Faiths and their Festivals


A guide to religions and celebrations in our multicultural society

Kay Margetts

Faiths and Their Festivals provides essential background information on various faiths and celebrations within our multicultural society. It explores the beliefs and core practices of major faiths, detailing the origins and ways in which their festivals are celebrated within their communities. The book includes practical suggestions for exploring these festivals in ways that are meaningful to young children, helping educators introduce and celebrate cultural diversity in an engaging and respectful manner.


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Kay Margetts

Kay Margetts is an Honorary Principal Fellow and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, The University of Melbourne. She has a strong background in early childhood development, learning and teaching both as a practitioner and as an academic. Her main areas of research are transition and adjustment to school, accompanied by a strong record of publications. Kay is regularly engaged in knowledge exchange activities with the education sector including teachers, educators and parents.

Additional Information
Weight 0.23 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 5 cm