Children’s Books on Festivals of India
Looking for Children’s Books on Festivals of India? You have found the right page as I have listed the same in this post.
I have been in a fix a lot many times when my son asks me about the details of any festival. I have realized that reading about festivals of India to children is a fun and simple way to introduce festivals to kids.
Here is a list of best Children’s Books on Festivals of India that I have come across.
List of Children’s Books on Festivals of India
Cutout Board Book: Festivals of India
This book is good to introduce festivals of India to 2-4 year olds. It has a brief description of festivals and colourful pictures.
Large Print: Festivals of India
Ideal for age 4-8 years.
Published by Om Books International, this book comes both in English and Hindi. It is an informative, engaging, interactive and beautifully illustrated book for children.
The book covers around 25 festivals of India. It gives brief description of each festival. The festivals are arranged according to the time they are celebrated starting with Makar Sankranti and ending with Christmas. It is definitely an example of unity in diversity as festivals from across regions and religions have been mentioned.
The book not only tells us about how the various festivals are celebrated but also why they are celebrated. The language used is simple and easy for kids to understand easily and keep them engaged as well. Moreover, the paper quality is also good. In my experience that books published by Om international are always good in quality.
The Amma Tell Me Festival Series (3 Books Set)
Ideal for 3-8 years old
This book set comes with 3 books covering Holi, Diwali and Ramayan.
1. Amma Tell Me About Holi!
2. Amma Tell Me About Diwali!
3. Amma Tell Me About Ramayana!
The stories have been told in a style of poem with rhyming words like Dr. Seuss rhymes books which makes it fun for kids. The story and background of the festival has been told in a simple way for kids to understand easily. The illustrations are big and colourful which keeps the interest of the kids throughout.
Discover India: Festivals of India
Ideal for age 4-8 years.
The story starts with two alien kids visiting earth and meeting a mysterious grandpa who takes them on a journey telling about different festivals celebrated in India across different regions and religions. It serves as a good guide to teach kids about different festivals. From Lohri, Pongal, Holi, Diwali , Dussehra to Buddhist festivals , Christmas , Guru Nanak Jayanti and many more festivals have been mentioned in it.
This book briefly gives the history, reasons and the rituals of different festivals. It is interactive too. It has games like Sudoku, mazes, spot the difference in between to engage the young readers in a fun way. The illustrations are vibrant and colourful.
These books are brilliant way to teach about festivals of India to children. Go ahead and add them to your child’s bookshelves !
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