India: Diwali Lamps

These Indian style lanterns are inspired by the colourful diya candles which are a traditional part of India's Diwali festival .

Divali celebrations .... with the bricks and blocks!

(Divali-themed) What can you make with the bricks & blocks? a temple? a house for Ram & Sita? a swan?

The story of Rama and Sita - a popular Hindu story to tell about the first Diwali. Simple text and full sound support, with beautiful illustrations and animated pages.

Read and re-write the story of Rama and Sita. Pupils can use this activity in two modes: - read/listen to the story - re-write the story, typing in their own words underneath, scene by scene.

A clear and simple PowerPoint with lots of clear images.

Divali - rangoli patterns: a clear and simple PowerPoint with lots of images.