12 Fun Ways For Cross-Cultural Families To Celebrate Diwali

12 Fun Ways For Cross-Cultural Families To Celebrate Diwali What Is Diwali Diwali (Deepavali aka Deepawali or Dipawali) is known as the festival of lights. It is one of the most popular and eagerly awaited festivals in India.  Diwali in Sanskrit means rows of lighted lamps, and it is customary to light up your house …

20 Amazing Multicultural Diwali Gift Ideas

 20 Amazing Multicultural Diwali Gift Ideas What Is Diwali? Diwali, aka Deepavali, is the festival of lights. In Hinduism, it exemplifies how only light can dispel darkness and commemorates good’s victory over evil. It is a time for reflection, celebration, and gift-giving (like New Years in the United States of America). It is an official holiday …

7 AMAZING MULTICULTURAL DIWALI GIFT IDEAS

This post is part of the annual Diwali for Kids blog hop from Multicultural Kid Blogs! See the posts below for great ideas on celebrating Diwali with children. You can find even more ideas from last year’s series and on our Diwali Pinterest board:   Maple and Marigold on Multicultural Kid Blogs: Celebrating Diwali in …

Teaching A Multicultural Child About Diwali

Teaching A Multicultural Child About DiwaliTeaching A Multicultural Child About Diwali The Festive Roots Diwali Trunk   I had reached out to a company by the name of Festive Roots after seeing that they provide Indian festival and holiday trunks for kids.  Their trunks are intended to aid parents, teachers, and those interested in helping their children …