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Special Days: lesson plans and schemes of work about celebrations and festivals for KS1 and KS2

We're so glad you found us! Here, you'll find ready-to-teach lesson packs for special days, religious festivals and national holidays. Whether you choose a Complete Series (a whole scheme of work) or an Individual Lesson, you'll get detailed lesson plans, slides and whatever printable resources you need.

  • PlanBee Twas the Night Before Christmas Lesson Plans | Year 2 Poetry

    'Twas the Night Before Christmas

    These KS1 'Twas the Night Before Christmas lesson plans and activities for Year 2 contain seven ready-to-teach lessons themed around this classic n...

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  • PlanBee Christmas activities KS2 lessons for Year 3 / 4 by PlanBee

    Christmas Lessons 1

    Get your class into the festive spirit with these 5 ready-to-teach KS2 Christmas lessons for Year 3 and 4. Starting with the Christmas story—and wh...

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  • PlanBee Christmas traditions and origins: Upper KS2 lesson planning

    Christmas Lessons 2

    This festive Christmas unit of work looks at Christmas traditions, and how it has been celebrated throughout history.   #TheCompleteSeries4lessons ...

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  • PlanBee Gingerbread Houses KS2 Christmas Cooking with Kids

    Gingerbread Houses

    Get in the festive spirit by challenging your class to make their own edible houses. This KS2 DT scheme of work incorporates the key DT objectives ...

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  • PlanBee Kids Christmas Stockings | Christmas Sewing for Kids PlanBee

    Seasonal Stockings

    Keep your children engaged as the Christmas season draws closer with this festive DT scheme of work for Year 3/4! Children will develop and use the...

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  • PlanBee Christmas Around the World KS1 RE Lessons by PlanBee

    Christmas Celebrations

    This Christmas KS1 RE lesson planning pack contains five ready-to-teach lessons exploring Christmas celebrations. Your Year 2 class will learn abou...

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  • PlanBee Christmas Story KS2 RE Lessons for Year 4 by PlanBee

    Christmas Journeys

    Download this Christmas Journeys KS2 RE planning pack to take your class back to Bethlehem as they discover the details behind the Christmas story....

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  • PlanBee Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas? RE Lessons for KS1

    Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas?

    Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas? Throughout this five-lesson RE scheme of work for children in KS1, your class will find out why people g...

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  • PlanBee KS2 Bonfire Night Activity Ideas Lessons for LKS2 by PlanBee

    Bonfire Night 1

    This KS2 Bonfire Night scheme of work contains 3 downloadable lessons. Remember, remember the 5th of November with this set of 3 informative, fun a...

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  • PlanBee Gunpowder Plot KS2 Bonfire Night lessons by PlanBee

    Bonfire Night 2

    Aimed at slightly older children in UKS2, this set of 3 lessons is packed full of Bonfire Night lesson ideas. It looks at the story behind Bonfire ...

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  • PlanBee Guy Fawkes KS1 History Lessons by PlanBee

    Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

    This Guy Fawkes KS1 history series of lessons will inform your class all about Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. They will learn why Bonfire Night is c...

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  • PlanBee Chinese New Year  - KS1 - Planning and Resources - PlanBee

    Chinese New Year 1

    Find out how Chinese New Year is celebrated around the world with this detailed scheme of work for Years 1 & 2. Explore the story of Nian, tast...

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  • PlanBee Chinese New Year - Special Days - KS2 Planning - PlanBee

    Chinese New Year 2

    Find out how people celebrate the Chinese New Year around the world with this scheme of work suitable for Years 3, 4, 5 & 6. Explore the legend...

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  • PlanBee Easter Beginnings KS1 Easter Lessons by PlanBee

    Easter Beginnings

    Enjoy this colourful and engaging scheme of work for KS1, teaching your class all about Easter. Your class will find out about the last few days of...

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  • PlanBee Why is Easter important? KS2 Year 4 RE Lesson by PlanBee

    Why is Easter important?

    This Easter KS2 RE planning pack for Year 4 takes an in-depth look at the story of Easter and explores why it is important for Christians. Starting...

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  • PlanBee Easter Celebrations KS1 Lesson Resources | PlanBee

    Easter Celebrations 1

    Help your class learn about Easter and various Easter traditions with this fun scheme of work for KS1. Children will learn about the Easter story a...

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  • PlanBee Easter Celebrations KS2 Lessons by PlanBee

    Easter Celebrations 2

    We have some great Easter lessons for your Year 3 and Year 4 class! This fun 'Easter Celebrations' scheme of work for lower KS2 will help them unde...

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  • PlanBee KS2 Easter Celebrations for Year 5 and 6 | PlanBee

    Easter Celebrations 3

    This upper KS2 'Easter Celebrations' scheme of work will build on what your class already know about Easter by looking at the Easter story from the...

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  • PlanBee The Magic Finger Lesson Plans Year 4 Reading Comprehension

    The Magic Finger: Reading Comprehension

    This set of The Magic Finger Lesson Plans, based on the wonderful book by Roald Dahl, is sure to engage your Year 4 class whilst developing their c...

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  • PlanBee The BFG Character Description KS2 Planning and Resources | Year 3

    The BFG: Character Description

    Immerse your children into the wonderful world of Roald Dahl with these fantastic BFG character description lesson plans. Your Year 3 children will...

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  • Descriptive Writing Lesson Plans | Stories from Space KS2

    Stories from Space: Descriptive Writing

    Click here to preview PlanBee's English lessons for FREE These Stories from Space Descriptive Writing Lesson Plans will take your class on an out-o...

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  • PlanBee The Twits Lesson Plans | KS2 English Planning for Year 4

    The Twits English Pack

    Develop and extend your KS2 class’s reading and writing skills using the classic story of ‘The Twits’ by Roald Dahl. Inspired by the two gruesome c...

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  • PlanBee WW1 Art Ideas KS2 In Flanders Fields Art Lessons by PlanBee

    In Flanders Fields

    In this WWI Art KS2 scheme of work, your class will explore the work of the artists officially commissioned to record the war, with a focus on Paul...

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  • PlanBee KS1 Remembrance Day Lesson | Year 2 History Planning

    What are we remembering on Remembrance Day?

    Download these KS1 Remembrance Day lessons to teach your class about what Remembrance Day is, why people wear poppies and who we are remembering on...

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Special Days: lesson plans and schemes of work about celebrations and festivals for KS1 and KS2

We're so glad you found us! Here, you'll find ready-to-teach lesson packs for special days, religious festivals and national holidays. Whether you choose a Complete Series (a whole scheme of work) or an Individual Lesson, you'll get detailed lesson plans, slides and whatever printable resources you need.