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Facebook Live | Celebrate Diwali!
November 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is among us! It is a time to light our inner lamp of knowledge to reflect on the victory of good. Come celebrate with us we create culturally inspired art and learn about the traditions of this special holiday.
Join our Facebook LIVE featuring Dr. Seema Choudhary from Montessori Preschool Irvine & Lake Forest & OC Indian Women as they show us how to celebrate Diwali.
They will be making Rangoli, put Henna, show significance of Diwali, Art, singing, dancing and much more.
Join in all dressed up in Indian clothes with Dr. Seema Ji, OC Indian Women & @ocindiaassociation
Purpose Behind the Play: Social emotional development, sensory play, fine motor development, and literacy and communication
- Smart Art (Times Vary): Rangoli Patterns > Stop by the art studio as we create beautiful, brightly colored Rangoli patterns that will illuminate and shine.
- Holiday History (10:30 am & 2:00pm): Diwali > Learn the history and traditions behind this luminous celebration as we read a colorful story all about Diwali.
- Cultural Connection (2:15pm): Diya Lanterns > Diya Lanterns are a traditional symbol used to celebrate Diwali. Join us as we learn about the traditions of Diwali and create your own Diya lanterns to celebrate the festival of lights.
Grown-up Tip: Exposing your child to other cultures and traditions helps them understand and respect differences and similarities among those in your community. Engage with them by participating in the activities and ask them questions about the process, their observations, and if they notice any similarities to their own traditions.
RSVP: Not required
Fee: Included with admission