Friday, February 5, 2010

Καθαρά Δευτέρα-Κυρά Σαρακοστή

From Crayola Greek Lenten Calendar- Κυρά Σαρακοστή (in English)

From Potamitis Publishing a couple of versions of Κυρά Σαρακοστή as a lady and as a nun.

From Paidika, background information on Κυρά Σαρακοστή and Καθαρά Δευτέρα

From Χριστιανική γωνιά, make a Κυρά Σαρακοστή our of dough here.

From Matia, some more background information on Καθαρά Δευτέρα

From Matia, some background on the tradition of kite flying on Clean Monday (χαρταετός)

From Astropeleki, images of children flying kites and classroom display of Κυρά Σαρακοστή

Color a kite for Καθαρά Δευτέρα:

From the Διαβάζω και γράφω series, a handout (page 51)


  1. Thank you Presbytera for these wonderful resources! The kids will really enjoy these, as always. We look forward to the weekly ritual of taking off one of Kupia Sarakosti's legs during Lent each year.

    Kali Sarakosti!


  2. Thanks for these links - I will be looking in to them to see what I can do with Niko!