International Museum Day

International Museum Day

How to visit the worlds best museums from the comfort of your own home. Monday 18th May is International Museums Day, held by the ICOM (International Council of Museums). The day celebrates and promotes museums around the world by creating unique and fun activities around a theme, which changes each year. This year’s theme is […]

Space Day

Space Day

What is the link between IQBar and astronauts?  On the first Friday of every May we celebrate Space Day. Humans have always been fascinated by the great expanse of space and through our need for exploration and discovery we have developed some rather useful technologies.  In fact, much of the equipment you use to teach our Breadies can be linked back to space.   Here are 8 inventions we […]

English Language Day – How to celebrate during quarantine

English Language Day – How to celebrate during quarantine

Thursday 23rd April is English Language Day. Today celebrates the history, culture and achievements associated with the English language. The event was established by the United Nation’s Department of Public Information in 2010 to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity. English is commonly referred to as a ‘world language’, or a lingua franca which is a […]

Autism Awareness Month – 10 Myths About Autism

Autism Awareness Month – 10 Myths About Autism

When you hear the word ‘Autism’ what do you think of?  Worldwide, 1 in 160 children has an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and sadly are still often subject to stigma, discrimination and misunderstanding.   To try and raise awareness and tackle some of the common misconceptions, ‘National Autism Awareness Month’ is celebrated every April.   Here at IQBar, we’d like to […]

International Haiku Day

International Haiku Day

Learn about International Haiku Day the appropriate way. April seventeenth-  When the world gets together  to promote haiku!   It is haiku day.  They are a kind of poem  that come from Japan.  It was founded in  2007 by   The Haiku Founda-  tion, a charity  that seeks to promote haiku  and literacy,  cultural exchange  creative education  and love of […]

World Health Day 2020- How are you staying healthy during this time?

World Health Day 2020- How are you staying healthy during this time?

Today is World Health Day, presented by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is a global awareness day that provides the opportunity to focus on a particular health problem or issue that deserves special attention. The campaign theme of World Health Day this year is nurses and midwives. Therefore, we would like to honour the […]

Original Pranksters – April Fool’s Day

Original Pranksters – April Fool’s Day

The most light-hearted day of the year is here! Happy April Fool’s Day!  A day to celebrate practical jokes and laugh at the gullible. The time of year where we all think of our friends and family to deduce what person is the most susceptible to an outlandish hoax.     Instead of planning a practical […]

Daylight Saving Time 2020 – How will it affect Buddies?

Daylight Saving Time 2020 – How will it affect Buddies?

Please be aware that the clocks will be changing towards the end of the month. On Sunday 29th March at 1am, the UK clocks will go forward by 1 hour.  What is Daylight Saving Time?  Twice a year the UK takes part in Daylight Saving, where the time changes by one hour, and every year […]

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Every country has their own unique cultural symbols. Whether these are people, flags or artefacts, they have a deep historical significance, acting as signifiers of cultural identity and heritage.  In the case of the British Isles, what is often somewhat misunderstood is that there are several distinct nations, each with its own unique symbols. England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, are represented by ‘patron saints.’  Each of these saints, St […]

50-Word Story Competition

50-Word Story Competition

To celebrate the 60th Birthday of Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham on 2nd March 2020 we decided to hold a 50 Word Story competition The competition was simple. Create a 50-word story and the top 5 would be posted in our blog The response was fantastic and we received many great stories Before we announce the […]