Top 10 Ganesh Chaturthi Games And Activities For Kids

Ganesh Chaturthi For Kids - Games And Activities

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Now that it’s time for Ganpati Bappa to arrive, are you looking to make this Ganesh Chaturthi for kids fun with activities and games? Is your little one excited about the upcoming festival and do you want to make this Ganesh Chaturthi celebration special for him? If you nodded along, you should consider reading our post.

Here is our list of activities and games for Ganpati festival for your kids.

Ganesh Chaturthi For Kids – Top 10 Activities And Games:

Here is a list of ten games and activities that revolve around the theme of Ganesh Chaturthi and will keep kids of different age groups interested:

1. Ganesh Chaturthi Laddoo Treasure Hunt:

Ganesh Chaturthi Laddoo Treasure Hunt Pictures

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You Will Need:

  • Laddoos based on the number of players
  • A paper with clues for each player

How To:

  1. Before you start off the treasure hunt, make sure to write out fun and witty clues on the paper that will help the kids reach the laddoo.
  1. For instance, you can write out clues such as ‘you wake up in the morning and pick this up to clean.’ Once your kid reaches there, which is the place where he keeps his toothbrush, he will receive his next clue, and so on.
  1. Mention clues that will take the kids all across the designated area.
  1. Once the kids reach the final point they will be treated to delicious laddoos.

[ Read: Mythological Stories For Kids ]

2. Ganesha Coloring Page:

Vinayaka Chavithi Coloring Page Pictures

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You Will Need:

  • Printouts of the Ganesh coloring page template attached here – one for each kid
  • A set of colors for each kid

How To:

  1. Hand the printout of Ganesha to each kid and ask them to finish coloring the same in a designated amount of time.
  1. You can allot the time based on the age group of the kids, with more time for the younger ones and lesser time for the older ones.

3. Different Names Of Ganesha:

Ganesh Chaturthi Photos  - Names Information

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You Will Need:

  • A pen and paper for each kid

How To:

  1. As the name suggests, all you have to do is ask the kids to write down as many name variations of the Ganesha names as they can.
  1. Make sure to set a time limit for the same.
  1. Here are a few names of Ganesha that you can use as reference – Avighna, Bhupati, Amit, Chaturbhuj, Devadeva, Ekadanta, Gadadhara, Gajanana, Ganpati, Siddhivinayak.

4. Ganesha Names Word Search:

Ganesha Names Word Search Pictures

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You Will Need:

  • A paper and pen for each kid

How To:

  1. Make a simple word search puzzle by jumbling up the different names of Ganesha.
  1. Write it down on one paper and copy it to all the others.
  1. Once done, hand out the paper and a pen to each kid and ask them to find the names in a given amount of time.
  1. Here are a few names you can add to the pile – Siddhivinayak, Siddhidata, Gajanan, Pramod, Ganpati, Kirti, Mahabala, Lambodara

5. Ganesha Jumble Name Game:

Ganesha Jumble Name Game Image

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You Will Need:

  • A pen and paper for each kid

How To:

  1. Instead of making a word search game with the different names of Ganesha, use the same to make a simpler version for younger kids.
  1. For the jumble name game, write down each name on the paper in a jumbled form. Write only one name on each line, so that it is easier for the kids to decipher.
  1. Ask them to solve it within a set time limit.

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6. The G Game:

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Game - The G

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You Will Need:

  • A pen and paper for each kid

How To:

  1. As the name Ganesha begins with the letter ‘G’ you can help your kids play a ’5 names of _ that begin with G’ game.
  1. For instance, ask them to write about five books that they have read that starts with the letter G, or 5 names that start with the letter G and so on.
  1. Make it fun and add a timer. These Ganesh Chaturthi games for kids will surely bring fun among them.

7. Ganesha Head Coloring Image:

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi Head Coloring Image

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You Will Need:

  • Printouts of the coloring template provided here – one for each kid
  • A coloring set for each kid

How To:

  1. Hand out the coloring template to each kid and ask them to color it within a given amount of time.

8. Flower Decoration For Ganpati Festival:

Decoration Ideas For Ganpati Festival At Home

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Here is another idea that is decoration for Ganesh chaturthi at home with flowers.

You Will Need:

  • An open area where your kids can collect flowers from

How To:

  1. Ask each kid to collect flowers based on a color, such as yellow, gold, red and so on.
  1. The kids will have to collect the flowers and bring them back, helping you to decorate the idol.

9. Dress Up As Ganesha:

Dressing Ideas As Ganesha Pictures

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How To:

  1. Ask the kids to come dressed up as Ganesha.
  1. To make it interesting, ask them to add at least one item to their look as Ganesha holds in his hands.

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10. Ganesha In The Modern Day:

Happy Ganesha Chaturthi Information

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You Will Need:

  • A pen, paper and a set of colors for each kid

How To:

  1. Ask the kids to draw a modern version of Ganesha in any form they can imagine.
  1. For instance, Ganesha could be driving a car, or riding a bike, or reading a book, whatever suits the kid’s fancy.

Did you like the ideas we shared above? Did you try any of these activities to teach Ganesh festival information for kids. If you have some more ideas, share them in the comments below.

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