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Scratch Halloween Game

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start-gameThe Scratch Halloween game is a great way to get children involved in developing, rehearsing or updating their coding skills!

With Halloween fast approaching, this is a fun seasonal game that has been created using the Scratch application. If your school does not already use Scratch, it is freely downloadable from here. From the opening screen you click ...

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Birthday Festival of Guru Nanak

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 Guru Nanak’s BirthdayThe Birthday Festival of Guru Nanak is a late autumn celebration which is very important to Sikhs.

Guru Nanak (1469-1539) was born into a Hindu family but did not take part in the ceremony to initiate him into the Hindu religion. The initiation ceremony is performed by the Brahman priest, this involves a sacred thread being placed over the person being initiated. Guru Nanak said he was neither Hindu or ...

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The Autumn Festival of Succot

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The Festival of Succot

The Jewish festival of Succot is in the autumn and is similar in many ways to the Christian Harvest Festival.

The Autumn Festival of SuccotSukkot, Succot or Sukkos is the Feast of Booths (Feast of Tabernacles). It is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (varies from ...

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