Cardboard tube chanukiah
Weeks before Chanukah I planned to make a chanukiah out of toilet roll tubes. Then I saw one made by Creative Jewish Mom which was so elegant I nearly gave my plans away! But my daughter and I bot…
This Just In! How To Use Our Henna Sets
We just got in an amazing new accessory that is sure to be on our what-to-pack list for festivals… henna sets! Henna is a plant that when ground up into a fine powder can be mixed with water to make a paste that dyes the skin. People have been using henna as body art since […]
Diwali is celebrated by Hindus in India and all around the world in October or November. It is the Hindu New Year and is either a 3-day or 5-day holiday depending on where you come from. The Festival of Lights Diwali will next be celebrated on 4th November 2021. It is a very exciting and colourful holiday. Homes are cleaned to welcome the New Year and windows are opened so that the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, can enter. It is believed that she cannot enter a house which is not lit up…
Diwali Footprints on crayola.com
Create decorations with a mischievous edge for Diwali, a heritage-rich festival for Hindus. Students work with a partner to design Lakshmi's colorful footprints.