Diwali is a time of great happiness the festival of lights, it encourages happiness all around. If you need something to pick you up after Halloween or need to infuse some joy into your school day, then why not delve into this fascinating culture and brighten up your day.
There are several links below that lead you to pages packed full of lesson plans and fun art activities. You could also consider visiting the holy temple in your area, they are beautiful and the people are very welcoming and happy to accept and accommodate all visitors. If a small group you is going be sure to call ahead and make sure you are OK to visit on that particular day out of respect for this holy place of worship.