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Need activities and ideas for primary RE, collective worship, church home groups, children’s and families work or for faith in the home?

The BRF Resource Hub is your one-stop shop for free tried and tested ideas from over 20 years of working in primary RE (through Barnabas in Schools) and in resourcing churches.

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Talking About Easter: The Cross as a Symbol

01.03.2021

The intended learning outcomes for this piece of work would be that the children should…

Discussion Easter Lent The Cross

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Telling the Easter Story using one sheet of paper

01.03.2021

This paper-cutting approach to explain the key moments of the Easter story can be adapted…

Easter Lent The Cross

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The Easter shout

01.03.2021

This idea explores versions of the great Easter Acclamation or shout of praise from around…

Drama Easter Lent

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The Easter story as a 3D map

02.03.2021

How to create a quick 3D map of the Easter story.

Easter Geography Lent

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The goldfish bowl: Why did Jesus come?

10.02.2021

An activity using storytelling and symbols to explain the key Christian ideas about creation, fall,…

Advent Christmas Creation Easter

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The new beginning

31.05.2021

This reflective story has been used regularly by the Barnabas team as a presentation of…

Advent Christmas Easter Good Friday Lent Reflective

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The Secret Follower

31.05.2021

A way of storytelling Easter as experienced by Mark

Easter Lent Storytelling

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The sounds of Holy Week

02.03.2021

An activity to provide the soundtrack for the events leading up to Easter.

Easter Lent

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The temptations of Jesus

28.05.2021

The temptations faced by Jesus in the desert both define his future ministry as well…

Ash Wednesday Easter Lent Storytelling Temptation

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The trial of Jesus - a vocal drama for performance

02.03.2021

A rehearsal script for a Good Friday act of collective worship.

Courage Easter Lent

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They have taken the Lord, Part 1: Easter Day

30.03.2021

Daily reflections on the post-resurrection appearances, spanning five weeks. This is part 1. The collection:…

Ascension Easter Pentecost

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They have taken the Lord, Part 2: Doubt and Belief

09.04.2021

Daily reflections on the post-resurrection appearances, spanning five weeks. This is part 2. The collection:…

Ascension Easter Pentecost

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They have taken the Lord, Part 3: Galilee

16.04.2021

Daily reflections on the post-resurrection appearances, spanning five weeks. This is part 3. The collection:…

Ascension Easter Pentecost

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They have taken the Lord, Part 4: Commissioned

23.04.2021

Daily reflections on the post-resurrection appearances, spanning five weeks. This is part 4. The collection:…

Ascension Easter Pentecost

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They have taken the Lord, Part 5: Lost and found

30.04.2021

Daily reflections on the post-resurrection appearances, spanning five weeks. This is part 5. The collection:…

Ascension Easter Pentecost

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Walk through Holy Week

28.05.2021

The following idea focuses on one event for each day, starting with Palm Sunday, and…

Drama Easter Holy Week John Lent

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