The theme for the months of September and October Flowers. Children had a wonderful exposure to this theme. Each session created interest and enhanced their knowledge about flowers.
Session 1 – Herbarium making
Session 2 – Ikebana
An expert from the Indo-Japanese Association in Pune, demonstrated the Japanese art of making a flower decoration. 2 types of arrangements were demonstrated in this session. Children learnt a lot of vocabulary related to these arrangements. They also got to handle a few special objects used in making these decorative arrangements.
Session 3 – Cooking
Session 4 – Flower rangolis and veni making
Children used their imagination and creativity as they made beautiful flower rangolis using a variety of colourful flowers. A demonstration of veni making followed by practicing making them made the session engaging as well as interesting.
Session 5 –Tie and Dye
Session 6 – Origami flowers
Children followed a step-by-step demonstration session to make some tulip flowers with the origami technique. This gave them an opportunity to use their motor skills along with perseverance.