Lighting a Lamp

Author: Jonny Zucker
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 1845072936
Release Date: 2005-08
Genre: Divali

A simple introduction to the Hindu festival of Divali. Follow a family as they make rangoli patterns, light divas and watch a brilliant fireworks display to celebrate their amazing festival of light. This pre-school series introduces young children to world religions and focuses on the way the festival is celebrated today. There is detailed historical and cultural information at the end for parents and teachers.

Diwali

Author: Lisa J. Amstutz
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781474737937
Release Date: 2017-02-09
Genre: Divali


Jumpstart RE

Author: Imran Mogra
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315437477
Release Date: 2017-11-20
Genre: Education

This collection of simple-to-use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of the world's religions and belief systems. A wealth of activities, including discussion techniques, group tasks and thought experiments, guides the teacher in delivering stimulating and imaginative RE lessons. Based around religions' sacred texts, beliefs, leaders, spaces and festivals, this indispensable and practical guide covers all major belief systems including: Judaism Christianity Islam Humanism Hinduism Buddhism Sikhism Jainism Far East traditions. ? Jumpstart! Religious Education is an essential classroom resource to encourage students' engagement with and comprehension of religions around the world. If you are a trainee, newly-qualified or experienced teacher looking for a range of quick, effective, fun and challenging ways to teach about religion, then this is the perfect book for you.

RE Festivals B Teacher Book Student Book SEN 11 14

Author: Eileen Osborne
Publisher: Folens Limited
ISBN: 184303607X
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre:

Covering all six main world religions, this photo book is suitable for KS3. It also includes support material to make proper use of the images.

Premlata and the Festival of Lights

Author: Rumer Godden
Publisher: Greenwillow
ISBN: 0688151361
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Children's stories

In Bengal, India, Premlata's family is too poor to celebrate the Festival of Lights until fate and an elephant step in.

Hinduism

Author: Sue Penney
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 0435304712
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Hinduism

Discovering Religions looks at the world's major religions in a clear and accessible way. Written specifically for lower secondary students, it examines key religious themes - worship, history, festivals and rites of passage. The emphasis throughout is upon a comprehensive, balanced coverage of the subjects and clear, motivating presentation.

Diwali Puzzles and Activities 3 5

Author: Suzanne Barchers
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781425874117
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This activity makes learning about Diwali fun and engaging. This lesson is filled with ready-to-use reproducibles, fun facts, puzzles, crafts, and more. Turn holidays and cultural celebrations into learning experiences for your students.

Rani Sukh

Author: Bali Rai
Publisher:
ISBN: 3473583928
Release Date: 2011
Genre:


The First Book of Festivals

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 0237531046
Release Date: 2005-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides information on major festivals of six faiths--Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikkhism--giving the story behind each festival, telling how each is celebrated, and providing activities and recipes related to them.

Lights Camera Diwali

Author: Amita Roy Shah
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1530761409
Release Date: 2016-06-12
Genre:

Light, Camera, Diwali! helps children gain a better understanding of Diwali, the Indian festivals of lights. Through this engaging story, children learn how Indian-American families celebrate Diwali in their homes. Dia receives a camera as a Diwali gift and uses it to capture her memories of this special day. She takes photos of her family decorating clay lamps, creating unique rangoli designs, preparing sweets called ladoos, setting off firecrackers and more! This captivating story also helps children learn why Diwali is celebrated. While Dia explores the rituals of Diwali with her camera, children learn about a Prince named Rama who was exiled into a forest for 14 years. After fighting off a demon, he is welcomed back into his city with a "row of lights." Children learn about how Diwali teaches us that light will overcome darkness and good will conquer evil.

Hinduism

Author: Jeaneane D. Fowler
Publisher:
ISBN: 8187401001
Release Date: 2000-12-01
Genre: Hinduism

This book sets out major beliefs and practices which form Hinduism today. It is about living religion - what it is to be Hindu in today's world. It depicts the rich colour and diversity of the many dimensions of Hinduism and deals with the fundamental beliefs which underpin the religion. Contents include the Hindu concept of God; samsara, the cycle of reincarnation; karma, the law of course and effect; dharma, what is right; moksa, the final goal of enlightenment. Hindu scriptures include sruti and smrti literature, the Mahabharat, The Bhagavad Gita and the Ramayana. There is a chapter on Gods and Goddesses: Vishnu the Preserver, Krishna, Siva, the auspicious Ganesh, and the Mother Goddess. Other chapters explain worship in the home and temple, Hindu sysbols, food and caste, festivals and pilgrimages, and life cycles in the Hindu family - particularly, birth, marriages and death. The history and tradition of Hinduism is dealt with in relation to the Indus valley civilization, the Vedic period, the Vedanta, and devotional Hinduism. The book contains a glossary of Hindu terms.