Reap the Harvest – Celebrate a joyful Sankranti

Reap the Harvest – Celebrate a joyful Sankranti

Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into Capricorn, hence people workship the Sun God. It is also a harvest festival, and in the parts of India where winters are severe, it announces the arrival of spring. Makar Sankranti is the only Indian festival based on the solar calendar and is known by different names in different parts of India – Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujarat and Pongal in Tamil Nadu. While some rituals…

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5 Yummy Kite-themed Treats for Kids to savor this Sankranti

5 Yummy Kite-themed Treats for Kids to savor this Sankranti

Pic Source: Kellogs Like all Indian festivals, Sankranti is also about yummy food! Sankranti is not complete without kites, so here we have a bunch of yummy kite themed treats that are perfect for this festival! Celebrate kites and food together with these loads of kite-themed treats for kids – cookies, sandwiches, fruit plates and more! 5 Yummy Kite-themed Treats for Kids to savor this Sankranti Fruit Kites (GeniusKitchen) Get fussy toddlers to eat their fruits…

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8 Simple and Easy DIY Kites for Sankranti

8 Simple and Easy DIY Kites for Sankranti

The joy of Kite Flying Makara Sankranti is based on the solar calendar and celebrates the sun. Basically, it marks the transition from the cold winter into warmer weather. Kite flying is popular during this time and that is to encourage people to step outside and get some fresh air and sunshine after the chilling winter. And did you know that Makar Sankranti coincides with International Kite Day? Isn’t it amazing? Have you experienced the…

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DIY Touch and Feel Wall Decoration for Sankranthi!

DIY Touch and Feel Wall Decoration for Sankranthi!

Let’s capture the warmth of this festival in this “touch and feel” wall decoration for Sankranthi that will easily help children learn about the festival while they get to make something beautiful to adorn their home.

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Navaratri Reads – 9 Books that Celebrate Goddesses

Navaratri Reads – 9 Books that Celebrate Goddesses

Navratri – a nine-day festival dedicated to Goddesses  The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, Nava meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Goddess Shakti or Devi are worshiped. The beginning of spring and autumn are considered to be significant confluences of climatic and solar influences. That is why these two periods are taken as sacred opportunities for the worship of the Divine Mother Durga. Durga Puja, Navaratri, Dusshera, and Diwali are important Hindu…

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The Complete Guide to the Best Dasara Camps in Hyderabad

The Complete Guide to the Best Dasara Camps in Hyderabad

To assert the victory of good over evil, Dasara is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country. The first term of many schools end on a high note with Dusshera holidays. Kids love to keep up the festive spirit and enjoy the vacation with friends and family dancing to the tunes of Dandiya and Garba programs organized around the city. Parents, help the kids make effective use of their time and look for various camps to enroll their kids. Here is a complete guide to the best camps in Hyderabad for your little ones. Take your pick and click on the link to book your favourite.

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Engaging Activities to Celebrate Onam with children

Engaging Activities to Celebrate Onam with children

A very Happy Onam to all our readers! Onam is celebrated every year on the 1st day of Chingam Masam, the first month of the Malayalam calendar which is a solar calendar.  Want to know more about this harvest festival – Why we celebrate and how? Read on! Onam is celebrated every year to mark Mahaballi’s homecoming every year. Onam festival is celebrated in Kerala. This 10-day event occurs during the month of Chingam and ends…

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7 Ideas to make this Ganesh Chaturthi memorable for your kids!

7 Ideas to make this Ganesh Chaturthi memorable for your kids!

Ganesh Chaturthi is just round the corner and this is the right time to involve your child in the celebrations and teach her festive values, here are a few ideas to make this Ganesh Chaturthi an unforgettable experience for your little ones.

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8 online sites to buy eco-friendly Ganesha Idols

8 online sites to buy eco-friendly Ganesha Idols

There are many non-polluting and eco-friendly Ganesha idols available online, on street sides and in stores. While the beauty of a simple earthen idol is unmatched, there are idols that use safe colors and others that contain seeds that will grow into plants or become food for birds and fish. Choosing an eco-friendly idol is the safe, responsible choice so that your celebrations do not pollute the soil and water of the earth. Where to…

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How to celebrate an Eco-friendly Ganesha Chathurthi

How to celebrate an Eco-friendly Ganesha Chathurthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. The 10-day long celebration includes decorating Ganesha idols at home, making and enjoying mouth-watering delicacies, music, lights, and finally, the immersion of the idol on the last day. But amidst the celebrations, we don’t realize how the things we do as part of the festivities are harming our environment. This year, let us get eco-conscious! Here are some simple ways in which you can celebrate…

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