14 Indian Republic Day Craft Ideas You Would Love!

Indian Republic Day Craft Ideas

In India, Republic Day is celebrated every year on the 26th of January. The celebrations end with the Beating Retreat Ceremony on the 29th of January.

With the Republic Day coming soon, it’s time to spend some family time doing some fun craft ideas to teach your kids more about the national celebrations. You can also do this through meaningful activities.

This is a cool way to initiate a sense of national pride in young minds.

So here is a list of Indian Republic Day craft ideas that you can try this year to take this celebration a notch higher with these Republic Day crafts for preschoolers.

Top 14 Craft Ideas For Republic Day:

Go ahead and check them out!

1. Crepe Paper Flowers:

What you need:

  • Crepe paper sheets in saffron, white and green (1x)
  • Plastic spoon or straw
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Directions:

  1. Trim 4-inch-wide strips of the crepe sheet.
  1. Cut along the breadth of the crepe sheet with the scissors.
  1. Make use of the plastic spoon or straw end to roll the crepe sheet to form a flowery design. Glue the ends.
  1. Make three tricolored flowers and tie the spoons with a rubber band.
Indian Tricolor Paper Flowers

Source: icreativeideas.com

2. Indian Flag Batch With Pin:

What you need:

  • Cardstock in orange, white, and green (30cmx3cm)
  • 3 paper circles with 2 cm diameter
  • Glue
  • Hot silicon glue
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Safety pin
  • Ruler

Directions:

  1. Place the orange cardstock on a flat surface. Apply glue and stick the white cardstock along its ends. Then repeat the same steps with the green one.
  1. Trim off the edges and keep it aside
  1. Fold one edge of the card and flap the next in the opposite direction. Keep folding using the same steps until the next end.
  1. Unfold the card and glue the ends together to form the twisted coils.
  1. Use hot silicon glue along the center of the card to attach the open ends together.
  1. Apply glue on the center of the card and attach the cut paper circle.
  1. Turn the card over and apply glue to the center. Attach the other cut paper circle.
  1. Now take the final cut paper circle and loop it in safety pin. Apply hot glue over it and attach to the cardstock.
  1. For the final step, glue the remaining trimmed ends along the edge of the card stock.

3. Wall Hanging Décor In Tri-colors:

What you need:

  • Three colored papers in white, orange, and green
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler

Directions:

  1. Fold the colored paper into a triangle shape.
  1. Draw a line from the center and lines at the side of the colored paper using a pencil and ruler.
  1. Cut out on the lines that you have drawn on the side.
  1. Open the paper and glue the middle part of the paper together. Continue to glue all the cut ends together.
  1. Repeat the same steps for the other colored papers.
  1. Glue the ends of the colored papers and attach them all together.
  1. Stick a cut paper circle in the center and make the Ashok Chakra.

4. Tri-color Rangoli:

What you need:

  • Rangoli colors in white, green, and orange

Directions:

  1. You can create your Republic Day themed rangoli design.
  1. Leafy pattern, flaming sun, dove designed rangoli – are a few ideas.
  1. For more inspiration, watch the video.

5. Tri-color Paper Fan:

What you need:

  • Orange, white, green color thick sheets
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • A thick cardboard

Directions:

  1. Cut color paper in 5 cm each and glue them to the white paper on both the sides.
  1. Fold the tricolor flag into a fan.
  1. To create the fan, mark 1 cm each and fold using a ruler.
  1. Take the thick cardboard sticks and attach the ends together.
Indian Tricolor Paper Fan

Source: kidzyplanet.com

6. Republic Day Board Decoration:

What you need:

  • Board
  • Marker pen
  • Posters
  • Pins or tacks

Directions:

  1. The board can be used for pinning/jotting relevant information about the important day.
  1. Schools can turn poster making as a part of craft activity for children.
  1. Such activities can instill patriotic sentiments and inspire the young children to be better citizens.
  1. This same idea can be executed as Independence Day crafts for kindergarten.
Republic Day Board Decoration

Source: stfrancisagra.org

7. Rolled Paper Bracelet:

What you need:

  • Old plastic bottle
  • Cutter
  • Color thread or wool in the tricolors

Directions:

