Short Essay for Kids on Holi. Article shared by. Holi is a festival that is widely celebrated by Hindus. It occurs in March and marks the beginning of the spring season. It has a religious origin. Hindus believe that Holika an evil woman tried to burn Prahlad a true devotee of God. But Prahlad was saved by God and Holika was burnt to ashes. Hindus rejoice over the victory of Prahlad. It.