Learn how to make Diyas for Diwali with Kids with just playdough and beads. An India inspired hands on craft for kids for Diwali.
Here’s a fun way to learn about another culture with your child. Diwali is a celebration for the Festival of Lights in India. You can make your own light be creating a Diya.
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Making Diyas for Diwali with Kids
Supplies for Diyas for Diwali
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Create Balls with the Playdough. We used our cardamom scented playdough.
Then press in the middle of the balls to make a place for the candle
Add Beads or Sequins to decorate your Diya
Time to add the Battery Operated Tea Light!
We used playdough to make our diyas again and again for Diwali pretend play. If you’d like to make them to keep, we’d suggest making them from salt dough. You can use this easy salt dough recipe for this.
Song for Diwali for Kids
You can sign this little Diwali song too.
Little Lamps Song
Tune: “London Bridge”
Little lamps are burning bright,
Burning bright, burning bright.
Little lamps are burning bright.
See them lighting up the night,
Up the night, up the night.
See them lighting up the night.
You can light your candle again and again for diwali fun!
Here’s our recipe for how to make Cardamom Playdough with Kids as you learn about Diwali.
Click below for more Diwali Projects for Kids
Here’s a glimpse from our front porch in India on the night of Diwali!
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