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Family and Festivals

Family and Festivals
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Family

The family is formed when people live together by ties of blood, marriage or adaptation.

Types of Family

1. Nuclear Family

  • When a family has few members including the adults with their children.
  • No other member is a part.

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Nuclear Family

2. Joint Family

  • Also known as joint family
  • Consist of more generations of cousins, grandparents, etc.

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Joint Family

Why is Family Important?

  • IT gives protection, love, blessings.
  • Helps to build confidence
  • Gives a sense of belongingness.

What Does a Family Do?

  • Celebrate festivals together
  • Love each other
  • Share responsibilities.

Festivals

  • An occasion to celebrate for a reason.
  • Are related to religious beliefs, history, etc.
  • Gives love, fun, enjoyment.

National Festivals

1. Independence Day

  • Celebrated on 15th each year.
  • India got independence in 1947
  • Prime minister hoists the national flag at the red fort in Delhi.

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Independence Day

2. Republic Day

  • Celebrated on 26th January
  • Whole India celebrates this festival

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Republic Day

3. Gandhi Jayanti

  • Celebrated on 2nd October
  • In remembrance of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s birthday.
  • He was the “Father of the Nation".

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Gandhi Jayanti

Religious Festivals

1. Diwali

  • Considered as the festival of lights
  • Celebrated when Lord Rama came back from 14 years of exile
  • Houses and market is decorated
  • People exchange sweets
  • Lakshmi is being worshipped

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Diwali

2. Holi

  • Known as a festival of colors
  • Generally comes in February or march
  • Victory over evil is celebrated

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Holi

3. Raksha Bandhan

  • Brother gets tied rakhi from sister.
  • Brother in return gives gifts to the sister.

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Raksha Bandhan

4. Christmas

  • Christmas is celebrated on 25th of December.
  • Marked as a birth of Jesus
  • Santa distributes gifts, chocolates.
  • Christmas tree is decorated.

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Christmas

5. Onam

  • Festival of Kerala
  • Celebrated because King Mahabali returned back.

Science Class 2 Family and Festivals Onam

Recap

  • A family is formed when people live together by ties of blood, marriage or adaptation.
  • Nuclear and joint families exist
  • The family is important for love, care, confidence, etc.
  • Festivals are a symbol of happiness, joy.
  • Festivals have social value, religious value and historical value.

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Quiz for Family and Festivals

Q.1

Identify the festivals.

The birthday of Jesus Christ.



a)

Christmas

b)

Holi

c)

Diwali

d)

Dussehra

Q.2

Identify the festivals.

It comes at the end of the holy month of Ramzan.



a)

Eid

b)

Republic day

c)

Dussehra

d)

Holi

Q.3

Following are associated with which festival:

Diyas



a)

Holi

b)

Dussehra

c)

Diwali

d)

Eid

Q.4

Following are associated with which festival:

Ramlila

a) Eid
b) Christmas
c) Diwali
d) Dussehra

Q.5

Following are associated with which festival:

Gulaal



a)

Holi

b)

Diwali

c)

Dussehra

d)

Eid

Q.6

Following are associated with which festival:

Sewiyan

a) Holi
b) Diwali
c) Dussehra
d) Eid

Q.7

Identify this national festival.

a) Eid
b) Bihu
c) Gandhi Jayanti
d) Diwali

Q.8

Independence day is celebrated on _________.

a) 25th December
b) 15th August
c) 2nd October
d) 26th January

Q.9

Republic Day is celebrated on __________.

a) 26th January
b) 25th December
c) 2nd October
d) 15th August

Q.10

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on _________.

a) 15th August
b) 2nd October
c) 25th December
d) 26th January

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