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IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Discovering Faiths Option 02

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Description

No 2. Make a collage or poster about one of the following: b) A festival or celebration from one of the World Faiths (Hindu festival of light art poster)

Resources

Materials Needed
 White card or paper
 Printer
 Rangoli template (see overleaf)
 Markers/colouring pencils

For a more authentic Rangoli
 Scraps of paper
 Glue
 Scissors

Instructions

Aim of Badge: To explore different religious faiths from around the world.
This Badge has 5 options of which 5 must be completed.
Brownies must complete either (a) or (b) of Option 2.

Introduction
 Diwali is the Hindu festival of light
 The day is primarily celebrated to commemorate the return of Lord Rama from his 14 years living in exile
 The day symbolises the victory of light over dark
 Rangoli is an art form in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such
as coloured rice, dry flour, coloured sand or flower petals
 They are often created to mark Diwali

Instructions
1. Give each Brownie a pattern
2. Give each Six a set of colours
3. Explain what Diwali is
4. Show the Pack a sample of Rangoli art
If completing a collage
1. Enlarge template to A3
2. Divide the Pack into groups of 3 to 4
3. Give each group scissors, glue and coloured papers
4. Show the Pack a sample of Rangoli art

Acknowledgement/Source: The pattern (overleaf) and others can be sourced at
http://www.bestcoloringpagesforkids.com/rangoli-coloring-pages.html

Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes

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