Pongal Crafts for kids

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Pongal provides a wonderful opportunity for kids to engage in crafting activities! Whether it’s during the extended Pongal holidays or the week leading up to the festival, these Pongal crafts for kids are guaranteed to immerse your little ones in the Pongal Spirit.

All the ideas presented are perfect for children to create, and there are a few DIY suggestions for adults to craft for kids to enjoy.

For more activity ideas, including printables, crafts, and easy DIYs, explore our Pongal activities for kids.

Let’s dive into the crafting fun!

Paper Plate Cow Craft

Create an adorable paper plate cow, an essential part of Pongal. Use the free template provided to decorate your hallways with this charming craft.

Paper plate cow - pongal craft for kids

Paper Rangoli Craft

Beautify entrance walls with vibrant Rangolis or Kolams. This craft allows kids to print templates on coloured sheets, cut them out, and mix and match them to create countless unique designs.

Here are four rangolis we crafted for inspiration.

Rangoli paper Craft

Torn Paper Rangoli Craft

Enhance kids’ fine motor skills through a fantastic craft—tearing paper to create a lovely Torn Paper Rangoli. Utilize our free printable template for added convenience.

Rangoli Craft

Fork-Pained Bonfire

Easily make a bonfire by painting with a fork. Download the free printable bonfire template and create stamps with a fork. This craft is perfect for Bhogi, the first day of Pongal.

Paper Weaving Pongal Pot

Paper weaving creates a beautiful pattern on the pot, and the template offers two difficulty levels, allowing kids to try their hand at making intricate pots.

Sugarcane Craft

Explore two sugarcane craft ideas—one for adults to make a felt sugarcane for kids to play with and the other, an easy straw sugarcane. Check the detailed instructions with a video to create these playful sugarcane crafts.

Salt-Painted Kolam Card

Add a personal touch to your cards with salt painting. Create kolam patterns using glue on a black sheet, sprinkle salt onto the glue, and pour off the excess salt. Write a greeting and gift it to your loved ones.

This simple yet beautiful DIY project is sure to be cherished.

Pongal 3D Scene Craft

This 3D craft encompasses all elements of Pongal, from decorated houses to people in traditional attire, decorated cows, and offerings on a banana leaf. It provides an interactive way for kids to learn about the Pongal festival.

Pongal Craft - 3D Scene

Hope you love these Craft ideas!  Get creative with these Pongal crafts, making the celebration even more special for your kids!

This list continues to expand every year, so be sure to Pin this blog for future reference.

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