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Schemes of Work

HINDU RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ACTIVITIES

PRE-PRIMARY 1 (4 YEARS)

Introduction

In this level, children are about 4 to 5 years old. There are six themes in this activity area.

1    . Paramatma (God)

2    Places of Worship

3.    Scriptures

4.    Ustav {Festival)

5.    Sadachar (Moral)

6.    Yoga

1.    Paramatnna

In level one, only seeing deities and pictures and naming them was discussed.

In level two, Paramatma is seen as a creator of the world.

2.    Places of Worship

In this level, visting and observing the rituals at places of worship is included.

3.    Scriptures

Scripture (Mahabharat) is introduced to children. Howto show respect to Mahabharat, bow to the holy book and listen to the stories included.

4.    Ustav (Fastival)

Taking part in celebration of vaisakhi and following the riiuals during celebration is in this activity area.

5.    Sadachar (Moral)

Moral value of cleanliness is the theme. It is deals with reasons to keep body clean. It is very important to teach cleanliness to this age group.

6.    Yoga

As the children are very small, very simple postures are introduced to the children.Yoga is very important to keep the body and mind healthy.