Hinduism: A whole set of web links to provide easy access to games and many other resources for teachers in their RE planning and also for children, either at home or in the classroom. If you have some great links that you would like to see on this page, please send them to us so that we may include them!
Religion Facts – Hinduism “When it comes to Hinduism, many people have questions like: What do Hindus believe about the universe and people? What gods and goddesses do they believe in? Do they believe in an afterlife? What are the values, traditions, and ethics of Hindus? Who are their teachers and leaders? What are Hindu followers like? What are the different expressions of Hinduism in the world today? And what can be know about Hinduism’s history?”(ReligionFacts.com) Find the answers here!
Ancient India – The British Museum focuses on six themes about Ancient India which include Geography, The Buddha, Indus Valley and Early Hinduism.
Diwali – Suitable for children from 7 – 9 years, this ‘slide show’ presents how the Hindu people of Jaipur in India celebrate Diwali. It has captions for each slide and also the story of Ramayna.
Background information and worksheets about the Hindu faith and details of the Hindu festivals of Holi and Diwali.
Set of pictures for Hinduism
Hindu Baby naming ceremony
Hinduism resources – From Woodlands School.
BBC Guide to Hinduism – This site is better suited to older learners or teachers, it is too advanced for the young.