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Gandhi Jayanti Craft Ideas & Activities for Kids

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Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October) is a nationwide holiday. Children enjoy this holiday to the fullest. Mahatma Gandhi was a legendary leader who pioneered the independence struggle for India through the means of truth and non-violence. The new generation must be taught and made aware of the sacrifices of such legendary leaders of India who led the world through the example of hardships.

Gandhi Jayanti falls on 2 October of every year. Gandhi Ji is celebrated as the Father of our nation. Kids can make various craft items to celebrate the occasion of his birth anniversary. We have come up with some craft items which can be realised easily at home. We hope that you all will celebrate this Gandhi Jayanti in the true Patriotism.

Gandhi Jayanti (2 October) Craft Ideas for Kids

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# Making a Charkha For Gandhi Jayanti

Image source / Tutorial: #makeittakeit

This is easy to make charkha craft for Gandhi Jayanti. You will need ice cream popsicles, white thread, white buttons, white stock paper, toothpicks and white and brown paint. Paint the ice cream popsicles in brown paint and paint the toothpicks in white paint. Assemble all the different parts together to form the

# Charkha Gandhi Jayanti Craft

Image source / Tutorial: Sangeeta Sehgal

Charkha is resonant with Mahatma Gandhi. You can make this charkha at home using ice cream popsicles, white thread spool, bobbin, glue, cardboard. This beautiful charkha craft looks pretty when kept inside the house as a showpiece. You can place it on your study table or office table, even on the drawing-room shelves. It will add to the feeling of patriotism in your home.


# Painting Gandhi Jayanti Craft

Image source / Tutorial: Medha Hinge

You can make some patriotic paintings on this Gandhi Jayanti. This beautiful painting pattern beautifully covers the tricolor background with Mahatma Gandhi in the front. Also, the face of Gandhi Ji painted in blue is made on the side which completes the tricolor. This painting looks great. You can set this up in your home as a showpiece. This painting can be made on canvas or on paper as the painter is comfortable. You can choose to paint it with water colors or acrylic paints.

# Painting Gandhi Ji for Gandhi Jayanti Craft

Image source / Tutorial: Moksh

Mahatma Gandhi is generally painted in black and white or sketched with pencils. Kids will love to paint Mahatma Gandhi in colours. Kids can use a drawing sheet with pastel colors or acrylic paints for this beautiful Mahatma Gandhi portrait. It can be later hung in the drawing room or pasted on the walls of your kid’s room. Kids will love making this portrait and listening to the pre-independence India stories.

# Beautiful Painting for Gandhi Jayanti

Image source / Tutorial: Vineeta Sharma

This beautiful drawing has a deep meaning. This drawing shows Mahatma Gandhi leading the masses before Independence on one side and on the other side of the tricolor kids are shown to be conserving the nature. The two sides are shown as equivalents. The tricolor is further beautified with peace symbols, doves. Also some quotes of Mahatma Gandhi are written alongside the drawing. This drawing has a deep meaning for all of us. It can be added to a kid’s room to remind the kids about the struggle of conservation of Nature.

# Gandhi Painting as Gandhi Jayanti Craft

Image source / Tutorial: pinterest

This is a pretty Mahatma Gandhi portrait. The portrait is made on a tricolor base. The portrait is made with a black ink pen. You can also use a black sharpie pen to draw Mahatma Gandhi. Use a black chart paper to frame the portrait made on the tricolor base. This Mahatma Gandhi craft looks great. You can paste it on the door or wall in your home.

# Making Gandhi Jayanti craft using a bank note

Image source / Tutorial: Murali Loknath

This is a very beautiful sketch of Mahatma Gandhi. If you have great sketching skills then you can make this pretty craft. You will need a white drawing sheet, sketching pencils, a ten rupee note. Paste the note on the drawing sheet and continue sketching the body of Mahatma Gandhi in the succession of his face on the ten rupee note. You can get it framed. It can be gifted to friends and relatives on Gandhi jayanti.

# Making Gandhi Jayanti craft with Sugar Crystals

Image source / Tutorial: Mamta Goel

Sugar crystals are a staple of a household. We do not think of sugar crystals as a craft material. But you can now use sugar crystals to make this Mahatma Gandhi portrait. Use a dark colored base paper as the base for the craft. Use glue generously to stick the sugar crystals on the paper base. This brings in a new way to express yourself in crafts.

# Pen Ink and Leaf Gandhi Jayanti Crafts

Image source / Tutorial: Sadhana Kulkarni

There can be different ways to show one’s Patriotism. You can go with these two crafts. These crafts require patience and effort on the part of the artist. The first craft requires you to portray Mahatma Gandhi on a white paper with the help of an ink pen. You can also draw the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi or the map of India on a leaf. You can carve it out with a help of a fine blade cutter.

# Joining the dots for making Gandhi Jayanti Craft

worksheet on Gandhi jayanti for kids

Joining the dots is a great pass time for anyone. You can use the joining the dots activity for kids to pass their time or choose some difficult ones for yourself. Color the portrait once you have joined all the dots to form the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi.  This portrait looks great once all the dots have been joined in succession. This joining the dots craft is a nice way to pass your time when you are free. It keeps your mind active and healthy.

Board Decoration Ideas

# Making a beautiful Bulletin Board For Gandhi Jayanti

Image source / Tutorial: Meena Kumari

This is a beautiful Gandhi jayanti bulletin board design. You can easily make this pretty bulletin board with the help of colored paper, a pair of scissors, paint brushes, glue, thread, etc. You will also need some cloth to drape the figure of Mahatma Gandhi on the bulletin board. This bulletin board craft looks pretty and can be added to the school galleries or halls.

# Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti in its true colors

Image source / Tutorial: craftideasforschool

This large bulletin board is beautifully designed and crafted. The bulletin board carries a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi. Kids are made and stick to the bulletin board with some slogans. Some quotes of Mahatma Gandhi are added on the side. The whole bulletin board is beautified with colored paper. This looks pretty altogether. You can easily make such a bulletin board craft for your school.

# Gandhi Ji’s Teachings on the Bulletin Board

Image source / Tutorial: Sharmila Pritikanta Lenka

This large chart paper craft fills up the complete bulletin board. The chart paper has three sections made in tricolor. Different items such as Gandhi Ji’s Spectacles, Charkha are drawn at the base. At the top Gandhi Ji’s three monkeys are made. Gandhi ji himself is drawn in the middle of the chart paper. Some quotes nad facts are stuck on the sides of the chart paper. This craft looks pretty. You can beautify it further if your want.

# Designing the Bulletin Board on Gandhi Jayanti

This bulletin board is designed in a way that it brings together various small Gandhi Jayanti crafts together. The bulletin board is a collage of different drawings and crafts made by the kids. Kids have made different drawings, writings, quotes, portraits, etc. Which are related to Mahatma Gandhi. It looks great when all the drawings and crafts are put together on a single bulletin board.

# Gandhi Ji Craft and Bulletin Board

This bulletin board craft beautifully covers the journey of Mahatma Gandhi as the champion of the Indian Independence Movement. This beautiful bulletin board can be designed and formed with the help of colored paper, pens, a pair of scissors, glue and board pins. You will have to make a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi for this bulletin Board craft. This bulletin board looks pretty when put together.

# The three Monkeys of Gandhi Ji Craft

Designing and decorating bulletin boards is a great activity for kids. Kids enjoy decorating the bulletin boards in their class and in the school gallery. You can help the kids to make this three monkey craft for the bulletin board. This monkey craft expresses the message that one must not listen to bad things, not see bad things and nor speak bad things. The board can be further decorated with flowers and messages from Mahatma Gandhi.

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#The three Monkeys of Gandhi ji

Mahatma Gandhi used to preach a message through three monkeys. He used to say that one must not listen to bad things, not speak bad things and nor see bad things. This message can be preached by making three monkey craft. You will need black or brown colored paper, a pair of scissors, googly eyes, grey colored pipe cleaner and glue for this craft. You can place these monkeys on a thermocol base for stability.

# Making Charkha

Charkha is synonymous with Mahatma Gandhi. He used to make his own khadi with the help of charkha. He also started the Movement to boycott foreign goods. You can make this pretty charkha with the help of ice cream popsicles. You will need acrylic paints and paint brushes to paint the ice cream popsicles. Add a thin jute rope running over the larger and smaller rounds. This completes the charkha craft. Now you can place this in your office or drawing room shelves.

# Gandhi ji ki army Gandhi Jayanti Craft

Our Prime Minister launche Swachchta Abhiyan on Gandhi Jayanti a few years ago. You can also make this Mahatma Gandhi ki Army with characters in uniform holding brooms, sweepers and wipers. This shows that the army work is as important as keeping our surroundings clean. We must try to keep our surroundings clean and rubbish free. You will need colored paper, a pair of scissors, glue, felt paper, googly eyes and black sharpie pen for details. This craft is easy to make and can be made at home.

# Gandhi Jayanti crafts making Gandhi Ji from paper

Mahatma Gandhi has been a legendary leader who pioneered the issues of Independence, untouchability among others. He was one of the leaders who could shake the British Government alone. This Gandhi Jayanti remember the greatness of Mahatma Gandhi through this paper craft. You will need brown colored paper, cotton balls, googly eyes, white paint and a thin paint brush. You can add details with the help of a black sharpie pen.

# Truth, Peace, Love, Equality Gandhi Jayanti craft

This is an easy to make chart design for Gandhi Jayanti. This beautiful chart design carries the message given by Mahatma Gandhi of ‘not seeing bad’, ‘not hearing bad’ and ‘not speaking bad’. The chart paper also features a drawing of Mahatma Gandhi and the ideals of an Independent Government. Your kids will love to make this pretty Chart design. this chart can be put up in the kids’ room or even on the bulletin boards. This will be a great learning chart for the kids.

# Gandhi jayanti crafts- Gandhi cap

Gandhi cap is a symbol which was worn by many pre-independence leaders to show solidarity and united front against the Britishers. You can make this Gandhi cap with crafting paper easily. To make this Gandhi cap you will need a colored paper and glue. This Gandhi cap can be made by using paper folding techniques and then sealing the open folds. This cap will look great when your kids wear it and perform patriotic plays at home.

# Drawing Gandhiji on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi ji’s  face is an iconic face and can be found at different places such as the bank notes. You and your kids can learn to make Gandhi ji’s face through this video tutorial. This will help you to make Gandhi ji’s face. You can later use this Gandhi ji’s face drawing for different purposes. You can add this drawing to the bulletin boards or make some patriotic drawing and draw Gandhi ji’s face in that.

We hope that your kids loved making these pretty, patriotic crafts at home. This will also become a basis for discussion of the great Independence struggle fought by our nation against the Britishers. You can check out other related articles on K4 craft. We would love to hear from you. You can share your feedback and opinion with us in the comments section below.

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