Fun News from Clever Hedgehog’s Friends

Clever Hedgehog on International Children’s Day – June 1

Today is the first day of summer! June 1 is also International Children’s Day, a day that aims to show how important it is to protect kids from harm and make their lives better everywhere in the world. As of 2024, there are approximately 2.2 billion children in the world. Unfortunately, not all kids have…

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World Vyshyvanka Day

Hey, kids! Did you know about World Vyshyvanka Day? May 16 is a special day when Ukrainians around the world celebrate traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts called “vyshyvankas”!

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📸 Clever Hedgehog’s Photo Contest! 📸

Are you ready to celebrate the most special person in the world – your mom? Hello, dear friends! Are you ready to celebrate the most special person in the world – your mom? It is the day to congratulate your mother, aunt, and grandmother too! Clever Hedgehog is excited to announce a photo contest, where…

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Mother’s Day – A Day To Make Your Mom Feel Special

Are you ready to celebrate the most special person in the world – your mom? This Sunday, May 12, 2024, will be extra special for us. It’s Mother’s Day!  Our mothers deserve to be loved throughout the year, but Mother’s Day is the time to show how their love and effort are special to us…

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Hedgehog Awareness Week 

Hedgehog Awareness Week is observed yearly on the second week of May. This year is observed on 5–11 May 2024. It was introduced by the British Hedgehog Protection Society (BHPS) in 2011. The week aims to highlight the problems that our beautiful hedgehogs 🦔 face and how we can all help to protect them.

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Egg Hunt, Haivky and Pysanky with Clever Hedgehog for kids

Happy Easter! Orthodox Easter 2024 is coming quite late this year – on May 5th. Some people in Ukraine and many other countries have already celebrated Easter on March 31. Read our post about Easter traditions in Ukraine, USA, Australia and Guatemala here >>> Clever Hedgehog wants to tell you about recent events and his…

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Passover For Children

This week, Jewish people around the world are celebrating a special holiday – Passover, also known as Pesach. Passover is one of the most important holidays in Jewish culture, marked by various traditions and customs that bring families together.  Passover is celebrated for seven days. This year the festival begins on sunset Monday, April 22,…

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Total Solar Eclipse of 2024

Hey kids! On April 8, 2024, something super cool will happen in the sky. The Moon will completely cover the Sun for a while. It’s called a total solar eclipse. Join Clever Hedgehog and count the days until nature’s greatest show! WHAT IS A SOLAR ECLIPSE?ECLIPSE SAFETYWHAT HAPPENS DURING THE ECLIPSEFUN FACTS ABOUT THE ECLIPSE…

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Easter Traditions in Different Countries

Happy Easter! Easter is the most important holiday after Christmas for many people around the world. Easter is considered both a religious and non-religious holiday. For those who follow religious tradition, Easter is special because it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For non-religious people, it celebrates new beginnings, longer days, and time spent with…

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Spring is here!

Let’s Welcome Spring ! Spring is a really fun and exciting time of the year. It is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts. Flowers start to bloom in spring, and the world becomes colorful again. Animals and bugs come out of hibernation, and birds come back from warm places. Let’s learn about signs…

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Valentine’s Day

Do you know that there is a special day when you can show your love and care to others?  Valentine’s Day is a holiday that people celebrate on February 14, greeting loved ones, close friends, family members, and classmates.  On Valentine’s Day, people greet loved ones, close friends, family members, and classmates by sending them…

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Groundhog Day 

Do you believe a groundhog can predict when spring will arrive?   Groundhog Day is a fun holiday that takes place every year in the USA and Canada on February 2nd, and in some other countries on a different date. Let’s learn about Groundhog’s Day celebrations together with Clever Hedgehog! Figuring out when warm weather was…

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Christmas in Ukraine

Clever Hedgehog loves Christmas! And what about you? Christmas is celebrated all over the world, but Christmas in Ukraine is celebrated in a very special way.  Let’s learn about Ukrainian Christmas traditions together with Clever Hedgehog! Christmas in Ukraine Christmas is one of the most important family holidays in Ukraine. Even though presents are not…

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Saint Nicholas Day – The Day Kids Anticipate The Most

Most families in Ukraine observe the Eastern Orthodox religion. Christmas is celebrated a bit differently among Ukrainians! Instead of Santa Claus, kids expect Saint Nicholas, or Sviatyi Mykolai as he is called in Ukraine. Happy Saint Nicholas Day! Happy Sviatyi Mykolai Day! What is Saint Nicholas Day? Saint Nicholas (our Santa) is a kind man,…

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Things To Be Thankful For On Thanksgiving Day

There is a special day in November when people in the United States come together to give thanks for everything good in their lives. It is a day of Thanksgiving.  Even though it’s not celebrated in Ukraine, we still have so many things to be thankful for. Maybe one day soon, Ukrainians will celebrate the…

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Clever Hedgehog loves the Fall!

