Diwali the Hindu Festival of Lights begins on the 26th. Here are some resources to learn more about it.
- CBBC Newsround - Diwali the Hindu Festival of Lights - http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_1650000/newsid_1654900/1654973.stm
- CBBC Newsround - A child's report of her activities during Diwali - http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/club/your_reports/newsid_1677000/1677032.stm
- Diwali Vocabulary Activity - http://www.eslholidaylessons.com/10/diwali.html
- Festivals of Light Around the World - http://www.everythingesl.net/lessons/light_festivals.php
- National Grid for Learning: Diwali for kids - http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/ngfl/re/b-dag/ngfl-container/re-unit3-en.html
- British Counsel Kids Stories: Diwali (complete puzzle to get to story) - http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-stories-favourite-day-diwali.swf
- Diwali Resource - a whole page of links to vocab and activities - http://www.michellehenry.fr/diwali.htm