Norouz Educational Materials

Norouz Activity Packet

Are you looking for fun and engaging material to teach your children and their friends about Norouz?

This packet introduces the children to different Norouz traditions and Sofreh Haft-Seen. It also includes five activities for children to enjoy while learning more about Norouz!

Designed by Tannaz Fassihi
Illustrations by Elaheh Taherian

The printable PDF file to download: PardisForChildren_NorouzPacket

Norouz (نوروز) Music Video

(from the Album 'Songs of Pardis')

Norouz Educational Videos

IN ENGLISH: 

Pardis for Children has produced a series of videos for Asia Society‘s annual event, Family Day: Spring into Norouz . These video series are in English and are intended for non-Persian speaking children who would like to learn about Norouz and its traditions!

Norouz Educational Videos (in English)
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Learn  about Norouz and its traditions with Aida Izadpanah - IN ENGLISH
Learn about Norouz and its traditions with Aida Izadpanah - IN ENGLISH
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How to Make Sohan Asali (سوهان عسلی) with Roshanak Yousefian
How to Make Sohan Asali (سوهان عسلی) with Roshanak Yousefian
3
How to Make Toot Sweets (شیرینی توت) with Roshanak Yousefian
How to Make Toot Sweets (شیرینی توت) with Roshanak Yousefian
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How to Make Persian Pastry for Norouz by Roshanak Yousefian (Popilee Pastries) - IN ENGLISH
How to Make Persian Pastry for Norouz by Roshanak Yousefian (Popilee Pastries) - IN ENGLISH
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How to Grow a Sabze (sprouts) and Decorate Haftseen Eggs - IN ENGLISH
How to Grow a Sabze (sprouts) and Decorate Haftseen Eggs - IN ENGLISH
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Norouz Sing Along with Armin Antighechian - IN ENGLISH
Norouz Sing Along with Armin Antighechian - IN ENGLISH
IN PERSIAN: 

Pardis for Children has produced a series of videos in Persian for children to learn about Norouz and its traditions through music, cooking and arts and crafts. 

Norouz Educational Videos (in Persian)
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How to make a chaharshanbeh soori lantern by Negin joon!
How to make a chaharshanbeh soori lantern by Negin joon!
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How to Make Sohan Asali (سوهان عسلی) with Roshanak Yousefian
How to Make Sohan Asali (سوهان عسلی) with Roshanak Yousefian
3
How to Make Toot Sweets (شیرینی توت) with Roshanak Yousefian
How to Make Toot Sweets (شیرینی توت) with Roshanak Yousefian
4
How to set a Sofreh Haftseen by Niloufar joon!
How to set a Sofreh Haftseen by Niloufar joon!
5
How to make a paper sonbol (Hyacinth) by Behin joon!
How to make a paper sonbol (Hyacinth) by Behin joon!
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How to make toot (Persian marzipan) by Roshanak joon!
How to make toot (Persian marzipan) by Roshanak joon!
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How to make a sonbol (Hyacinth) by Aida joon!
How to make a sonbol (Hyacinth) by Aida joon!
8
How to make an origami fish by Hani joon!
How to make an origami fish by Hani joon!
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How to make a Norouz (Sabze) Card by Aida joon!
How to make a Norouz (Sabze) Card by Aida joon!

SONGS OF NOROUZ Music Album

Songs of Norouz, a colorful collection of original songs, takes children on a delightful journey to discover Norouz, the Iranian New Year. This beloved holiday that originated in Persia over 3000 years ago marks the first day of spring and is known for its celebrations and new beginnings.

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Composed by the talented musician, educator and vocalist Hani Niroo, Songs of Norouz is the second music album produced and published by Pardis for Children, Inc. Similar to Songs of Pardis, this album is a musical exploration of the Persian language and Iranian culture. 

We hope that through music, children are inspired to embrace the beautiful culture and celebrations of Iran while discovering its joyous melodies, sounds, and rhythms!

Hani Niroo: Vocals
Sara Tavasoli:  Clarinet
Andrea Marino:  Trumpet
Ardalan Payvar:  Accordion
Yasaman Mashhouri:  Recorder Flute
Mahan Mirarab: Guitar, Oud
Yahya Alkhansa: Tonbak
Nastaran Kimiavi: Tar
Parisa Kashefi: Kamancheh
Mim Rasouli: Setar

Lyrics by Pooyan Moghaddassi, expect for Chaharshanbeh Soori (Hani Niroo) and Tagh-Tagh (Folk Song)

Composition and Arrangement by Hani Niroo
Recording, Mix and Mastering by Alireza Karimi, in Vienna, Austria

Executive Produced by Sanam Akhlagh
Published by Pardis for Children, Inc.

Illustration and Graphic Design by Elaheh Taherian

BBC Persian Music Videos (قصه‌های قد و نیم‌قد)
These are the music videos produced by BBC Persian on songs from Pardis for Children original music album 'SONGS OF NOROUZ':

BBC Persian Videos (قصه‌های قد و نیم‌قد)
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ترانه سیزده بدر- قد و نیم قد
ترانه سیزده بدر- قد و نیم قد
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ترانه‌ چهارشنبه‌سوری برای قد و نیم‌قد
ترانه‌ چهارشنبه‌سوری برای قد و نیم‌قد
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تق تق ـ ترانه‌ای نوروزی برای قد و نیم‌قد
تق تق ـ ترانه‌ای نوروزی برای قد و نیم‌قد
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ترانه بهار آمده- قد و نیم قد
ترانه بهار آمده- قد و نیم قد
5
عید شما مبارک- ترانه قد و نیم‌قد
عید شما مبارک- ترانه قد و نیم‌قد
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ترانه نوروزی هفت‌سین برای کودکان
ترانه نوروزی هفت‌سین برای کودکان

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