Cross-curricular topics teaching resources: Celebrations

Resources and ideas for cross-curricular topics, celebrations, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Star Art – Templates – Set A

Star Art – Templates – Set A

Fun With Lines. Dotty templates to create 4 different stars. Simply draw straight lines connecting the dots on the templates and wonderful designs with appear … such fun! Included: ♦ 4 different star templates♦ Example stars – black lines♦ Exampe stars - coloured♦ Easy-to-follow instructions (with images)The Process: ♦ Draw the lines.♦ Colour your artwork.♦ Cut the artwork out around the circle.♦ Display the stars.The Instructions: I have provided step-by-step instructions that show you how to complete the artwork. Each step is on one page with concise, kid-friendly instructions and an image. Print them out or display via a data projector – a great way for your students to self-check and manage their own learning. (Plus it will save you from having to answer millions of “Is this right?” questions!)The Practise Part: At the bottom of 2 of the templates there is a section to practise ruling the lines and getting the hang of the patterns before attempting it on the actual template. The artwork looks tricky …. but it is actually very simple! Skill enhancement: ruling straight lines with precision.Keywords: parabolic curves, string art, line art, geometry, math, ruler, straight lines, star, space, galaxy, © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

May Day 2017

May Day 2017

May 1st is May Day!For centuries this date has been important to people across Europe.Traditions were built on May 1st being the start of Spring, a time of hope and celebrationInteractive resource developed in preziCan be used by small groups, individuals or by parents.Includes employability and learning skills framework

By sojellyfish

Mother's Day Stationery – 3 printable letterheads to color and send to Mom / Mum | Printable PDF

Mother's Day Stationery – 3 printable letterheads to color and send to Mom / Mum | Printable PDF

These Mother’s Day letterheads are the perfect stationery for a letter to your mom on Mother’s Day.There are three designs available, including hearts, flowers and a tea party theme. The letterheads are 8.5 x 11 inches (letter size) but can be scaled to print for smaller letters.Please visit my store for other Mother's Day and holiday coloring pages and printables, including DIY Mother's Day gift boxes, bookmarks, coloring pages, letterheads, coupons and Mother's Day cards!---------- PRODUCT DETAILS: ----------• Number of Pages: 3• Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate• File Format: 3 xPDF files - Instant digital download• Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter)• License: Personal use and classroom use only. ---------- PLEASE NOTE: ----------• The photos above are an example of how this product can be colored and printed. The actual product is black and white so you can color it yourself.

By Sarahrenaeclark

Mother's Day Gift Tags – 12 DIY printable gift tags to color and make for Mom / Mum | Printable PDF

Mother's Day Gift Tags – 12 DIY printable gift tags to color and make for Mom / Mum | Printable PDF

Print and color these 8 Mother's Day gift tags!These DIY gifts tags are super easy to make and there are 8 different black and white designs to choose from. Both "mom" and "mum" spellings are included for each design.Please visit my store for other Mother's Day and holiday coloring pages and printables, including DIY Mother's Day gift boxes, bookmarks, coloring pages, letterheads, coupons and Mother's Day cards!---------- PRODUCT DETAILS: ----------• Number of Pages: 2: 8 different tags, 1 page for "mum" gift tags and 1 page for "mom" gift tags• Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate• File Format: 2 xPDF files - Instant digital download• Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter)• License: Personal use and classroom use only. Please contact me for other use---------- PLEASE NOTE: ----------• The photos above are an example of how this product can be colored. The actual product is black and white so you can color it yourself.

