Ramayan for Kids and Teachers - The Story of Rama & Sita Illustration

Story of Rama & Sita

The stories of Rama and Sita are famous throughout the world. Their epic tale is told in the Ramayana (also spelled Ramayan.) The Ramayan is a series of very short stories that together tell the tale of how Sita is kidnapped by Ravena and Rama goes to rescue her. They have many adventures and troubles along the way. In the end, Rama and Sita are reunited. There is much, much more to the tale then that, of course. And, along the way, there is a good dose of how people lived in ancient India.

For Kids

Ramayan - the Story of Diwali for Kids (video, animated, for kids)

Watch the Movie! Ramayan for Kids (animated, beautiful, full movie in English, just shy of one hour)

Illustrated Ramayan

Ramayana - overview

See Also: Diwali

For Kids and Teachers

Free online games and activities about ancient India

Free online stories about ancient India (some animated videos, some text)

Lesson Plans for Teachers - Ancient India and Country of India