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Date:27th April – 1st May
Science Factoty 27th april to 1st may


Date:4th May – 15th MayDrama Foodies


Date:18th May  – 22nd May

Jeeva Workshop 18th may to 22nd may


Date:25th May  – 29th May

Heros and monster 3-5


Date:25th May  – 29th May

May 25th to 29th (ges 6- 8) heroes and monsters



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Put on your thinking caps, and get your brush because we’re going fossil hunting! Spend some time with our Dinosaurs, exploring them inside and out! There’s more than just that! From brilliant blue butterflies to black and white zebra stripes, we’ll explore the amazing colors and patterns of the natural world.

Mentor: Sapna Duggar

Sapna is a national level orator and have represented India in rotary’s youth conferences abroad. She has been working with kids for over 8 years and love to explore the world of learning with kids!

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – April 15th – April 19th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2000 || Non Members – Rs. 2200


Dr Seuss is our favourite, and why wouldn’t he! He’s funny, he’s awesome and he’s LOVES reading! Come learn some zazzy dance moves with Aparna, as she teaches you how to dance and shake with Dr Seuss’s Mr Brown can Moo, Can you? Make Seuss-static crafts along with Sri Vidya, and have a wunderly-funderly time!

Mentors: Aparna Nagesh & Sri Vidya

Aparna Nagesh is a versatile dance professional with over 14 years of training, teaching and performance experience. She has trained extensively in dance styles such as Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary and a few Latin styles. Currently she runs her own all girl dance ensemble, High Kicks as well as Showstoppers INC which is an Arts Promotion and Entertainment solutions brand

­Sri Vidya, conducts activity classes while she was in Singapore during the last decade and continued the same even after she migrated back to Chennai during 2005. She has conducted art & craft classes at National library of Singapore and at Choa chu kang & Yew Tee community centers in Singapore.

 Age group – 3-5 || Dates – April 22 – April 26th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2000 || Non Members – Rs. 2200


We’ve got the stage, the lights and the script. Now all we need are some talented actors! If you love acting and want to be a part of the spotlight, come join Shaan as she teaches you how to express and emote! That’s not all we’ve got Andrea too – to make you wiggle your hips, shake a leg and swing those arms. Together, we’re going to make the biggest party ever with our adorable feathery friends! Make your own costumes along with Anisha, and learn how to be creative!

Mentors: Shaan Katari Libby, Andrea Jacob, Anisha George

Shaan Katari Libby (Founder, A to Zee Creativity) is a transactional lawyer, a part-time English teacher at Abacus, a part-time law lecturer at the National Maritime University, an amateur actor for the Madras Players and the Boardwalkers, and a full-time theatre enthusiast. contact: /

Andrea Jacob,a fitness enthusiast, a dancer, choreographer and a creative movement instructor will share her global experiences with us at Hippocampus.

Anisha George is a Fifth year Fine Arts student at Stella Maris college. She is passionate about art and loves everything that is colourful!

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – April 29 – May 10th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 3600 || Non Members – Rs. 3800


Blast off with Science this summer as we experiment with Volcano Eruptions, Quicksand, Magical Mirrors, Bubbles that don’t burst, and many many more hands-on science activities! If you are a tiny scientist in the making, come over and become the science whiz you always wanted to be! Also, make some amazing crafts along with Vandana and get your little creative minds going!

Mentors: The Science Factory & Vandana

The Science Factory is one of India’s first science enrichment programs for school kids, making science study a truly visual and participative experience. The Science Factory conducts workshops and partners with schools to offer hands-on, fun, scientific experiences designed especially for children between the ages of 4 to 11.

Vandana enjoys doing storytime ,craft and fireless cooking with kids.Started off as a hobby,but now runs workshops and does birthday events too.

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – May 13 – May 17th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2500 || Non Members – Rs. 2700


Shake a leg to some good ol’ peppy numbers as we go on Zumbathon! Learn how to do the Zumba along with Senthil and flex those muscles. Join Shivani as she takes you aboard the colour carpet, whizzing through hues and shades past the whirling wheel of colour!

Mentors: Senthil & Shivani

Senthil is a dance choreographer who has represented Indian in an International Dance competition in Malaysia. He has been in the showbiz industry for over a decade as a performer, choreographer and instructor. He is also an expert at Zumba and loves having Zumba parties!

Shivani is an independent artist who loves doodling and creating artwork in her free time. She is also a certified yoga instructor. Her craft activities are fun, interactive and simple!

 Age group – 3-5 || Dates – May 20 – May 24th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2000 || Non Members – Rs. 2200


Brrrr! Its summer! Confused? Well, it’s a blazing month so we’re bringing winter to Hippocampus ! Play with ice, make snow cones and listen to some icy tales with Padma. Freeze like ice or flow like a glacier –  learn some creative movements with Andrea as she shows you how to dance like the animals from Ice Age.

Mentors: Andrea Jacob & Padma Nagarajan

Andrea Jacob,a fitness enthusiast, a dancer, choreographer and a creative movement instructor will share her global experiences with us at Hippocampus.

