Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Winter Workshops for Kids this December!

Winter Workshops December 2010

Gulmohar Days is pleased to announce the following holiday workshops:

Ages Group
Science Is Fun
4 – 7 yrs
13th to 17th and 20th to 24th Dec.
11.00 am to 12.30 pm
Kids may enroll for either part or whole of the programme
The Sound Of Music (western Vocal singing)
4 – 8 years
13th to 24 th Dec.
5.15 to 6.00 pm
10 days of fun music & singing sessions with a feel of Christmas!
Let’s Scrabble!
7 – 12 years
13th to 17th Dec
4 to 5 pm
Word games, vocab. building and scrabble fun!
Fun n Fitness
4 – 12 years above
13th to 30th
4.00 to 5.00 pm
Fitness club for kids every Mon, Wed and Fri. only
Photography (basic course)
8 – 15 years
20th to 23rd Dec
11.00 am to 1.00 pm
Kids must bring their own cameras + charged battery

Photography ( advanced)
8 – 15 years
18th Dec.
9 to 12 pm
A one day outdoor session on popular demand. All kids from our previous basic course and those with working knowledge of cameras may attend
Story Writing and Illustration
8 to 15 years
20th to 24th Dec
4 to 5.30 pm
A perfect blend of art, creative writing and imaginative thinking for all those budding writers
As always our Library and Day Care will remain open throughout the holidays. Library Timings are 10.00 am to 7.00 pm.  For further information on any of the programmes please send us an email on gulmohardays@gmail.com

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Creative Writing Competition: Results!!

Hello everyone,

Congratulations to all the children who took part in the competition. The participants found the topics interesting and the contest challenging. We looked for writing that was fresh in ideas, clear in thought and well crafted.

A big thank you to the parents who encouraged their children to go out and try something new.

So here are the winners by category:


1st prize: Khushi Barjatya (Best Friends)
2nd prize: Neel Shah ( Memories)
3rd prize: Taneya Apshankar (Rainbow Smile)

Special Mention: Saniya Shah(Best Friends)


1st prize: Arjun Nair ( My Dream School)
2nd prize: Neel Shah ( If I were a superhero, I would be...)

Short Story:

Category 8 - 10 years:

1st prize: Mihika Bansal

Category 11 - 15 years:

1st prize: Khushi Barjatya
2nd prize: Arjun Nair

Thursday, November 18, 2010

One day photography workshop (advanced) in December

Hi everyone,

Pleased to announce a one-day Photography Workshop (advanced) in December.

This is for all the kids who joined us for our August Workshop and have been asking for more. And also for all kids who have a working knowledge of  manual cameras and are familiar with the basics of photography.

Please note details below:

Course Title: Photography workshop (advanced)

Date: 18th of December 2010, Saturday

Time: 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
AGE GROUP: 9 to 15 yrs
COURSE MENTOR: Ms. Richie Deaver

MATERIALS REQD: Children must bring their digital cameras from home for each of the sessions. Camera must have an empty memory card and fully charged battery.

Venue: Gulmohar Days, Kalyani Nagar

As always we will accept only a limited number in our batch. Please do drop by at the earliest to pay the fee and register.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Photography Workshop for kids (Basic course) in December

Hi everyone,

Gulmohar Days is happy to host a fun and hands-on Photography workshop for kids as part of our Winter Workshops in December 2010. Our previous photography workshop was a huge success and the kids have been begging for more.

Pls find course details below:

COURSE TITLE: Photography Workshop (Basic Course)

AGE GROUP: 9 to 15 yrs

4 DAY WORKSHOP; 4 sessions of 2 hours each

DATES: Indoor sessions: 20th, 21st, 22nd of December 2010
             Outdoor session: 23rd of August, 2010

TIME: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm

COURSE MENTOR: Ms. Richie Deaver

MATERIALS REQD: Children must bring their digital cameras from home for each of the sessions. Camera must have an empty memory card and fully charged battery.

• Camera History - Defining photography and how it began
• Camera handling, Using a point-and-shoot camera (parts, functions, handling, and storage)
• Essentials of a good photo
• composition and color
• capturing subjects from various viewpoints
• viewing and feedback of students photos
• The outdoor session would be a fun day wherein kids will use techniques they have learned in class

As always we will accept only a limited number of participants in this group. Pls call at the earliest if you wish to enroll your child in our workshop or for any further inquiries regarding fee structure. Enrollments are underway already. Looking forward....

Outdoor Photography Session

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Children's Day at Gulmohar Days

A very special morning at the library. Our library kids brought in guests from less privileged families and played hosts, giving them a perfect children's day treat! Easily one of the most fulfilling events at the centre :)

Five year old sayali, who had never blown bubbles before.

Deepak, who walks 45 minutes to school everyday, but is proud to be monitor of his class.

Deepali feeling and looking like a princess in her blue frilly frock !!

Ashwini and Ranji, my dear teachers who are always game for anything!

intro session in progress

amrita and adira teaching little hina how to make a photo frame with ice cream stciks

arjun helping subhash...subhash goes to an english medium school and surprised all of us when he said his fav. subject was science and he loved studying the classification of plants!!


One Happy Bunch!


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Art sessions start today!

Hi everyone!

My Art Lab: Art sessions for kids ages 4 to 8 yrs starts today! thanks for all your interest in the programme.  Look forward to seeing the kids at 4.00 pm at the centre. Pls send along a drawing book, pencils, erasers, colour pencils and crayons.

Also, enrollments for the Theatre and Drama club ( ages 8 to 15 yrs) are in progress. Please do call for more info on that programme.

Have a Great Day!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Diwali Fun at Gulmohar Days!

Its been a wonderfully busy week at Gulmohar Days. From Diya painting to Creative writing, Art workshops and Craft with the little kids, its been a fantastic build up to Diwali. Here's wishing all our little kids and their families a very happy and prosperous Diwali! May your homes glow with light, love and laughter. Wishing you much joy from all of us at Gulmohar Days!!

We love Books!

Painting Diyas

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Myriad Colours!

Rangoli designs

Writers at Work

Craft Club: finger-print flowers

Mixed Media Art Workshop

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