People all around the world celebrate things that are important to them with stories, songs, skills, and snacks. Now it’s your turn to get stuck in.
How to earn your badge:
People celebrate in lots of different ways, like singing, dancing, and playing games. What do you like doing when you’re happy? Sing a song, do a dance, or play a game from a different culture.
Lots of festivals are based on stories or legends. Find out about some new festivals or celebrations by reading or listening to a story together.
You could read the story of Diwali the festival of lights, learn about some lunar new year legends, or hear about the menorah miracle at Hanukkah.
Now it’s your turn to party – take part in a festival or celebration from a different culture with the other Squirrels. Get creative, make something to help you celebrate, and try some different festive foods.
You could make lanterns for Eid, diyas for Diwali, or window flowers for Chinese New Year. You could try mince pies for Christmas, baklava for Eid, pancakes for Mardi Gras or matzo for Passover.
Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.