Win over the holiday – 14 ways to make Dussehra engaging for children

Win over the holiday – 14 ways to make Dussehra engaging for children

Amidst nine days of Durga pooja, fasting and harvest, Dandiya and Garba brings joy and gaiety to all .Especially, kids love the idea of vacation from school, dressing up in their traditional best, relishing their favourite sweets, taking pride in showing off the décor to the guests, and above all dancing to the tunes of Dandiya and Garba with family and friends. Believe me, Dusshera vacation is the best time to not go on short trip but to be in town to enjoy the festivities with family and friends.

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Get Creative this Dussehra – 10 Ideas to make your own dolls for the Golu!

Get Creative this Dussehra – 10 Ideas to make your own dolls for the Golu!

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…

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Go Golu Hopping – Best places to see the Dasara Golu in Bangalore

Go Golu Hopping – Best places to see the Dasara Golu in Bangalore

You can also rekindle interest in this tradition if you don’t already display the Golu! Kids can help you build the platform to arrange the dolls and to bedeck the “Pattada Gombe” (Raja Rani dolls) and other dolls! You can even get your kids to make their own Golu Dolls! Here are the best places to view the Dasara Golu display this Navarathri.

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