Have you ever wondered what pretzels, pancakes and purple have to do with this historical church celebration of Lent? How about Mardi Gras, fish on Fridays or the number 40? This 60-90 minute lesson will help explain these traditionals and symbols of Lent for you and your students. The lesson includes pancake races, making prayer pretzels, a trivia game with answers and a closing story called "Jesus and the Bird." Come join the adventure of Lent as we prepare for Easter!