Shivratri Craft ideas & activities are waiting for you. Celebrate Shivratri with your kids and make Shivling, Damru, Trishool, Shiva Drawings and other creative crafts.
Shivratri is one of the most revered festivals of Hindus. All the Hindus come together to celebrate this great festival of the union of Shiva and Parvati. As the legend goes, Lord Shiva married the holy goddess Parvati on this day and thus the devouts celebrate it as their marriage anniversary or union after a long spell of sagacious meditation. The day is marked with festivities and traditional ceremonies. The night of Maha Shivratri is considered holy by all. The rituals continue for the whole night till the break of the dawn. With all these traditional values instilled in us, let us take a look at some of the beautiful crafts you can try out this Maha Shivratri. These crafts will give you all the good vibes.
When is Maha Shivratri in 2020?
Shivratri 2020 falls on February 21st, a Friday.
Maha Shivratri Craft Ideas & Activities for Children
1. Eco-friendly Shiva Ling for Shivratri
This is a pretty looking Shiva Ling. Shiva ling is one of an abstract or aniconic representation of Lord Shiva which is worshipped the most. He is believed to embody the Linga we can make this Shiva Ling this Maha Shivratri and adorn our homes with the blessings of Lord Shiva. As it will not require skills but efforts and dedication towards the lord, you can use this Maha Shivratri Craft Idea for the small Mandir in your house. You can use M seal or black color clay for this craft.
2. Paper Shivling using paper quilling techniques
After learning how to make shiva ling with the help of M seal and clay, we bring you another craft from Maha Shivratri Craft Ideas which you can use for this Mahashivratri. The quilling is an art that is practiced by only a few. With the help of the above tutorial, you can also make use of this art form and add it to your skills. The lightweight craft can be kept on the tabletops with the clean conditions.
3. Beautiful floral decoration for Maha Shivratri celebrations
Apart from the previous 2 shiva ling ideas, you will also need to re-decorate your house mandir after cleaning the area properly. With washed clothes and a few sets of flower garlands, you can complete your task without any papercraft. The flowers will amplify the beauty and spread fresh air in the area. Thus, making your guests feel at peace during pooja.
4. Learn to Make Cardboard Trishul for Shivratri Decoration
The weapon which Lord Shive uses is Trishul. With the help of cardboard and other readily available decoration material, you can make this Maha Shivratri Craft Ideas. You can refer to the above image. As, Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, an idol of Ganesha can be attached to the intersection of the arms of the Trishul. You can paste this Trishul on the wall near the mandir for this Mahashivratri.
5. Making Foam Trishul at home on Maha Shivratri
If you wish to make a 3d Trishul, that your kids can also hold, you can use Thermacol of high thickness. This Maha Shivratri Craft Idea will require high skills for giving the 3D shape, and also the perfect symmetry. You can keep the Trishul in front of Lord Shiva in the Mandir while doing Pooja.
6. Damru making tutorial for Maha Shivratri
We all are aware that Lord Shiva uses Damru as a musical instrument. In many of the images, he can be seen with this instrument in his hand. Thus, for this element of the Lord, you can use the above tutorial and source for crafting your own Maha Shivratri Craft Idea of a Damru. This craft is easy to make and mainly involves cutting and pasting of the items.
If you wish to use recycled material for the crafts, you can refer to this idea of damru with disposal teacups. The thread, ghunghroo, and sticks are easy to make. All, you will have to do is paste these items together in a proper manner.
7. Damroo crafts for Maha Shivratri
If you are looking for a read look-alike damroo, you can craft one for your own House Mandir. This will require high skills with tools and material. The wooden structure can be crafted from any carpenter in the market and then you will be left with the threads and the paints. Thus, you can customize this damroo according to your preferences.
8. Maha Shivratri craft ideas using disposable tea cups
This Maha Shivratri Craft Idea of Shiva Dumroo is much easier to make than the above ideas of the same category. It uses long match sticks, plastic straws, and threads with beads. The paper teacups will be enough to provide support and strength to the masterpiece. You can use this idea for small size Mandirs.
9. Beautiful Mahadev painting
After the crafts items such as Shiva Ling, Trishul, and Damroo, next in the list is paintings of the Great Lord Shiva. With the right skill set, you can draw and paint this masterpiece to decorate the walls in your house. The two colors in the above painting signify the Anger and the peaceful mind of the Mahadev.
10. Beautiful drawing for Maha Shivratri
The next we have is an intermediate level of crayons drawing. You will now require much advance skill sets but time and efforts for the detailing of the Lord. The dark contrast will go perfectly on the light color walls. You can use a drawing sheet, or canvas sheet for the above and then get it framed for the wall.
11. Mahadev painting for Maha Shivratri
A monochrome drawing and painting have its own fan following. With the right shades of the color, you can turn a blank sheet into a masterpiece such as the above one. There is a lot of detailing in this painting. If you will look closely, you will find major elements of Lord Shiva which are hidden in the image. Thus, this will be perfect for your wall decorations on this Maha Shivratri.
12. Shivratri craft ideas along with Lord Ganesha
This is a beautiful painting of Lord Shiva and Ganesha. This beautifully depicts the uncanny resemblance between the father and son, both carrying a trishul in this drawing. This painting looks pretty and is truly in the vibe of Maha Shivratri. You can make this painting with water colors or acrylic paints. Hang this painting at home in the living room or in the Pooja room.
13. Beautiful Mahadev painting
This Mahadev painting looks very pretty. You can make this pretty painting using water colors or oil pastels. Mahadev is a great power. Maha Shivratri celebrates the union of Shiva and Adi Shakti. This painting exhibits the power and poise Mahadev presents. You can hang this painting in your living room or at the front of your Pooja room.
14. Beautiful artistic Maha Shivratri craft
This is a very beautiful Shiva ling drawing. You can try to make on like this. This drawing beautifully depicts the beautiful adorning of flowers and tilak by the Linga on the day of Maha Shivratri. The image is complete with a Trishul and the water holding kalash at the top. It will surely make your day. You can hang this drawing in your living room after getting it framed.
15. Shiva Ling Rangoli design for Maha Shivratri
This rangoli design looks really pretty. You can make this rangoli design with the help of black, white, orange, blue, pink and yellow rangoli colors. You will also need a chalk stick to draw the rangoli design on the floor at first. You can fill in the black rangoli color afterwards. Also add the details and define the lines with white rangoli color. You can also use some sparkle powder in black color. To add a shine to the rangoli design. You can add flowers and other adornments to this rangoli design. Make it at your home, in the front or in the backyard.
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