Diwali Rangoli Pattern

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, falls on Thursday 23rd October 2014. Celebrate it with the children by making a traditional Indian rangoli pattern.Gorgeous diwali rangoli patterns for kids

 

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Diwali rangoli designs with colored salt

Diwali rangoli designs made with colored salt are a gorgeous sensory delight – and they’re really easy to make. Here’s how:

Gorgeous rangoli patterns for Diwali, made with DIY colored salt

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Rama and Sita puppets :: Diwali activity

Storytelling is a wonderful way for children to learn, and these Rama and Sita puppets are great as a Diwali activity. Here’s how we made them, with ideas on how to use puppets and stories to learn and explore.How to bring stories and learning to life with puppets {re-telling the story Rama and Sita as a Diwali activity}

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Salt dough candle holders for Diwali

Will you be celebrating Diwali with your children next month? I think observing festivals from many different cultures is a wonderful way to introduce  kids to the wider world.  The festival of lights is taking place on Thursday 23rd October 2014 and a creative way to mark the occasion by making some salt dough candle holders.

How to make beautiful salt dough candle holders - great for Diwali and Winter Solstice

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Play dough fireworks!

Here’s a simple, sensory play idea from my daughter: play dough fireworks!

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