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In Reception the children learned that Baptism is a beginning and a welcome into the Church. Using photos explore what takes place at a Baptism. Focus the children’s attention on the clothing. Why are clothes important to us? What do they do for us? Explore the Baptismal clothing. Explain to the children that the white garment worn at Baptism is symbolic of God’s love and care. Explain that white is the colour of Easter and that Baptism is a celebration for Jesus' new life.
Activity: children to draw the different symbols involved in Baptism and write what they symbolise that this symbolises God’s love and care for the person.