20th March

Spring Equinox (2014) celebrated in alll different ways:

Chungfen: The Chinese spring equinox celebrates the swallows flying back from Southern China. They stand eggs up, eat spring vegetable soup, eat Tang Yuan and hang tang yuan on bamboo sticks in the fields to keep the sparrows away. They sweep their ancestors’ tombs and worship them with offerings, etc.

Ostara: The olde worlde Germanic Pagan Easter, so decorate eggs:

 

First Day of Spring: So plant some seeds:

Make a nest out of whatever, yarn, cut grass, cotton wool, etc.

Get rid of that one lone glove left over from winter:

Go on a spring walk and bring a colour-sorting egg box:

Look out for a walking stick to paint:

Make flower cupcakes:

Make mud pies:

 

Other events today that might inspire your play:

43 B.C. Ovid born

World Storytelling Day

International Day of Happiness

International Francophonie Day

World Sparrow Day

Tunisia Independence Day

Novruz Bairam (Turkmen New Year)

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