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Festivals Calendar

This calendar shows religious festivals and celebrations from various world faiths. Most events have a short explanation of their significance.

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7-16 year olds
Harvest Festival - The Facts, Customs and Traditions

A useful webpage which explains why and how we celebrate Harvest Festivals in the UK.

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7-11 year olds
Celebrations and Festivals Printable Resources from Early Learning HQ

Super, free printable resources on celebrations and festivals such as: Christmas, Chinese New Year, Easter, Eid, Diwali and more.

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3-7 year olds
Harvest Photo Book

An illustrated big book about why Christians celebrate harvest. Suitable for use on an interactive whiteboard.

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5-7 year olds
Religious Festivals

A list of religious festivals throughout the year with a short description of each.

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7-14 year olds
Exploring the Christian Faith

A good site about Christianity which has details about the major festivals, Bible stories and information about different churches and ethical issues facing Christians. Great Flash presentations for IWBs.

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7-16 year olds
10 Fabulous Facts about Diwali

Fascinating facts about the festival of Diwali.

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7-14 year olds
Practical Action Schools

Free STEM resources for teachers include lesson plans, PowerPoints, activities, posters, challenges, images, videos and games all set around global issues including energy, climate change and disaster risk reduction.

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5-18 year olds
Sukkot

A good explanation of when, how and why Jewish people celebrate Sukkot. It explains how a Sukkah is built.

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7-14 year olds
Shavuot

The site explains when and how the Jewish festival of Shavuot is celebrated.

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11-14 year olds
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