india rangoli alpana folk tradition

INDIA: RANGOLI

Traditional decorative and ritualistic rice flour drawings are used as a welcoming blessing and gesture created on floors, doorsteps, and entrance ways.  Make eye-catching designs in chalk on the blacktop or other outdoor area.  This activity may be approached a few ways, as either a collective whole or individual pieces:

 

- with colored sidewalk chalk outside

- with colored chalk pastels on paper

- with colored pencils on dot paper/cardstock

Best for ages 5 years +
70-90 minutes

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