You’re helping your friend Ranjit prepare for Diwali when his room morphs into the forest from the Ramayana. The evil Ravana kidnaps Sita – and then Ranjit! You and Rama enlist Hanuman the monkey god for a daring rescue. Will you get back in time for Ranjit’s show?


In this Experience, your class will learn:

  • How Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists celebrate Diwali today (e.g. with rangoli, candles, sweets)
  • The central story of the Ramayana and the roles of Rama, Sita, Ravana and Hanuman
  • An understanding of wider Hindu beliefs and values

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For KS1 & KS2: Recap, Discuss & Quiz; Glossary; Reading Comprehension; Grammar & Punctuation; Writing Opportunities
  • For EYFS: Recap, Create & Play; Word Mat; Actions Storyboard; Song lyrics & mp3s (for some Experiences)