Planning For Kanya Pujan? Give These Gifts To The Little Avatars Of Goddess Durga

On the day of Durga Ashtami and Navami during Navratri, the devotees of Goddess Durga worship little girls and give them gifts to seek blessings.

Rashmeet Kaur
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The Festival of Navratri is here! During this festival, nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped on the nine special days. On the Ashtami (Eighth day) or Navami (Ninth day), people host the Kanya Pujan or Kanjak Puja in their houses which is a sign of commemorating the feminine power with the girl child.

During the Kanya Pujan, the devotees invite little girls and offer them fruits, halwa-puri, sweets, other food items to seek their blessings. But with delicious Navratri food (prasad), you must gift them something and if you are not able to decide, we are here to help you!

Take a look at some of the cutest gift items you can give to the little avatars of Goddess Durga. Scroll down!


stationery gift ideas

When you invite little girls to Kanya Pujan, always think about the gifts that would be practical and useful for them. And what more could be useful than stationery items?

You can gift a geometry box or pouch filled with pen, pencils, eraser, and other school supplies. To spruce it up a bit, you can get these items with attractive cartoon designs - like Frozen-inspired pouch or fruit-shaped eraser.

Further, you can gift them colourful notebooks or storybooks with a lesson, these gifts will not only be fun but also will add to their knowledge.

Jewellery Items And Hair Accessories

girl accessories gift ideas

We all love seeing those little kanjaks dolled up with cute accessories, right? So, why not gift those?

You can purchase trendy hair accessories like tic-tac hair clips, a pair of fancy Bobby clips, scrunchies, or hairbands with beautiful floral or cartoon accents.

Not only hair accessories, but you may also gift them fashionable jewellery items which are suitable for kids such as clip-on earrings, colourful bangles, or bracelets. Trust us, these gifts will bring smiles to their innocent faces and you can choose the items as per your budget.

You can also gift them clothes but purchasing them can become quite a hassle as you won’t know their size and preferences.

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Toys And Games

toys and board games gift ideas

Who doesn’t like to play with toys and board games? Not only kids but adults included!

After the COVID-19 outbreak, kids are stuck at their homes playing games on mobile phones and computers which is harmful for their eyes. Now, if you want to break this unhealthy routine, then you can gift them toys like teddy bears, dolls, kitchen set, or even a doctor’s set. There are many options available in the market and you can choose according to your budget.

You can also gift them games from which they can learn something while having fun. Gifts like puzzles, blocks, scrabble can be a good option.

Do remember, while you are buying the gifts, choose similar ones. If you bring a variety of toys, girls may fight among themselves!

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snacks candies gift ideas

If you are still confused about what to gift the little girls on Kanya Pujan, then just go for some snacks!

Well, girls can get bored of eating halwa-puri in every other house. So, to receive their blessings, you can give them chips, chocolates, toffees, and even ice creams as gifts. Believe us, this will make them very happy and they will mark your home as their favourite spot for Kanjak!

Now, if you feel like you can’t gift unhealthy food items, then consider gifting a box of dry fruits filled with almonds, walnuts, cashews, raisins, and so on. Don’t forget to put the food items in a fancy gift box!

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