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Flowers, candles and incence as symbols:
ART: SHRINES
         SYMBOLS

FESTIVALS - VESAK

RECIPES: Play dough, finger paint, incense, soap crayons, papier mache, etc.

SIMA STONE BLESSING - a form of 'shrine' creation in relation to a monastery ordination boundary.

Buddhas Back to Front: see ии  READ  ии

STUPAS: a comprehensive booklet on their form, function and symbolism.

WHEEL OF LIFE: A classic mandala form

ORIGAMI LOTUS: A borrowed, unedited page of a lovely lotus.

SYMBOL PUZZLE - simple word grid

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BUTTERFLIES - a song about generosity [170K]

MEDITATION STOOL plans [14k]

ORIGAMI Dhamma Cakka (wheel)

STUPA outlines. 17 different styles. [11k]

BUDDHA OUTLINES - two, WMF [11k]

BODHI LEAF OUTLINE - WMF [5k]

BODHI LEAF MAZE - TIF [35k]

MANDALA OUTLINES - set of 6 [185K]

STEREOGRAM KIT - Make your own magic eye pics. Programme, instructions, samples. [263k]

11 PINTABLE STEREOGRAMS - made using the kit above [460k]

3 STICKERS - print on sticky labels [150k]

MAKE A DHAMMA CAKKA - (Wheel)

3 PC GAMES: Interactive - various themes / ages

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Buddhas Back to Front: an online version of a small printed booklet all about Buddha images and Buddhist symbology

The Buddha's Life Story

Making Mandalas - by Ceci Huster, another perspective.

Making Balloons - Rubber / Hot Air Paper / Hot Air Plastic. Marginally Buddhist but I love balloons. It would be good to hear from anyone who tries this.

For teachers: suggestions on ways of sharing Buddhist themes.

ACTIVITIES - DRAMA for more active, group ideas.

Medicinal uses of the Bodhi Tree (a bit abstract but it may just enhance the quality of your life?)