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Harvest Festival on-line resources

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Harvest FestivalThe harvest is a time of celebration in the UK when the crops from our fields have been gathered. It marks the end of the growing season for the year and in September the Harvest Festival is celebrated in many schools.

Harvest Festival Resources

One idea for a harvest project is to order a free Harvest pack from the United Society website.

The BBC Learning Zone has a video clip showing “How Christians show their belief through good deeds and celebration. Christians use the Harvest Festival to think about how God loves the world and cares for it. Churches are decorated with the things that Christians are thankful for and they sing songs of gratitude. They also show they are followers of Jesus by doing the sorts of things Jesus himself used to do, such as looking after people who are less fortunate.”

 The history of Harvest Festival and harvest in Africa and Send a cow resources 2013

Activity village ideas and crafts

Teaching about harvest without corn dollies – five fresh ideas from the Guardian teacher network.

A collection of assembly resources from the TES – it includes play scripts, songs and posters

TES KS2 resources including a play script, songs, games

TES Harvest Festival food activity

TES KS1 Harvest Festival resources

Harvest Festival illustrations from Scotland Education

For school friendly information see the: Woodlands school site

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