World environmental day: activities for children, free printable included

What is world Environmental day? World Environment Day is an annual event celebrated on June 5th to raise global awareness and promote action on environmental issues. It is organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and serves as a platform to engage individuals, communities, and governments in taking positive environmental actions. World Environment Day…

Famous folk art paintings from India

Folk art refers to traditional art forms and crafts created by people who may or may be not formally trained as artists. It is deeply rooted in the cultural and historical traditions of a particular region, community, or ethnic group. Folk art reflects the unique identity, values, and beliefs of a community, and it is…

Coming soon: Stories from the Countryside of India!

I am delighted to announce the upcoming release of my captivating new book, “Stories from the Countryside of India!” This remarkable book is set to take you on a mesmerizing journey into the enchanting world of Warli art, a traditional art form of India that has captivated generations with its simplicity and rich cultural heritage….

How is Easter linked with eggs? With free easter activity worksheet

Easter is a Christian festival that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Jesus was crucified on Friday and his body was placed in a tomb, this day is commemorated as Good Friday. On the third day, Jesus rose from the dead and this day is celebrated as Easter Sunday/Monday, depending on the…

Thanksgiving-2022

Thanksgiving originated as a harvest festival in America, when the pilgrims (an English colony that came to America in a ship) celebrated a day in the year, to be grateful for all the blessings in life. This tradition got passed over with time. And eventually, a celebration is thrown within the family every year to…

Learn to draw Warli tribal art of India: Step by step guide

What is Warli art? India has preserved various forms of folk arts that also include sculptures, pottery, painting embroidery and more. These folk art are practised mainly by the tribal people living in the interior regions of India. Warli art is a famous form of folk art made by tribal people living in the Maharashtra…

Witches in Warli tribe

Warli art is the ancient folk art of India, practised even today in the region of Maharashtra. Every religious ceremony in Warlis are mediated by a priest or Bhagata. In order to become main bhagata, students take intensive trainings in different groups, in caves or in hidden locations. This knowledge transfer is done by one…

Nello and Patrasche, an unconditional friendship

The monument of boy, Nello and his dog, Patrasche, sleeping under a cobblestone blanket is seen in front of Antwerp’s cathedral. This monument is designed by artist Batist Vermeulen. Nello and Patrasche Nello and Patrasche are the main characters of novel, A dog of Flanders written by English author Marie Louise de la Ramée, in 1872….

Drielandenpunt

In the region of Vaals, Netherlands there is a major tourist attraction, a point where borders between three countries: Belgium, Netherlands and Germany (Duitsland) meet. It was established in 1918. Drielandenpunt in Dutch means a land where three points meet and is the highest point in Nederlands. Below is the map of Drielandenpunt, showing the…

Belgium welcomes Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas also known as Sint Nicolaas, is saint of Myra, Turkey. Santa Claus, a famous name in America and Asia is also derived from Sinterklaas. He is considered as the patron saint of children who had done a lot of good deeds and miracles in his lifetime. In Belgium and Netherlands he is shown as an elderly man…