Learn an amazing skill of weaving your own toys from coconut leaves. You would be able to make watch, spectacles, whistle, snake, fish, bird, and other things from coconut leaves. The versatility of the material will amaze you.
The South Indian tradition has been alien to kids in the city. The workshop will take us to the times when we did amazing crafts with things around us, before consumerism engulfed us.
The workshop gives partcipants the joy of making own toys besides connecting with tradition and nature. The workshop would also help in improving hand eye co-ordination
This is a small step towards self-reliance, sustainability in a world of use & throw.
Bloom & Grow reintroduces a rich tradition of creating ones’s own toys in asociation with the artist, Nowshid. Nowshid hails from Kerala and is a graphic designer by profession. He has been exploring traditional arts and crafts.
This is a beginner workshop, an expert can weave hats, basket, even build a house.
Date: 6th August 2017
Timings: 10AM to 1PM
Fees: Rs 450 per head (includes material costs)
What to bring: A pair of scissors
The workshop is open to all. Kids less than 5 yrs may be accompanied by a parent (You need to pay for one only).
LEGO WeDo & Community build day
LEGO WeDo Construction Kit is a simple robotics tool allows children to design their own interactive machines and then program them using drag-and-drop software. These projects help children to lay the foundation for lifelong learning.
Why LEGO WeDo?
Enables students to work as young scientists, engineers, mathematicians and creative writers providing them with the settings, tools and tasks for completing cross curricular projects.
How it helps?
A playful learning approach
Think creatively to make a working model
Develop vocabulary and communication skills to explain how the model works
Reflect on how to find answers and imagine new possibilities
Make systematic observations and measurements
Follow 2D drawings to build a 3D model
Write and present creative stories using models for visual and dramatic effects
Beginner – No previous experience required.
Community build of Wall E/Volvo
Using motor, axles, gears, motion sensor, lever, pulleys and writing algorithms & programs
A lot of FUN! Children will develop their 21st-century skills like problem solving, collaboration and communication.
7 – 12 years
Rs. 900 for one session or 1500 for both
1st session 10.30 am – 1.00 pm – SPHINX
2nd session 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm – Community build WALL E and/or Volvo
Enquiries – Pls contact 9845030095