Spring Quiz – For Saplings

(suitable for KS3 & 4 children – over 11)

  1. When is Beltane celebrated in the Northern Hemisphere?
  2. When is The Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere?
  3. What are the 2 biggest symbols for Beltane?
  4. What symbols are seen at Spring Equinox?
  5. What Christian Festival happens around Spring Equinox? What things are the same and different?
  6. Why is Fire important at Beltane?
  7. What does fertility mean to you?
  8. What is happening around you in nature right now?  How does that link to Beltane?
  9. If you were celebrating Beltane in Edinburgh, what role would you play?

You can find out more information here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/paganism/holydays/beltane_1.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/paganism/holydays/springequinox.shtml

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