World Faiths

   

Teddy's Day Out

A simple game to help young children know the signs and symbols connected with six major world faiths.

   

Sacred Stories

Explore animated stories from six different religions using images from the British Library.

Buddhism The Elephant and the Blind Man
The Monkey King and the Mangoes
Sikhism Malik Bhago and Lalo
Khalsa
Christianity The Lost Son
David and Goliath
Hinduism

Rama and Sita
Nachiketa and Yama

Judaism Abraham and Isaac
Hanukkah
Islam Prophet Muhammed and the Spider
Baby Isa Speaks.
   

Christianity

   

Easter

An excellent simple narrated story of Easter along with interactive activities. There is an information text on how Christians celebrate Easter.

   

Easter

A simple Easter story with narration and illustrations drawn by children.

   

Harvest Photo Book

An illustrated big book about why Christians celebrate harvest.

   

Christmas Story and Games

A simple narrated story of the Nativity along with interactive games and activities. There is also a simple information book about how Christians celebrate Christmas.

   

Christmas

A simple story about the first Christmas for young children.

   

My Favourite Day

Find out about Christmas.

   

Nativity Scene

Build your own nativity scene by dragging and dropping the characters into the stable.

   

Advent Calendar

Count down the days to Christmas on an interactive Advent Calendar... find out what is behind each door! You can click on any door at any time.

How many days until Christmas?
What do you think is behind the door?

Open the calendar

   

Interactive Advent Calendar

Click on the doors each day for an interactive activity from HelpKidsLearn, such as online colouring or downloadable Christmas pictures.

 

 

   

Stories from the Old Testament

Noah's Ark, the Creation Story and Daniel in the Lion's Den.

   

Stories from the New Testament

Three illustrated stories that Jesus told: Healing the Blind Man, The Good Samaritan and The Lost Sheep.

   

Jesus

A simple illustrated story of the life of Jesus. It includes his birth, his visit to the temple as a boy, his baptism, the disciples, miracles and death.

   

Treasure Hunt

This site outlines the various features of a church and has a quiz to test the children's observation and knowledge.

   

Inside the Church

Find out about the different things inside a church and label them.

   

The Christian Wedding Service

An animated site with audio where children can listen music, Bible readings and prayers from the Christian wedding service and try the interactive activities which have been designed to help them understand this ceremony.

   

Sacred Stories

Explore animated stories from six different religions using images from the British Library.

Christianity The Lost Son
David and Goliath
   

Judaism

   

Investigating the Seder Plate

Click on the food items on the Seder plate and find out the meaning of the symbolism at Passover. A good site for learning aspects of Judaism.

   

Sacred Stories

Explore animated stories from six different religions using images from the British Library.

Judaism Abraham and Isaac
Hanukkah
   

Hinduism

   

Diwali

An animation where a boy explains why Diwali is his favourite time of the year. Then click on the fireworks to make a firework display.

   

Sacred Stories

Explore animated stories from six different religions using images from the British Library.

Hinduism

Rama and Sita
Nachiketa and Yama

   

 

Islam

   

My Favourite Day

Find out about Eid al-fitr.

   

Sacred Stories

Explore animated stories from six different religions using images from the British Library.

Islam Prophet Muhammed and the Spider
Baby Isa Speaks.
   

Chinese New Year

   

My Favourite Day

FInd out about Chinese New Year.