Events and Festivals

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Holi Activities for Preschoolers

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Holi activities, crafts and celebrations for preschool and kindergarden.... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Holi

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Hello everyone. March 8, 2012 is Holi. In US time, I think it falls on March 7th. And what better time to celebrate such a colorful, vibrant festival than the end of a long winter, and in the middle of... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Holi in the Workplace

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Ideas to celebrate holi in the workplace, especially in the US... (Continue reading)

Diwali Celebrations – Ideas for Children

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Diwali celebrations for children is a time filled with joy, warmth and excitement. DIWALI 2011 is around the corner! Here are some Diwali ideas for children to make it an extra special time: 1.Decking the rooms: Involve your kids in cleaning and... (Continue reading)

Preschool Diwali Celebrations or School Diwali Celebrations – Party Ideas

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Planning a preschool or school diwali party? Here are some party ideas to do both in school or in a playdate or at home: For a preschool diwali party or a school diwali party in class or at home: Decorations... (Continue reading)

Happy Mothers Day

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To all moms who care, volunteer, stress out, worry, enjoy, love, relish and nurture! Happy Mothers Day!... (Continue reading)

Preschool and School Diwali Celebrations

Preschool and school diwali celebrations are easy, colorful and a lot of fun. Diwali, with all its splendor, lights, crackers, sweets, sharing and memories provide ample inspiration for craft idea. The date for Diwali 2010 is November 5. For your... (Continue reading)

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Halloween Activities for Kids – Must Dos

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Halloween activities for kids hold several must dos. If you are from the US, this is a refresher, and if you are new to the US, this is a checklist of things to do to explore this fun festival. Visit... (Continue reading)

Top 10 Halloween Activities for Kids

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Halloween activities for kids are both fun and challenging (for adults to dream up). Below are a list of activities for kids you can do at home or in the classroom with kids that looks beyond the pumpkin. If you... (Continue reading)

Raksha Bandhan

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Today is Raksha Bandhan, popularly known as Rakhi in northern India. Its the bond of love between a brother and a sister, one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. ‘Raksha Bandhan’ or ‘Rakhi’ is a special occasion to... (Continue reading)

Father’s Day with Kids – Top Things to do on Father’s Day 2010

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Planning Fathers Day 2010 with kids? Looking for top things to do on Fathers day with kids? Its difficult to start from scratch, so we have a list of ideas to get you started. Family Picnic: Take advantage of the... (Continue reading)

Baisakhi, Vishu, Nobo Borsho Celebrations -A second New Year and the spirit of spring

Are you behind on your New Year resolutions? Has the long winter that follows January 1 put a chill on your grand plans for 2010? Take heart. For many regions of South Asia, especially India, April 14 or April 15,... (Continue reading)

Japanese Dolls Festival – Hinamatsuri

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Hinamatsuri, or Girls Day (also known as the Japanese Dolls festival) is celebrated on March 3. As I child I remember reading about the Japanese Dolls Festival – of Hinamatsuri. Wikipedia has a great article on the topic, which you... (Continue reading)

Holi Celebrations in Preschool and School

Holi Celebration Ideas for Schools and Preschools includes craft, party and other celebration ideas for preschoolers and older kids... (Continue reading)

Holiday Season – How do you celebrate?

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Christmas was not the holiday we celebrated at home while growing up in India.   I went to a Catholic school and we had some Christmas celebrations in school.  I looked forward to Christmas every year since we got 10 days... (Continue reading)

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Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Recipes

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Thanksgiving day is commonly known as a fall harvest festival and a time to give thanks for the harvest and to offer prayer for God’s continuous grace. It has become one of the biggest holidays, celebrated on the second Monday... (Continue reading)

Diwali.. Be Safe And Healthy

Diwali or Deepawali is perhaps the most beautiful of Hindu festivals in India. Diwlai signifies the victory of good over evil. It is celebrated to mark the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana, the king of Lanka. Also... (Continue reading)

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Celebrating Diwali in Schools and Preschools

Is your school or preschool celebrating diwali? Or maybe you want to take a touch of celebration to your child’s school. Here are some ideas: Diwali Activities for preschools and schools Diya Decoration: Bring in plain and unpainted teracotta diyas... (Continue reading)

8 ways to celebrate Diwali in the Office

Hello everyone. Diwali is round the corner and we are all about taking celebrations to work. Making life at work multi cultural makes work that much more interesting. Maybe you have been too busy to celebrate Diwali at work, or... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Durga Pujo

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  Durga Puja also referred to as “Durgotsab”, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates worship of Hindu Goddess Durga. Durga Puja is widely celebrated in the eastern part of India, specially in West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and... (Continue reading)

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