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Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day) Worksheets and Resources

This section contains free worksheets, flashcards, online activities and other educational resources to support teaching and learning about Shrove Tuesday in Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. 

Summary

Shrove Tuesday marks the day before the beginning of Lent in the Christian Calendar. It is also known as 'Mardi Gras' (French for 'Fat Tuesday'). Traditionally it was the day that all the fat in a household was used up prior to the Lenten fast. Many countries around the world hold carnivals on this day. In the U.K. it is traditional to eat pancakes.

    
Word = Microsoft Word Document PDF = Adobe Portable Document Format
IOA = Interactive Online Activity HTML - Web page that can be viewed online.
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Free Worksheets and Resources
Resource Name Type Resource Name Type
Design a pancake Word        
            
Shrove Tuesday Links

BBC Religion & Ethics: Shrove Tuesday  -  A brief history of Shrove Tuesday and its associated traditions.
Elaine's Pancake Day Page  -  Rhymes, poems, craft ideas and recipes.

      Last updated:  2nd April 2006

            

First School Years - Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day) Resources