By Sarahrenaeclark

Mother’s Day Flower Art Activity

Mother’s Day Flower Art Activity

A fun, effective art activity for your students to complete and give to their mother on Mother’s Day.It looks tricky …. but it is very simple! The artwork involves drawing a number of straight lines between the dots on a template. Your students will get a thrill when the curves just appear! Included: ♦ dotty template. ♦ template with lines (this can be used to show the completed design, or for a ‘colouring only’ activity).♦ example of finished, coloured artwork.♦ simple, clear instructions (with images).I have provided 8 steps to complete the line art. Each step is on one page. The instructions are suitable for displaying via a data projector so all of your students can refer to it and self-check.The Process: ♦ Draw the lines.♦ Draw a stem, leaves, flower pot, etc.♦ Write words/phrases in the petals that describe your Mother.♦ Colour/decorate. ♦ Give to your Mother.This activity is also suitable as a general art activity. You don’t have to use it for Mother’s Day.Have a student that doesn’t celebrate Mother’s Day? No problem. They can make the flower and decorate it in a different way. Skill enhancement: ruling straight lines with precision.Keywords: parabolic curves, string art, line art, geometry, flower, math, ruler, straight lines.© Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Mother's Day Coloring Bookmarks – 12 Printable Bookmarks to color and make for Mom / Mum

Mother's Day Coloring Bookmarks – 12 Printable Bookmarks to color and make for Mom / Mum

Print and color these 12 Mother's Day bookmarks!They are super easy to make, and there are 12 different black and white designs to choose from over 3 pages. Both "mom" and "mum" spellings are included for each design.Please visit my store for other Mother's Day and holiday coloring pages and printables, including DIY Mother's Day gift boxes, bookmarks, coloring pages, letterheads, coupons and Mother's Day cards!---------- PRODUCT DETAILS: ----------• Number of Pages: 12 different bookmarks, 4 pages total• Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate• File Format: 4 xPDF files - Instant digital download• Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter)• License: Personal use and classroom use only---------- PLEASE NOTE: ----------• The photos above are an example of how this product can be colored. The actual product is black and white so you can color it yourself.

By Sarahrenaeclark

Easter Eggheads Mega 100 Question Interactive Easter Quiz

Easter Eggheads Mega 100 Question Interactive Easter Quiz

This resource is a highly visual and editable 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz on Easter. There are 100 questions with multiple choice answers and varying degrees of challenge. It has six categories.Celebrity EggheadsReligiousEaster Around the WorldEggsLiteratureGeneral KnowledgeThe quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the egg image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is included to record answers. Sample questions:Which feast do Jews celebrate at Easter? On what street in New York does the famous Easter parade take place?In which country do people fly kites on Good Friday?In which country does the Easter wizard deliver eggs to children?In Ethiopia, injera is eaten at the Easter meal. What is injera?Who was famous for creating beautiful, ornate expensive eggs?Who wrote the story The Golden Egg?In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets what colour are phoenix eggs?In what state would you find the Chocolate Mountains?This resource is also suitable for SEN students due to the highly visual nature of the resource and the multiple choice format.More Easter ResourcesEaster Around the World Set 1 - Cyprus, Ethiopia, Germany, Greece, Israel, ItalyEaster Around the World Set 2 - Brazil, Mexico, Sardinia, Spain, Sweden, USAEaster Around the World Set 3 - Australia, Bermuda, France, Lithuania, Norway, SwitzerlandAll three presentations - 50% discount!Easter Around the World Bundle - 18 CountriesThinking of publishing your own resources? Check out this step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Matariki – Colour the Stars

Matariki – Colour the Stars

Celebrate the Maori New Year with this art activity – colour the koru stars. Two different templates. A fun colouring activity for New Zealand students during Matariki. Designed on A4 size paper.© Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

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CITIZENSHIP: 1 Year of Citizenship

CITIZENSHIP: 1 Year of Citizenship

A WHOLE YEAR'S WORTH: 37x fully resourced, highly-rated Citizenship lesson packs and units (KS3/4). All 37 lesson packs (bundled into 20 downloads) are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, and the whole bundle follows lastest National Curriculum Citizenship stat and non-stat recommendations and Ofsted latest SRE/Safe Students guidance. I use all of these myself as a Head of Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and also many free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By EC_Resources

Exploring Islam - bundle

Exploring Islam - bundle

This bundle contains the unit plan, PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, worksheets, flipcharts, puzzles, revisions, homework and the unit review to support the teaching of the unit 'Exploring Islam' (suitable for S1/S2/S3 - Scotland and year 7/8/9 -England). More updates to follow soon - all will be free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

