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By Jenni TavenerEarly Years teacher and writer

Creative activities to celebrate the Hindu and Sikh festivals of Diwali and Guru Nanak’s Birthday

Boy and father celebrating Diwali

Activities in this article:

  1. Rangoli patterns
  2. Garland gifts
  3. Helping hands bunting

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1. Rangoli patterns

Make a shared display based on rangoli patterns to celebrate Diwali

Expressive Arts and Design

Exploring using media and materials

Early learning goal: Children safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

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