Links to free to use Religious Education resources, games and activities, covering, Foundation/Pre-school, key stages 1 & 2, grades 1-6, ages 3-11 years.
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From the BBC. Christianity is the world's biggest religion, with about 2.1 billion followers worldwide. It is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ who lived in the Holy Land 2,000 years ago. For ease of navigation, we include as Christian any group that sincerely regards itself as Christian, and whose beliefs are based on the teaching of Jesus.
The Bible And Baptism Video
Examining the importance of the Bible and baptism for Christians. Matthew, a Christian, describes how the Bible is very important to his family and other people of his faith. We also find out about how churches may look different, but the celebrations inside are the same, including weddings and baptisms. Baptismal promises are compared to the promises made by Matthew when he joined the Cub Scouts.
Spotlight On Christmas Interactive
In this festive Spotlight, we are highlighting TWO articles from Britannica – Christmas and Santa Claus – providing relevant topical information for young children. Find out about the different ways that Christmas is celebrated around the globe and the many traditions that are practised at this time
of year. The Britannica Activity Centre is packed
full of fun and educational things to do to keep children entertained in the run up to Christmas.
Spotlight On Easter Interactive
For practising Christians, Easter is the holiest time of the year when special church services are held to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Both the religious and secular aspects of Easter are explained in more detail in the Britannica Article.
You will also find some Easter crafts, pictures to colour, puzzles and a quiz in the Activity Centre.
Buddhist Symbols Interactive
This application consists of a drag and drop labelling exercise for symbols used within the Buddhist temple. By clicking on each symbol, pupils can access a summary information panel about that particular symbol to further explore its symbolic meaning. In the matching activity, the symbols can then be dragged to the corresponding description.
Christian Symbols Interactive
This application consists of a drag and drop labelling exercise for symbols used within the Christian church.
By clicking on each symbol, pupils can access a summary information panel about that particular symbol to further explore its symbolic meaning.
In the matching activity, the symbols can then be dragged to the corresponding description.