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Some new designs to make Rangoli on Diwali

Diwali is Hindu culture is usually celebrated by flying lanterns symbolizing the enthusiasm of the residents. People also usually decorate the house with colorful decorations.

One of the decorations at the Diwali festival is rangoli. Rangolis are the paintings or different patterns created from various colors or flowers or a combination of both, which form a certain pattern.


Usually placed in front of the entrance as a symbol to ask for blessings from Dewi Laksmi, the Goddess of prosperity in Hinduism.

Here are some rangoli designs that we can choose from.

  1. Rangoli Semi-Circle Painting:

This combination of contrasting colors looks very pretty. A semicircular pattern with a lively blend of blue, red, yellow and white makes this rangoli an attractive decoration. These bright colors will bring a cheerful atmosphere to the house and make guests who come feel at home.

  1. Festive Rangoli for Diwali:

If this one design combines a white background, and a blend of bright colors like green, yellow, and blue to create a festive and vibrant impression. The writing Happy Diwali can be adjusted to each taste.

  1. Rangoli Ganesha:

This design is specifically dedicated to Ganesha which is painted in the center of Rangoli with a red background. This design consists of identical patterns. It takes people with high consistency to paint this rangoli.

  1. Rangoli Flowers:

Rangoli is made like flower petals that are formed with certain patterns. This rangoli design takes the main shape of an octagonal star formed from various geometric patterns.

The coloring for rangoli is obtained from a mixture of lime, rice flour, and flower petals to create the right color mix. Blend of purple, pink, yellow, and white looks firm with the black border on each layer.

  1. Rangoli Petals:

The combination of rangoli with flower petals is ideal for beginners who are just learning to make rangoli. The use of flower petals minimizes mistakes and the results are no less beautiful than rangoli painted directly.

  1. Rangoli Flowers Abstract Design:

This one rangoli with abstract patterns in the style of contemporary art. A blend of muted colors such as violet, white, yellow, orange, and red gives a lively yet elegant impression. A small lamp or candle will strengthen the feel of Diwali.

  1. Rangoli Circle Candle:

Simply paint six circles with various colors, one circle in the middle can be filled with various flowers. Place small candles in the center of each circle to give an elegant effect from the dim light produced.

  1. Rangoli Flower-Candle Paintings:

This rangoli design truly symbolizes Diwali as a festival of light. Dominated by a flower painting in the middle, this rangoli is more beautiful with small candles around it.

  1. Rangoli Wax-Rope:

Rangoli does not always have to be painted. This rangoli variation uses a rope to form a charming beautiful pattern.

The inside of the pattern is filled with colorful flower petals and is equipped with small candles to strengthen the atmosphere.

  1. Rangoli Glass-Candle Bowl:

This one is even simpler. No need to paint anything. Just provide one transparent glass bowl filled with flower water, and place some floating candles. Use this glass bowl as the center of rangoli.

Around it floral arrangements with patterns according to taste. Add a small candle around it.

  1. Triangle Heart:

This is a beautiful design and, as they say, Diwali is the grand festival of lights, where another lamp show is the basis of the modest rangoli design.

The base is determined by twisted rope demonstrations during the shaping of the triangle and hearts, while rangoli colors fill them.  The candles are beautifully placed in the design.

  1. Semester:

Yet another wonderful abstract design, ready for the evening light show, is this half-heart circle in which smaller crevices in reddish hues form a flower.  Larger whitish colors adorn the environment.

Rangoli rice or green colored rice is in the middle and red ones surround the hemisphere.  The lamps were well lit in a dark area.  These glittering flowers and daisies create an idyllic look.

  1. Giant flower:

Here is a magnificent and gigantic flower for your front garden.  This is one of the taut rangoli designs that cover the entire garden, creating a simple flower that is not complicated with rangoli colors.

Among them is a mixture of orange, chestnut and white alternating leaves with lamps.

  1. Peacocks in love:

The peacock is a splendid bird and a jewel on its tail is adorned with pride and prejudice.

Here, in this rangoli design, there are two peacocks facing each other with love.  Rangoli design, not only expresses love but also reveals the beauty of its furry tails.

  1. Perched Peacock:

We all see the peacock generation as one of the most beautiful birds around. This is the kind of rangoli design that perfectly depicts the beauty of the tail.

  1. Cool blue:

A nice floral design was created in a cool icy blue shade along with white outside. It is a great idea to design the front porch for the daytime showtime showcases all day long.

