11 ways to have a Sparkly Diwali with kids!

11 ways to have a Sparkly Diwali with kids!

Kids are usually the most excited about this festival and look forward to celebrating this one with their friends and family – wearing traditional attire, gorging on their favourite sweets, enjoying fireworks, decorating their homes and above all exchanging gifts. Here are a few ideas that will surely make Diwali even more sparkly and fun for kids.

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11 Handmade Gift Ideas for the Festive season

11 Handmade Gift Ideas for the Festive season

Diwali is the festival of lights, colors, sweets, new clothes and of course, gifts! Everyone is excited to get gifts, but they also feel confused when it comes to giving them! Also, talk about the waste when you get similar or the same gifts! Buying gifts for everyone can be a stress on the pocket and it can also be mundane, especially when many different people are going to be all gifting the same thing!  So why not…

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Celebrate this Diwali with DIY eco-friendly ‘diyas’

Celebrate this Diwali with DIY eco-friendly ‘diyas’

Diwali is about traditions, and nothing can beat the charm of adorning your home with humble clay diyas. These DIY diyas are pretty easy to make. You can then paint and embellish them to your liking.  Eco-friendly DIY Diya Ideas Clay Diya It is so easy to make your  Diyas at home with clay. You can use the same process and make diyas with play-doh or even the regular chapati dough.  Coconut Shell Diyas These…

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Epic! 16 Brilliant children’s books about Ramayana

Epic! 16 Brilliant children’s books about Ramayana

The Ramayana is one of the best-known epics in the world, the tale of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya. In this vividly told, brilliantly funny version for children, this ancient story takes on a new life. The traditional ingredients are all there adventure and excitement, love, war and monkeys, shape-changing demons and monsters, crossing oceans and carrying mountains, and an infinite number of stories within stories. Ramayana Valmiki’s Ramayana is believed to be the first poetic…

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5 DIY Ideas to Involve Your Kids in Diwali Décor

5 DIY Ideas to Involve Your Kids in Diwali Décor

It’s that time of the year again, for kids to rejoice and you to keep their excitement from running over your décor. This festive season tap their enthusiasm, engaging them in simple DIY ideas that are fun to make and a huge helping hand towards your Diwali preps.

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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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Get set for Diwali – The Best Workshops in Hyderabad and Bangalore!

Get set for Diwali – The Best Workshops in Hyderabad and Bangalore!

Diwali 2017 is approaching soon, and it is time to get into the preparation activities! Get the Diyas ready, prepare the Torans, plan the Rangoli and more. This year, engage your children in preparing for the festival with the wonderful line up of events and workshops. From Science and Activity Camps to Storytelling, Shopping events, Diya Decorations, Toran Making, Diya Painting, Lantern making and more, there is something for everyone!

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Make your own Diya Stand with the waste lying at home!

Make your own Diya Stand with the waste lying at home!

Diwali is a joyful celebration and many of its symbols – candles and lights, rangoli and flowers – make ideal subjects for working together with your children through crafts such as this one. Diwali is all about decoration then let’s decorate this Diya stand using the old Cds lying at home and make the “best out of waste”.

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