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Celebrating Children's Day - 'Bal Din'

Children’s Day is celebrated around the globe on 20th November. However, in India, it is observed on 14th November every year. Indians celebrate Children’s Day on this day as it is a birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who had great love and affection for children. Children loved him too and addressed him as ‘Chacha Nehru’. In India, Children’s Day is also known as ‘Bal Din’.

Children’s Day Celebration is given an utter importance in schools and social organisations. Parents too give a due importance to this occasion and celebrate Children’s Day in interesting ways for their little wonders. After all, it is about making children happy and bringing similes on their faces on this day dedicated to children. Here is how parents, schools, social organisations etc; may celebrate Children’s Day.

Ideas for Celebrating Children’s Day

Have a quick look at some common ideas for celebrating Children’s Day.

Taking Children Out for Movie

On the occasion of Children’s Day, lots of movies for children are released. You may take your little wonders out for such movies on this day. It will give you a chance to spend time with your family and enjoy good movies. Children will also have fun watching such movies specially meant for them.

Special Gifts

A lot of special gifts are available in market for children on the occasion of Children’s Day. You can buy toys of their choice accompanied with toffees and chocolates. You can even buy story book sets for them, which will inculcate a habit of reading in them. You should buy such gifts for your children which will add value to their childhood and make the Children’s Day special.

Children’s Day Party

You may organise a special Children’s Day party for children on the occasion of Children’s Day. You may invite your child’s friends for this party. Even parents can take part in this party which will give them a chance to spend time with children. You can enjoy the party by playing various party games, having special food items, exchanging gifts, keeping special Children’s Day themes and much more.

Educational Trips or Picnics

You can take children out for educational trips or picnics. You can visit various museums and amusement parks with children. You may also take a trip to educational and science centers which will increase knowledge of your children. However, if you choose to go out with children, do not forget to carry some gifts for them as it is an occasion of Children’s Day.

Social Activities

Children’s Day is a good opportunity for involving children in social activities. You may give certain tasks to children where the get involved in social activities. You can ask them to wrap gifts for underprivileged, orphan or children with disabilities before Children’s Day. You can visit underprivileged, orphan or children with disabilities, with your children on Children’s Day. Your children can distribute the gifts wrapped by them for such children.

Such social activities will generate a sense in your children that even poor and orphan children have right to celebrate Children’s Day. It is a good opportunity for parents, schools and others to undertake such activities and bring smiles on the faces of such children too. The real objective of celebrating Children’s Day will be fulfilled only when one is able to make the children deprived of happiness happy. Such activities should be promoted and undertaken on large scale. 

New and exciting ideas of celebrating Children’s Day will always be enjoyed by children. At the same time we should also not forget those children who hardly see happiness. Making Children’s Day special for such children will mean a lot for them. So this year, let us not just think only about our children and make this Children’s Day special for the other children too.

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Nishita.4 years ago
Good ideas...appreciated
Varsha.6 years ago
Social activities are worth it as children can learn those important life lessons how blessed they are when they get to see an underprivileged child. My son's school which is Orchids international school takes care of educational trips where he learns a lot.
Vanita.10 years ago
Children’s movie is a great idea. This year children’s day falls on Saturday so it will be good to take children out on the weekends. It is good for parents also to watch such movies with children once in a while. There is a good movie releasing specially on the occasion of children’s day. I would also like to inform parents that some organisations have organised a children’s film festival especially on the occasion on Children’s Day in Hyderabad. I would have loved to attend it with my child if it was in Mumbai too.
Somesh.10 years ago
I totally agree with Riya that we should not waste money, instead of that we can celebrate children’s Day with poor children. At least they will get to see good things on that day which is being celebrated for them. Some children even do not know that such days are celebrated for them. So at least we can do something for them to make them happy on children’s day. If parents are involved in such activities, it will help children to be aware of the same and when they grow up they can encourage their children to do such activities too.
Riya.10 years ago
Undertaking social activities is a good idea for celebrating Children’s Day. Instead of wasting money on other things it is better to spend money on other important things like helping children. At least we can make some one happy on this occasion. I was very confused about what should I do for my child for children’s day. But I will consider the idea of helping poor and orphan children on this day with my child. It will give very good feeling to me and my child.
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