Learning about different traditions allows students to explore people and their cultures around the world. And it’s a cheap way to travel!
Holi is an ancient Hindu festival that originates and is widely celebrated in India. Although different regions of India have their own traditions and people celebrate it with some variations, they all share one thing in common, it’s so much fun! As people have move around the world, settling in other countries such as Canada they have brought this celebration with them.
Many non-Hindu people around the world also celebrate this tradition. In fact, this tradition has inspired all kinds of different events. It is often used to support all kinds of good causes like children with chronic or life threatening conditions and is incorporated into many different types of fundraisers.[Read more…] about Engaging Classroom Activities for the Holi Festival of Colors