Thai Pongal is a harvest festival of Tamil people in India. Usually it is celebrated in the first day of the Tamil month THAI. It is also a biggest festival for Tamil people. Its intension is to thank the god SURYA (SUN) and creatures and materials (tools) that helped human for his cultivation in a whole year. People consecrate their first grain to the god SURYA (SUN) .Pongal means “boiling over”. When the milk is boiling over people shouted “Pongola pongal” .At this time they add new harvested rice in the pot. Seeing the Boiling over of milk in a clay pot is trusted by giving good luck and prosperity. People put some kolams in their door steps and dedicate newly cooked rice, sugar cane, sweets, vadai, sweetened rice, milk and harvested vegetables to the god SURYA.Here we draw a simple kolam in our doorstep. My elder daughter was very interested to color it using color powders.But my younger daughter is very interested in wiping that kolam.What a naughty baby is she!