This resource contains a fully editable and interactive lesson / assembly presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) and Autism Awareness Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.The presentation includes sections on What is autism? Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to1. A video which shows what it is like to experience sensory overload.2. A short video on autism.3. A short video about Schools’ Awareness Week by the National Autistic Society.4. A video produced by a young person with autism who talks about five things he thinks it is important that people know about autism and five ways you can help him.A simple text version of this presentation, more appropriate for younger pupils / older SEN students, is also available.Simple Text Autism Awareness Lesson / Assembly PresentationAutism Awareness Activity PackSet of 25 Autism Awareness Posters For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

EASTER ACTIVITIES

EASTER ACTIVITIES

A collection of fun Easter activities. Quiz sheet with separate answers, colouring sheets, Easter egg hunt mazes, Easter word-searches in English and French and a slideshow of Easter themed images for inspiration.ALL FOR UNDER £2.00!!!Happy Easter!

By StartEducation

Easter Puzzle Fun!

Easter Puzzle Fun!

This Easter themed pack contains a wide range of fun puzzles, some differentiated.Should you wish to compile all the activities together into a workbook for your students, I have created a workbook cover, in both colour and blackline. Just print, collate, staple and you're ready to go!The word challenges can be used for small group work or stations.The puzzles, plus keys, have been created in both colour and blackline for your convenience.**********************************************************CONTENT• Cover, Notes, Contents• Workbook Cover Page• Word Challenge 1• Word Challenge 2• Lost Chick Maze 1• Hungry Bunny Maze 2• Join the Dots • Wordsearch 1• Wordsearch 2• Word Shapes• Code Breaker• Secret Trails• Alphabetical Order• Word Scramble• Word Links• Colour By Code• Colour Fun!• Answer Keys• TOU/CreditsPlease Note: P31-59 is the Blackline PackPAGE COUNT: 61**********************************************************RELATED RESOURCESAll Puzzles and GamesAll Special Days**********************************************************Teacher's Toolkit Puzzles and GamesTeacher's Toolkit Special Days

By TeachersToolkit

Father's Day

Father's Day

The pack includes:A colourful display bannerSeveral Father's Day cards to colour and makeColoured Father's Day cards- great to add to your displayVarious Father's Day cards to cut out and assembleA Powerpoint about Father's DayA4 writing pages with decorative bordersGift tags to colour and make to use on your Father's Day giftsCertificates to fill in for 'Best Dad', 'Number one Daddy' etcBadges to make for your DadBookmarks to colour and design to give as gifts on Father's DayMake a book about Dad- fill in the pages with information and pictures about your DadColouring postersWrite a letter to Dad using this decorated paperDraw your Dad and decorate the picture frame'My Dad' poster- fill in with facts about your Dad and pictures and use to make a great Father's Day displayThree recipes to make and give as gifts for Father's DayVarious gift bags to colour and makeWrite a note to your Dad using this themed paperAcrostic poem- Write a poem about your Dad/ Daddy/ Father

By robbyn

Random Acts of Kindness - PowerPoint Assembly / Lesson - 100 Slides -Powerful, Poignant, Humourous!

Random Acts of Kindness - PowerPoint Assembly / Lesson - 100 Slides -Powerful, Poignant, Humourous!

This is a very powerful, poignant and thought-provoking presentation with a dash of humour on Acts of Kindness! It is highly visual and interactive, suitable for a lesson or assembly. It could be used on Random Acts of Kindness Day (17th Feb UK), Random Acts of Kindness Week (2nd week of Feb USA) , on 1st September for New Zealand's Random Acts of Kindness Day, World Kindness Day on 13th November and anti-bullying week.Content includes- Josh de Jong's story- Danny Boyle's story- Jonny Benjamin's story- examples of kindness - Gandhi, Princess Diana- the physical and psychological benefits of performing Random Acts of Kindness- the definition of altruism- inspirational kindness quotes- what we can do to make the world a better place- the importance of kind wordsIt contains hyperlinks to Jonny Benjamin's story and Danny Boyles 'Join Me' movement and the 'Karma Army.'Other Acts of Kindness Resources Acts of Kindness - Set of 25 Thought Provoking Quotes 25 thought-provoking and inspirational kindness quote posters from many inspirational people - Princess Diana, Mahatma Gandhi, Mark Twain, Dalai Lama, Oscar Wilde, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Plato, Sir Winston Churchill, William Wordsworth, Jesse Jackson, Francis of Assisi, Confucius and Desmond Tutu.Set of 36 Kindness PostersA set of colourful posters on the theme of kindness, ideal for display and discussion during Random acts of Kindness Weeks / Days and Anti-Bullying Week .Content includes- What altruism is- Examples of kindness- The physical benefits of performing acts of kindness- Kindness is ....- Short story about Mahatma Gandhi- Motivational postersOther February Assembly / Lesson PresentationsPancakes / Pancake Day Lesson / Assembly PresentationFebruary Lesson / Assembly PresentationValentine’s Day Lesson / Assembly PresentationFor more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate

