Travel the the world in Around the World Family Dinner Book Club . Our next stop is India.
All of the ideas to plan your menu, make table decoration crafts, have great conversations about the book and complete a family service project can be found below. We have thought of everything you could need to make your dinner a success! Grab a copy of the book and join in on the fun.
Are you new to Family Dinner Book Club? Here is a little background…
Family Dinner Book Club is a monthly book club for families.
- On the first of each month, we provide all the details for your dinner.
- Sarah from Chef Sarah Elizabeth shares a themed menu to compliment the book.
- Laura from Sunny Day Family shares easy table crafts.—>SEE THE FLOWER GARLAND
- And, I will share conversation starters and a service project for your family.
We invite you to share a picture from your dinner with us anytime during the month on our Family Dinner Book Club Facebook page. Plus, you will want to follow along there for more bonus ideas to use with the books each month.
And, if you would like to be notified when the next Family Dinner Book Club selection is ready, sign up HERE.
Now, on to all of the details!
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Sona and the Wedding Game by Kashmira Sheth doesn’t take place in India but, rather shares about an Indian wedding custom. Sona has to try and steal the groom’s shoes to receive a special reward.
If you are looking for more books to read about India, check out these books.
Monsoon Afternoon by Kashmira Sheth is about family during monsoon season.
The Cherry Tree by Ruskin Bond is another family story.
Prita Goes to India by Prodeepta Das gives a pictorial tour of some places in India.
Here are six conversation starters to get your dinner book club rolling. Just click on the link below for a one-page file that you can print and then cut apart. Use the cards on your chosen dinner night. You, of course, don’t have to use all of them or you may even have some other discussion points that developed while you were reading. These are just meant to be a guide. Enjoy your dinner conversation!
If you were Sona, what would you have bargained for with the groom?
If you had the challenge of stealing the groom’s shoes, how would you do it?
Describe a wedding you have attended. How does it compare to the wedding Sona attended?
Find India on a map. How far is it from your home?
If you get married, what kind of wedding would you like to have?
What part of the book did you enjoy the most?
Family Service Project
Celebrate a wedding. If you know someone who is getting married or celebrating an anniversary this month, create something handmade for the couple as a gift. Include a handwritten note with your present.
Table Decorations and Menu
Now, head over to Chef Sarah Elizabeth to get this month’s menu.—>click here for the menu
Then, check out the tie-in table craft at Sunny Day Family.—>click here for the flower garland table decoration
Clicking on the link above will take you to a screen to enter your email address. The planner will be emailed to you immediately. You will also receive the weekly Growing Book by Book newsletter.
We hope you are inspired to hold your own Family Dinner Book Club with your family. Remember that we want to see pictures of your dinner. Please share them our special Family Dinner Book Club Facebook page.
See all the books being featured this year and join us all year long.—>Around the World Family Dinner Book Club Line-Up
And, join us again next month for another Family Dinner Book Club when we will travel to the Sweden and read The Children of Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren.