Through the club activity conducted on 28.1.21, the children explored the Princely State of our country, Rajasthan. They learnt about the location, capital, costume, food, dance, language, festivals celebrated and important places of this State. They also learnt how to make a traditional Door Hanging and a model of a camel through a tutorial video. With pride in their heart, they shared pictures of their creations.
Making a Masquerade Mask
The club ‘Explore Thy Country’ aims at educating and connecting our little Indians with their wonderful country, India. In the activity organised on 24.12.20, children explored a Splendid State of our country, Goa. They acquired information about the location, capital, costume, food, dance, language, festivals celebrated and important places of this State and also learnt how to make a Masquerade Mask which is usually worn in parties & carnivals.
Tamil Nadu-Land of Tamils
On 26 November 2020, children were given a joy ride to the Indian State, Tamil Nadu – Land of Tamils. The capital of Tamil Nadu- Chennai was shown on the map, along with some important tourist places such as Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Kodai Lake and Brahadeshwara Temple. The children were also apprised of important facts about the State such as the languages spoken, dresses worn, clasical dance, food, festivals etc. In the follow-up activity they learnt making famous coconut laddoos from the State. They were motivated to share the sweet delicacy with people around.
The students got yet another opportunity to learn about the rich and colourful culture of our country through the Club activity. They explored the State of Mizoram and learnt about its location, cuisine, festivals, language, tourist destinations etc through a video posted on Connected Classrooms portal. In the follow-up craft activity, they learnt to make a traditional headgear from the State. Our enthusiastic learners showcased their creativity, made beautiful headgears and shared the pictures of their creative endeavours.
The students got yet another opportunity to learn about the rich and colourful culture of our country through the Club activity organised on 24.9.20. They explored the State of Kerala and learnt about its location, cuisine, festivals, language, tourist destinations etc through a video posted on Connected Classrooms portal. In the follow-up craft activity, they learnt to make a traditional Toran – bandhanwar from Kerala. Our enthusiastic learners showcased their creativity and made beautiful torans and shared the pictures of their creative endeavours.
The Scintillating Sikkim
The club aims at giving an opportunity to the students to explore the different states of India and thus make them aware of the rich culture and traditions of our country. The state chosen for the activity scheduled on 27.8.20 was Sikkim. The students were apprised of the language, customs, traditional food, costumes, dance forms etc of the State of Sikkim. They also learnt to make the popular hand fan from the State through a tutorial video.
Maharashtra – The Gateway of India
India is a country of many diverse cultures. So, the best way to connect with Indian culture is to know and explore the various states of India.
The children were introduced to Maharashtra- The Gateway of India in the Virtual Club Activity conducted on 30.7.20. They were apprised of the festivals, dance forms, cuisine, important places of tourist interest etc. associated with Maharashtra. They also tried their hands on the famous art form – Warli with the help of a tutorial posted on the Connected Classrooms portal. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by the students and they created lively and colourful Warli paintings.
The aim of the activity was to apprise the students about the culture of the lively state of Punjab. Through the video uploaded on Connected Classrooms, they got an opportunity to explore the language, festivals, traditions, cuisine etc of Punjab. They also learnt to make a traditional hand fan from the State, popularly known as ‘Pakhi’ through a tutorial video. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by all the children who appreciated the vibrant Indian culture and took pride in being an Indian.