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The Festive Card Competition 2016

The Purple Mash Festive Card Competition is back and it’s going to be even more magical than last year. To make sure we have time to get the cards printed, all entries must be submitted by November 27th 2016.


The results are in for the 3D Printing Competition!

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 13:15

Over five thousand pieces of work were submitted from all around the world. We looked at each design carefully and narrowed it down to seven finalists spanning Key Stages 1 and 2, but there could only be one winner....


Autumn themed lesson ideas

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 15:30

It’s autumn! That’s brilliant news because it means harvest festival, heaps of colourful leaves falling delicately to the ground, Halloween, and lots more. We've put together some themed lesson ideas to help make this the best autumn ever.


Introducing Mini Mash

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 10:30

Mini Mash is a brand new learning resource for nursery and reception aged children and is included as part of your Purple Mash subscription at no added cost.


The Purple Mash 3D Printing Competition

When children design something great in 2Design and Make, they have a new way to make the design come to life as a three-dimensional object - 3D printing! We love getting out the scissors and pritt stick* as much as anybody but we're very excited about this distinctly cutting-edge option. So excited, in fact, that we're giving away a 3D printer.