India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft

India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
India! Diwali, or the Festival of Lights - Includes Mini Booklet and Craft
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Celebrate Diwali, or India’s Festival of Lights!

Includes a full lesson with easy instructions for teachers to follow, as well as a craft making authentic clay oil lamps!

Typically, this product has been taught to younger children, but older children will love this as well, especially as a fun craft supplement to Indian or Hinduism studies in middle and high school.

Materials for the craft include air-dry clay (a 5 lb. tub will make approx. 20 clay oil lamps), acrylic paints (I just get the tiny bottles from Michael's when they are 40% off; a little goes a long way), and Mod Podge to seal (optional; you can buy small bottles at Dollar Tree and will likely only need 2 bottles for 20 students). Paints are applied using moistened cotton balls and q-tips, both from the Dollar Tree.

INDIA: Diwali, the Festival of Lights (32 pages total) includes the following lessons:

An Introduction to Diwali
Listening to the Story of the Ramayana, one of Hinduism's two most important epics (includes a suggested video)
Mini-Booklets
Diyas, or Indian clay lamps (art project)

THIS IS NOW PART OF A BUNDLE THAT INTRODUCES INDIA!

Check out India! An Introduction Bundle to give your students a really fun, well-rounded introduction to India! Includes mapping India!

THIS IS ALSO PART OF A BUNDLE OF CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE WORLD!

This is part of a bundled unit called Celebrations Around the World! which features celebrations in 5 countries: Italy, India, Turkey, Japan, and South Africa!

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