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.Read More
Celebrating Diwali is fun with books that show us Why Diwali is Celebrated and How it is Celebrated! And if you are looking for one for your child, look no further! With so many lovely new books on Diwali, we surely have you covered. This list includes story books as well as activity books!Read More
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.Read More
Make your own Golu Dolls for Dussehra (Dasara) ‘Gomme Habba’, ‘Bommala Koluvu‘ or ‘Golu’ is one of the important aspects of Navaratri in some Southern States. This is not only a time for worship and celebration but also to flaunt one’s creativity and imagination! Whether it is the assembling of the Golu steps, dressing up the Marapacchi dolls (Pattada Gombe) or preparing the snacks – Navaratri is the time when resourcefulness flourishes at home. It…Read More
Dusshera isn’t just a festival but a celebration of life. Come October and the country drapes itself in vibrant colours, some adorning an elaborate festive grandeur while others wrapped in quirky stories and intriguing ceremonies. A multitude of beliefs and a host of rituals, this festival is a true reflection of the cultural diversity of a country dipped in ancient traditions and mythology.
This Dussehra, plan an exciting journey to places that celebrate stories you didn’t know and magnificence you never witnessed.
Family, Culture, and Celebrations Raising a child far away from home, I’m always wondering how to incorporate more cultural learning into my daughter’s life. To me, culture involves a number of things. It involves food, language, festivals, clothes, habits and more. We can imbibe much of our culture in our day to day life, by introducing old family recipes to our young ones and speaking in our mother-tongue. We can involve them in daily poojas…Read More
Janmashtami – The Birth of Krishna On a dark stormy night, in the jail of Mathura, to the blast of lightning, little Natkhat Bal Gopal was born. Janmashtami is celebrated with great pomp and show all over India to mark the birth of Nanhe Krishna and to brood over the mischief and fun! Kids love it the most due to Dahi Handi festival where people form a human tower to break the handi pot full…Read More
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.Read More