Spring festivals

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By Jenni Tavener – early years teacher and writer

Article originally published on 8th December 2010

Promote a sense of community and strengthen the positive impressions children have of different cultures by embracing our spring festivals theme. Jenni Tavener, early years teacher and writer helps extend children’s knowledge of Holi, Easter, Pesach and Baisakhi.

Brilliant Baisakhi

The Sikh festival of Baisakhi, also known as Vaisakhi, is held every year to mark the start of spring. Use these creative ideas to help celebrate the festival. ‘Giving gifts’ investigates the differences between fresh and dried fruits, ‘Family time’ helps you make a family collage and Baisaki e-cards, shows how to make a simple greeting that can be sent via email. Read more…

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