Kanga

Kanga

So we’ve made a kirpan craft already and here’s a kanga craft. Perfect to make for Vaisakhi or any topic about the 5 K’s, Sikh identity and Khalsa. To do this Kanga craft you will need: craft sticks or lolly sticks craft matchsticks or wooden...
Guru Ji’s Nishaan Sahib

Guru Ji’s Nishaan Sahib

This Guru Ji’s Nishaan Sahib craft idea is quite history-heavy, so, perhaps, more suitable for slightly older children, although no doubt younger ones will have lots of fun making it as well. We all are familiar with the traditional orange Nishaan Sahib with a...
Finger Mala

Finger Mala

We’ve made Malas before and this craft is a variation that might be more appealing to slightly older children. Finger Mala is really easy to make and use. It even could be a part of a goodie bag for a birthday or a Sikhi event that you’re hosting. Before...
Amrit Bata

Amrit Bata

What are the ingredients that make Amrit? Do our kids know what bata or patase are? This craft will answer the question “How Amrit is made?” and “What is Amrit Bata?” It is always a good idea to have real objects with you. Bring a small bata...
Khanda Chakkr

Khanda Chakkr

This Khanda Chakkr paper plate Sikhi craft is, of course, inspired by Easter bunny ears hats, but our little Bhujangis aren’t just cute and helpless fluffy bunnies – they are the lion cubs! So this craft is most appropriate for the season! They can make...
Sikhi Paper Doll Chain

Sikhi Paper Doll Chain

There are many different types of Sikhs: some wear big and tall dastaars, some wear patke, some wear chunnis and some have rumals. Some wear cholas and some wear kurta-pajamas. But everybody tries to look their best when they go to the Gurdwara! This Sikhi Paper Doll...
Mop Horse

Mop Horse

This mop horse is more of a playtime idea rather than a craft, but it is so fun to make and play with! We have made ours last year for the celebration of Hola Mohalla and her name is Basanti. She visited Kiddie Sangat playgroup and told children all about the Hola...
Paper plate Lion

Paper plate Lion

Hello, cute little thing 🙂 This cute paper plate lion craft is very easy to make and could also be combined with a calendar pad for New Year (and Sikh New Year – if you just rip off first two months from the calendar). To make the paper plate lion you will need:...
Kalgi

Kalgi

A simple Kalgi craft – perfect if you would like to talk to children about Guru Gobind Singh Ji or Sahibzaade. Kalgi is a turban ornament that is a sign of royalty and Guru Gobind Singh Ji was like our King. You could print out and give the children the...
Kirpan on a Gatra

Kirpan on a Gatra

This Kirpan craft is a perfect activity for Vaisakhi or any topic on Khalsa or 5 K’s. It gives you a chance to introduce the concept of a Kirpan to a child from any cultural background. The kirpan (/kɪərˈpɑːn/; Punjabi: ਕਿਰਪਾਨ kirpān) is a small sword.  It is...
Guru Ji’s Hawk

Guru Ji’s Hawk

To celebrate Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s avtar gurpurab Kiddie Sangat will be making a ‘Baaj’ – Guru Ji’s Hawk. Print out the Hawk on the card, colour, cut it out and use a split pin to put the hawk together.   Happy...
Blue Horse

Blue Horse

What a cute Mommy horse and a baby blue horse. We’ve done this craft for Holla Mohalla – celebrating the Sikh martial tradition in a toddler-friendly way. To make this Blue Horse you will need: paper plate (use colour ones or plain white) glue scissors...
Khanda mosaic

Khanda mosaic

This craft idea is a good fun and could be used with various topics. To make this Khanda Mosaic you will need: Khanda Mosaic PDF print outs colours glue colour card (optional) mosaic squares – we have used Glitter Foam Self-Adhesive Mosaic Squares from...
Khanda activity

Khanda activity

This Khanda activity is a great hands-on way for the children to learn about one of the most popular Sikh symbols. To run the Khanda activity you will need: props (if you don’t have the actual shastr you could cut them out of the card) 2 kirpans chakkr khanda 2...
Nishaan Sahib

Nishaan Sahib

A super easy to make Nishaan Sahib activity/craft. Before starting this activity I’ve told children the importance of Nishaan Sahib: the word NISHAAN means symbol, it shows where Gurdwara is, it’s tall so it is easily noticeable and tells people that there...
Chaar Sahibzaade themed calendar

Chaar Sahibzaade themed calendar

This Chaar Sahibzaade themed calendar is a perfect activity to commemorate martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s sons and make a keepsake for the new year. I have chosen a Chaar Sahibzaade picture, but you can use any other colouring sheet that you like. To make...
5 K’s little book

5 K’s little book

This 5 K’s little book activity is brilliant to engage children of various ages and also teach them meaning and the significance of the Kakkars (Sikh symbols of faith and the attributes of the baptised Sikhs – Khalsa). We have two levels available: for...
Bearded Singh puppets

Bearded Singh puppets

This mid October weekend we had a special session dedicated to Guru Ram Das Ji as it was Guru Ji’s Prakash Utsav (day of birth) on the 9th of October. For full calendar of the Sikh memorable dates/Gurpurabs see our 2014-2020 Calendar, PDF available for free...
Sikh lollipop puppets 1

Sikh lollipop puppets 1

These Sikh lollipop puppets are a super fun activity, really easy to make for the children, but might require a bit of preparation time for adult. Depending on your group and ages of children and also availability of helpers and/or adults during your sessions you...
Vaisakhi card – Amrit Bata

Vaisakhi card – Amrit Bata

This activity is perfect for around Vaisakhi time. It’s a great way to get the children to understand how Amrit is made. You can tell the Vaisakhi story; have Vaisakhi puppet show or role play. Once your story reaches the point where Guru Ji makes Amrit you...
Flowers 2

Flowers 2

Another way of making paper flowers. Are these flowers from Guru Har Rai Ji’s garden or maybe flowers to put in front of Guru Granth Sahib Ji? You could use this Sakhi from Sikhnet to tell the children about Guru Har Rai Ji and his love for all living things....
Flowers 1

Flowers 1

Flowers from Guru Har Rai Ji’s garden or maybe flowers to put in front of Guru Granth Sahib Ji? You could use this Sakhi from Sikhnet to tell the children about Guru Har Rai Ji and his love for all living things. There are many ways of making paper flowers....
Chaur Sahib

Chaur Sahib

Chaur Sahib making activity is also one of the Kiddie Sangat favourites. Tie Ins: Guru Granth Sahib ji’s pehla prakash gurpurab (when Guru Arjan Dev Ji opened the Adi Granth for the first time – The Gurus song) & Gurgaddi (when Guru Gobind Singh Ji...
Mala making – pipe cleaners

Mala making – pipe cleaners

Mala making is an absolute favourite of all Kiddie Sangat activities. We’ve done it with toddlers, we’ve done it with the teens, we’ve done it in States, Central London, camps, classes – you name it. EVERYBODY loves it! You can tie this...
Guru Har Rai Ji

Guru Har Rai Ji

On January 31 we’ve celebrated Guru Har Rai Ji’s prakash utsav. (See our Sikh Calendar for Gurpurab dates around the year.) It’s always easy to talk to kids about Guru Ji’s birthday – it’s something they can relate to. Normally I...