By Krazikas

May Day scavenger Hunt Activity

May Day scavenger Hunt Activity

May Day scavenger Hunt Activity:-Purpose : At the end of this Scavenger hunt students will be able to learn the history behind the ‘MAY DAY’ celebration and vocabulary on it.1. Print the 22 Scavenger Hunt cards on card stock or brightly -colored paper and cut them apart along the black lines. 2. Make copies of the Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet. Each student needs a copy. 3. Place the Scavenger Hunt cards around your classroom where students will be able to find them. You can put them on chairs, on the computer keyboard, on the back of your classroom door, on the sides of student desks, on the chalkboard or wherever you like.4. Students have to search the room and find all of the sentence cards to answer the questions. You can differentiate by having students work alone or with a classmate.

By ilaxippatel

ANZAC - Legend of Simpson and his Donkey: Presentation, Worksheet, Word Search

ANZAC - Legend of Simpson and his Donkey: Presentation, Worksheet, Word Search

This is a PowerPoint presentation on one of the most well-known Anzac, John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his donkey.It is a resource linked to ANZAC Day and bravery.There are 18 slides telling the story with maps and pictures.Students are first asked to look at the front picture to create interest.Students learn about Simpson's background, when and why he enlisted and why he is remembered for being courageous.Two follow-up activities:- Worksheet 1 - Students write and draw 4 facts they have learnt about Simpson- Word Search on the topicRoyalty free images: Microsoft clipart, www.flickr.com

By Ro_Milli0110

May Calendar Activities

May Calendar Activities

Did you know that May 5 is "Astronaut Day"? Did you know that May 9 is "Lost Sock Day"? This slideshow contains 31 unique and funny holiday celebrations for each day of the month of May. Included on each slide is a title of the day, a brief description of the day, and 3-5 activities students can do to celebrate it. Have fun with this one and watch your students get engaged.Included also is a Teacher Tips handout that lets you know how to use it in your classroom.Click here to visit our store!***Customer Tips:*** How to Follow Our Store Click the “Follow” button on our store page. Copyright ©Wise Guys. All rights reserved by author. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom or personal use ONLY.

By wiseguystpt

April Calendar Activities

April Calendar Activities

Did you know that April 2 is "Peanut Butter and Jelly Day"? Did you know that April 9 is "Name Yourself Day"? This slideshow contains 30 unique and funny holiday celebrations for each day of the month of April. Included on each slide is a title of the day, a brief description of the day, and 3-5 activities students can do to celebrate it. Have fun with this one and watch your students get engaged.Included also is a Teacher Tips handout that lets you know how to use it in your classroom.The typical holiday celebrations are not included in this product. Click here to visit our store!***Customer Tips:*** How to Follow Our Store Click the “Follow” button on our store page. Copyright ©Wise Guys. All rights reserved by author. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom or personal use ONLY.

