Tuesday, November 6, 2018

7th November Diwali

Today Diwali is being celebrated in Australia. This is the festival of lights, one of the most celebrated festivals in India. It has many beautiful traditions attached to it it and the children in Year 1 at school who are celebrating festivals this term enjoy this one immensely. They make lamps, design rangoon with coloured chalk on the playground and enjoy Indian sweets. For this reason the library now has a good collection of books to spread among the four classes. Among them are these:

1 comment:

  1. WOW there is even a Chook Doolan title! How great that the kids experience this with actual activities and perhaps gain a deeper insight into a cultural practice that may be new to them.