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Reformation Day is officially celebrated on October 31st every year. Many families choose to celebrate the Reformation and Martin Luther nailing of the 95 Theses on the church door rather than halloween. Most kids think of halloween as a night to get more candy and dress up. But you can do the same thing (and more) by celebrating Reformation Day.
Gather a group of friends or just your own family and use these printables and activities in your homeschool to create a Reformation Day Unit Study. There are so many different resources listed here that you could easily create a week-long unit – and they’re all FREE (except the books)!
A Mighty Fortress is Our God Hymn Study | Proverbial Homemaker
Reformation Day Unit and Lap-n-Note | Homeschool Share
Free Reformation Day Notebooking Pages | As We Walk Along the Road
FREE Reformation A to Z Coloring Book | LutheranReformation.org
Martin Luther Notebooking Page | Homeschool Helper Online
Be sure you check out these other Reformation Day Resources!
Activities & Crafts
The 5 Solas Garland Craft | Talking Mom2Mom
A Mighty Fortress is Our God Lyrics Craft | Thinking Kids
Reformation Day Snacks | Thinking Kids
Print or write your own 95 Theses & Nail it to a Piece of Wood | Heather Haupt
Check out these Art Activities & Craft Projects | The Holiday Zone
Make your own Tissue Paper Stained Glass Window Pane | Make and Takes
Martin Luther, Racism, and the Church: Family Discussion Guide | Intoxicated on Life
21 Reformation Day Party Ideas | Intoxicated on Life
Your younger kids will love this short video by National Geographic
Older students may prefer this video by PBS that is just under an hour long
Work through these Reformation Day activities with your kids
Make your own Quill Pen from The Crafty Classroom to use when writing the 5 Solas
Try making your own Illuminated Letter
Kids will enjoy this fun Gutenburg Press and the Printing Press Activity from Teaching Mom2Mom
Writing Activities | The Holiday Zone
Books for Older Children
When Lightning Struck!: The Story of Martin LutherReformation Women: Sixteenth-Century Figures Who Shaped Christianity’s RebirthMr. Pipes and Psalms and Hymns of the ReformationFine Print (Creative Minds Biography)The Revolt: A Novel in Wycliffe’s EnglandHammer of the Huguenots (Heroes & History)Reformation Sketches: Insights into Luther, Calvin, and the ConfessionsThe Betrayal: A Novel on John CalvinThe Thunder: A Novel on John KnoxWilliam Tyndale: The Smuggler’s Flame (Torchbearers)John Calvin: After Darkness Light (Trail Blazers)John Knox: The Sharpened Sword (Trail Blazers)