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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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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Ways to involve your child in Krishna Janmashtami celebrations

Ways to involve your child in Krishna Janmashtami celebrations

Photo by Vivek Sharma on Unsplash 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…

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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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Let’s Say it with Kites- 22 Books for the Kite Lovers this Sankranti!

Let’s Say it with Kites- 22 Books for the Kite Lovers this Sankranti!

Kite flying is an exciting adventure for children, spark their interest in reading by sharing a kite book together. Read some stories about kites, build a kite with your child and spend time together this Sankranti! Here is a list of wonderful “Kite” reads for children.

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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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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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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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12 Books your Children Must Read About Diwali!

12 Books your Children Must Read About Diwali!

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!

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