Rangoli patterns come in all shapes and sizes but are often symmetrical, using designs taken from nature – for example, flowers and birds.
With this activity you’ll be
- measuring ingredients to make the playdough
- investigating reflection and symmetry as you design your pattern
A Rangoli is a type of art traditionally created on the floor. During Diwali, Hindus use the colourful patterns and designs (made using rice and sand) to encourage the goddess Lakshmi into their homes.