Today P1 were learning about Hinduism and the festival of lights, Diwali. We read the story of Rama and Sita, the prince and princess that were sent to the forest where evil creatures lived. Rama’s older brother helped kill the evil creature and the pair found their way back to the city by following the lights in the dark. Rama became King and the people celebrated the couple’s return.
Hindu’s celebrate Diwali every year by lighting lamps called Divas. We tried making our own Diva lamps using clay with the help of our P6/7 buddies. Have a look at our slideshow to see P1 and P6/7 busy at work, getting messy!