Diwali

Topic: Diwali Learning Outcomes The child will be enabled to: understand what Diwali is and when it is celebrated; understand the meaning of the lamp; recall the story of Rama and Sita; recall how the festival is celebrated.   Introduction Introduce the class to the word Diwali and what it Read more…

Diwali: Hindu Festival of Light

Topic: Diwali: Hindu Festival of Light LT focus: Discuss similarities and differences across the major belief systems and identify common links Research the diversity of specific traditions such as the differing celebrations across the world Look at and respond to the differing art forms associated with festivals Introduction Day 1: Read more…

Diwali

Topic: Diwali LT focus: Explore how the Hindu festival Diwali is celebrated Examine the art associated with Diwali Introduction Write Diwali on the board and explain that it is the Hindu festival of light Tell the children the story of Sita and Rama using cutouts, to give them a background Read more…

Diwali

Topic: Diwali LT focus: examine the foods associated with some belief systems. understand the purpose and joy of celebration explore special celebrations that we share with others such as birthdays and special days begin to explore festivals such as Diwali Background for teacher: Diwali is a 5 day celebration known Read more…