A simple introduction to the Hindu festival of Divali. Follow a family as they make rangoli patterns, light divas and watch a brilliant fireworks display to celebrate their amazing festival of light. This pre-school series introduces young children to world religions and focuses on the way the festival is celebrated today. There is detailed historical and cultural information at the end for parents and teachers.
Recently immigrated from India, Gita is looking forward to celebrating her favorite holiday, Divali, a festival of lights, but things are so different in her new home that she wonders if she will ever adjust.
Author: Richard Sebra
Publisher: Bumba Books It's a Holiday!
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
What's the most important holiday in India? It's Diwali! This celebration is also known as the festival of lights. Text features and photographs will help readers understand the importance and beauty of this festival.
Hours of festive coloring fun with a simple read-along narrative.* Beautiful Illustrations that range from simple to rich* Right number of pages that retain coloring fun for little ones * Informative yet simple narrative about Diwali* Kid-friendly conversation starters about Diwali and Indian cultureRecommended for Ages 4-8, but fun for all ages
Diwali is the story of a brave hero, an evil villain, and an epic battle. Join Ram on his adventure to defeat darkness and despair. Journey through time in India to learn about why Diwali came to be and how we celebrate it today.
1... 2... 3... Whatever Could It Be? Join the 3 Curious Monkeys – Suno, Dekho and Jaano – as they discover the most auspicious, wonderful Diwali Gift! When a mysterious package arrives just in time for Diwali, the three friends can hardly contain their excitement! Sparklers? Bangles? Diyas? Whatever could it be? Discover the most special gift of all… in this tale of tradition, curiosity, and fun!
Diwali is the Hindu festival of light and the start to the new year, so there's a lot to celebrate! Origami lamps and lanterns would fit right in with other decorations for Diwali, as lamps are put out to welcome the dead back to their families. Readers can find out all about other traditional Diwali celebrations through fact boxes as they learn to fold a coin purse, flowers for garlands, a vase, and more. A step-by-step guide aids readers through each origami project, including full-color photographs of each step.
Author: Amita Roy Shah
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2016-06-12
Light, Camera, Diwali! helps children gain a better understanding of Diwali, the Indian festivals of lights. Through this engaging story, children learn how Indian-American families celebrate Diwali in their homes. Dia receives a camera as a Diwali gift and uses it to capture her memories of this special day. She takes photos of her family decorating clay lamps, creating unique rangoli designs, preparing sweets called ladoos, setting off firecrackers and more! This captivating story also helps children learn why Diwali is celebrated. While Dia explores the rituals of Diwali with her camera, children learn about a Prince named Rama who was exiled into a forest for 14 years. After fighting off a demon, he is welcomed back into his city with a "row of lights." Children learn about how Diwali teaches us that light will overcome darkness and good will conquer evil.