Taj Mahal Art Tutorial for Kids. This is the perfect project for your India Unit Study.
Henna Hands Craft - great as an art activity to learn about different cultures and traditions!
I like the elephant headdress w/ jewels idea; combine with elephant with party noise maker trunk
India Republic day Crafts
Activities for India, including Dwali
Apples and ABC's: India Craft Ideas...and a "little" henna tattoo...
Barbara's Thought of the Day More
All About Rangoli, and Rangoli Crafts For Kids
Good Luck Paper Elephant Garland - With trunks raised (a symbol of good luck in India)