• Merrick Wells

The Fifteenth of December

Updated: Dec 15, 2020

December 15th: Themes for celebration and contemplation

If you are looking for some themes and points of interest to add to your advent countdown, the Bulldogz Christmas spirit is in full flow and we can provide you with some of the fun, serious and little known points of celebration for each day on this magical countdown.

December 15

International Tea Day

A celebration since 2005 in tea producing countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Bangladesh. It is commonly used as a campaign tool to raise awareness for fair trade policies and gobal trade impacts on tea workers.

The Fairtrade Foundation have provided a teaching resource on fair trade tea here.

We at Bulldogz produced an article on the history of tea here.

Cat herders day

Not so much a day for cat lovers but more a day for those whose life or jobs feels like herding cats. No matter how organised you may be, you will be unable to manage your tasks and objectives.

A teaching exercise could be a simple warm up exercise to elicit original phrases that capture the idea of cat herding.

e.g Dog Washer, Mice minder, Elephant foot washer, Kindagarten teacher....

To help visualize the idea this American TV commercial plays with the idea of Cat herding as a job,

Christmas Song World Cup Last 16 Matches 3 & 4

Mariah Carey is in action against Boney M while Darlene Love takes on Bowie & Bing in their respective Last 16 matches in the 2020 Christmas Song World Cup. Quarter final berths for the winners, the losers go home! Follow all the action here or vote for your favourites on twitter or on our page here

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