By wiseguystpt

Writing Breaking News Stories Activity

Writing Breaking News Stories Activity

Did you know that opening a jar of pizza sauce can be more healthy for you than running on a treadmill for two hours? Well- it's true and it's BREAKING NEWS! It seems today that everything reported is "Breaking News!" or it's a "Top Story!" or it's a "Developing Story!". All you have to do is to read the scrolling message on the bottom of the television screen to see this.The purpose of this activity is to engage your students by having them write their own “Breaking News” stories that may just shock the entire world. The Student Guideline handout will walk your students through the process of coming up with some far-fetched "Breaking News" stories where they have to include some actual facts also.Included in this product is:- Teacher Tips Handout (1-page) - “Breaking News” Student Guidelines (1-page) - “Breaking News” Computer Template (1-page)- “Breaking News” Computer Example (1-page) - “Breaking News” Newspaper Template (1-page)- “Breaking News” Newspaper Example (1-page) - “Breaking News” Grading Rubric (1-page)Click here to visit our store!***Customer Tips:*** How to Follow Our Store Click the “Follow” button on our store page. Copyright ©Wise Guys. All rights reserved by author. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom or personal use ONLY.

By wiseguystpt

End of Year Time Capsule Activity

End of Year Time Capsule Activity

Here is an end of the school year time capsule activity that is sure to be a hit with your students. This is a great way to end the year!Activity Purpose: To have a fun way to end the school year with your class To bring closure to the school year and provide students with an activity thatthey can come back to your classroom to look atIncluded is:-a teacher tips page on how to do a time capsule activity in your classroom-a one page student template where students get a chance to put a page into the time capsule.Click here to visit our store!***Customer Tips:*** How to Follow Our Store Click the “Follow” button on our store page. Copyright ©Wise Guys. All rights reserved by author. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom or personal use ONLY.

By wiseguystpt

The Murder Resource Pack 1

The Murder Resource Pack 1

The Murder Resource Pack 1A collection of exciting murder mystery lessons and resources!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com)

By EngageinEnglish

The Murder Resource Pack 4

The Murder Resource Pack 4

A collection of exciting murder mystery lessons and resources!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com)

By EngageinEnglish

World Book Day - 108 Question Book Quiz

World Book Day - 108 Question Book Quiz

This resource contains a 108 question paper-based quiz on a variety of literature and genres -books, poems and authors. It is an ideal resource for World Book Day. Although pupils may be able to answer some of the questions, the quiz has been designed to encourage pupils to research the answers. It could be used in a variety of ways - in class, for competition purposes and / or for homework. It could be undertaken individually or as part of a group.By researching these questions pupils will be introduced to a wide range of literature and genres, both classic and contemporary. Hopefully, it will inspire and motivate pupils to read something they have not read before.Sample questions:What was the name of the landlord’s daughter in the Highwayman?Who wrote a biography of Roald Dahl called Fantastic Mr Dahl? What are the names of the three farmers in Fantastic Mr Fox? Which book, first published in 1605, has sold more than 300 million copies worldwide?In which book do you find the phrases ‘messing about in boats’ and ‘poop, poop’ feature?Who wrote the science fiction novel Brave New World?What is the name of the wizard who appears in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings?In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, what is the price on the Mad Hatter's hat?In Kubla Khan what was the name of the sacred river? What are the names of the two feuding families in Romeo and Juliet?For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

ANZAC Day Presentation Lesson/Assembly, Worksheets/Follow-up Activities

ANZAC Day Presentation Lesson/Assembly, Worksheets/Follow-up Activities

This resource relates to ANZAC Day on 25 April.Clear and straightforward - Ideal for assemblies or as a standalone lesson.Each slides takes you through what ANZAC day is and what it means, symbols are explained (rosemary, laurel and the poppy), why do we need ceremonies and what a typical ANZAC day ceremony involves, the dawn service and why people march.The presentation is interactive - students are asked questions that relate to their personal experiences of celebrations and why the Anzac spirit legacy is important today.Content:- Presentation (40 slides)- 2 YouTube links for students to watch and listen to the Last Post and the Reveille.- 4 Worksheets:-Worksheet 1 - Anzac Day - Short reading text and 4 comprehension questionsWorksheet 2- Anzac Day symbols - students describe the 3 symbols and then draw and describe a symbol that means something to them.Worksheet 3 - A Typical Anzac Day Ceremony - Students describe what the 4 activities areWorksheet 4 - The recitation - Students read 4 lines from For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon and then complete the missing gaps. There are then inferential questions on the poem.Please see preview of worksheets.File Type: PowerPoint Presentation (editable) and WordAll images royalty free Microsoft clipart, and www.Flickr.com

By Ro_Milli0110