Discuss with children different times in the year when we celebrate different events. Explain that ‘Holy Week’ is the name given to our celebration of the time when we remember the Death and Resurrection of Christ. Children to recall what they can remember of the story of Palm Sunday.
Show the PowerPoint or video depicting the events of Palm Sunday.
Share the text of the story with the children.
What does this event tell us about Jesus? If you had been at the first Palm Sunday, what would you have been doing? What would you have said and sung?
Today Christians continue to praise and thank Jesus as the crowds did on the road to Jerusalem. Watch the procession clips to see what happens in a Church.
What do you think we should praise and thank Jesus for?
Children to research what takes place in Church on Palm Sunday and record in books.
Why do you think people take part in a procession and wave palms?