Worksheets and resources to support teaching and learning about the Hindu festival of Holi in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

            
     
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This section contains free worksheets, flashcards, online activities and other educational resources to support teaching and learning about the Hindu festival of Holi in Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

Summary

Holi is a Hindu festival of colours celebrated in March. The actual celebration of Holi takes place on the day of the full moon, known as 'Parva', though the festivities begin days before.

       
Holi Links

101Holi.com  -  Includes ecards, songs, recipes, customs and links.
The Holiday Spot: Holi
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History, celebrations, wallpapers, recipes, greetings and links.
Holihangama.com  -  A range of resources and information including history, cards, recipes and links.

    
Recommended Hinduism Book

     
My Hindu Year (Year of religious festivals)

Authors:  Cath Senker, Rasamandala Das

Synopsis:  Moving chronologically through the calendar year, this book looks at the typical events, customs and celebrations celebrated by Hindu children. Festivals such as Divali and Holi, and personal customs such as Raksha Bandhan are explored through the use of religious articles, books, buildings, symbols and food. Look inside eight-year-old Dhara's diary to read what it's like to be at each event.

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     Last updated:  11th March 2006

            

First School Years - Holi Resources