Download assembly PowerPoints for Autumn Festivals and Harvest-time
Autumn and its Festivals - A 26-slide powerpoint about Autumn and its festivals. Use the colourful images of autumn and introduce vocabulary such as deciduous and evergreen, migration and hibernate and find out about the Jewish festival of Sukkot and the yam harvest celebrations in some parts of Africa.
Fruits of the Harvest - A 22-slide PowerPoint about the 'Fruits of the Harvest' to use in a KS1 or KS2 assembly at Harvest time. This PowerPoint links the letters H-A-R-V-E-S-T to fruit and vegetables and includes slides illustrating the popular hymn 'All Things Bright and Beautiful."
Gathering the Harvest - A 19-slide PowerPoint 'Gathering the Harvest' to use in a KS1 or KS2 assembly about harvest. Explore the theme of harvest with children, discuss how we gather harvest from the land and the sea and make links between the bread they eat and the corn and flour it comes from.
Harvest - Primary Assembly - A 15-slide PowerPoint for a Harvest assembly for KS1 or KS2 which explains what the celebration of harvest means and how harvest is celebrated. This PowerPoint has colourful images of harvest scenes and ends with a prayer.
Harvest and Thanksgiving - A 15-slide PowerPoint for a Harvest & Thanksgiving Assembly for KS1 or KS2. The PowerPoint explains how fruit, vegetables and crops go from being seeds to the food we eat. It includes colourful images of farming and ends with a prayer.
Harvest Assembly Story - A 17-slide PowerPoint to use in an assembly about Harvest and friendship with KS1 or KS2 primary children. The PowerPoint tells the story of the squirrel, Bushytail, who discovers that everyone needs friends and being a friend means being kind to others. Children will love the story of how the selfish squirrel gets into difficulties and is rescued by his friends.
Harvest of the World - A 26-slide PowerPoint about harvest to use in a KS1 or KS2 assembly at harvestime. This PowerPoint explains what 'harvest' means, what the terms 'sowing' and 'reaping' mean and shows how much of the food we eat travels hundreds and thousands of miles. By explaining that the ingredients of a takeaway pizza have travelled 23,000 miles you can make the point that the food we harvest is not always grown or transported as locally we might expect.
Seasons - Autumn Harvest Festival - A 14-slide PowerPoint Seasons - Autumn - Harvest to use in a KS1 or KS2 assembly about harvest. Explore the theme of harvest with children, discuss how we gather harvest from the land make links between the wheat and bread they eat and we give thanks for all the good things the earth provides for us.