  1. Glittering works:

While all rangolis are colorful and beautiful, here is a fairly small glimmer of bright subtle colors like shades of gold and coral red.  The inner circle is more beautiful with a frosted blue circle.  On a white marble floor, these sparkles look amazing.

Fun and creative trades for children to celebrate Diwali

Simplicity is the key to engaging your children in craft activities. Using this principle, here is a list of some interesting ideas for young children, preschoolers and children, which can help them to celebrate and participate in the festival of Diwali.

  1. Diya painting:

Children enjoy color. So, give them some diyas and let them paint the color of their pleasure. The materials you will need are:

  • Earth diyas
  • Watercolors
  • marker
  • brushes

How to do it?

  • Use a marker or pencil to make bright patterns on the diya surface to make it easier to paint later.
  • Once the model is installed, use brushes of different sizes to paint each section with different colors.
  • Older children can make complicated drawings, but it will require a lot of patience on their part.
  • Once the diyas are painted, allow them to stand in the sun to dry properly.
  1. The decorations hanging on Diwali:

Almost everyone uses the same old ribbons and strings to make decorations hanging during Diwali, try something new. Bring a novelty to your decorations by using everyday materials and turning them into beauty. The materials you will need

  • Empty toilet paper
  • Different patterned papers
  • Glue
  • Colored threads

How to do it?

  • Apply the adhesive to the rolls and cover them with different types of paper.
  • Take the wires and fold them in numerous ways to create colorful ribbons. Split the ends at the ends to give them a hairy look.
  • Attach these wires to one end of the roller.
  • On the other end of the roll make a whole on one side and tie a small wire to it.
  • Ask your child to hang it on your door or inside the house.
  1. Congratulations Diwali:

Leave the greetings on the market and teach the children to do something personalized for each relative. The materials you will need:

  • Empty cards or solid papers
  • Colored papers with different patterns
  • Colored paints or pencils
  • Glue

How to do it?

  • Use the pencils to color the cards and create a base color for different cards. Then use paints or other pencils to start illustrating diyas on the front. You can choose to unleash your creativity with fireworks, sweets or anything else.
  • If your child is too young, you can also slap each card and give Diwali greeting to everyone. Clean the baby’s hands later!
  • Write personalized greetings for your relatives and wait for their response.

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  1. Diwali decorative CDs:

If you get stuck on some old CDs while cleaning your house before Diwali, don’t throw it away. Use them to decorate your home. The materials you will need:

  • Old CDs
  • Nail polish
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Pens for sketches

How to do it?

  • Turn the CDs so that the bright end is in front.
  • Now use pens, glue, nail polishes and any other items to decorate your CDs in a wonderful way. You can think about rangoli models or any kind of fireworks on them.
  • When you’re done, mount it as a wall decor or hang it with a wire to reflect the wonderful patterns of light around.
  1. Lentil / Rice Rangoli:

This Diwali use lentils or rice to make rangoli and say goodbye to these old rangoli drawings and powders.The materials you will need:

  • Different lentils
  • Rice
  • Food color

How to do it?

  • Separate all the lentils according to their color. Pair them with rice or other household items that can add variety.
  • Alternatively, you can use the rice and pour the food colors separately.
  • Use as little powder as needed to make the original pattern. Cover it with lentil seeds or rice later. Place a beautiful flower in the center.
  1. Diwali lamp shades:

Children can make simple shades for diyas using materials easily accessible at home. They are not only fast, they can look extremely beautiful when they are arranged effectively. The materials you will need

  • Cardboard paper of different colors
  • Scissors

How to do it?

  • Push the cardboard paper in half.
  • Now, make paper cuts from the folded end to the open strips. Make sure you do not cut to the end. Leave a good space.
  • When finished, undo the paper. Now, turn it lengthwise so that the strips are long and visible.
  • Glue the end of the paper together and press on the top to make the strips come off. Place this shadow on any diya.
  1. Ball lamp holder:

If you have some old bracelets at home, you don’t need to invest in those wonderful lamp holders available on the market. With colorful bracelets, you can make light boxes at home. The materials you will need are:

  • Old bracelets
  • Glue
  • An old tea basket

How to do it?

  • Choose the bracelets from the collection that you think would work. Choose the ones that will reflect the light, as well as those that have complicated patterns on them.
  • Glue the bracelets together, one above the other, to create a small tower, which is about 6-8 large bracelets. Any larger and will completely cover the flame of the diya.
  • Stick this whole tower on a tea basket. Now you can put a diya on it and don’t worry about the wind defusing it.
  1. Mandalas Paper plate:

Mandala has a unique meaning in Hindu culture. You can make some of your own with simple household items too.The materials you will need are:

  • Paper plates
  • Design pieces
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Glue
  • colors
  • paint

How to do it?

