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Christmas resources for schools

Did you know that the gravy we throw away at Christmas time would fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool? Or that the wasted meat would equate to 2 million turkeys? It’s sproutrageous!

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Our Christmas resources will help your pupils to consider wastefulness in a global context at Christmas time.

We look at the similarities and differences between a Christmas lunch in the UK and in the West African country of Burkina Faso, where there’s more goat – and less waste – on the menu.

Download our poster and assembly to help your pupils reflect on some of the important lessons we can learn from countries that waste less food, and check out the fun, photocopiable placemat to get pupils thinking during their own Christmas lunch in school.

Download Christmas resources for your school
Use this Christmas assembly to help your pupils reflect on some of the important lessons we can learn from countries that waste less food.
Lay this fun, photocopiable placemat out on tables to get pupils thinking during their own Christmas lunch in school.
Display this poster in school to inspire your pupils to reflect on some of the important lessons we can learn from countries that waste less food. 
Download and share the inspirational story of Colette with your pupils to help them reflect on the value of food and family at Christmas.
Would you like to give a gift to families in need this Christmas?

Across South Sudan and Burkina Faso, children are going hungry. This Christmas, will you help us to ensure everyone has enough to eat?

Download inspiring worship resources to use in a Christmas service.
Colette, the focus of Christian Aid's Christmas Appeal, holds a baby