We are working on this website, as a big project, to offer a one-stop-source for children services in our ISKCON world.
Everything that you would like to find for children in ISKCON will be here…
Not only do we create resources and material to add to the website but we also gather different resources from devotees and communities around the world.
You will find various kinds of fun activities for children, resources and training to prepare yourself for children services, and practical tools and support to set up children programs in your temple and/or congregations.
“That is the success of the movement, because younger generation, they are the flowers, the future hope of the country, of the world. If they take this movement seriously then the whole world will be happy.”
We would like to share with all of you this free children’s e-book that contains various pastimes of Lord Ramachandra and a wide range of fun activities and resources all about Him, for ages 2-18 year olds..
The activities are all in relation with the 5 most powerful items of devotional service centered on the theme of celebration Rama Navami!
What you will find:
– Simplified and detailed versions of stories associated with the festival to read with children. – Lists of suggested activities for children from ages 2-18. – Pages of resources, songs and prayers, where to find stories in scripture, pictures to colour, Internet links, and so forth, to assist with the suggested activities. – The educational focus is divided in 3 parts: Learning Aims, What children will accomplish by the end of this unit, and assessing how well the aims have been achieved.
You have full access to the book by reading it online and even have the option to download it.
Please check for the download icon on the flipbook menu bar.
We would like to thank HG Urmila Devi Dasi for creating this wonderful resource and sharing with everyone. She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and is one of the most renowned educators in ISKCON.
We are very excited to announce that we have prepared a special gift for all teachers, parents and children for the joyful celebration of Nityananda Trayodashi!
It’s a festival kit centered around Lord Nityananda, the most merciful incarnation. You will find information about Him, stories, rhymes, activity pages, arts and crafts ideas, games, one recipe to prepare for His pleasure and so much more!
Let us absorb ourselves in remembering Prabhu Nityananda while having fun with our family and friends!
Free Lesson Plans about Lord Gauranga and Lord Nityananda!
Lord Chaitanya’s and Lord Nityananda’s appearance days are coming up very soon so we are extremely excited to announce the completion of the lesson plans for the third chapter of our children’s activity book.
We invite you to check out our detailed flip through of this chapter about Sri Sri Gaura Nitai. You will find stories, games, recipes, dramas, crafts, puzzles, songs and so much more!
More than 15 hours’ worth of fun Chaitanya-lila themed activities to do with your children this festival season!
These lesson plans are a free resource to provide you with an easy, step-by-step guide for your children classes, whether at home, Sunday school or children programs.
You will: >>> Receive weekly summaries of the Damodara fun activities in your email & announcement of the total preaching trackers<<< >>> Receive preaching goal trackers to count how many people you got to offer lamps and chant a Hare Krishna Mahamantra<<<
>>>Fill in a form every Saturday to report your total scores for the preaching trackers<<<
>>>Have your name offered to Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Panca-tattva and Lord Nrsimhadeva in Sridham Mayapur!<<<
Benefits: – Collect 100x benefit in your bhakti bank account – Please Lord Damodara with your endeavours to come closer to Him – Sharing Krishna with others by inspiring people to offer a lamp and chant a Hare Krishna Mahamantra, the Lord becomes most pleased. He says in the Gita that a preacher is the dearest to Him! – A person who offers a lamp to the Lord in this month attains the spiritual world!
We have personally offered your names to Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Panca-tattva and Lord Nrsimhadeva in Mayapur Dham.
Please check out the awesome slideshow along with the special message from Maharaja from our final sanga.
+ “SMART Spiritual Goals”
Chapter 2, Devotional Service to Krishna – to help you organise fun, spiritual get-togethers for your kids and their friends!
For this chapter, we have also added a bonus gift which is connected with these lesson plan series!
We are providing you with a dynamic presentation – SMART Spiritual Goals –as a practical strategy to improve our devotional lives and facilitate meaningful and spiritual interaction between the children.
Parents and teachers, don’t miss out on this valuable resource!
If you missed out on the release of our lesson plans for Chapter 1 – Tilaka Our Vaisnava Uniform – please click on this link. You will also find a useful, informative video where Gourangi Gandharvika dd, author of the book “Becoming Your Devotee”, explains the aim of these lesson plans and the advantages of using them.
For those of you who already have our book, “Becoming Your Devotee”, we are preparing fun lesson plans for every chapter using all the different activities provided in the book and because our purpose is to assist you in your service to engaging children in Krishna consciousness, we are giving these resources for FREE!
*If you do not have the book yet, you can order Here
It is so wonderful and sweet to see how enthusiastic the children are in their devotional service! We have had received lots of feedback from parents and kids saying that this #PurusottamaChallenge has been a powerful boost in their spiritual lives.
The last week of Purusottama month is already here! Only 3 sangas left, so please invite your friends to join us for these final get-togethers
Join us on Wednesdays (IST 18:15) and Saturdays (IST 14:30)
3.Download the calendars and the important information files.
4. Share this challenge with others and nominate at least 2 friends and tag us on Facebook @ISKCON Children Services or other social media accounts (find at the end of the file you will download) and tag us using the hashtag #PurusottamaChallenge.
5. Join our virtual sangas every Wednesday and Saturday on the Zoom platform (optional but highly recommended)