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What do Hindus celebrate?

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SKU R12CS30007
Key Stage 1 Hinduism Diwali Religious Education Year 1 Year 2

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Find out about different Hindu celebrations in this complete 'What do Hindus celebrate?' scheme of work. Your class will learn about Hindu beliefs, childhood celebrations, weddings, Divali, Raksha Bandhan and Ganesh Chaturthi.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This engaging series of RE lessons for KS1 comes with lesson plans, a choice of learning activities, differentiated worksheets, slides and a whole range of other teaching resources.

#Lesson1BasicBeliefs

The first lesson in this series gives your class an overview of the Hindu religion. It explores where and when Hinduism began and then goes on to look at what Hindus believe. They will find out about some of the major deities of Hinduism as well as exploring some key features of Hindu worship.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Fact cards
  • Question cards

#Lesson2ChildhoodCelebrations

This lesson looks at some of the moments in childhood that are celebrated by Hindus. Known as 'samskaras', these special events include pre-birth celebrations, name ceremonies, first haircuts and thread ceremonies that symbolise the transition from childhood to adulthood. As well as finding out about special events for Hindu children, your class will also think about special celebrations they have experienced in their own childhoods.

  

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Ceremony cards
  • Information sheet
  • Roleplay cards
#Lesson3Weddings

After discussing the experiences your children have had with weddings themselves, they will then explore traditional Hindu weddings. They will find out about the ceremony itself as well as special ways in which the bride, groom and their families prepare for this very special day.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Help sheet (flower garland instructions)
  • Hindu wedding video
#Lesson4Divali

Now that your class know about some of the special events that are celebrated by Hindu families, they will go on to look at some Hindu festivals. This lesson explores the festival of Divali. Your class will read the story of Rama and Sita together and will find out some of the ways in which Hindus celebrate this special occasion, such as with divas and rangoli patterns.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Sentence cards
  • Rangoli pattern sheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5RakshaBandhan

In this lesson, your class will learn about Raksha Bandhan. This Hindu festival celebrates the relationship between brother and sister. As well as exploring how Hindus celebrate this festival, such as through giving rakhi bracelets, your children will have the chance to reflect on people in their own lives who look out for them and who they, in turn, take care of.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Rakhi templates
#Lesson6GaneshChaturthi

The final lesson in this series looks at the popular Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. This festival celebrates the birthday of the elephant-headed god, Ganesh. Your class will find out what happens during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations and think about how this birthday is different or similar to their own birthday celebrations.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
  • Ganesh template
  • End of unit quiz
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