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Diwali

A great resource about Diwali to use in primary classrooms. It has the story of Rama and Sita, information about how Diwali is celebrated by Hindus and activities. You can download the resource to your hard drive.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Diwali

An animation where a boy explains why Diwali is his favourite time of the year. Afterwards you can make your own firework display!

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
The Heart of Hinduism

An extensive educational resource which describes Hindu traditions, core beliefs and values. It is packed with information.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Celebrations and Festivals Printable Resources from Early Learning HQ

Super, free printable resources on celebrations and festivals such as: Christmas, Chinese New Year, Easter, Eid, Diwali and more.

Teachers

Tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
Rama and Sita Story Scenes

Hindus celebrate the return of Rama and Sita at Diwali. With this resource you can create your own printable story by changing scenes and dragging and dropping characters.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
The Story of Rama and Sita

An online story book of the popular Diwali story of Rama and Sita.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

6-11 year olds
The Sikhism Home Page

The site looks at the origins and development of Sikhism. It encompasses the Sikh way of life, its philosophy and scriptures.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Welcome to India

Designed beautifully for children from 7 - 9 years of age, this excellent site gives an insight into the diverse culture and landscape of India. It has an interesting slide show format with captions and a great section on Diwali.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Religious Festivals

Information on festivals from the six major world faiths. They include Lent, Christmas, Ramadan, Eid-ul-Adha, Diwali, Nirvana Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah and the birthday of Guru Nanak.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds