Harimandir Sahib collage

Harimandir Sahib collage

According to the Sikh history the foundation of Harimandir Sahib was laid on the 1st Magh (Punjabi month corresponding to January/February) – 13th January. This collage craft allows you to bring up a few facts that children should be already familiar with...
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...
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 šŸ™‚ 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...
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 usedĀ 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’veĀ 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...
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...
Sikh lollipop puppets 1

Sikh lollipop puppets 1

These Sikh lollipop puppets areĀ 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...
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...
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...