Bringing the festivals of the world to your classroom
Autumn brings with it a diverse and rich variety of religious festivals that can be brought to life in your school...
Often religious festivals can lend themselves to cross curricular activities, bringing in subjects such as art, drama, music, geography and history to name a few all.
Here are just a few festivals to get you started...
Two of the most important Jewish festivals happen around this time of year- Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year ) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). Find out what a Shofar sounds like and why Jewish people need to change their shoes...
The festival of Bandi Chhor Divas is celebrated by Sikhs throughout India. The festival is based on the story of the Sikh struggle for freedom.
Diwali is the Hindu "festival of lights" which celebrates the New Year. It is India's most important holiday and lasts for 5 days. Learn how to make dilas with clay and draw Rangoli patterns.
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