In India we love to celebrate festivals, it is part of our culture, the festival of Dussehra signifies the importance of truth and victory of good over the evil. The festival is celebrated for 10 days. It is believed that during the Ramayana time, the war between Ram and Ravana went on for 10 long days. On the 10 days, Lord Ram killed Ravana and marked the victory of good over the evil. Dussehra is celebrated as Vijayadashami in down south, it significance the day when Goddess Durga killed demon Mahisasura. Here are
7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Dussehra with Kids
1. Decorate the Dandiya Sticks
Kids love to dance and flaunt their Dandiya sticks, get creative with your little one. Take some colorful ribbons, printed tapes and create a unique pattern on the Dandiya stick which can go well with their traditional outfit. You can also paint the Dandiya sticks and make creative patterns and polka dots on it.
2. Decorate the Prayer Room
Plan some DIY decor with your little one, you can recycle the old bangles to transform it into Diya. Bottles and old CDs can be used as a beautiful candle stands too. Decorate it with some colorful ribbons, pebbles, and stones. Once the candle stand is ready, place the Diya and add more beauty to the prayer room.
3. Get Ready For Garba
Both kids and adults love to perform on the rocking dance number during the Garba night. Prepare some easy steps and practice a cool number to perform on Dandiya night. Allow the kids to share some easy moves and ideas. The song. Enjoy the beautiful bond with your little one.
4. Decorate the Golus
In south India, Golu is very popular, people set up Golu for 9 days of Navratri. Make beautiful clay Golus and set it up for Pooja. You can also gift it to your friends and family, they surely would appreciate your little one’s creativity.
5. Make Ravana
During the festival of Dussehra, Ravana is burned down into ashes in an open space, it is to demonstrate the victory of good over the evil. You can make a small Ravana at home with some papers, burn it inside the building space with friends and distribute sweets.
6. Handmade Gifts
Festival is a great time to meet and greet your loved ones. Make the most of it and give them a handmade gift. It won’t pinch your pocket and your kids will love to upcycle old CD into candle stand, clay into Dussehra Golus or cardboard into traditional symbols like Om, Trishul to match the festival spirit.
7. Sweets and Savoury
Traditional sweets are part of Indian culture. Prepare traditional sweets and savoury with your little one, ask them to help you out. Appreciate the child’s effort and ask them to serve the delicacies to the guest.
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