15 Creative Rakhi Making Ideas for Children

RAKHI MAKING IDEAS FOR KIDS

No member of your family is as crucial to your support system as your sibling. They are your confidants, your friends, your moral compass and the shield between you and the rest of your family which can be extremely important at times. A healthy relationship with your sibling ensures you have a truly special person in your life who offers unconditional support in every circumstance of your life. This is why the celebration of your sibling is so emotional and crucial as well. No festival celebrates the importance of your sibling other than rakhi.

Easy DIY Handmade Rakhi Ideas for Kids

As most parents know, building a bond between your children is crucial, a way to do that is to celebrate Rakhi in a fun and unique way so the kids see this time of their lives as a time they cherish with their loved ones. Every parent also knows that keeping a child engaged in activities requires a huge dose of fun. One way to incorporate that into your rakhi celebrations is to find fun rakhi designs for kids that can be made at home using arts and crafts to truly personalize the rakhi while keeping your kids engaged in a fun DIY activity. Here are a few designs to help you and your child make a unique rakhi.

1. Cartoon Character Rakhi

A cartoon rakhi is not only cute, it also is fun to make and it keeps your child engaged while making it. 

What You Will Need 

  • Thick felt cartoon stickers
  • Kid friendly scissors
  • Satin ribbon
  • Glue

How To Make

  • Using the scissors, cut the ribbon to an appropriate length
  • Lay the ribbon flat, using a dry cloth wipe off any dust there may be on the ribbon
  • Cut the cartoon sticker of your choice into shape
  • Spread the glue evenly across the back of the stickers
  • Paste onto the ribbon and let it dry

2. Race Car Rakhi

Most young boys adore race cars, making a race car rakhi at home is fun and really easy.

What You Will Need

  • Kid friendly scissors
  • Satin ribbon
  • Peel
  • Off race car stickers

How To Make

  • Using the scissors, cut the ribbon to an appropriate length
  • Lay the ribbon flat, using a dry cloth wipe off any dust there may be on the ribbon
  • Peel off the back of the sticker of your choice, paste the race car at the center of the ribbon
  • Press and hold for 5 seconds

3. Bedazzled Rakhi

Few things are as cute as bedazzled rakhis, here is how you make them.

What You Will Need

  • A foam ribbon
  • Scissors
  • A small velvet or cotton cloth
  • Glitter
  • Children’s craft crystals
  • Kid friendly adhesive

BEDAZZLED RAKHI

How To Make

  • Use the scissors to cut the foam ribbon to a regulated size
  • Spread the child-friendly adhesive on the velvet or cotton cloth
  • Sprinkle glitter all over – Stick the craft crystals in a pattern or design
  • Paste the cloth to the ribbon

4. Animal Rakhi

Animal rakhis are extremely adorable and are a breeze to make, here’s what you’ll need.

What You Will Need

  • A foam ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Felt paper
  • A sheet with animals printed on it
  • Glue

How To Make

  • Using the scissors, cut the ribbon to an even line that fits your child
  • Cut the animal of your choice into shape
  • Spread glue evenly along the felt paper
  • Paste the animal shaped cut-out, press for 5 seconds
  • Paste the felt paper onto the ribbon

5. Superman Rakhi

Every kid adores Superman. Here is a fun way to make the man of steel a constant on your child’s rakhi

What You Will Need

  • Glue
  • Satin Ribbon
  • Thin foam sheets (Thermocol)
  • Children’s Craft Cutter
  • Superman themed S sticker

How To Make 

  • Cut the ribbon to a decent length
  • Cut the foam sheet into an even square
  • Spread glue on both sides of the foam sheet
  • Cut the Superman logo, paste onto the foam sheet
  • Paste the foam sheet onto the ribbon

6. Name Rakhi

What can be more personal than your child’s name on their rakhi? This is sure to bring a huge smile out of both your little ones.

What You Will Need

  • Scissors
  • Felt paper cut into alphabet shapes
  • Glue
  • Satin Ribbon

How To Make

  • Cut the ribbon into the required length
  • Spread glue evenly on the ribbon
  • Paste the letters that make your child’s name in order on the ribbon

7. Art Rakhi

Every child loves arts and crafts, here is a fun way to incorporate the artistic stylings of your child onto a rakhi.

