Here’s a simple, sensory play idea from my daughter: play dough fireworks!
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Diwali rangoli designs made with colored salt are a gorgeous sensory delight – and they’re really easy to make. Here’s how:
Diwali rangoli patterns with colored salt [Read more…]
Have you ever used henna to make mehndi patterns? We tried it this week as part of our project on weddings around the world and it was wonderful. Such a lovely group activity and a great hands-on (truly!) way to learn about a culture different to our own. Oh, and surprising good for math games too. Here are our tips for how to use henna as a beautiful art and math lesson.
Henna math games :: making mehndi patterns [Read more…]
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.
Rama and Sita puppets: Diwali activity [Read more…]
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 Wednesday November 11th 2015 and a creative way to mark the occasion by making some salt dough candle holders.
Salt dough candle holder Diwali craft [Read more…]
We love autumn! Here are some of our most popular autumn activities for kids. Click each one for more details – and pin this page for a great resource.[Read more…]