Padma Nagarajan has been working with children and edutainment, across television theatre and workshops for over ten years. Her aim is always to pass on information in a pictoral , hands-on ,fun way . For this she employs games ,stories , day to day parallels and models . She loves working with children and learning from them .

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – May 27 – May 31th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2000 || Non Members – Rs. 2200


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A Book Picnic!

Date: 27 October , Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 3 to 6 years

Wouldn’t you love to spend a Saturday afternoon with some friends and your favourite books? Well, look who we have here!

Aunty Shona is here to read to us from some of her favourite Indian books!

Join her as she reads out exciting stories and takes you through a world of magic!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Date: 27 October , Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 7 & above

Do you love movies and may be dream of acting one day?Do you love the drama and the emotion that your favourite actors show? Then wait no more!

 Come join Uncle Sam from OHO Productions, who’ll teach you the basics of theatre,help you emote and even train you for the limelight!


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‘Around the World ‘

An interactive storytelling session  where children tell, sing and dance along with stories from around the world.Travel the globe with fun and easy crafts. Learn about the customs and culture of countries with simple and easy crafts.Have fun as you journey to distant and exciting lands!

Age group: 4 – 6 yrs

Date: 26th – 30th Dec’11

Time: 10.00 – 12.30 pm

Fee: 1700 Members

1900 Non – Members

Mentors : Jeeva & Vandana

    ‘Choral Reading’

     Its Christmas !

Let’s have choral reading : A programme that help children read along with others.

 Use of voice expression,intonation,diction and pronunciation  will be emphasized This programme will help even a shy child to shine.

Come along…tell along…. 

‘Tis the season for getting crafty..make some simple yet fun crafts with Aunty Vandana.

Age: 6 – 8 yrs

Date: 26th – 30th Dec’11

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mentors :Jeeva & Vandana


Members – Rs 1700

Non Members – Rs 1900

  ‘Unravelling the Magic of Light’

   Have Fun with shadows as we experiment with shadow puppets and try build our own sundial.

Indulge in some Magic as you unlock the mystery behind refraction and reflection .

Get your hands dirty by building your own little gadgets using the principles of Light.

Understand the marvels of Light in Nature as we recreate the Rainbow and Colours of the sky  .

Age: 8 +

Date: 26th – 30th Dec’11

Time: 10.30 am – 12.30pm

Mentors: Curiokidz


Members:     Rs 1700

Non Members: Rs 1900


As the year closes to an end, its time to close it on a high note.

Join us at Hippocampus for a 6 day long

“Rejuvenate” .

Rejuvenate is a concept workshop involving Theater-Interpersonal Skills-Innovation.


Script writing – the art of writing good scripts for Theater, Street Play and Videos.

Acting – the art of acting in theater, streetplays and videos.

Effective Communication – the art of convincing everybody .

New age Interaction –  to gain presence and prove a point using

social media .  

Age : 10 +

Date:26th – 30th Dec’11

Time: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Mentors: Arun Krishnamurthy


Members -Rs 1700

Non members – Rs 1900

Run up to the front desk and register now!!!

Please Note:

Confirmation of registration is on payment only. No refunds.

Workshops are subject to cancellation depending on the number of requirements.

Center will be open on Tuesday only for the workshop and not for regular operations.

 Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre

Old No.4, New No.11,

3rd Avenue, Indiranagar, Adyar.

Chennai – 600020.

Ph:24433544 / 42116417.


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Who’s that Nibbling on My Roof??

  Build a Gingerbread house that the Nasty Witch in the woods would be proud of !

Gingerbread houses add joy to Christmas . Come along and join HOO and listen to the story of  “Hansel & Gretel”


 create a gingerbread house with dollops of  icing and colorful candies.

 Gingerbread houses were first built in Germany, later became a popular treat at fairs through Europe and German settlers brought this tradition to America too!

 Now at Hippocampus, Little hands will enjoy creating a mini Gingerbread houses for the X’mas Season.

 Date: 3rd Dec’11|| Time: 4:00 pm – 5.00 pm|| Age: 3-6yrs

Mime ‘n’ Movement

 Join us this weekend for an entertaining evening of fun with Mime and Movement

Watch the story of evolution… How mankind evolved  – from the primitive man who managed to craft basic hunting tools to the man of today with sophisticated weapons

Have we truly evolved???

Action… Character… Emotion… the whole story told without words… using only gesture, expression, and movement. A special treat for children to watch, understand and enjoy!

MacTrics, a Mime and Body Theatre Group was formed in 2009 under the guidance of Late. Mr. Mithran Devanesan as the Chief Patron and Mr. Udhyaprakash as the Chief Advisor. The Artistic Directors of MacTrics are Victor and Sravanth. The team specializes in Mime and Body Theatre and also provides workshops in Miming, Body Language, Acting and Theatrical acts.

Date: 3rd ,Dec’11|| Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm|| Age: 7-10 yrs

Please Note: This session is open to members & non-members. Pre registrations for this session is required. Limited seats available.