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Sangam Flower Garlands

Flower garland

How To

activity time 25mins

Gather all the materials listed that you require.

Follow the instructions on this webpage to complete activity.

You Will Need

  • String Approx. 1m in Length
  • Straws
  • Scissors
  • Coloured Crepe/Tissue Paper

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Suitable For
  • Rainbows-4-7yrs 4-7yrs
  • Brownies-7-10yrs 7-10yrs
  • Guides-10-14yrs 10-14yrs


  • Sangam Flower Garlands

    Cut across the crepe paper to a height of approx. 6cm and then cut in half.

  • Sangam Flower Garlands

    Cut the crepe paper into petal shapes and cut straws into lengths approx. 4cm.

  • Sangam Flower Garlands

    Using a needle poke a hole in the petals and thread onto the string.

    Tip - Wrap a piece of sticky tape around the end of the string to prevent it from fraying.

  • Sangam Flower Garlands

    Thread the string through the straw and continue until you have covered all the string and tie in a knot.

What Significance Do Floral Garlands Have In India?

A traditional part of the Indian wedding ceremony, the exchanging of floral garlands by the bride and groom. A ritual called Jaimala or Varmala.

Garlands are typically made of Jasmine, Rose and Marigold flowers.

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