Education Resources

Exhibition Resources

Permanent Galleries

Let your children have a fun and enriching museum experience at the Indian Heritage Centre's permanent galleries! With puzzles, quizzes and eye-catching visuals, the Discovery Kit is sure to captivate! Pick up a copy of the Discovery Kit at the Visitor Services Counter.

Discovery Kit
(Lower Primary/English)

Discovery Kit 
(Upper Primary/English)

Discovery Kit 
(Upper Primary/Tamil)
   Discovery Kit (Upper Primary/English)   
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*Due to large file size, please allow 3-4 minutes for download.

 

Special Exhibition

 Symbols & Scripts - The Language of Craft 
(Primary)

*only available online as exhibition as ended

Chetti Melaka of the Straits -
Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities
 
(Upper Primary - Lower Secondary) 

*view online exhibition here

From the Coromandel Coast to the Straits -
Revisiting Our Tamil Heritage 
(Upper Primary - Lower Secondary)

*view online exhibition here

     
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*Due to large file size, please allow 3-4 minutes for download. 

 

Additional Resources

Little India Heritage Trail
 
 

Take a little trip around Little India with this fun heritage trail activity booklet for kids!

Download Little India Activity Book

 

 

Stay Home Activities

Deepavali Craft Activity   Learn about the Chetti Melaka Community  Traditional Indian Games
     
 

Deepavali is one of the many festivals celebrated by members of the Indian community. 
Light up your Deepavali celebration by making your own oil lamps and celestial swan decoration.

Download Deepavali Oil Lamp Activity

Download Deepavali Celestial Swan Activity

 

Discover the Chetti Melaka community through these folding activities! 
Create your own Chetti Melaka dolls, and learn more about the unique culture of the community. 

Download Chetti Melaka Talapa (Headgear)

Download Chetti Melaka Kampong

Download Chetti Melaka Doll

 

Traditional Indian games have been passed down from generation to generation. Not only are they entertaining pasttimes, they also encourage social interaction among children and teach important moral values or build their strategic thinking and psychomotor skills. They are also an opportunity for elders in the family to bond with their young children. Download these traditional Indian games and play them at home!

Aadu Puli Aatam (A Game of Goats and Tigers) - Printable

Parama Pada Sopanam (Snakes and Ladders) - Printable

 

Colour Our Collection   Create Your Own Artefact  Rangoli Art
     
 

Add colour to our collections by trying out these colouring sheets! Suitable for ages 10 and up. 

Little India 2

Little India 1

Kitchen Essentials

Jewellery

 Explore our galleries through a series of themed activities! Suitable for children aged 5-10.

Colour - Traditional Indian Clothes

Fold - Make Your Own Mini Kavadi (Religions and Festivals)

 

Make your own Rangoli art at home using these templates!

Fill in the spaces with coloured sand, beads or rice.

You could also colour them in using coloured pencils to create your own Rangoli artwork.

Rangoli Pattern

Rangoli Pattern (2)

Pongal Cow

Phoenix

Peacock

Nandi

Deepavali Oil Lamp