Tuesday, October 18, 2016

DIY Diwali Presents

Indian peg dolls

With Diwali just a few days away, I thought I'd compile a list of some of the Indian-themed DIY toys I have made. Over the past two years I have made Diwali cards, Diwali-themed snacks, a Diwali bunting, Indian money, play mats, toys based on mythology and Indian play food. So here it is, the great big list of Indian toys, and stay tuned for more Indian-themed toys in the future, including a Diwali felt board, and a peacock peg doll, a lotus peg doll, and a henna peg doll:

1.) Diwali Bunting

2.) Diwali Lamp Snack

3.) Diwali Cards 1 and Diwali Cards 2

4.) Indian Card Table Fort

5.) Felt Rupees

6.) Indian Play Mat

7.) Felt Ganesh

8.) Felt Ram

9.) Felt Sita

10.) Felt Ravan

11.) Felt Hanuman

12.) Felt Lakshman

13.) Felt Lakshmi

14.) Felt Parvati

15.) Felt Shiva

16.) Felt Kartikeya

17.) Felt Dosa

18.) Felt Idli Sambar

19.) Felt Samosa

20.) Indian Playfood: Roti, Mattar Paneer, and a samosa

21.) Story Stones

22.) Reusable Gift Bags and Gift Wrap Made From Indian Clothes

23.) Felt Tea Bags

24.) Indian Astronaut on a Space-Themed Card Table Fort

25.) Doctor's Kit/Vet's Kit With Ayurvedic Medicine

And here are some crafts:

1.) Fall Leaf and Lentil Rangoli Designs

2.) Tegu Peacock

Stay tuned for more fun crafts and DIY toys!

Supriya Kelkar is a Bollywood screenwriter whose debut middle grade novel AHIMSA will be published by Tu Books in 2018.

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