Creative DIY Rakhi ideas for your kids on Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is around the corner and with every passing day, the excitement level in siblings is soaring high. The participation of siblings and cousins in celebrating and strengthening their bond is enough to create the vibe of this beautiful festival. Take a look at some unique and easy DIY rakhi ideas to make rakhis at home with your little munchkins:

Celebrate Raksha Bandhan with these DIY Rakhi ideas

No matter how simple this festival may look like yet the planning behind the celebrations makes it quite complicated. The most challenging part is to get Rakhis and gifts for every individual keeping in mind their likes and dislikes especially when it comes to kids.

But as a parent, seeing your little ones excited about Raksha Bandhan and extending a helping hand is all that pays off the stress. Making Rakhis at home with your kids as a family activity is one such task that your kids will enjoy a lot. 

The cartoon-inspired DIY Rakhi

Kids love cartoon-themed rakhis. This DIY rakhi theme is super easy to make and it can be made in a few minutes. Raw materials required for making this cute rakhi are: 

  • Ribbon
  • Glue
  • Colorful paper
  • Cardboard
  • Ten rupee coin
  • Scissors
  • Small-sized Cartoon sticker
Cartoon themed kids rakhi essentials


  • Place a ten rupee coin on the cardboard and draw a circle around it. Once done, remove the coin and take the cut out of the circle with the help of a scissor.
  • Now repeat the above procedure with the colorful paper and cut 2 circles out of it.
  • Place the cardboard circle in between the colorful paper cutouts and glue them together.
  • Now identify the center of the ribbon and glue the circle on it.
  • Glue your favorite cartoon sticker on the circle and your DIY cartoon rakhi is ready.

Emoticons-themed DIY Rakhi

Emoticons-inspired Rakhis are forever trending. This Rakhi design would be perfect for both young kids and early teenagers. It is less time-taking and looks pretty to the eyes. To make this Rakhi, you would need:

  • Ribbon
  • Glue
  • Ten rupee coin
  • Cardboard
  • Emoticon sticker
  • Scissor
  • Colorful paper
Emoticon themed rakhi DIY


  • Use a ten rupee coin to make circles both on the cardboard and colorful paper. 
  • Cut out the circles and glue them together keeping the cardboard cutout in the middle of the colorful paper circles.
  • Now place and glue your favorite emoticon sticker on the circle and let it dry.
  • Then take the ribbon and glue this circle in the center.
  • Your emoticon-themed rakhi is ready.

Evil eye protection-themed DIY Rakhi

This Rakhi would be your kids’ favorite DIY. Rakhi ideas like these will allow your kids to use their sketching skills. Raw materials needed for this DIY are:

  • Glue
  • Grey color ribbon
  • Blue, black, and grey color sketch pens
  • A ten rupee coin
  • Scissor
  • Soft cardboard
  • White chart paper
  • Colorful paper
Evil eye themed Rakhi DIY


  • Place a ten rupee coin on white chart paper, colourful paper, and soft cardboard respectively, and draw a circle around it.
  • Take the cutout of the circles drawn on the white chart paper, colourful paper, and soft cardboard. Make sure you have 2 circle cutouts from the colourful paper.
  • Paste the cardboard circle cut out in between 2 colourful paper circle cutouts and glue them together.
  • Now glue this circle to the center of the ribbon. Your DIY rakhi base is ready now.
  • Take the white chart paper circle cut out and draw an evil eye with blue, grey, and black sketch pens on it.
  • Let your kids follow the outlines of the evil eye print and colour using sketch pens.
  • Once done, stick the evil eye drawing on the rakhi base and voila, it’s ready.

We hope to see you enjoy making Rakhis with your little munchkins using these amazing rakhi ideas. Click on to check out our latest Rakhi and kidswear collection. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

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