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 

*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 Singapore's Little Treasures - 
Home Based Learning (Pre-school

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

Download Little India Activity Book

 Follow Adam around Indian Heritage Centre to learn more about Indian culture

Download Activity Kit



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 encourage
social interaction among children, teach
important moral values and build  strategic
thinking and motor skills.  
these traditional Indian games and play them at home!

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

Parama Padam Board Template

Parama Padam Dice Template

[VIDEO] DIY Pallanguzhi

[VIDEO] How to Play Pallanguzhi

[VIDEO] DIY Rangoli Art

[VIDEO] DIY Parama Padam (Snakes & Ladders)


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

Kitchen Essentials


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)

Solve - Who Are They

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




Deepavali Oil Lamp