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Anandpur Sahib Activity Sheets: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Today, let’s visit the birthplace of the Khalsa, and the first place Vaisakhi was celebrated by Sikhs – Anandpur Sahib. Day Three of our 13 Days of Vaisakhi Countdown is the perfect day to learn about this historic city and…

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Colouring Flowers: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Can you believe we are on Day Seven of our 13 Days of Vaisakhi Countdown? Today we get to learn more about Guru Gobind Singh Ji.  One of the most important elements of Vaisakhi is the story of Guru Gobind…

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Vaisakhi Colouring Pages: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Today’s activity is an easy and fun one – Vaisakhi colouring pages! Today, we’ll talk about the story and importance of Vaisakhi, all while colouring and creating our own masterpieces. A big thank you to My Punjabi Roots for providing…

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Take Care of a Plant: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

On day two of our 13 Days of Vaisakhi Countdown, let’s learn about the importance of the spring harvest! While Sikhs celebrate the birth of the Khalsa on Vaisakhi, it’s also an important harvest festival for farmers. Because it falls…

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Ek Onkar Tissue Paper Craft: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Many of us probably remember making puffy tissue paper crafts as kids. Here we’ve taken that classic kids craft and reimagined it as a way to help introduce your kids to the concept of Ek Onkar, for Day One of…

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13 Days of Vaisakhi – Kid’s Activity Calendar

Vaisakhi is the Sikh New Year festival and one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar. Yet I find that parents often struggle to get their little ones excited about it. I can totally relate, when my kids…

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Vaisakhi Countdown Calendar

How fun is this hanging Vaisakhi countdown calendar? It’s a simple DIY made with just a few Dollar Store supplies, but it’s sure to get your kids interested in and excited about Vaisakhi! When it comes to cultural and religious…

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Releasing Into the Lohri Bonfire

In most cultures across the world, the element of fire is an important one. While fire is capable of destruction and damage, it also represents a renewal, release and purification for many. Fire is also an important element in the…

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LOHRI MEMORY GAME

Making Lohri a monumental day for our kids  When my kids were quite young, I made the conscious decision to make Lohri a special day in our home. I wanted to ensure that my kids grew up celebrating all the…

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Phulkari Colouring Pages – Free Download!

Phulkari embroidery isn’t traditionally connected to Lohri. You can find people making and wearing phulkari chunnis all over Punjab all year round. However, in my home it’s become a part of our Lohri traditions.  Around Lohri time I like to…

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Main Bathroom Makeover (Before & After)

To say our main bathroom needed an update was more than an understatement, it was stating the painfully obvious. We moved into our current house about 4 years ago, and I’ve done almost no updates. It’s a long story –…

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