  • Browse the internet for a simple mandal design. Make a print of this design and let the child color it.
  • Put this on the inside of the paper plate.
  • Paste the pieces of paste or shrimp on the edge of the plate and paint it with a color of choice.
  • Place this paper plate or use it as a wall decoration.
  1. Kandil foam paper:

The Diwali celebration is incomplete without a lovely kandil welcoming guests to the door. The materials you will need:

  • Paper made of different colors
  • Paper ribbons of different shades
  • Scissors
  • Glue

How to do it?

  • Start by cutting a rectangle and two squares from the foamed paper.
  • Place the rectangle vertically and glue the two squares (rotating the squares 45 degrees so that they look like a diamond) on each side of the rectangle, along its length.
  • Fold paper ribbons to the bottom of the rectangle.
  • Put this kandil on the front door to receive visitors.
  1. Diya Collage:

Diwali, the festival of lights, is incomplete if there are no diyas to light your home. This Diwali, allow your children to make diya collage and light your home. The materials you will need:

  • Cardboard sheets of different colors
  • gloss
  • Glue
  • Scissors

How to do it?

  • Take a large sheet of cardboard; this will be the basis of your collage.
  • From other sheets, cut the semicircles that resemble wonderful diyas.
  • Draw flames on the yellow card and cut them.
  • Glue the semicircles on the cardboard, spreading them all. Glue the flames above each diya, either in the center or in a corner.
  • Apply a light glue to each flame and sprinkle glitter on it to give them a glossy texture.
  1. Lakshmi Footprints:

Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped at Diwali. We offer her prayers and take her blessings. Her paintings are also made at the door of the house. So, instead of doing it every time, ask the child to make her footprints. The material needed are:

  • Paper
  • paint
  • gloss
  • Glue

How to do it?

  • Draw left and right footprints on chart paper.
  • Paint them with a color of choice. Cut the footprints and apply a glue on it and sprinkle some glitter on it.
  • Put these traces at the door of the house.

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  1. Edible Diyas:

Give your children some simple raw materials and let them form into diyas that they can do later. The materials you will need:

  • Sweet dough, ready
  • wafers

How to do it?

  • Give your children some well-prepared dough and let them form their diyas.
  • Bake this dough and then cut into a plate on top of the flame. Let it sit outside for a while before the kids start eating.

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  1. Hello fireworks:

Indulge your kids in some modern art. Here’s how to make fireworks with salts.The materials you will need are:

  • Salt
  • Black sheet
  • Glue
  • Droppers
  • Food colors

How to do it?

  • Take different food colors in separate bowls. You can also prepare a food color solution by mixing them.
  • On the black paper, add the glue lightly and then pour salt onto it in a manner that resembles fireworks.
  • Let your kids use droppers to paint these salt patterns and turn them into fireworks models.
  1. Diwali Wish Troops:

Friendship day is not the only day to wear bracelets. You can also create bands of desire for Diwali as well. The materials you will need

  • Ribbons in different colors
  • bullets

How to do it?

  • Let the child choose a ribbon and write a message to his friend.
  • Use markings or paints to decorate the ribbon.
  • Let him tie the ribbon with his friend when they come to wish him a happy Diwali.
  1. Diwali banners:

Banners are used on birthdays and other holidays, and the same can be done for Diwali. Use simple objects in your home and make your banner very easy with ease.The materials you will need:

  • Thick paper of different colors
  • A pencil
  • Scissors
  • A big needle
  • Threads or thick ropes
  • Markers of different colors

How to do it?

  • Divide the colored paper into numerous blocks (by drawing squares on it with a pencil) so that a letter can be easily written in large dimensions within the block.
  • Cut these blocks with a scissors.
  • Now write a letter in each block to make your wish for Diwali. You can also write in your native language if you wish.
  • When you are done, arrange the letters in the correct order. Use the needle to cover two holes on each side of the block. If you want, you can cut and arrange them together.
  • Thread a string or thick ribbon through the needle and tie the letters together in reverse order. Your banner is ready.

Putting together Deepavali craft ideas for preschoolers and kids is not as difficult as it seems when you have a to-do list. Make sure your children enjoy these activities and also learning from them. This will make him feel part of the holiday.

By Ankur Pradhan


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