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Buddhist Festivals

£10.00
SKU R4CS30001
Key Stage 2 Buddhism Religious Education Year 4

Learn about some of the ways in which Buddhists celebrate around the world in this KS2 Religious Education scheme of work for Year 4. Your children will read stories, study beautiful photographs of rituals and celebrations and discuss challenging questions about Buddhism. Religious ideas and concepts are explained in straightforward, clear language and informative images, making these resources ideal for teaching lower KS2 children about this major world religion.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This lesson pack comes complete with detailed planning, slides for teaching input and differentiated resources.

#Lesson1WhyisBuddhismspecial

This lesson asks children to discuss what they already know about Buddhism. It goes on to clearly explain the central ideas and practices of the religion; children will then consider how Buddhism differs from other religions they have studied.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Buddhism fact cards
#Lesson2Vesak

Your children will find out about the ways in which 'Buddha's Birthday' is celebrated around the world, then read the story of the Buddha's enlightenment - a key moment in his life which is celebrated during Vesak.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Buddha story
  • What is enlightenment? sheet
  • Light bulb moment! sheet
#Lesson3ThePloughingFestival

In this lesson, children will learn all about the ways in which this festival is celebrated and how Buddhists are reminded of the teachings of the Buddha during this event. It includes a set of Ploughing Festival cards to assist children with putting together a short presentation to show what they have learned.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Ploughing festival resources
#Lesson4LoyKrathong

With beautiful photographs to study and discuss as well as the option to make a floating basket like those made during the festival, this lesson has everything needed to engage children and teach them all about this very special Buddhist festival.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Make a Krathong sheet
#Lesson5Songkran

Teach your children all about the ways in which the Buddhist festival of Songkran is celebrated in Thailand. The slides include beautiful photographs of the annual rituals and celebrations that take place around the country for children to analyse and discuss as well as a straightforward, easy to understand explanation of the Buddha's enlightenment.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Songkran activity sheet
  • What have you learned? sheet
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