Diwali, commonly known as “the festival of lights” is a time of celebration by sharing gifts, greetings and best wishes. It is a time of enlightening homes by lighting diyas as a symbol to welcome goodness. The Kindergarten section of GCIS, with its ever homely environment, observed this auspicious festival by conducting numerous fun activities. It all started by making of diwali cards and posting it to their own homes in the post office, followed by diya painting, free hand expression, special assembly and ethnic celebration. The tiny tots were engrossed in these activities in full swing, experiencing the air of festivity and lightening up their moods. They were also taught about the story behind Diwali and also on the practice of “Safe Diwali” thereby making it meaningful. Not only that, different cultures yet one spirit was felt in every classroom and the school in general as they displayed their grand and unique ethnic wear. The happiness on their faces at the end of all these ventures was obvious as they carried their hand-made diyas home in delight. Thus, one can truly say that the heart of Diwali was felt.
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