Holi, Festival of Colors

Holi, Festival of Colors craft

The Hindu festival of Holi is fun and filled with color. Mark this Indian holiday in a vibrant way with authentic designs.

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    The festival of Holi is a special time that signals the end of winter and the coming of spring. It is called the Festival of Colors because bright colors symbolize energy, life, and joy.

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    Both children and adults do lots of mischievous fun. Colored powder made from rice is thrown on people. People are also soaked with colored water. Color is everywhere, decorating houses, on floats, at fairs.

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    Have fun with color on heavy black construction paper. Using Crayola® Sidewalk Chalk, especially red, yellow, and blue, dip the tip of chalk into water. Draw some festive fun, or perhaps authentic rangoli designs. Your picture could include an evening parade in India, a bonfire, or maybe some color-splashed people.