The Harvest Festival is a fantastic time of year. Both children and teachers have an opportunity to show their gratitude towards another great year, and the festival offers up an abundance of opportunity for moral and spiritual teaching. We have gathered our thoughts, bringing you some of the best harvest festival ideas for schools. They will help you to remind children to give thanks for the food they receive, provide a greater awareness of where it comes from and encourage them to reflect on those who are less fortunate.
Harvest festival has been celebrated in Britain since the pagan times and has been an important event in the school and church calendar ever since. The traditions of the harvest event still exist today and the message of thanks remains significant for children celebrating this event across the country.
How to Host a Fun and Inspiring Harvest Festival at Your School Harvest festival is an excellent opportunity to increase awareness and concern about food shortages in the developing world. Raising money to improve other people’s lives also helps children develop vital emotional skills such as empathy and a willingness to share. Here we share some of our favourite ideas for harvest festival that will inspire your class to help those in need and raise money for a good cause.