Ganesh Chaturthi Crafts and Activities for Preschoolers with Free Printables

Looking for Ganesh Chaturthi Activities to do with your preschoolers? We have some fun ideas along with some free to download printables.

Ganesh Chaturthi, also called as Vinayak Chaturdashi is an important Hindu festival.

Ganesh Chaturdashi is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha (son of Lord Shiva, and Goddess Parvati.)

Lord Ganesh is the symbol of education, wisdom, good fortune and prosperity.

Festivals are indeed a great way to know about our mythology for little kids.

Here are Fun Activities that you can do with your little ones and also don’t forget to grab these Ganesh Chaturthi Free Printables for Preschoolers.

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1. Read a Book

Reading mythology is a great way of teaching about our Mythology and Culture to little ones.

We have 2 of our favourite books.

My First Book of Mythology

These are a set of 5 books that contain short and interesting stories about Indian mythology.

My little Ganesha

This is an awesome board book with great illustrations.

2. Laddoo Treasure Hunt

We all know laddoos are lord ganesha’s favourite.

How to play?

Hide the box of laddoos and give your little one clue as to where they can find it.

For example, the box is hiding near a place to sit (chair)

Once they go near it use the Word hot and once they go away from it use the Word cold.

3. Ganpati Craft

Ganesha craft


What we need?

  • Colored Paper (2 colors)
  • Glue
  • Scissors 
  • Googly eyes 
  • Flowers

Watch the video and cut and glue different shapes to form your very own ganesha craft.

4. Laddoo Math

Ladoo math

We all know ganesha loves laddoos. Hence a math activity is so much fun. 

What we need?

Pompoms, Plates, Number Cards, tweezers

How to play?

For number recognition activity, place the number cards at the top of the plate and arrange the pompoms in another tray. Allow your child to identify the number and place the number of pompoms in the plate. 

For addition or subtraction place the pompoms in the plate and allow your child to reveal the answer.

5. Paper Plate Rangoli

Rangoli can be messy especially if you have a toddler at home. A simple yet effective activity for toddlers.

What we need?

  • Paper Plate
  • Colored Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Just cut out some paper. Paste it on the paper plate with the help of glue. Pretty simple right? And mess free too.

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