Mar 07, 2023 Holi Pichkari Arts & Crafts Activity

Looking for a totally unique way to celebrate Holi indoors with your kids? Then check out this interactive arts & crafts activity that is guaranteed to keep you and your little ones engaged for days to come!




Part one: coloring sheet
1. Baby Krishna & Radha coloring sheet (download)
2. Crayons
3. Craft knife

Part 2: sensory bag
1. Sandwich size storage bags  
2. 1/4 cup (60ml) warm water
3. Clear glue (approximately three big squirts) 
4. Holi Color Powder 
5. Glitter or Jelly beads (optional)

Part 3: Ensemble
1. Same size paper as coloring sheet (used A4)
2. Tape
3. Glue


  1. Print out this illustration and color it in
  2. Using a blade, cut out the inside of the pichkari (the water gun), and the "splash" portion, as seen in the video
  3. In a ziplock bag, mix the following ingredients: Holi Color Powder, warm water, clear glue, and glitter. Mix it well.
  4. Properly seal the ziplock bag and glue it down to the center of a piece of paper (ensure it is the same size as the coloring sheet used in step 1)
  5. Glue the coloring sheet on top of the paper (with the ziplock bag). Adjust the position, if needed, so that the cutout portion of the illustration is placed directly on top of the ziplock bag. 
  6. When you press the ziplock bag back and forth, it will create a 3D effect and bring the illustration to life. 
  7. Watch Krishna and Radha playing Holi then go out and play some of your own!

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