For many children, the annual nativity play is the most exciting event on the school calendar. For most teachers, it’s one of the most daunting. Organising a large troupe of children is no mean feat, and if you want to minimise that last minute panic, all rehearsals must be planned and executed meticulously. These nativity play tips cover everything from scheduling rehearsals to making sure that everything goes to plan on the day, for as stress free a process as possible.
How to Teach Children about Christmas Christmas is a special time for everyone, especially children. However, it can be difficult deciding how to teach children about Christmas and the meaning behind it. The most traditional and popular medium is the Christmas play. This often forms a key date in the school calendar, and is highly beneficial as it gives pupils a chance to show off their skills, have fun and make their parents proud.
Choosing Secular Christmas Plays for Children As the world changes and schools and communities become more multicultural and multi-faith, the traditional Christmas play becomes an issue of contention as it is increasingly exclusive and some parents may find that they don’t wish for their children to participate. However, this doesn’t stop a school from continuing with their traditional seasonal events. The issue can easily be overcome by choosing secular Christmas plays for children.