Spring

You can browse our material by season to find something appropriate for a specific time of the year. Some resources may be relevant for more than one seasons. Our spring material is listed below, arranged in order according to the ecclesiastical calendar.

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TRIODION – February/March

The Parable of the Prodigal Son

Animation, printables and background to help teach the parable.

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GREAT LENT – February/March/April

Great Lent, the Holy

All you need to teach young children about Great Lent.

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Lady Lent wall hanging

Our first physical – not digital – product, in collaboration with St. Tabitha’s Workshop: a Lady Lent hanging calendar made out of fleece fabric, to help count down the weeks from Clean Monday to Pascha.

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All about icons

Animation video and activities for teaching about holy icons.

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Holy icon crafts

A selection of icon crafts to combine Orthodox catechism with Byzantine art appreciation.

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Orthodox fasting

Background and printables on Orthodox fasting.

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Veneration of the Cross: Activities for the third Sunday of Great Lent

Printables and activities to coordinate with Week 4 of Great Lent at the blog Tending the Garden of our Hearts.

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Repentance and temptation – Great Lent week 6

Printables and activities to coordinate with Week 6 of Great Lent at the blog Tending the Garden of our Hearts.

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The Raising of Lazarus

A lesson plan on the Raising of Lazarus.

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PASCHA – usually April

Four icons for Pascha

Resources for using four icons in sequence to teach about Pascha.

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Pascha felt learning sets

One of our fabric products – Soft fabric learning sets to help teach young ones about Pascha. Can also be used as a quiet toy during the long Pascha services.


APOSTLE and EVANGELIST MARK – April 25

The Gospels and the four Evangelists

Extensive material on the Gospels and all four of the Evangelists.


SAINT HELEN – May 21

Holy Cross resources

Material to teach about St Helen finding our Lord’s Cross.

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MOTHER’S DAY – May

Theotokos Mother’s Day activities

Activities to help celebrate Mother’s Day in an Orthodox-focused way.

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PENTECOST – May or June

Holy Pentecost

Resources for teaching about the feast of the Holy Pentecost.

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