  1. Cut the plastic bottle into a well-rounded shape.
  1. Make small holes at the ends.
  1. Place the cut bottle on a flat surface.
  1. Insert the thread in the hole and glue.
  1. Wrap the orange wool to one-third part and repeat with the other colored wool.
  1. And finally, pull out the thread from the hole.
  1. This DIY craft idea can be executed for making bangles, as well. You can wrap the different colored thread on different bangles and stick them at the end.
Indian Color Bracelet

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8. Tri-color Nail Art:

What you need:

  • Orange nail paint
  • Green nail paint
  • White nail paint
  • Transparent nail paint
  • Cello-tape or post-it strips
  • Blue stone sticker

Directions:

  1. Apply a coat of white nail paint over your fingers.
  1. Paint it evenly across the nails. Allow it to dry.
  1. After the first coat dries, apply another coat of white paint. Let it dry.
  1. Now take a strip of tape and place it diagonally over your nail.
  1. Apply orange paint over your nails.
  1. Apply green nail paint.
  1. Once the nail paint dries off, remove the strip.
  1. Apply a clear nail paint to add shine.
  1. Place a blue stone in the center of the white part.

9. Tri-Color Popsicle Pen Stand:

What you need:

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Small box
  • Glue stick
  • Watercolors

Directions:

  1. Take a small box and cut the top covering.
  1. Now take the Popsicle sticks and paint them in tri-colors (green, white, and orange).
  1. Glue the sticks together over the box to create a lovely pen stand.
Tricolor Popsicle Pen Stand

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10. Tricolor Friendship Band:

What you need:

  • Wool strands in orange, green, and white
  • Long band

Directions:

  1. Take long strands of orange, white, and green wool.
  1. Tie a knot at one end to form a long band.
  1. Braid the three strands and tie a knot at the end to secure it.
Indian Tricolor Friendship Band

Source: etsy.com

11. Tricolor Bookmark:

What you need:

  • White cardboard
  • Punch hole.
  • Acrylic colors.
  • Golden ribbon
  • Washable stamp pads

Directions:

  1. Cut a white cardstock into a rectangle and color it in the national colors.
  1. Make a hole using the punch hole.
  1. Press the stamp pads onto the bookmark.
  1. Insert a ribbon into the hole at the top of the bookmark.
Indian Tricolor Bookmark

Source: artsycraftsymom.com

12. Tricolor Hairband:

What you need:

  • Hair Band
  • Quilling Paper
  • Ribbon (orange, white, and green)
  • Slotted tool
  • Comb
  • Hot silicon glue
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Directions:

  1. Take the hair band and green ribbon.
  1. Wrap one end of the ribbon along the end of the hair band. Stick the ribbon over the band using hot silicon glue.
  1. Twirl the ribbon around the hair band. Glue the ends.
  1. Repeat the above steps with the white and orange ribbon.
  1. For the second part, you can take a look at the video on how to create the twirled floral clips.

13. Tricolor Earrings:

What you need:

  • Quilling paper (orange, white, and green)
  • Slotted tool
  • Stone
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Quilling tool

Directions:

  1. Create six closed coils with the orange, white, and green paper strips.
  1. Shape each coil to form a teardrop or any desired shape.
  1. Take the cut shapes and glue them together. Apply glue to the quilled paper and allow it to dry.
  1. Insert a jump ring on top of the orange coil.

14. Tricolor Hair Extensions:

What you need:

  • Colored hair extensions
  • Or Sponge and temporary hair color spray
  • Bobby pins

Directions:

  1. Use smaller streaks of the colored hair extensions because they can look even brighter than your natural hair. You can purchase small or individual hair extensions and place them seamlessly through the lower layers of your hair to control the intensity of the hair color.
  1. Alternatively, temporary hair color spray and sponge are also great for adding color to your hair.
  1. All these choices are great for you to play with colors without making a commitment.
Tricolor Hair Extensions

Source: etsy.com

Have everyone around you create crafts of their desired choice to soak in the patriotic spirits in a fun way! All these ideas can serve as Independence Day craft ideas too! Do tell us your favorite craft idea from the list in the comments box below.

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