Advent and Christmas support material

Below you will find a range of support material linked to the Advent and Christmas Barnabas RE Day theme.

Support material

The following selection of resource material would be suitable for classroom extension work on this theme from your Barnabas RE Day. There are a variety of activities, stories, music and pictures along with suggested approaches for using it with learners at Foundation, KS1 and KS2.

All worksheets come with full photocopy permission to use in your school.

In addition there are links to further ideas for follow-up on our websites.

More about books and resources


Exploring the background to Advent

Telling the story



The following ideas from the Barnabas in Churches website may also be useful:

  • The Cross and the Crib - presenting the Christmas story within the context of Jesus' life as a whole school assembly