Early Years RE - Persona Dolls

First published 29th April 2012

Many teachers speak of the power of having familiar persona dolls in the classroom and theimaginative way in which young children can exercise their curiosity about difference. They can ask the doll questions and become familiar with her/his beliefs which provides an excellent start for RE.

Downloadable here isa short article called 'Using Persona Dolls with Young Children'. There are also five series ofsessions for dolls of different religions, each with accompanying photo presentations of them in their places of worship.


Using Persona Dolls with Young Children


Joe (Judaism)

Rita (Hinduism)

Hassan (Islam)

Malkit (Sikhism)

Elizabeth (Christianity)

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