This week on the Virtual Book Club for Kids we are celebrating Diwali the festival of light and our featured book is Shubh Diwali by Chitra Soundar with lots of colors, lights and celebrations this a fun week to learn about different cultures and explore how they celebrate with your preschoolers.
So here is your simple activity plan for a week of fun with your preschoolers celebrating Diwali.
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Shubh Diwali by Chitra Soundar Featured Book for Diwali Week
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This week's featured book for the Virtual Book Club for Kids is Shubh Diwali by Chitra Soundar. Exploring the different ways that families prepare for Diwali and how the celebrate the festival at home. Seen through the eyes of a child you can get a glimpse of how Diwali is celebrated at home.
At the end you can learn more about this festival and the different days and what happens.
Don't worry if you haven't got a copy of the book you can watch it being read aloud below.
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Diwali Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers
We like to include some songs and rhymes to share with your preschoolers each week here's a couple to enjoy.
Sesame Street: Celebrate Diwali Song!
Here are some additional Diwali Videos for kids to enjoy this week.
Diwali Activity Plan for the Week
We try and curate simple and easy low prep activities for you and your preschooler to do together each week.
Although there is no set plan we recommend the schedule below that you can do together.
Diwali Books for Preschoolers
Looking for more books to read together this week check out the selection of fantastic books for preschoolers and you to read together to celebrate Diwali over on our hosts Kim's site The Educators' Spin on It.