Diwali or Divali or Deepavali is the festival of lights and is an official holiday in many countries including India, India, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Mauritius, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Fiji and Surinam. Celebrating Diwali in the USA at school or preschool or the workplace is becoming more common as the population becomes more multicultural. At what level Diwali is celebrated is very much a personal choice. So the ideas in the articles range from having a personal celebration to having a office Diwali party.
Many preschools and schools celebrate festivals from around the world. The articles on celebrating Diwali in schools and preschools cover craft ideas, tips to have a Diwali party in class to having a Diwali party for kids at home or in a playgroup. http://www.bloggermoms.com/
As workplaces become more multicultural, celebrating different cultures in the office are becoming more common. Last year even the hit show ‘The Office’ had an episode around celebrating Diwali. Whether it’s celebrating Diwali at a personal level or organizing an office Diwali party, the articles offer tips and ideas. From playing Bollywood music to set the mood to ideas on centerpieces and decorations, the Bloggermoms articles offer a complete look at celebrating Diwali at work. The articles on celebrating Diwali at work can be found at http://www.bloggermoms.com/
More resources for multicultural living with kids can be found at Bloggermoms as well as a host of articles on life as a mom, living in a new culture and raising kids in a multicultural environment. The website is http://www.bloggermoms.com
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