Here are some suggestions for making bangles with your children - perfect for an Indian theme or perhaps a girl's slumber party?
Have a go at some of our Indian-themed crafts for children for a real flavour of India! We've got fuse bead patterns, rangoli crafts to try for Diwali (and other Diwali crafts) as well as Indian bangles of all sorts, elephants, tigers, peacocks and more!
The peacock is the national bird of India. We've got a peacock topic with some lovely peacock crafts here:
Tigers come from India, and you are sure to find a tiger craft that the kids will enjoy in our collection!
And of course, when we think of India, we think of elephants! We've got some really gorgeous elephant craft ideas here:
More Indian Craft Ideas
This lovely elephant activity includes 6 colourful Indian-style elephants, ready to be dressed up with gel pens, glitter, stickers, jewels, braid, ribbons - or whatever crafty materials you have on hand.
Using simple collage techniques and bright-coloured scraps of fabric, paper and card, kids can make this beautiful Diya collage card for Diwali. Of course you could make a bigger version to display during this Hindu festival, too.
This is a simple clay craft idea which children enjoy because it is fast and the results can be used quickly! You could of course adapt this idea to give as a gift.
Here is an unusual craft idea which girls will enjoy! it is a Hindu tradition to paint pretty designs onto the hands and feet at festivals and weddings and in some countries it is traditional to paint lovely henna "mehndi" designs on the hands for celebrations such as Eid.