Diwali is an Indian festival that has gained a lot of prominence around the world. With an increasing number of Indian expatriates in every corner of the globe, countries like Britain, the United States and Australia etc have also assimilated the spirit of Diwali in their culture and celebrated the Festival of light with great fervour and joy. Diwali has indeed become GLOBAL.
When I decided to find some SIMPLE DIWALI CRAFTS ideas to do with my toddler I thought about looking for ideas from Countries other than India. It gives another dimension to the festival and shows how the world perceives our culture.
These are 5 Simple Diwali Craft ideas, I love from around the web.
FIREWORKS WITH GLUE
Nadia shows how to create this beautiful and oh so easy craft with just paper, glue and glitter. It is super simple even for a toddler and looks really pretty.
DIWALI CANDLE JAR
Patti Baker gives us an ethereal looking Candle Jar. I love Candle jars and I think this one can be used even after Diwali for those aromatic candles.
SALT DOUGH CANDLEHOLDERS
I think these are a pure creative genius. Again an easy craft you can do with your toddlers. has many more brilliant ideas. Click here to learn about the This site also has unusual Rangoli designs made from lentils and beans.
DRAWING PIN DECORATIVE CANDLE
has many Diwali craft ideas from Rangoli patterns, children colouring pages to Diya Cards. I personally love this decorative Candle which you can make by just pushing coloured pins.
If your kid loves to colour then this mobile from (a site for children’s activities) might be a great Diwali craft idea for you. Just follow the simple instruction
I am sure we are going to have lots of fun doing these crafts. What about you, what crafts are you doing with your child this Diwali? Let me know more through your comments. I hope you have liked Indianma.com on Facebook or friended us through Google connect. Not yet? See the right sidebar to do so. I wish a HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS DIWALI to all my readers.