Christianity is the religion with the most followers in the world. Christians believe that God came to Earth as Jesus, who was also known as the Messiah.
The Christian holy day is Sunday, which is when Christians rest and go to church. The Christian holy book is the bible, which is a collection of books written by different people at different times.
Teach your children about the Christianity using our handy topic guide!
- When you have read your class the Bible story of creation, this is a terrific idea for reviewing what they have learnt.
- Use this planning to look at important events in the Christian calendar.
- This wordsearch is a great activity for looking at churches.
- Use this PowerPoint from RE:ONLINE to stimulate discussion on the concept of forgiveness.
- Here are some great ideas for making the most of a church visit.
- Use this resource from the National Gallery in your art lessons, looking at the symbols used in paintings of the saints.
- Use our Christianity fact cards as a reading resource or to develop a quiz.
- Check out our page of banners for teaching Christianity.
- This Powerpoint explains the significance of marriage for Christians.
- Explore the lives of Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint Patrick and Saint Swithin with our Teaching Packs.
- This unit of work will help you plan your Christianity unit with younger children.
- Around 2.5 billion people worldwide follow Christianity’s teachings.
- The religion is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.
- Christians believe in one God who created everything.
- Christianity began about 2,000 years ago.
- Within the religion, there are different denominations, such as Catholic and Protestant. Each denomination has its own rituals and ways of doing things, but they are all Christians.
What is Christianity?
Nathan and Lara introduce the Christian religion. Part of a series from BBC Teach.
Running time: 3:18
Alien Abduction: Christianity
Reverend Harry answers questions about the Christian faith.
Running time: 6:05
This video is a good overview for older children.
Running time: 3:41
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