial day

27th January 2023

Use our ready-made writing template and resources for Holocaust Memorial Day KS2. The 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp.




RSPB Bird Watch

 28th - 30th January 2023

If your children are taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch, our bird labelling and classifcation games tie in with the theme nicely.




Winter activities

December 2022 - March 2023

Ask your children to create snow flake pictures, write a weather report or describe what Winter means to them using or Winter Season resources.




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