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World Heritage Day!

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18TH April is celebrated as World Heritage Day. Hence it was decided to make the children aware of at least one monument in India, that has been included in UN’S list of World Heritage Sites. On 26th April, the task of enlightening the students about Qutub Minar was undertaken. An informative video (sourced from Youtube) explaining the history, special features of the Qutub Minar and the Qutub Minar Complex was shown to the students. It was followed by an interactive discussion with students who shared their knowledge, fond memories of visit to the monument, interesting facts and queries about the monument. The students also learnt how to sketch the picture of Qutub Minar .


On 3rd May, Dharohar Club students used their creativity and acquired knowledge of Qutub MInar in preparing pamphlets for the same. Students were shown how to fold an A-3 sheet into a pamphlet. They did the needful and created interesting pamphlets with either handwritten or printed information and pictures.

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Performance Day

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Performance day of Dharohar club (Junior and Senior) was organized on 24th January and 6th February, 2017. DHAROHAR Club members gave presentations on the year round activities taken up by them. The Junior Club’s presentation began with a brief explanation of Dharohar and its importance in our lives. Tanmay, Priyanshi and Kashvi reinforced the same through a poetry recitation in Hindi. Senior Club members shared their experiences of the visit to the Humayun’s Tomb. They also apprised the students with objectives and vision of the Dharohar Club. The students of the club proudly showed their membership cards that they had themselves made, using their own creativity and liking. Next in line was a brief description of the shadow puppetry class, wherein students showed the shadow puppets prepared by them and gave a brief description on how they used them.  Student showcased the teej greeting cards that the students had made using mehendi designs. It was followed by the presentation of beautif…

Heritage

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Indus Valley people seem to have loved toys. They made many toys, such as toy carts and toy animals, from baked clay.

Little Archaeologists of Heritage club were shown toys made by people of Harappan Civilization through video. They were also guided by the sculptor Mr.Narender who showed them how to make humped bull, tortoise, squirrels , cows etc. The students then tried their hand in making these toys with the clay and also sun baked them to harden it.


Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations

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Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations
Gyan Devi Salwan Public School celebrated Gandhi Jayanti on 4th October,2016 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the father of our nation-Mahatma Gandhi  with great zeal and enthusiasm. The assembly began with a rendition of bapu's favourite devotional song Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram. A skit was presented by the students which depicted important movements of Gandhi ji like Champaran, Non- Cooperation, Dandi March and Quit India. It gave a glimpse of Gandhiji’s life and principles.The school principal, Ms. Mukul Jha enlightened all the students about the matchless political leader who led the nation to freedom. The assembly ended with the Gandhi ji’s last words “HEY RAM” resonating in the air.



Puppetry Show

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A Shadow puppetry activity cum workshop was conducted by the DHAROHAR CLUB in the month of July to teach children about how to make shadow puppets along with its history , culture and tradition.  Through this activity students learnt to present a story and characters on the curtain through shadow puppets and understood the importance and science of light used in it. The activity was fun filling for the students as well as they learnt the skills of collaborative learning. They learnt how to revive the dying heritage of shadow puppetry by introducing their own characters and story line to it.



Activity- Pottery and Clay

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Regarding students as active seekers of knowledge by throwing light on the multiplicity of history and cultural experiences that exists in India and in an attempt to wet student’s appetite for historical inquiry, the Dharohar club conducted activities like creating Dharohar membership cards, Dharohar song and pottery workshop in the month of April – May.


Heritage Day

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Celebrating Heritage Day

Heritage of our city needs all the caring and love of the next generation. Thus on the occasion of world heritage day on 18th  April the Dharohar club students went to Humayun’s tomb where they participated in number of fun filled activities like sandstone painting, sanjhi paper cutting, architectural paper model making (3D),creative writing along with heritage walk of the monument. The students wholeheartedly participated in these activities & gave their valuable time in the conservation of our rich heritage.