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Article originally published on 8th February 2010
Creative ideas for activities to help celebrate the Sikh festival of Baisakhi, also known as Vaisakhi, to mark the beginning of spring
Investigate the differences between fresh and dried fruit
Understanding of the World
Early learning goal: People and communities
What you need
Group size: small groups.
Selection of fresh fruits and corresponding dried fruits (for example, pineapple, banana, apricots, grapes, mango and apple); small lidded cardboard boxes; coloured pens, pencils or crayons.
What to do
Explain that people give gifts to loved ones at Baisakhi. Dried fruit is a traditional gift for this festival, often presented in a specially decorated box.
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