Playing with colours can be a lot of fun, whether you are a kid or an adult! While colours and water are splashed around enthusiastically, during Holi, preschoolers can enjoy the vibrant colours and something new! There are many ways that Holi can be celebrated with colours, like…
This Holi, make learning fun by trying these 3 Holi Art and Craft Ideas for Preschoolers, with your kids!
1. Handmade Holi Cards:
Toddlers have a lot of energy and can get quiet restless if their energy is not given a proper direction. So, don’t be too surprised to find your preschooler still wanting to play after playing a full-fledged colour Holi with friends! Showing them how to make handmade Holi cards can be fun and a novel learning experience for the little ones. Holi cards can also be fun gifts that kids can gift their friends during the festival of colours!
What you will need:
• Craft Paper
• Artists’ Oil Colour 12 Assorted Colours Set
• Camel Large Rectangular Palette
• Camlin Brushes
• Camlin White Glue
• Leaves and flower petals
• Cut slices of ladies’ finger and star fruit
Here’s how to make a handmade Holi card…
1. Take the craft paper and show the kids how to fold it in the centre, for making the greeting card. Repeat until you have the greeting cards ready to be painted.
2. Help them add the paint colours of their choice in the palette.
3. Now cut the vegetables and give these to the kids for using.
4. Show them how to dip the cut vegetables into the paint and imprint it on the craft paper. Allow them to repeat until all the cards are done.
5. Show the kids how to stick the flower petals and leaves on the card and watch them unleash their creativity!
6. Allow the cards to dry; the cards are ready!
2. Fun Floral Frames
You can explore your creativity with kids through colourful floral frames, this Holi!
Here’s how to make a floral frame…
1. Cut out a picture frame from the chart paper and hand it to your child.
2. Allow your child to decide how they want to arrange the leaves and flowers petals on the picture frame. Let them make as colourful an arrangement as they can.
3. Next, the leaves and the flower petals can be pasted on the picture frame and set aside to dry.
4. You can also use these frames for your family and friends’ Holi celebration pictures.
3. Wall Hanging for Holi
The vibrant colours of Holi can be inspiring for your mini-artists. Wall hangings are a great way to use this inspiration to make simple yet beautiful home décor.
Here’s how to make a wall hanging for Holi…
1. Ask the kids to dip the toothbrushes in the colour of their choice.
2. Now the kids can create interesting and unique patterns on the cardboard by spraying the paint on it.
3. Once the kids have finished spraying all the colours of their choice onto the paper, allow it to dry.
4. Once dried, hang it up as home décor!
These were 3 Holi art ideas for kids! If you liked them, do share your thoughts with us in the comments section below! We hope that you have a safe and Happy Holi!