Best Diwali Games And Activities For School Students

Vishal Bhojane
October 17, 2019

The much-awaited Indian festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner. Also called Deepavali, this festival marks the celebration of togetherness, love, and sharing.

Enlisted below are creative ideas for festive Diwali Games and activities that will fill the spirit of Diwali in every student.

1. Hand-Made Greeting Cards

How about helping kids to make some cards with their own hands through the use of some paint and paper? Sounds cool, isn’t it? To inspire your kids into making these greeting cards, you may show them some downloaded images. The internet is full of greeting cards that can ready kids to come up with custom-made cards, filled with photos of family members and friends.

2. Creative stories

Diwali is the best festival to push the creative characters of your kids. If you notice curiosity about them with words, you may inspire them to write poems and essays about the Diwali celebrations. The Next step you can give incentives to their writing skills would be to post their writings on either your Facebook page or your blog for your friends and family to appreciate and remark on their gift of appearance.

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3. Festival Time is Quiz Time

Inspire your students to take part in a quiz about topics they love. Teachers can step in to divide the class into groups, allowing one group to quiz the competing group. An interesting tip here would be to appreciate the knowledge of winning their team with prizes and gifts.

4. Girly Stuff

Try out this activity with young girls. You may collect the shells of pistachios tree and encourage her to churn out exciting jewelry items like necklaces, bracelets, anklets, and rings. Craft items like glitters, threads, and paints can be used to design beautiful hand-made jewelry.

5. The ‘Go Green’ Project

Given the fact that air pollution levels rise to their maximum on account of bursting firecrackers during Diwali, organize a competition to create an environmental project. This will encourage them to browse the internet about the harmful effects of Diwali crackers and handhold them to finish an environmental-friendly educational project titled ‘How to Go Green This Diwali?’ Such an act would be infotainment for kids to absorb the positives and negatives of Diwali.

6. Colors to Beautify Your relationships

The light and shine of every Indian festival- the Rangoli is the most loved art by every kid in the block. Encourage students to come up with innovative Rangoli designs. All the groups will then compete with each other to showcase their spirit of creativity and innovation through their Rangoli. This also calls for a main student-teacher connection session.

7. Role Play or Storytelling

The traditional stories of the Diwali celebration every time tell us how good achievements over evil. There are so many accounts in mythology that vindicate the significance of the festival. Schools can organize “relive the mythology” contests wherein students can be asked to narrate chronicles from the epics and spread awareness about the values and morals of Vedic literature.

8. Painting Diyas and Diya Lighting Competition

You can welcome the festival of lights into your homes with beautifully painted diyas. Diyas can showcase the creativity in your kids when you allow them to shade these in vibrant hues, using watercolors and paints. Once done, you can light this diyas and proudly announce to your visitors that your kids completed this ‘diya painting’ activity.

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