Is your child asking you what Rose Day stands for? You can explain to your kids how the flower came to be an expression of love. A popular myth is that the letters of the word ‘rose’ can be rearranged such that it spells Eros, the Greek god of love.
You can also explain to your kids what roses of different colours signify. While the red rose is popularly meant to signify love, a white rose denote unity and purity, a yellow rose is given to express feelings of friendship, and pink symbolises grace and elegance.
On Rose Day, get your kids to explore their creativity by making artificial roses of various colours at home from paper, clay and ribbons. Here’s how:
DIY rose made of paper
DIY rose made of clay
DIY rose made of ribbon