With Children’s Day around the corner, we’re going to take you for a nostalgic trip! Remember how when we were in school, we would get all excited on seeing dark clouds looming at the distance singing “rain rain, don’t go away!”?Remember how we’d watch the news with bated breath to see if they’d declare holidays for schools? Remember how we’d put on our rain-coats, hide beneath big umbrellas and splash water on each other? Can you recall how many paper boats you set sail to during your good ol’ school days? Well, this one’s a children’s day monsoon holiday special! So sit along with your little one, tell him/her stories from the past, and have a blast!
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 20 minutes
Skills Acquired: Creativity, Imagination, Coordination
- Coloured paper
- Sketch pens
Instructions for Children’s Day Monsoon Holiday Special Activity:
- Pleat an A4 sheet of paper.
- At the middle, fold it in half.
- Apart from the ends that meet, cut a portion of the remaining pleats.
- Roll the bottom of the longer pleat.
- Add colourful thumbprints across the umbrella!
- Staple the ends together.
- Make a set of colourful umbrellas.
- Stick them on a sheet of paper.
- Draw a child holding the umbrella; splashing water; playing in the rain!
Wasn’t that enjoyable?
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