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This week we are learning about Palm Sunday.

This is the Sunday before Easter Sunday.  It is the first day of Holy Week and celebrates Jesus's arrival in Jerusalem riding on a donkey. Crowds of people came out of the city to greet him, throwing down palm branches on the road. 

Anglican and Roman Catholic churches give out small crosses made from palm leaves, as a reminder of Jesus's entrance into Jerusalem and his death on the cross. Some Christians keep these in their homes all year as a symbol of their faith.


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Activity 1- Pupils describe what happened on the first day of the holy week (Palm Sunday).


Activity 2- Make a palm cross using cardboard.