Celebrating Irish Festivals
Calendar of seasonal celebrations
by Ruth Marshall
Celebrating festivals with children brings a sense of rhythm, belonging and meaning to the seasons. Reaching back to the ancient Celtic festivals of Ireland and to Celtic Christianity, Ruth Marshall shows how marking festivals offers food for the soul. If you are interested in Irish traditions, or need a family or school resource, then here is an entrancing calendar of festivals that children will cherish.
This is a rich treasury of stories, beautiful illustrations, poems, traditions, food, activities, games, dances and songs with:- New ways and inspiring ideas for engaging children; fascinating festive guide to Imbolc, Bealtaine, Lughnasadh and Samhain; Church holy days, agricultural festivals and Celtic Saints' Days; recipes, crafts, games and activities with easy-to-follow instructions.
Publisher: Hawthorn Press
Dimensions: 19.9 x 25.4 x 1.6cm
Weight: 540 grammes