Purple Mash from 2Simple Software is an award-winning cross-curricular website for primary school children, enabling them to explore and enhance their knowledge in a fun and creative way. It hosts an exciting mash-up of curriculum focused activities, creative tools, programs and games to support and inspire creative learning every day.
To support the Now and Beyond on the 8th of February 2023, they have written an original story about Digital Wellbeing entitled Sticks and Screens. The story comes with a range of resources that can be used both on and offline.
There are also a range of resources for schools to use to look at Digital Wellbeing including keeping a screen time diary and building a support network. Click below for all resources.
Sticks and Screens Story:
These pages can be printed for reading away from the computer or read online.
Sticks and Screens Chapter 1
Sticks and Screens Chapter 2
Sticks and Screens Chapter 3
Sticks and Screens Chapter 4
Sticks and Screens Chapter 5
Activities by Chapter:
Below are online and offline resources. Online activities can be printed for use away from the computer.
Chapter 1 Quiz
Chapter 2 Quiz
Chapter 3 Quiz
Chapter 4 Quiz
Chapter 5 Quiz
Great British Birds Quiz
Birds – printable painting activity
Birds – online painting activity
Bird Identification Printable Activity
Birds Identification Online Activity
Birdsong Identification Activity
Broader Digital Wellbeing Activities:
Online Activities that can be printed for use away from the computer.
Positive and Negative Experiences Online
Respectful Online Relationships
Debate – Technology