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10 Best Ways to Involve Your Kids in Diwali Festival

Diwali Festival

Diwali Festival has become an international festival as more and more Indians are celebrating it even when they are not in India, We Indian love this festival as this is one the biggest and grandest festival celebrated in India. Many Foreigners plan their holidays in India during the Festival season to see the beautiful decoration of Diwali all over India, the most visited places are  Mussoorie, Jaipur, Goa, etc.

Indians who spent most of the time out of India waits for the Diwali festival so that they can teach their traditions to their children who are still unaware of it. Diwali is also celebrated as a festival of lights. Below are the few ways parents can celebrate their Diwali with their Kids, Friends, and Neighbors.

We must let our kids know the significance of this festival, why it is called the festival of lights? Tell them the story of Lord Ram and how this is a festival of defeating evil and victory of truth over negativity. Tell them the logic of why it is celebrated exactly 20 days after the festival Dussehra, Tell them to check google and navigate from Sri Lanka to Ayodhya(India)  by foot as it will show exactly 20 days. This makes them fascinated even more about this festival.

Tell them Stories about Ramayan in which they can learn about Brother lover and affection, Preventing and fighting for truth, Sacrifice for family, and other great things which they can learn from it.

10 Best Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Diwali Festival

Here the important point is to involve your child in the Diwali festival and make them enjoy.

1 # Welcome your family and neighbors:  Diwali is best celebrated with your family and friends, After the evening Diwali puja people used to visit their friends and neighbors with the puja sweets (Prasad). Take your children with you and tell them to greet the elders and touch their feet or take their blessings. Your small gesture in front of your kids will leave a great impact on them.

2 # Decorate your Home: Decoration is something which older people and kids love to do together. Buy the beautiful decoration items for your home decoration and for puja too. Make a big rangoli in front of your house to welcome Lakshmi Ji. Decorate your home with colorful lights 

3 # Call your kid’s friends over for Diwali party: Calling your kid’s friends would be a good idea for spreading the Diwali festivity. You can also ask them to bring some Homemade Sweets and small gifts which they can exchange with each other( exchange gifts,) as a token of Diwali. Kids can also bust little firecrackers together in the evening under the guidance of you/their parents.

4 # Involve your Kids in buying decoration items especially fancy lights which you gonna put in your home.

5 # Organize Small Family Diwali party with your family members and enjoy the day while playing the games and eating festival foods.

6 # Buy Lots of Diyas and  Light them on the even of Diwali, As no electric light can match the warmness of little oil diyas

7 # Buy a New Toran for your Door, as it brings lots of Happiness and Money.

8 # Buy the Indian Traditional Clothes for Family and Kids, kids should feel that this is the festival in which everything is celebrated in grand fashion

9 # Ask your kids to make a rangoli Design and show his creativity, Let them search for the best design on google and try and copy the same on the floor.

10 # On this Diwali don’t buy sweets from outside but make them by your own hand for the whole family, involve your kids in making them, as this will a good time to do family bonding and you can teach few cooking tips to your kids.

Diwali Dates

2020, Diwali is on November 14.

2021, Diwali is on November 4.

Perform Below Diwali Puja Aarti with Your Kids

Shree Ganesha God Aarti

Jai Ganesha Jai Ganesha Jai Ganesha Deva
Maata Jaaki Parvati Pitaa Mahadeva
Ladoowan Ka Bhog Lage Sant Karen Sevaa
Jai Ganesh Deva

Eka Dant Dayavant Chaar Bhujadhari
Maathe Par Tilak Sohe Muse Ki Sawaari
Paan Chadhe Phool Chadhe Aur Chadhe Mevaa
Jai Ganesh Deva

Andhe Ko Aankh Det Kohin Ko Kaaya
Banjhan Ko Putra Det Nirdhan Ko Maaya
Surya Shama Sharan Aaye Safal Kijye Sevaa
Jai Ganesh Deva


Maa Lakshmi Aarti

Jai lakshmi maataa, Maiyaa jaya lakshmi maataa
Tumako nishadina dhyaavata, Hara vishnu vidhaataa

Brahmaanii, rudraanii, kamalaa, Tuuhii hai jaga maataa
Suurya chandramaa dhyaavata, Naarada rishi gaataa

Durgaa ruupa nirantara, sukha sampati daataa
Jo koi tumako dhyaavata, riddhi siddhi dhana paataa

Tuuhii hai paataala basantii, Tuuhii shubha daataa
Karma prabhaava prakaashaka, Jaganidhi ke traataa

Jisa ghara mein tuma rahatii, saba sadaguna aataa
Kara sake koii kara le, mana nahin ghabaraataa

Tuma bina yagya na hove, Vastra na koii paataa
Khaana paana kaa vaibhava, Saba tumase hii aataa

Shubha guna mandira sundara, Kshirodadhi jaataa
Ratana chaturdasha tuma hii, Koii nahiin paataa

Aartii lakshmii jii kii, Jo koii nara gaataa
Ura aananda umanga ati, Paapa utara jaataa

Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Om Jai Jagdish Hare, Swami Jaya Jagadheesha Hare
Bhakta janonke sankat, Bhakta janonke sankat, Kshan me door kare
Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Jo dhyave phal pave, Dhukh bin se mann ka
Swami dhukh bin se man ka
Sukha sampati Ghar ave, Sukha sampati Ghar ave
Kasht mite tan ka, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Mata pita tum mere, Sharan padum main kis ki
Swami sharan padum mi kis ki
Tum bina aur na dooja, Tum bina aur na dooja
Asha karum mi kis ki, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Tum pooran Paramatma, Tum Antaryami
Swami tum antaryami
Parabrahma Parameshwara, Parabrahma Parameshwara
Tum sab ke Swami, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Tum karuna ke sagar, Tum palan karta
Swami Tum palan karta
Main sevak tum swami, Main sevak tum swami
Kripa karo bharta, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Tum ho ek agochar, Sab ke pranapati
Swami sab ke pranapati
Kis vidhi miloom dayamaya, Kisi vidhi miloom dayamaya
Tum ko main kumati, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Deena bandhu dukh harta, Tum rakshak mere
Swami tum rakshak mere
Apane hast uthavo, Apane hast uthavo
Dwar khada mi tere, Om Jai Jagdish Hare
Vishaya vikar mithavo, Pap haro deva
Swami pap haro deva
Shraddha bhakti badhavo, Shraddha bhakti badhavo
Santan ki seva, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Tan man dhan sab kuch hi tera, Swami sab kuch hi tera
Tera tujh ko arpan, Tera tujh ko arpan
Kya lage mera, Om Jai Jagdish Hare

Om Jai Jagdish Hare, Swami Jaya Jagadheesha Hare
Bhakta janonke sankat, Bhakta janonke sankat
Kshan me door kare, Om Jai Jagdish Hare


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