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...
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...
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

Guru Gobind Singh Ji is known as “Baaja Vale, Kalgia Vale” (the carrier of the Hawk, the One with a Royal emblem (kalgi) on Their Dastar/Turban). This lesson is looking at the significance of Guru Ji’s Hawk and a hawk/falcon/Baaj in general and...
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...
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...