World Religion Day teaching resources
World Religion Day is held on the third Sunday of January each year. It is a day to reflect on inter-faith values, to celebrate difference and embrace similarities between religions and belief systems. Try these free primary and secondary teaching resources to help you explore different world beliefs in class.
These primary literacy resources teach comparison, word recognition and vocabulary through creation stories from different religions and cultures.
This cut and stick activity gives an overview of the key features of the six major world religions.
These detailed handouts and revision workshops look at Islam, Hinduism, Judaism and Buddhism.
Use these printable worksheets to introduce different key religious celebrations.
Download these free factsheets on the culture and beliefs of Masai people.
Introduce your students to the Pagan festival of Imbolg.
Explore questions of religion through these extensive resources.
Discover the significance of Jerusalem to the three Abrahamic faiths – Judaism, Islam and Christianity – with this colourful PowerPoint presentation.
This revision guide explains different religious views on major social issues in today’s world
A PowerPoint presentation introducing the symbols of the six major world religions
A comprehensive, yet compact overview of 20 different spiritual beliefs.
Read these poems written by secondary school students about questioning belief and about Islamic belief.
Investigate the link between Rastafarianism and slavery with these activities and Lesson resources.
This detailed PowerPoint presentation is about how rites of passage are celebrated in different religions.
Print this cloze worksheet comparing the creation stories of the Bible and Qur’an.
These display posters explain key religious festivals and can be used to decorate your classroom.
This comparative lesson compares Christian and Muslim beliefs about life after death.
Introduce the Abrahamic faiths with this PowerPoint presentation.
This student-led lesson explores different religious beliefs.
This series of cards explores how different faiths made their way to Britain.
A TrueTube assembly including film clips, the “story of the squabbling sons” and quotes to display – a perfect range of resources for a reflective assembly.
Script and PowerPoint presentation for a World Religion Day assembly exploring the similarities of the messages preached by Christians, Muslims, Hindus and Jews.
This PowerPoint presentation introduces the style and concept of different places of worship.