Pongal Makarsankranti Lohri Worksheet Bundle is a collection of resources that helps young students learning about these important Hindu Indian festivals. Above all, these worksheets improve skills of language, cognition and literacy.
Teaching about Hindu festivals
Clearly, teaching children about different Hindu festivals is important. In addition, the festival theme is another great opportunity to revise other concepts of communication, language, reading, writing, cognition and number skills.
Lohri is a popular North Indian festival. It is popular in states of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and UP. Firstly, it is celebrated on 13th January every year to mark the harvest of Rabi crops. Secondly, it signifies the end of the winter season and beginning of warmer longer days and shorter nights. Furthermore, Lohri brings out enthusiasm amidst bonfire, gidda, bhangra and happy sounds of dhol. More importantly, people dance and rejoice with popcorns, groundnuts and jaggery revadi.
Pongal, aka Thai Pongal, is a four day festival prevalent in South India, particularly celebrated by the Tamil community. It is a harvest festival observed to thank the Sun God for agricultural abundance. Families dress up, decorate and workshop the cow. Sweet rice/dal pongal and other dishes make the festival special. In addition, it is observed in the beginning of the month Thai according to Tamil solar calendar, and this is usually around January 14.
Makarsankranti is one of the major harvest Hindu festivals. It occurs on 14th January every year. Additionally, it has different names. Poush sôngkrānti in Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka and Telangana, Sukarat in central India, Magh Bihu by Assamese, and Thai Pongal or Pongal by Tamils. Indeed, this auspicious festival marks the end of winter as well as the beginning of longer days on account of the sun’s northward journey, (also known as Uttarayan). Therefore, it is a special day for all!
Pongal Makarsankranti Lohri Worksheet Bundle
This bundle offers activities and ideas to promote reading and writing. In addition, you can use this resource digitally or print it. This packet serves kids 4 years+ Not only is it a useful resource for parents, but also for educators and therapists.
This resource by childhood educators and experts and 1SpecialPlace. Therefore, we hope it will add value in your teaching methods!
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