CELEBRATING DIWALI

DIWALI is the Indian Festival of Lights. This year it will be held on Wednesday 7th November.

Click on ALL ABOUT DIWALI to read about Diwali and answer your worksheet.b-450723-Happy_Diwali_2009

 

Then scroll down or click here to read THE STORY OF DIWALI to find out why it’s the festival of lights.  You have a printout in your booklet of one of the pictures.  You need to write the part of the story which goes with it on the lined paper with the picture.

At Diwali, Hindus draw bright Rangoli patterns to encourage the goddess Lakshmi to enter their homes.

After completing your booklet rangoli patterns, you can download and colour in one of these rangoli designs.

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This video shows a really clever way of drawing a lotus flower RANGOLI pattern.

You can read about rangoli at these websites which show the RANGOLI flower designs.

1. RANGOLI PICTURES

2. ALL ABOUT RANGOLI

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