Easter is a festival that occurs in spring to remember a very important part of the Bible. Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas. Christians believe that Jesus is God come to Earth. The life of Jesus and many things he said and did are found in the Gospels in the Bible. The Easter story is one of sadness, followed by great happiness.
Throughout the term we will be looking at greater depth at the Easter story and the events in the Christian calendar of Holy Week.
The children will be able to:
This week, we looked at the events in Holy Week. We listened to the Easter story and sequenced it whilst retelling it to our friends.
In today's lesson, we explored feelings around the Easter story. We thought about colours that might represent happy feelings and those colours that convey sadness. We then thought about the key events of Easter and placed them in either the happy or sad cross.