Diwali

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

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Learning Intentions:

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

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For EYFS, Actions Storyboard, Song Sheet and Script
  • For Key Stages 1 & 2, Storyboard, Quiz, Reading Comprehension, Writing Opportunities and Script