Rangoli – How it helps children learn vital skills

Rangoli – How it helps children learn vital skills

Drawing a rangoli (or kolam) outside the house is an early morning routine many of us engage in.  Rangoli is an ancient and traditional Indian art form that embodies beauty and auspiciousness. Rangoli art consists of decoration and patterns made with chalk or rangoli coloured powder and can be embellished with sand, rice, candles or flower petals. It is a safe, beautiful and expressive tool that transcends age, language, and cultural barriers and is a…

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11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

Do you have a stack of newspapers that you want to upcycle and repurpose? Here is our compilation of awesome DIY projects that you can create with newspapers! Build Newspaper Structures From CraftingAGreenWorld Newspaper Bouquet From PopSugar Newspaper Flowers from RedTartArt Newspaper Basket From HowAboutOrange Newspaper Photo Frames from SavedByLoveCreations Newspaper Gift Bags From RedTartArt Newspaper Envelopes From KanelStrand Newspaper Art from StudioSeena’s Blog Make your own paper Making paper by hand at home is a…

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Get the greens in – How to Make a Kid-Friendly DIY Terrarium!

Get the greens in – How to Make a Kid-Friendly DIY Terrarium!

Terrariums are a great craft for kids because they are fun in all stages of development. Picking out plants, containers and little figurines to go inside can be just as fun as making the terrarium and watching it grow. What’s a terrarium, you say? A terrarium is a way of growing plants in an enclosed or partially enclosed container usually made of glass or plastic. They are easy to establish and make a wonderful craft for bored kids at home during the summer. Read on for our easy terrarium DIY to learn how to make your own to keep or give away to your friends.

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#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

Origami is the art of paper-folding. Its name derives from Japanese words ori (“folding”) and kami (“paper”). Traditional origami consists of folding a single sheet of square paper (often with a colored side) into a sculpture without cutting, gluing, taping, or even marking it. Origami as a craft has left an extensive paper trail across the globe!  Origami is fun and rewarding for both adults and children. These can be perfect rainy day (or any day) activities for children. 20…

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Kids’ Favorite Photos and DIY Keepsake Ideas – A story to read and a craft to make!

Kids’ Favorite Photos and DIY Keepsake Ideas – A story to read and a craft to make!

Photos evoke memories, and make for wonderful gifts. Here’s a great picture book to read with your child, and a fun DIY Keepsake idea to spend some constructive time together, and create more memories to look back on!

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Why Scissors And Paintbrushes Are Great For Your Child

Why Scissors And Paintbrushes Are Great For Your Child

One evening, after finishing my cup of coffee, I entered my room to fetch my phone to call my husband. To my surprise, the moment I opened the door, I ran into a handful of crayons lying on the floor. Two steps into the room and I realized that there was glitter all over my pillow and the pillow was very carefully placed on a short height stool! The paintbrushes on the window sill, craft…

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DIY: Learn to Make Floating Diyas with Kundans

DIY: Learn to Make Floating Diyas with Kundans

A Diya (divaa, deepa, deepam, or deepak) is an oil lamp usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in ghee or vegetable oils. Clay diyas are often used temporarily as lighting for special occasions. But this Diwali we will make Floating Diyas. These kundan diyas are perfect to lighten up the festive season but can be used all year around too!

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Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Source: https://www.roalddahlfans.com Today we celebrate the life and works of one of the greatest children’s authors in the world. Whether you favour Fantastic Mr. Fox or have a soft spot for The BFG, there’s no denying Roald Dahl’s unique and colourful style changed children’s literature forever. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day (13th September 2019) with these phizz-whizzing, wondercrump activities! READ Read these 15 phizz whizzing books by Roald Dahl that you must not miss. Listen to Roald Dahl’s…

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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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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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