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India Day at KID Museum

January 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Come to India Day at KID Museum — and enjoy the crafts, music, and traditions of India with a hands-on, maker focus!

Hands-on Activities (included with admission):

  • Mumbai Rickshaw: Tackle the challenge of building a cardboard rickshaw while you learn how to use electric scroll saws at the same time.
  • Bandhani: Learn how to make Indian tie-dye using cotton or silk fabric.
  • Dal Mosaic: Make mosaic artwork out of split legumes like lentils, beans, and peas.
  • Rakhi Bracelets: Learn how to weave and create your own traditional Rakhi bracelets using beads, red and gold color of threads.
  • Clay Diya: Make a traditional Diya lamp and add a circuit to light it up!
  • Write in Hindi: Familiarize yourself with the Hindi alphabet and learn how to write your name in Hindi.
  • Kolam or Rangoli: Learn the traditional art of Kolam — drawing with natural materials, such as powdered rice, colored sand or flower petals around  — and create a design to take home.
  • Cricket to Coding: Learn how cricket is played through a simple coding activity, and experiment how you can write your own code.

Performance Schedule

1:00 PM: Dance Performances by Natananjali School of Dance Bethesda

2:00 PM: Dance Performances by India School students

2:30 PM: Traditional Live Music Raga

3:00 PM: Dance Performances by Natananjali School of Dance Bethesda


January 5, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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KID Museum


KID Museum at Davis Library
6400 Democracy Blvd,
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
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(301) 897-5437

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