Pongal / Sankranti Inspired DIY Crafts For Kids

Pongal and Sankranti are festivals that are celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm in India, and what better way to get your kids involved in the celebrations than by doing some fun and creative DIY crafts together?

  1. Pot Painting: Pongal is celebrated by cooking sweet rice in a pot called “Pongal pot”, why not decorate these pots before the festival and make it a fun activity with your kids. You can use acrylic paints, paint brushes, and stencils to create beautiful and unique designs on the pots.
  2. Rangoli: Rangoli is a traditional art form that is usually created on the floor using colored powders. But why not bring this art form to your child's clothing? All you need is a plain white t-shirt, fabric paint, and a few stencils. Your child can choose their favorite colors and patterns to create a unique and personalized t-shirt that they can wear during Pongal and Sankranti celebrations.
  3. Theme Drawings: Encourage your children to draw Pongal and Sankranti themed drawings, this can be a fun way for kids to express their creativity and learn more about the festival. They can draw traditional symbols such as the sun, the cow, or the harvest, or depict scenes from the festival such as people cooking sweet rice or flying kites.
  4. Pongal/Sankranti Themed Wall Hanging: Create a beautiful and colorful wall hanging with your child that can be hung up in your home during the Pongal and Sankranti celebrations. You can use traditional materials like bamboo and cloth, or use a more modern approach with paper and paint.
  5. Kite Making: Kite flying is a very popular activity during Pongal and Sankranti, why not make your own kites with your kids. You can use paper, string, and paint to create colorful and unique kites that you and your child can fly together.

These are just a few ideas to get you started, but the possibilities are endless. The key is to have fun and get creative together. Not only will these crafts be a fun bonding activity for you and your child, but they will also add a special touch to their traditional clothing from The Nesavu brand. Don't forget to share your creations with us on our Instagram page, we would love to see them!