This set of books includes a comprehensive view of each faith and the important holy days in the calendar, giving information on the traditions, festivals and celebrations. With large print and bright pictures these books are a great source of information for details on food, clothing, worship and places of worshop. Each book contains a glossary of key religious terms aimed at increasing religious vocabulary in children. Includes 6 books. KS2. 32pg.
Contents of each book:
Buddhist Holy Days
The Buddhist holy day calendar; The New Year; Magha Puja Day; Vesak; Dhamma Day and the Rains Retreat; The holy day of Kathina; Remembering ancestors.
Christian Holy Days
The Christian holy day calendar; The holy time of Advent; Christmas; Lent; Easter Sunday; Pentecost (Whitsun); Harvest festival.
Hindu Holy Days
The Hindu holy day calendar; A New Year holiday; Ganesh Chaturthi; Durga Puja and Dusshera; Krishna's birthday; Diwali; Harvest festivals.
Jewish Holy Days
The Jewish holy day calendar; Rosh Hashanah; Yom Kippur; Chanukkah; Peasach; Purim; Harvest celebrations.
Muslim Holy Days
The Muslim holy day calendar; The New Year; The Prophet's birthday; The holy month of Ramadan; Eid al-Fitr; Eid al-Adha; Holy nights.
Sikh Holy Days
The Sikh holy calendar; Hola Mohalla; Vaisakhi, the Sikh New Year; Diwali, a day of freedom; Maghi; Remembering Gurus.
06 Feb 2015
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