Eid - KS2 Class Assembly Script
An exciting and interesting class assembly script which explains the logic and reason behind the Muslim festival of Eid-Al-Adha and the Islamic Hajj prilgrimage.
An Eid class assembly script which explains the logic and reason behind Eid-AL-ADHA and the Hajj pilgrimage. Includes narrators informing children about different rituals and also a role play about what happens on the actual day itself <br/><br/> <b>Other information</b>:Includes links to Youtube music and videos. Please check copyright laws.
Key Stage: Key Stage 2 RE Curriculum Eid-Al-Adha Role-play
Style: Informative and amusing
Number of children: Accommodates for a whole class of 30 but can easily be amended to accommodate less or more
Duration: Approx 15 minutes but can be extended with examples of prayers and links provided
Hello and welcome to our assembly. Today we are going to talk about Eid.
In the religion of Islam there are two important festivals. One is Eid al Fitr which happens at the end of Ramadhan and one is Eid al Adha which happens at Hajj time two months later.
Both are really important days in Islam and Muslims across the world celebrate it. In this assembly we are going to talk about the
Eid celebration around the time of Hajj.
(Two children come to the front)
Yeah, I have heard about Hajj and think it was on the news. What is it?
Well Hajj is a pilgrimidge.
Yes - all that means is a journey. Hajj is a journey that muslims have to take at least once in their lifetime to Makkah which is in Saudi Arabia.
Why Saudi Arabia?
Well that's where Islam started about 1400 years ago! You can see it on the map here. (Use map provided).
Well that's kind of in the middle of the world isn't it! How long does it take to get there?
About 7 hours on an aeroplane! You can go to Saudi Arabia whenever you want but you can only go on the journey to Makkah only if you are a Muslim. They are quite strict about that.
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