We can all agree that siblings are extremely annoying and can drive you absolutely bonkers most times. But none of it changes the fact that they are a huge part of your life, and will always have your back. The bond you have with your siblings is unique yet so special, and deserves to be celebrated, especially on Raksha Bandhan. This year, Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on the 11th of August, and we’ve listed down some fun Raksha Bandhan activities and Raksha Bandhan celebration ideas that will make this day a whole lot memorable for you and your siblings.
There’s still more than enough time for you to plan a fun day with your siblings on Raksha Bandhan. You can start the day by sending them Raksha Bandhan wishes, Raksha Bandhan quotes, or by dedicating a special post on Instagram along with a heartfelt Raksha Bandhan caption. Apart from that, you can also plan some interesting Raksha Bandhan activities to make it a celebration to remember!
Instead of buying a Rakhi, you can encourage your kids to make one at home. Not just kids, even adults can try making a Rakhi using simple materials such as wool, colourful threads, felt, paper, and more. It’s a fun and easy Raksha Bandhan activity that won’t take a lot of time. You’ll be amazed by the number of DIY rakhi tutorials available online. So go ahead, and get your creative juices flowing!
Making a greeting card from scratch is one of the most exciting Raksha Bandhan activities for students that can let them express in words how much their siblings mean to them. To create a DIY greeting card, you’ll need some colourful papers, sketch pens, colours, scissors, beads, sequins and other decorative items.
Rakhi thali decoration is another fun Raksha Bandhan activity that kids will surely love! Rakhi thali can be decorated in numerous ways using traditional decorative elements, and you’ll find numerous easy Rakhi thali decoration ideas on YouTube that you can take cues from.
Whether you and your siblings love cooking or not, you’ve gotta give this Raksha Bandhan activity a try! No celebration is complete without some sweet delicacies, so you could try making them with your sibling together. In fact, choose something you used to enjoy eating when you were kids, and try to recreate the dish with a modern spin on it. Here are some easy dessert recipes that you can take cues from. So go ahead, put your Masterchef aprons on and get ready to cook!
After the Rakhi has been tied, and Raksha Bandhan gifts have been exchanged, you can organize a games night with your siblings. You could play board games, dumb charades, musical chairs, and other interesting games for an unforgettable time with your siblings. This Raksha Bandhan celebration idea is guaranteed to be a huge hit!
You can’t not have fun during movie marathons, no matter what the occasion is! Binge-watching your favourite movies with your siblings can be a lot of fun, especially if they love the same genre as you! Throw in some popcorn and interesting snacks to make the binge session more interesting.
Here’s another fun Raksha Bandhan celebration idea! Take out all your old photo albums and reminisce the good old times you spent with your siblings. You guys may have gotten busier and drifted apart as you grew up, but looking back at the photographs can remind you of the beautiful memories, and strengthen your bond. It is sure to trigger feelings of joy and love, and might even leave you emotional!
After the Raksha Bandhan rituals, you can sit and plan a fun day out with your siblings. It can be a spontaneous road trip, a visit to the beach, an amusement park, or even just a trip to the mall. It’s a great way to spend some quality time with your siblings and create amazing memories, just like old times. Oh, and don’t forget to take lots of photographs!
Take your celebration to the next level with this interesting Raksha Bandhan activity! Take out some goofy pictures with your siblings from childhood, and try to recreate them. Not only will it be a fun photoshoot, but you can also share the amazing ‘then and now’ pictures on Instagram, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
We hope these Raksha Bandhan activities and celebration ideas helped you plan a memorable day with your siblings! So gather your brothers and sisters, play some amazing Rakhi songs, and enjoy these Raksha Bandhan activities to make sure you have a gala time together!
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