It's Here! Let's Celebrate!
Mardi Gras Events
It's here! Welcome to the celebration of Mardi Gras!
A list of events for you watch, join and participate in are listed below. Don't forget to send us your photographs, movies and creations at firstname.lastname@example.org or send them to your class teacher.
Celebrate with us!
Mr Hands, our Chair of Governors, would like to wish you all a Happy Mardi Gras!
Mrs Tallon, from the Birmingham Catholic Primary Partnership, would like to wish you all a Happy Mardi Gras too. Think about her final question, let us know your answer!
2. Warm Up
It is always great to start the day with a warm up. We will be training our bodies during Lent. Let's start now with some dancing!
Reception & KS1 Warm Up - Can you listen and join in?
KS2 Warm Up - Can you keep up and master some of the moves? You may need to practise!
OLCP pupils remember to join your live lessons throughout the day... do your very best always. We will be training our minds during Lent too.
- Reception Live Lessons
- Y1 Live Lessons
- Y2 Live Lessons
- Y3 Live Lessons
- Y4 Live Lessons
- Y5 Live Lessons
- Y6 Live Lessons
4. Mardi Gras Activities
Why not try some fun activities in between your live lessons today?
Reception & KS1 Activities
Learn French. Mardi Gras means 'Fat Tuesday.' Can you learn the days of the week in French?
Find out more about Mardi Gras and get creative using the links below:
- Can you write some awesome instructions to help others make pancakes?
- Watch the video for some tips!
Safety tip - Make sure and adult helps you if you are cooking pancakes.
- Find out more about Mardi Gras and get creative using the links below:
- https://study.com/academy/lesson/mardi-gras-lesson-for-kids-history-facts.html (video)
- https://youtu.be/nTYcgnqAzqE (video upper KS2)
5. Prepare to Party!
Watch a snippet of the Brazilian Carnival and some dancers, while you get ready for your virtual class party.
Our Lady's staff
All are getting ready to party. Who do you think created these? What do you think they will be doing to get into training during Lent?
6. Join Your Class Party!
Use the timetable links above. Your party is during Live Lesson 3 for the day!
Join using Microsoft Teams.
7. Reflect on Your Day
- Spend some time in silent prayer with Jesus
- Thank him for a lovely day of celebration
- Ask him to help you train your heart as well as your mind and body during Lent
There are two videos. The first explains Adoration for children. The second is Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
There are also some examples of simple prayer from the heart we can use during Adoration. Why not create a prayer of your own?
Pray from the Heart