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
A soft fleecy fabric set to help teach young children the parables of the Publican and the Pharisee and of the Prodigal Son in a hands-on way.
Resources for teaching the parable in an Orthodox-focused way.
Animation, printables and background to help teach the parable.
GREAT LENT – February/March/April
All you need to teach young children about Great Lent.
Our very first physical – not digital – product: a Lady Lent hanging calendar made out of fleece fabric, to help count down the weeks from Clean Monday to Pascha.
All about icons – First Sunday of Great Lent
Animation video and activities for teaching about holy icons.
A selection of icon crafts to combine Orthodox catechism with Byzantine art appreciation.
Background and printables on Orthodox fasting.
Veneration of the Cross – 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.
Prayer and St. Gregory Palamas – Fourth Sunday of Great Lent
Activities to help teach about the different types of prayer and about St. Gregory Palamas
The Annunciation of the Theotokos – March 25
Activities to help teach the feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos – includes a variety on interactive online acivities!
A hands-on teaching resource made out of soft fleece fabric to help teach about two Great Feasts that are celebrated one after the other: The Meeting of our Lord and the Annunciation of the Theotokos.
Printables and activities to coordinate with Week 6 of Great Lent at the blog Tending the Garden of our Hearts.
A lesson plan on the Raising of Lazarus.
HOLY WEEK – usually April
A comprehensive list of teaching resources to help explore the Orthodox Holy Week.
A collection of creative activities to help teach about Holy Week.
PASCHA – usually April
A lesson plan using four icons in sequence to teach about Pascha.
Soft fabric learning sets to help teach young ones about Pascha. Can also be used as a quiet activity during the long Pascha services.
APOSTLE and EVANGELIST MARK – April 25
Extensive material on the Gospels and all four of the Evangelists.
SAINT HELEN – May 21
Material to teach about St Helen finding our Lord’s Cross.
MOTHER’S DAY – May
Activities to help celebrate Mother’s Day in an Orthodox-focused way.
PENTECOST – May or June
Resources for teaching about the feast of the Holy Pentecost.