Esala Perahera (Buddhism)

Religious Education

Year 1

This project teaches children about Esala Perahera, the Buddhist festival also known as the Festival of the Tooth, which is celebrated in Kandy, Sri Lanka, during July and August. The festival lasts for 10 days and begins when Jak tree cuttings are planted outside four temples called Devalas.

Whats Included?

8

Lessons

11

Resources

Esala Perahera (Buddhism)

This project is part of the Love to Celebrate series which cover six major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. It is only available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

The lesson plans in the projects are clear and well sequenced. They were developed with RE specialist teachers, so there is no need to worry about saying the wrong thing or using inaccurate terminology. Teachers can save hours of planning and hunting for resources, as all projects come with essential resources and links to useful books and websites.

Topics Covered

  • Esala Perahera
  • Buddhism
  • Festivals
  • Temples

Subject Focus

  • Religious Education

Subjects Covered

  • Religious Education

This project is part of the Love to Celebrate series which cover six major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. It is only available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

The lesson plans in the projects are clear and well sequenced. They were developed with RE specialist teachers, so there is no need to worry about saying the wrong thing or using inaccurate terminology. Teachers can save hours of planning and hunting for resources, as all projects come with essential resources and links to useful books and websites.

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