Kolam Activity

Kolam Activity


Drawing Kolam to teach first-graders about dots and lines. Students' were briefed with the tradition of Kolam . The children were taught how to draw Kolam using dots, lines, curves, and loops.


  • The students were taken to ground and were delighted.
  • Children were pumped full of facts about the traditional purpose of Kolam  .
  • Children were informed about the aim of drawing Kolam and the benefits that  come with it.


Children were taught

  • about aesthetic value, beauty and  enjoyment in cleaning our surroundings  and enhancing their beauty through
  • Kolam drawing.
  • to perform exercises such as stretching and bending while drawing kolam.
  • to develop their hand-eye coordination and fine motor abilities.
  • What are dots, lines, curves, and loops?
  • to draw many sorts of Kolams using various dot patterns, line types, curves, and  loops.

Learning outcome

  • The Kolam Activity session provided a profound understanding of the formation of various types of shapes.
  • The ability to make distinct items (closed forms) by combining similar things.
  • The lesson inspired the concept of being creative and imaginative in order to create new things.
  • Learnt new vocabularies such as Kolam, Rangoli, dot, line, curve, loop, break of dawn and so on.