The resource contains an informative and fully editable 42 slide PowerPoint presentation on Pancake Day. It is an ideal assembly during February and the Lent and Easter period. It includes all the significant events:

- Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day
- Maundy Thursday - Maundy money
- Palm Sunday
- The Last Supper
- Judas' Betrayal
- Good Friday
- The Crucifixion
- Easter Sunday
- Why we have pancakes
- Why we have hot cross buns
- Why we have Easter eggs

The PowerPoint contains a hyperlink to a video on the Easter story and the key events during the period of Lent and Holy Week.

An accompanying Lent / Easter puzzle pack containing crosswords, word searches, anagrams is also available. Click on the link for details.
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Created: Jan 26, 2016

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