Posts Tagged ‘Religious’

November 27th, 2016

Kandle Advent Resources 2016

kandle_2016Many teachers will be quite familiar with the Kandle website as it produces great quality religious resources, especially at set times during the year. The site has recently released its 2016 Resources for Advent.

It contains lots of useful information, activities and ideas for primary teachers to use in the classroom. It has some Advent facts, key dates in Advent, ideas for the Advent Prayer Space, explanation of the Advent Wreath,

November 30th, 2015

Kandle Advent Resources 2015

kandle_2015Many teachers will be quite familiar with the Kandle website as it produces great quality religious resources, especially at set times during the year. The site has recently released its 2015 Resources for Advent. It contains lots of useful information and ideas for primary teachers to use in the classroom. It has some Advent facts, key dates in Advent, ideas for the Advent Prayer Space,

December 9th, 2014

Advent Table Quiz

Advent Table QuizThis table quiz, with questions based on the theme of Advent and Christmas, comprises eight rounds of six questions, a tie-break round and answers to all questions on 146 Powerpoint slides. Hopefully, there is a mixture of easy enough questions and some to challenge the better able pupils.

The aim really is that pupils should be able to get a good few correct with the harder ones there to sort out winners.

December 2nd, 2014

Nativity Don’t Mention It!

Nativity Don't Mention It!This is a seasonal oral language activity in a Powerpoint Presentation that can be done with pupils probably in the middle/senior classes. A pupil stands with their back to the IWB screen while another pupil faces the screen and describes to the first pupil what the object on the screen is. However, they must not mention any of the three words on the right hand side of the slide.

November 30th, 2014

Hail and Blessed

Hail and BlessedAs children, we were taught this prayer by our parents, which we recited instead of the Angelus prayer during the season of Advent. An internet search informs me that the prayer is traditionally said as part of a Christmas Novena, recited fifteen times a day, from the feast of St. Andrew (November 30th) until Christmas.

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December 4th, 2012

Advent in Two Minutes

This video explains the meaning and significance of Advent in an easy-to-follow format.

November 21st, 2011

The Three Kings

Three Kings

These are large flashcards/posters of the names of the Three Wise Men / Three Kings that brought gifts to the baby Jesus.

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November 21st, 2011

Special Days at Christmas

Special Days

These are large flashcards/posters of the names of special days that occur during the Christmas season – as well as the obvious ones, there is also Epiphany, Hogmanay and Nollaig na mBan.

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November 1st, 2011

Christmas Presentation

Christmas Presentation

This is an online presentation focusing on the religious customs and traditions of the Christmas season. Some downloadable supplementary teacher’s material is also available on this site.

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November 1st, 2011

The Nativity Presentation

The Nativity Presentation

This is an online presentation focusing on the religious aspect of the Christmas season – the story of the Nativity. Some downloadable supplementary teacher’s material is also available on this site.

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