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Every year we celebrate Independence day on 15 August to commemorate the struggle and sacrifice of our Freedom fighters and Leaders. It was because of their constant efforts that we got our independence on 15 August 1947 from British rule. Children are the ones who are most excited about this day as they celebrate this day in schools with great eagerness. You can make some extra efforts and make this Independence day special for your little cousin, brother, sister, neighbour or your own child.
Ideas to Make this Independence Day Special for kids
1. Fancy Dress Competition
Fancy dress is a great way to make kids aware of our heroes who suffered for our freedom. Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Mahatma Gandhi, Sukhdev, Rani Laxmi Bai, Begum Hazrat Mahal, Bipin Chandra Pal, you can dress kids like these legends and give them some dialogues to portray their image. This will enlighten them about our fighters and continue the nation’s legacy. You can buy these dresses easily with the Independence day sale.
2. Organize a Craft Competition
Give the kids paper, scissor, glue and decorating item and let them use their creativity to make Indian themed crafts. This will enhance their brainstorming power and increase their knowledge about our country.
3. Painting the Legends
You can organize a drawing competition and tell the kids to draw the sketch of any freedom fighter. Give the winners trophies with “independence day winner” engraved in them. This will make a great memory for the kids when they grow up.
4. Cooking Competition
Well, this obviously doesn’t involve rigorous cooking, but you can organize a sandwich making or salad making competition where kids will make something which will depict the colors of our National flag.
5. Buy Independence day Themed Clothes for them
Many online websites provide amazing Independence day offers on clothes, accessories, shoes, and even stationery items. You can buy clothes for kids with some Indian theme or in saffron, white, green colour to celebrate this day.
6. Kite Flying
Every child loves to see kites flying from their roof. Involve kids in this activity and they will have a great time watching the kites. Be extremely careful that you don’t hand over the sharp thread to the kids while the kite is flying high.
Decorate your home with a beautiful Indian themed Rangoli and tell the kids to help you make it. They will have a good time playing with the colours.
8. Folk Dance
Our cultural folk dances mean more than just a dance. They light the spirit of nationalism and unite everyone. Organize a folk dance competition for kids and let them have fun while dancing.
9. Watching TV Together
There are many patriotic movies, songs, that are shown on TV during the entire independence week. Take some time out of your busy schedule and watch Patriotic movies with kids and keep clearing their doubts in between.
10. Decorate the Surroundings
This day, involve the kids in house decorating with flowers, lights, and home decor items. You can plant new trees with the kids to show them the importance of a clean and green environment. Buy flags, wind chimes, pinwheels, gardening seeds etc.. You can avail the hot offers from online websites to buy these items.
You can use Flipkart coupons to avail extra discounts on your purchase for independence day themed items. Enjoy this day with the full enthusiasm and wish you all a very happy independence day.