Diwali, also spelled Divali, one of the major religious festivals in Hinduism, lasting for five days from the 13th day of the dark half of the lunar month Ashvina to the second day of the light half of Karttika. (The corresponding dates in the Gregorian calendar usually fall in late October and November.) The name is derived from the Sanskrit term dipavali, meaning “row of lights,” which are lit on the new-moon night to invite the presence of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth.
During Club 54, our older kiddos made their own Clay Diya's which are oil lamps native to India. Using air dry clay, sequins and paint to decorate, and their creative minds, they all had some unique designs that! After designing their clay holders, I gave them each a tea light candle for them to take home with their Diya. Have a look at these beautiful creations!
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