Simple Diwali Crafts ideas from around the web

Diwali is an Indian festival which has gained a lot of prominence around the world. With an increasing number of Indian expatriates in every corner of the Globe, countries like Britain, United States and Australia etc have also assimilated the spirit of Diwali in their culture and celebrate the Festival of light with great fervor and joy. Diwali has indeed become GLOBAL.

When I decided to find some SIMPLE DIWALI CRAFTS ideas to do with my toddler I thought about looking for ideas from Countries other than India. It gives another dimension to the festival and shows how the world perceives our culture.

These are 5 Simple Diwali Craft ideas, I love from around the web.


Nadia from shows how to create this beautiful and oh so easy craft with just paper, glue and glitter. It is super simple even for a toddler and looks really pretty. Click here to learn how to make this at home. 


Patti Baker from gives us an ethereal looking Candle Jar. I love Candle jars and I think this one can be used even after Diwali for those aromatic candles. Head here to learn more Diwali crafts from Patti.


I think these are pure creative genius. Again an easy craft you can do with your toddlers. has many more such brilliant ideas. Click here to learn about the Salt Dough Candle Holders.  This site also has unusual Rangoli designs made from lentils and beans.

DRAWING PIN DECORATIVE CANDLE has many Diwali craft ideas from Rangoli patterns, children coloring pages to Diya Cards. I personally love this decorative Candle which you can make by just pushing colored pins. Learn more.


If your kid loves to color then this mobile from (a site for children’s activities) might be a great Diwali craft idea for you. Just follow the simple instruction here and get going. 


I am sure we are going to have lots of fun doing these crafts. What about you, what crafts are you doing with your child this diwali? Let me know more through your comments. I hope you have liked on Facebook or friended us through Google connect. Not yet? See the right sidebar to do so. I wish a HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS DIWALI to all my readers.

Swapna Thomas is the editor and founder at, an award winning Parenting blog. She quit the corporate world to be a stay-at-home mom and in the process, discovered a whole new career. She truly believes that happy moms = happy world. She also coaches moms to start their online business. She loves sufi music and spends way more time daydreaming than one should.

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  1. Excellent Diwali crafts ideas Dear.Dear Blogger Friend,Wish U a Warm and Happy Diwali.Enjoy the Festivities with taste-filled delights,Safe and Delicious Memorable Moments – Regards, Christy Gerald

    • Thank you so much for your wishes Christy. Wish you and your family a very happy Diwali. Keep Visiting IndianMa.

  2. aww… they are cute !!
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  3. Happy Diwali Swapna di..:)
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  4. Finally some Diwali ideas, I have been searching the usual kids activity blogs I read and all i could find was halloween. Thanks for sharing
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    • You are welcome “Monko”. I am glad I could be of help. A very happy diwali to the Monko, the Hublet and the Goblin. Keep Visiting Indianma :)

  5. Cool

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