Fall, also known as autumn, is a wonderful time of the year when the weather starts to cool, and nature transforms into a colorful wonderland. There are lots of fun activities to enjoy with family and friends. It’s a time for pumpkins and warm drinks, and it’s definitely a season that Clever Hedgehog looks forward to!…

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First Day of School with Clever Hedgehog

The first day of school is always so exciting! Did you know that the first day of school 🏫 in Ukraine is called Knowledge Day? 📚 Let’s learn more about this day and get ready for the new school year! The school year starts in all Ukrainian schools on Knowledge Day 📚 (on September 1)! …

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Be optimistic like Sophia Sanchez

Sofia Sanchez became a celebrity thanks to videos on social networks that went viral in the fall of 2016. She has a disease called Down syndrome. In her video she says that Down syndrome is “not scary”, and she glows with self-confidence and positivity. And now photos of Sophia Sanchez grace the covers of magazines…

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Cutest Kid Singer on Got Talent Ukraine

In 2010, the whole of Ukraine listened to Veronika Morska singing as she became a winner in the popular TV show “Ukraine Got Talent” Watch the amazing Veronika Morska as she wows the judges with her amazing singing voice. What did you think about her audition? In 2019, Veronika took part in the second popular…

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3-year-old Nazarko Says: “Stay Calm!”

A video of a 3-year-old Nazarko became popular overnight. And it all started when a friend of the family shared a video where the boy asked his mom to stay calm after seeing him spilling the flour all over the kitchen. The video went viral with 8 million views and thousands of comments within weeks….

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A Cat with a “Mustache”

As for now, Mostaccioli is only 1 year and 4 months old, but she already has her fans on social networks. Turns out, cats can have mustaches as well. Mostaccioli was born with a mark just above her mouth that looks like a mustache and she’s a new candidate to win many hearts on the…

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The Bravest Dog named “Patron”

A two-year-old Jack Russel Terrier named Patron serves as a mine detection dog and mascot for the Chernihiv branch of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. He became a veritable Internet celebrity. Yes, we love him, too ;-). “Our Patron keeps his paws busy and is thankful to every one of you,” said the service in a Facebook…

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The Ukrainian Star Cat Stepan

Instagram photos (@loveyoustepan) of the Kharkiv cat Stepan gained popularity not only among Ukrainians but also among users of social networks all over the world. Stepan is a Ukrainian cat that has gained international fame on social media due to his unique story and adorable photos. He is known for his affectionate behavior, which includes…

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A 6-year-old Boy Sings and Conquers Social Networks

A 6-year-old boy from the Ternopil region of Ukraine, Makar Lyshak, became a real TikTok star. The video, in which the young singer performs the well-known song “Ukrainian Rage” by Khrystyna Soloviy, became famous on social networks, and people from all over the world viewed, shared, and liked it. Young patriotic singer Makar Lyshak with…

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International Children’s Day – June 1

Today is the first day of summer! June 1 is also International Children’s Day…

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World Vyshyvanka Day

Hey, kids! Did you know about World Vyshyvanka Day?

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📸 Clever Hedgehog’s Mother’s Day Photo Contest!

Clever Hedgehog is excited to announce the Mother’s Day photo contest, where you can show your love and appreciation for your amazing mom!

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Hedgehog Awareness Week 2024 on 5–11 May

Hedgehogs are endangered, which means the number of hedgehogs is falling. The main danger to hedgehogs is loss of habitat or places to live. They find it difficult to find places to make a nest.

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Egg Hunt, Haivky and Pysanky with Clever Hedgehog for kids

Clever Hedgehog wants to tell you about recent events and his favorite Ukrainian Easter traditions – haivky and pysanky.

The Bravest Dog named “Patron”

A two-year-old Jack Russel Terrier named Patron serves as a mine detection dog and mascot for the Chernihiv branch of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Star Cat Stepan

Stepan is a Ukrainian cat that has gained international fame on social media due to his unique story and adorable photos.