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Sharing Krishna Janmashtami with Kids

When parents and educators think about Hinduism, Holi and Diwali are the two major holidays that come to mind. But, Krishna Janmashtami {john-mahsh-tah-mee}, the celebration of Krishna’s birth, is also popular, fun, and kid-friendly. It usually falls sometime during August, and it’s a great way to explore both Hinduism and Indian culture. Here are a […]

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Holi Hai! Celebrating the Festival of Colors

Holi Hai! Celebrating the Festival of Colors

Have you heard about the Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors? Celebrating the arrival of spring, Holi is all about the joy of new beginnings, letting go of resentments, and enjoying fun and color. Traditionally, Holi falls in the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna, which usually coincides with March. There

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Celebrating Diwali as a Multicultural Family \ Multicultural Kid Blogs

Celebrating Diwali as a Multicultural Family

Have you heard of Diwali? It’s the South Asian Festival of Lights and is traditionally celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs all over the world. Multiple religions celebrate this holiday, and in its simplest form, it represents the victory of light over dark, good over evil, hope over despair, and knowledge over ignorance. In India,

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10 Fun Facts About Diwali for Kids

Diwali is the celebration of light over darkness. It’s a holiday with broad appeal. People throughout India and several neighboring countries observe Diwali. It’s also a popular Hindu/Indian cultural event enjoyed around the globe. Today’s post features 10 fun facts about Diwali for kids. You might also enjoy this collection of Diwali books for kids.

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