What You Will Need

  • Satin ribbon
  • A piece of white felt paper
  • Crayons or finger paint
  • Scissors
  • Glue

ART RAKHI

How To Make

  • Cut the felt paper into a small square
  • Ask your child to draw or paint on it
  • Spread an even layer of glue on the ribbon
  • Paste your child’s masterpiece on the ribbon

8. Heart Rakhi

What can be more endearing than a Rakhi with a heart on it? Here is how you make it.

What You Will Need

  • A satin ribbon
  • White felt paper.
  • Heart stickers
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Glitter

HEART RAKHI

How To Make

  • Cut the felt paper into an even square
  • Spread an even layer of glue onto both sides of the paper
  • Sprinkle glitter on one side
  • Stick the other side onto the ribbon
  • Peel off the back of the heart stickers and stick them onto the felt paper attached to the ribbon

9. Lego Rakhi

Nothing exemplifies DIY like Legos, here is how you can make a rakhi out of them.

What You Will Need

  • Braided strin
  • A piece of lego
  • Glitter
  • Glue

How To Make

  • Simply punch a hole on either side of the lego
  • Attach with the braided string
  • Spread glue on the lego evenly
  • Sprinkle glitter on top

10. Butterfly Rakhi

Few things are cuter than a butterfly; here is how it can make an unforgettable rakhi.

What You Will Need

  • A ready-made foam butterfly embellishment (These can be found in most arts and crafts stores.)
  • Glue
  • A silver satin ribbon
  • Glue

How To Make

  • To make this simple rakhi, simply paste the butterfly embellishment to the satin ribbon.
  • If the butterfly is plain, you can also add glitter or bedazzle it.

Rakhi Making Ideas for School Competition

If your child has to participate in a rakhi making competition at school, here are a few creative ideas that can come to use.

1. Funky Button Rakhi

A fun and creative rakhi to enter in school competitions is the button rakhi, here’s how you make it.

What You Will Need

  • Different colored buttons
  • Glitter
  • Craft jewelry
  • Glue
  • Silver satin ribbon

How To Make

  • Spread an even layer of glue onto three different colored buttons
  • On one, sprinkle glitter, on another button, paste craft jewelry in a pattern of your choice
  • Leave the third plain
  • Paste all three buttons in any order side by side on the ribbon

2. Goto Rakhi

This is a truly unique rakhi, here is how you make it.

What You Will Need

  • Foam glitter sheets
  • Ready-made goto flowers
  • Superhero embellishments
  • Glue
  • Silver ribbon

How To Make

  • Cut the ribbon to the required size
  • Cut the foam glitter sheets into a circle that is smaller than the goto flower
  • Paste the cut glitter sheet onto the goto flower
  • Paste the superhero embellishment onto the glitter sheet attached to the goto flower on the center
  • Paste the centerpiece onto the ribbon

3. Bird Rakhi

These rakhis are fun to look at and easy to make, here’s how you make them.

What You Will Need

  • Ready-made bird embellishments
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Silk ribbon

How To Make

  • Cut the ribbon to the required size using the scissors
  • Evenly spread the glue on the back of the bird embellishments
  • Paste onto the ribbon
  • Add glitter or craft jewellery if needed

4. Emoji Rakhi

Emojis are a part of everyday life, they are adorable and fun and can now be made into rakhis.

What You Will Need

  • Silk ribbon
  • Emoji Stickers

EMOJI RAKHI

How To Make

  • To make this Rakhi, simply cut the ribbon to the required length
  • Peel off the back of the emoji stickers
  • Paste onto the ribbon in any order

5. Family Rakhi

What can be more endearing than a rakhi that has your family on it? Here’s how you make it.

What You Will Need

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Small pictures of your family
  • Silk ribbon

FAMILY RAKHI

How To Make

  • To make this Rakhi, simply cut the pictures of your family members faces into circles
  • Then paste in any random order onto the ribbon

Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is a festival that celebrates family and siblings, to make this rakhi season unique, make custom rakhis at home. Remember to supervise your child while making these rakhis and enjoy a safe and warm filled family holiday.

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