Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Summer Sparkle 2016: Summer Camp schedule for April ( ages 2 to 15 years)

Dear Parents,

We are excited to announce our Summer Camp schedule for the month of April 2016. Our summer programmes start April 4th 2016. Kindly go through our list below and pick and choose activities that your child will enjoy

We have around 8-9 fantastic workshops on offer and please note that the venue for our Summer Camp, free play and daycare in the month of April is our Koregaon Park annexe branch. . 

To register send us an email on gulmohardays@gmail.com and pay the fee either at our kalynai nagar or Koregaon Park branch offices. Looking forward :)

Week 1: April 4th to 9th ( Monday to Saturday)

Cookery Club (ages 3 to 6 years) : Salads, sandwiches, summer drinks and more….simple recipes and cooking skills for our Little ones as they rustle up dishes that don’t require them to use the gas or stove.
Dates: April 4th to 8th : Monday to Friday. Time: 9.30 am to 10.30 am

Tell Me a Story ( ages 3 to 6 years): A 45 minute story telling session that will bring alive books and legends from different parts of the globe. A great way to teach your child to love books, enhance vocabulary and communication skills.  
Dates: April 4th to 8th : Monday to Friday. Time: 10.30 am to 11.15 am Mentor: Mangalam Senthil, trained storyteller and book lover who loves reading to children. 

Cookery Club ( ages 7 to 10 years): Bake, whisk, chop and mince….a fun cookery workshop with recipes to take home. So girls and boys, put on your aprons and be there!
Dates: April 4th to 8th: Monday to Friday. Time : 11.15 am to 12.15 pm. 

Living History: (ages 8 to 16 years): A day trip for children to introduce them to the historical significance and beauty of Landmarks in Pune. This tour will take them to Aga Khan Palace and Shaniwarwada and help children enjoy their time there while appreciating a slice of history. Transport, guide and lunch will be provided by us.
Date: April 9th, Saturday. 8 am reporting time. Drop off at 4.30 pm. More details will be provided at the time of registration. 

Week 2:  April 11th to 16th : Monday to Saturday

Shadow Puppetry Workshop: For Ages 2.5 to 5 years: April 11th to 15th: A  5 day theater workshop where children will create and play with puppets, explore size, shape and colour through shadow theater techniques.
Time: 9.30 am to 10.15 am Mentor: John Pradeep, faculty and trainer, Evam Entertainment Pvt Ltd, Chennai.  

Shadow Theater WorkshopFor Ages 6 to 8 years: April 11th to 15thA 5 day skill imparting theatre session which will enable the children to create something interesting with the help of their imagination through light and shadow forms. The children will learn different techniques of creating plays through shadow. 
Time: 10.15 am to 11.15 am Mentor: John Pradeep, faculty and trainer, Evam Entertainment Pvt Ltd, Chennai . 

Stage Entry Theater Workshop: For Ages 9 to 15 years:  April 11th to 15th : Introductory theater course which will enable the children to undergo the process of story/play creation and basic on stage techniques to create a play. Different concepts like Voice Modulation, Expressions and Theater Ethics will be covered during the 5 day session. 
Time: 11.30 am to 1.30 pm ( a two hour session) Mentor: John Pradeep, faculty and trainer, Evam Entertainment Pvt Ltd, Chennai.  

FREE PLAY HOURS: Children may enroll for free play and spend their time in our facility playing in the garden, sand pit, reading, listening to stories or playing board games between April 3rd to 22nd. Their time and free play activities will be monitored and executed by our day care teachers. Children must sign up for 10 hours of free play at a time and these hours must be used up by the 22nd of April. Free play charges: Rs 1200/ for 10 hours.  Only for children ages 2.5 to 6 years.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Story Club for Children

Dear Parents,

We are happy to announce the launch of our Story Club for children ages 3 to 7 years at Gulmohar Days, Kalyani Nagar .

Please note session details and timings below:

STORY CLUB ( ages 3 to 7 years)

Days: Every Thursday from the 1st of February 2016
Time: 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
fee: Rs 800/ per month

Mentor: This club will be mentored by Sharanya Sriram. Sharanya is passionate about working with kids and has a natural flair for story telling. Having attended and trained with the Eric Miller story telling workshop, Sharanya has conducted several story sessions at leading bookstores in Chennai and Pune, Sharanya combines music,movement and puppets with her stories to engage her little audience. Sharanya is presently working with Gulmohar Days as a Montessori Toddler teacher.

Our Story sessions commence from the next week and are open to all children in the neighborhood. Pls do feel to pass this email to friends and family who might be keen. Registrations on a first come first served basis. Pls drop by at our school office or send us an email atgulmohardays@gmail.com to register.

Warm regards
Nandini Nair