The Jewish Festival of Lights

The Jewish Festival of Lights is called Hanukkah, which is a Hebrew word that means dedication. It is an eight-day festival of religious observance for Jews across the world. Hanukkah begins on the evening of the 28th November and ends on the evening of the 6th...

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is this week – Wednesday the 12th  to Thursday the 13th of May 2021. It is the end of the month long Muslim fast called Ramadan. “Eid al-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” or Lesser Eid, or simply Eid, is a religious...

Celebrating Easter

Celebrating Easter is likely to be the subject of RE lessons and may also be incorporated into other subjects as we get back into school routines and lead up to the Easter Holiday. The TES have gathered together many teacher-made resources linked to the Easter...

The Diwali Festival

The Diwali Festival is being celebrated this week by many Hindus, wherever they are living. It is a wonderful, colourful celebration often called The Festival of Lights. Lamps, candles, fairly lights and similar are lit in houses all around the world. The light is...

The Easter Story

The Easter  Story is told in an animation at Cbeebies, this is ideal for younger children. It does not deal with the crucifixion at all, just Jesus coming back to teach everyone on Easter Sunday. This is animated with sand drawings. The illustrated Easter Story told...