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Making Mehendi Designs

Making Mehendi Designs


Mehendi is a popular form of body art that has been in practice since ancient times in the South Asian region. Learn how the leaves made from the henna plant are turned first into a powder, then into a paste. The henna paste is used to stain the skin with intricate designs to celebrate special events and ceremonies. Discover more about the meaning of Mehendi by drawing along to make your own designs.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 3, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-10

  • Length: 45 minutes

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