Fun ideas for celebrating St. Georges Day with your little Dragons…

April 8, 2016

St. Georges Day is always celebrated on April 23rd & is the National day of England. St George is famous for slaying a dragon in 303, and has since become the patron Saint of England.

There are lots of fun things to do for St. George’s day for Nannies and children alike; here are a few of our favourites;

St. Georges Day Activities for Nannies and Children

  • Make St. George’s Day Bunting & Flags.
  • Make a tissue paper red rose and wear on your Lapel.
  • Dress Up – St. George, the Dragon or the Princess!
  • Throw a party!
  • Cook Traditional dishes, the best selection to be found in ‘Jane Grigson’s English Food Cook Book’.

Free London Attractions suitable for Nannies and Children

The Mayor of London’s annual Feast of St George takes place in Trafalgar Square with a Shakespearean theme. Celebrity chefs offer cooking demos, stalls selling food and drink, and family-friendly games — with live music. 23 April, 12pm-6pm

The V&A Museum of Childhood hosts a family-friendly day of English folk music and dance. Watch performances by the Trad Academy and the Becontree Brass Band, and take part in art and craft activities. 11.30am-4.30pm

Interesting Facts

Did you know that the Scout movement has been celebrating St George’s Day on 23 April since its first years.

Odd but true – “Shakespeare was born & died on St. Georges Day”

Further information about St. Georges Day can be found on Wikipedia here.

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Posted by Harmony at Home Head Office Team | Filed Under Activities for Children, Events for Families, Mums Dads and Family