Why is Holi celebrated 5 - 6 yrs

Children love Holi – its colours, balloons and pichkaris. And they will definitely ask about why Holi is celebrated. Use this learning journey much before hand to tell them about Holi in a way they will enjoy too – a combination of activities that will involve and engage them. Videos, books, activities like craft and art ensure they understand and they remember

  • Step 1

    Amma tell me about holi

    This book is a simplified version of the actual stories behind Holi - from Krishna's holi celebration, to Holika trying to get Prahlad killed by sitting in the fire

  • Step 2

    The story of Prahlad and Holika

    This video illustrates the story of Prahlad, Holika and Hiranya Kasyapa

  • Step 3

    Amar Chitra Katha Dashavatar

    Using the IOS or Android Amar Chitra Katha App, one can buy the comic book online. One can also buy a physical copy. This can be used to teach the child about various avatars of Krishna.

  • Step 4

    Make aHoli Tshirt, Create a Holi book

    The best way to internalize something is to engage and involve. Through the given set of activities the children are taught about holi and they can enjoy Holi fun until it is Holi day.

  • Step 5

    Holi colouring pages

    Bring alive the colours of holi via Holi themed colouring pages

  • Step 6

    Cooking up: chocolate gujiyas

    What better way to remeber the food assiciated with Holi, than make it yourself. Here is a delicious recipe for chocolate gujiyas.

  • Step 7

    Cooking up: chocolate gujiyas