Activities and Resources for Teaching and Guiding
For children in non-devotee schools as a supplementary program in the morning or evening
For children being home-schooled to enrich the devotional part of the program
For regular academic schools that are related to Krishna consciousness
For Sunday schools, children’s clubs, and similar supplementary programs.
Organization of the materials:
First, there is a simplified version of a story associated with the festival that can be read to the children. A detailed version is also provided at the end.
Second, there is the educational focus in three parts: Learning Aims, What children will accomplish by the end of this unit, and Assessing how well the aims have been achieved.
Some parents and teachers may find these brief ideas to be sufficient for them to develop their own programs.
Third, there are lists of suggested activities for children of various ages. There are also genera suggestions not categorized by age.
Fourth, there are pages of resources, songs and prayers, where to find stories in scripture,
pictures to color, Internet links, and so forth, to assist with the suggested activities.
Fifth, there are suggestions for how the study of this festival may be related to other areas of Study.