Green Ganesha – 10 Ideas to DIY with Eco-friendly Materials

Green Ganesha – 10 Ideas to DIY with Eco-friendly Materials

Ganesha Chathurthi Ganesha Chaturthi is here and the excitement is visible! Indians celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with great fervor and delight. We bring Ganpati to our homes. Usually, these idols are made of POP and pose a threat to the environment. They cause lots of pollution and contaminate our water bodies. This year, let us do our bit to preserve and protect our environment by making Ganesha idols at home with eco-friendly and easily available materials. Here…

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4 Unique Ways To Make your own Ganesha with Household items!

4 Unique Ways To Make your own Ganesha with Household items!

You don’t have Clay, No Problem!!  Ganesh Chaturthi is here and everybody is busy, preparing to welcome Lord Ganesha. Many homes are filled with the smell of yummy ‘ laddus’ and ‘modaks’  as these are his favorite. It is a tradition in many families to bring a lovely idol of Lord Ganesha to their house and pray to it. This festival is celebrated for ten days. Some people plan to make their idol in their homes while others buy…

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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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Bal Gopal Cradle – DIY this Krishna Janmashtami!

Bal Gopal Cradle – DIY this Krishna Janmashtami!

Kids love beautiful idols of Lord Krishna, and they are often curious to learn about Janmashtami celebrations. Teaching few interesting, fun related Janmashtami activities for kids can help you inculcate the festive and cultural values in them.Click to see Party Time with the little Krishnas! You might be looking for some easy-to-do Janmashtami activities online and craft books. Scroll down to learn this fantastic Janmashtami DIY Bal Gopal cradle for your little munchkins.

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Learn How to Make Authentic ‘Bellam Atukulu’ and ‘Aval Payasam’ For Krishna Janmashtami

Learn How to Make Authentic ‘Bellam Atukulu’ and ‘Aval Payasam’ For Krishna Janmashtami

One of the most waited festivals in Shravana Masam is the one that celebrates the birth of Sri Krishna.

Known variously as Gokulashtami, Sri Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, and Sri Krishna Janmashtami (or simply Janmashtami), it is a festival celebrated throughout India. Naivedyam for Lord Krishna is dominated by milk products (Curds, Butter, and Milk) and by dishes made with Atukulu (Poha, Aval, Avalakki, or Beaten Rice); both of which are among Krishna’s favourite foods.

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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

Photo by Praveen Kumar from Pexels 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…

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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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