Vaisakhi (Sikhism)

Religious Education

Year 4

This project teaches children about Vaisakhi. Sikhs usually celebrate Vaisakhi on the 13th and 14th April. It is the most important festival day for Sikhs because, in 1699, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. The Khalsa are ordained Sikhs who make promises to wear the Five Ks and follow the Sikh religion faithfully. To become part of the Khalsa, Sikhs drink a sugary liquid called amrit and have it sprinkled onto their eyes and hair. Some Sikhs choose to take amrit during Vaisakhi.

Whats Included?

8

Lessons

9

Resources

Vaisakhi (Sikhism)

This project is part of the Love to Celebrate series which cover six major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. It is only available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

The lesson plans in the projects are clear and well sequenced. They were developed with RE specialist teachers, so there is no need to worry about saying the wrong thing or using inaccurate terminology. Teachers can save hours of planning and hunting for resources, as all projects come with essential resources and links to useful books and websites.

Topics Covered

  • Vaisakhi
  • Sikhism
  • Festivals
  • The Khalsa
  • The Five Ks

Subject Focus

  • Religious education

Subjects Covered

  • Religious education
  • PSHE

This project is part of the Love to Celebrate series which cover six major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. It is only available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

The lesson plans in the projects are clear and well sequenced. They were developed with RE specialist teachers, so there is no need to worry about saying the wrong thing or using inaccurate terminology. Teachers can save hours of planning and hunting for resources, as all projects come with essential resources and links to useful books and websites.

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