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Sikhism Web links

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Sikhism Weblinks

In our multi-cultural society, teaching about world religions, festivals and celebrationshis helps children to develop a knowledge,  understanding and tolerance of the world around them.

To assist in your lesson planning we have provided a list of useful website links related to Sikhism:

Sikhism for Children

Information on Sikhism via Woodlands school website

Topic Box Set on Sikhism

BBC Video – the Beginnings of Sikhism

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Happy Diwali

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Happy Diwali

The Hindu festival of Diwali is on Tuesday 13th November. It is a time of great rejoicing in the Hindu religion with new clothes, sweets and special food. Light, fireworks, fire and lamps are all very important in this festival of light.

There is a really useful 6 minute video on the BBC that gives a clear introduction to the day. It contains background information on Diwali which could be used ...

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Purple Mash

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A picture showing some of the themes in Purple Mash

The Oxfordshire “Learning With Technology” conference was another opportunity to have a good look at 2Simple’s Purple Mash.

Purple Mash is a massive online creative space especially for primary school learners. It is a wonderful collection of resources that inspires creativity in young pupils.

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St Patrick’s Day: Links and Information

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St Patrick is often not celebrated except in Irish communities but it is worth spending a little time telling children his story and doing some activities to contribute towards awareness of the British Isles.

St Patrick’s Day Links:

theteachersguide.com – excellent lesson plans, interactive whiteboard resources and clipart.

Abcteach offers lots of print out materials that may inspire or give ideas of activities.

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Easter Resources

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Easter Egg clipart

Today as we celebrate Shrove Tuesday and enter Lent it is time to start planning the activities for the last few weeks of term; a time when many teachers focus on the Easter story.

There are lots of resources available, IWB notebooks already created, electronic versions of the story, arts and craft ideas and on-line games for maths including logic, reasoning and arithmetical practise.

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