Do the kids in your ministry know there was really a man named Saint Valentine and that Valentine’s Day is a day of remembering his death? Do they know the history of Mother’s Day? Do they know what Pentecost is?
Knowing the history behind the holidays we celebrate can enhance our celebrations and our Christian faith! Plus, looking back on the great things God has done is helpful to our Christian walk. The history behind these holidays should not be forgotten, but passed down through generations! Use this 9-lesson series throughout the year to learn about, remember, and celebrate 9 different holidays that can have significance to our faith.
Lessons include: Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Palm Sunday, Easter, Pentecost, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas. Each lesson is full of historical & Biblical information, crafts, object lessons, large group activities, and additional book recommendations!
Want to explore just one of the Holiday History lessons individually? Find them all as single lessons here, but note that if you download the bundle, 2 lessons are free!
Each Holiday History lesson includes these lesson elements:
- Holiday History lesson with ~60 minutes of activities (.docx)
- All necessary printables (PDF)
- Lesson graphics in 3 sizes:
- Presentation (.png)
- Social Media (.png)
- Widescreen (.png)
This download includes:
- lesson elements (listed above) for 9 different holidays
- Valentine’s Day
- St. Patrick’s Day
- Palm Sunday
- Easter Sunday
- Mother’s Day
- Father’s Day
This product is a digital download, which means you will receive a link to download the files after completing the check-out process. Please note: It is too large of a file to view on a mobile device.
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