This special book for families and teachers helps you celebrate festivals from cultures from all over the world. This resource guide for celebration introduces a selection of 26 Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sik festivals. It offers lively introduction to the wealth of different ways of life. There are stories, things to make, receipes, songs, customs and activities for each festival, comprehensively illustrated. You will be able to share in the adventures of Anancy the spider trickster, how Ganesh got his elephant head and share in Eid, Holi, Wesak, Advent, Divali, Chinese New Year and more. 'The ideal book for anyone who wants to tackle multicultural festivals' Nursery World
Part 1 Celebration craft: claywork; papier mache models; musical instruments; paper kites. Part 2 Spring: Chinese lantern festival; Holi; Eid-ul-fitr; Purim; St David's Day; April fools Day; Easter; Baisakhi; Wesak; flowers festivals. Part 3 Summer: summer sun; midsummer; midsummer recipes; moonlight nights; Tanabata; Raksha Bandhan; Mawlid-an-Nabi; Janmashtami; more summer food. Part 4 Autumn: spider lore; Nancy stories; harvest; kite flying festival; Thanksgiving; Succot; stories for when the evenings grow longer; Divali. Part 5 Winter: Filipino Fiesta; first snowfall and Mother Holle; winter baking; Chanukah; Christingle; Christmas; Kwanzaa; Chinese New Year.