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Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Day

Find out about how Shrove Tuesday, better known as Pancake Day, is celebrated in the UK and about the origins of the tradition.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Maundy Thursday

Find out about the history and traditions behind Maunday Thursday when Christians remember the Last Supper of Jesus.

Teachers, Pupils
7-16 year olds
I'm Reading

Online illustrated story books with audio to help young children read. Children can click on the words to hear what they say. They include traditional tales, myths, fables, comics and plays.

Pupils
5-7 year olds
Holy Week

The last week of Lent is known as Holy Week. Find out about the history and traditions of the days which make up Holy Week, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Teachers, Pupils
7-16 year olds
The Meaning of Christingle

Discover the origins of Christingles, the symbolism behind them and how to make your own Christingle.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds
Mothering Sunday

Learn all about Mothering Sunday or Mother's Day as it is known in the UK. Find out the history and traditions behind Mothering Sunday.

Teachers, Pupils
7-16 year olds
Easter Bunny

Find out why bunnies are associated with Easter time and about the tradition of the Easter bunny leaving Easter eggs.

Teachers, Pupils
7-16 year olds
Create a Talking Animal

Check out the creative writing idea from the British Library and create your own talking animal. You could write a story or draw a beautiful illustration.

Pupils
6-11 year olds
Easter Sunday

Read about the customs and traditions of Easter Day in the UK. Find out why Easter Day is a happy day for Christians and why eggs are associated with Easter.

Teachers, Pupils
7-16 year olds
Advent

Find out the facts about Advent, when it is on the Christian Calendar and how it is celebrated in the Christian Church.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds
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