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Part of the Painsley Catholic Academy

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"In knowing Jesus, we seek to fulfil our God-given potential. We value every person as we look beyond ourselves in a spirit of charity, forgiveness and honesty"

Easter Activities

Its the Easter holidays! 

Don't worry though, that doesn't mean that you will have to sit and be bored for the entire time. Have a look below at just a few ideas to keep you busy over the next couple of weeks!

 

Collective Worship

Click the image above to visit our Family Collective Worship page, which has some fabulous ideas to help you stay in touch with God in this tricky time.

 

General Ideas

The following are activities for everyone, no matter what your age is!

(Click the image to go to the page)

                                                    

                                       Lego Challenge!                                         Daily diary!                                             Learn to draw!                                      Keep fit!

  

 

Stations of the Cross (click to go there)

This website has some fantastic ideas for you to follow the Stationsof the Cross as a family in your home. It also has some other brilliant ideas to help you stay close to God during the Easter period.

BBC Easter Resources (click to go there)

This website has lots of great resources and ideas for you to look at as a family, allowing you to explore the meaning of Easter in our community.

The Easter Story (click to go there)

The above is a link to a lovely video to help share the Easter story with your family in the home.

Learn First Aid (click to go there)

The above link gives weekly lessons on first aid for children - you need soft toys to help you learn and that is all!

 

Day trips

Family days out may be out of the question but only in the physically sense. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology it is possible to enjoy a trip to the zoo or museum from the comfort of your sofa.

You can see what the pandas are up to at Edinburgh Zoo (www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams) or go for a virtual walk around the ruins of Urquhart Castle at www.doorsopendays.org.uk

The world is your oyster at artsandculture.google.com, where you can take tours of internationally renowned museums such as the Guggenheim Museum in New York, or enjoy street views of famous landmarks such as the Taj Mahal. You can even explore the surface of Mars at accessmars.withgoogle.com!

 

Active fun

Most of you have been accessing Joe Wicks' workouts over the last few weeks but there are tons of resources out there to keep you moving! BBC's Strictly Come Dancing professional Oti Mabuse is streaming free daily dance classes for kids whilst another option is to search local gym providers and dance workshops on social media, as many of them have started live online routines geared towards getting your little ones moving. Don't worry - adults can take part too!

 

Film ideas

This into film website (click the image) has huge amounts of resources to keep children busy, mostly relating to popular films from today!

Check out this great version of The Easter Story

Follow these instructions to create some Easter masterpieces!

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