Lord Ganesh is one of the favourite Gods of all the children. With Ganesh Chaturthi around the corner, the excitement starts building up amongst kids. And if you wish to make it an unforgettable festive occasion for your little ones then keep them engaged in creative Ganesh craft activity. Ganesha art and crafts are not only innovative but also fun-filled. We bring some of the best Ganesh Chaturthi activities for preschoolers. Use these craft ideas for making Ganesha’s birthday more fun for children.
We have compiled amazing Ganesh paper craft activities and Ganesh Chaturthi event ideas that will be loved by your kids. All these craft ideas have been designed around the theme of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Ganesha Craft Using Lentils
Simply take the print out of Ganesha’s picture from internet and have kids make a collage using colourful lentils. All you need is some kind of adhesive to help your little one comfortably paste these lentils in yellow, red, green and other colours on the paper.
Lord Ganesh loves modak and children love chocolates. Combine the two choices and prepare chocolates made in shape of modaks. Make sure that you involve your kids when you prepare these chocolate modaks.
Ganesha Name Jumble Game
Take a paper and write different names of Lord Ganesha in form of a list. Alphabets of each of the names have to be jumbled so that the kids can decipher them and put them in the right order. Kids will definitely enjoy arranging the alphabets in the right order.
This is an interesting Ganesh craft activity. Ask your kid to make a colourful umbrella using beads, paper, cardboard, gotta etc. which you can later have it placed next to Ganesha’s idol. You can help your little one in making this umbrella or guide him using a video.
Ganesha Name Search Puzzle
You can have a word search puzzle with different names of Ganesha hidden in it. This is a wonderful game for children who are big enough to read and write. It will be a wonderful way for them to learn something more about their favourite God. Give your child a marker and let him spot different names of Ganpati hiding in the puzzle.
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Flower Decoration for Ganesh Pooja
Have your children help you with all the flower arrangements for Ganesh Pooja. Whether it is putting the garlands or making Rangoli using flowers or doing flower arrangement in pots. This will be another fun Ganesh Chaturthi activity for preschoolers and grownups.
Ganesha Made with Paper
You can even have your children make Lord Ganesha using craft paper. There are various videos available online for easy DIY paper Ganesha. Get some colourful paper sheets and it will be fun activity for kids. All you need is paper, glue stick and scissor.
Ganesha Made With Play Dough
Markets are loaded with colourful play dough and apparently children love to play with play dough. You can have your kids make small Ganesha idols using play dough. These colourful and cute Ganesha will be a wonderful craft activity to have children enjoy on Ganesh Chaturthi.
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Ganesh Chaturthi Aarti Plate
Make your little ones creatively busy by having them design beautiful aarti plates for Ganesh Chaturthi festivities. You can give them paint colours, mirrors, gottas and other embellishments along with adhesive. Let them use their creative minds to come up with interesting ideas to decorate the pooja plate in a unique way.
If you are thinking of some game to keep the children busy on Ganesh Chaturthi then Laddu Hunt is a wonderful game to have your children play. You can hide laddus in different corners of the room or a particular place and ask the kids to search for it. Make sure you wrap them properly so that they are safely placed.
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