Thousands of diya lamps were lit to show Rama and Sita the way home after long exile. This Diwali resource explains why certain traditions, such as the lighting of lamps, are performed.

A powerpoint that outlines the main aspects of the festival including the story of Rama and Sita.

A printable Hindu gods version of a popular card game to teach the key characteristics of the Hindu deities.

A printable Hindu gods version of a popular card game to teach the key characteristics of the Hindu deities.

Light up your classroom with this hands-on activity in which students make their own Diwali lamps.

Light up your classroom with this hands-on activity in which students make their own Diwali lamps.

Tell your class the iconic love story that ends in the triumph of good over evil with this illustrated presentation.

Tell your class the iconic love story that ends in the triumph of good over evil with this illustrated presentation.

A look at all the popular traditions and the intricate stories and beliefs behind Diwali – with pictures and an animated video.

A Powerpoint display introducing Diwali and the story of Rama and Sita. Also includes a link to an animated cartoon of a Hindu boy talking about Diwali.

Join TrueTube to celebrate Diwali. The explosion of colour, tradition and fireworks is explained by followers of the Hindu faith.

Join TrueTube to celebrate Diwali. The explosion of colour, tradition and fireworks is explained by followers of the Hindu faith.

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