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CAMP YAKABOO SCHEDULE FOR AGES 3 – 8 @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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

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Date:4th May – 15th MayDrama Foodies

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Date:18th May  – 22nd May

Jeeva Workshop 18th may to 22nd may

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Date:25th May  – 29th May

Heros and monster 3-5

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Date:25th May  – 29th May

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

THIS WEEKEND AT HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI- 13TH JULY 2013

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Painting with the Art Wizard!

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Saturday the 13TH OF JULY @ 11.00 am 

Ages 3-6

Explore Colors and Strokes ! Unleash your child’s imaginative skills and enhance their motor skills!

Join us at Hippocampus and indulge in the world of splashing colours, take home your hand painted room decor!

The Naughtiest Boy in Town !

Saturday the 13TH OF JULY @ 11.00 am  

Ages 7 and above

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is about a 12 year old boy growing up along the Mississippi River and the mischief he’s always getting into.

Be a part of the plot with Shilpa and Bhavini at storytelling and try your hand at a fence-painting craft activity!
Join us for some adventurous storytime and fence painting activity.

Call us at 044-24433544/ 42116417 to register NOW!

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 6TH JULY 2013

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MAKE SOME MUSIC !!

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Saturday the 6TH JULY @ 11.00 am  

Ages 3- 6 

Brighten up your balcony with this fun and simple wind chime made from paper cups and some beaded strings.These wind chimes play beautiful music as they sway with the breeze.

Come along and string a variety of beads and make a colorful wind chime craft.

PLAYING WITH DOTS!!

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Saturday the 6TH JULY @ 11.00 am 

Ages 7 & above   

What’s in an array of Dots?? Dot patterns can help kids learn Math and perspectives. Come discover the world of dots and make lovely designs in symmetrical patterns in the house.

Kolam, comprised of dots and patterns, is a decorative design drawn in front of the house. It is a popular tradition in South Indian homes.
Join us as we explorekolams through maths with Aunty Malini from Culture India Gallery.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI- 1ST JUNE ,2013

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LET’S SAVE TREES !!

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Saturday, 1st June @ 11.00 am
Ages 6 and above
Did you know that timber tree is native to India and the word “Teak” comes  from the tamil “Thekku”. Come  along, this Saturday for a session with Nizhal, an NGO that works towards sensitive greening of urban areas.
Join us at Hippocampus, as we explore the flora and fauna in our neighbourhood. Know more about what we need to grow to have birds nesting and chirping in the trees.
NOTE: Please wear comfortable clothes and do carry a bottle of water.
Nizhal:The Mission of Nizhal is to promote tree culture in urban areas, to create awareness of the role of trees, planting the right kind of trees  and caring for trees, through collaborative efforts.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS -CHENNAI 15TH DECEMBER ’12

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A Handful of Puppets!

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Saturday, December 15TH @ 11 am

Age: 3-6

Try taking a bite out of this Ginger Candy man!

Join Aunty Sheetal and her little group of puppets as she reads out two lovely stories for you all! We’ve got Ginger Candy man and The nervous little Hare on our list and she’s very excited!

Come have a handful of fun with our puppets this week!

 

Old is Gold!

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           Saturday, December 15 @ 11 am

Ages: Above 7

Now turn old into new, make them stylish and design them according to your personality and style!
Aunty Divya and Harsha are coming to teach a thing or two about turning old things into a stylish new avatar.

 
Girls, bring along your old footwear (flip-flops or flats) and get them customized with tiny accessories and bows.

And boys, get your old plain White/Black t shirts and turn them into stylish and awesome looking ones!

Prepare to get funky!! 

Call 42116417/24433544 to know more!

INDO – GERMAN URBAN MELA @ YMCA NANDANAM ON AUG 24th To 2nd September’ 12

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Poetry & Theatre workshop with Shaan Katari Libby.

Date:  Sat 25th August ’12|| Time: 10.30 am – 12:00 pm||

Poetry workshops are fun! Theatre workshops are exciting!! When they merge, what else can it be but simply awesome!!!

Join the fun with Shaan, the founder of A to Zee Creativity. She has been involved with theatre for over 20 years, performing with The Madras Players in several productions, as also with The Boardwalkers, Loyola Theatre Society, Oxford University Asian Society and other groups.

F is for Fractured Fairytales 

Date: Sat 25th August ’12|| Time: 4.00  – 5.30 pm||

Join Praba Ram for some hilarious re-telling of classic Grimm’s Tales –

Rapunzel and The Frog Prince!

Praba worked initially for NGOs and government agencies, focusing on disability issues and early childhood education policy. Back in 2006, she started Saffron Tree, an award-winning website, dedicated to reviewing children’s books from India and the US, particularly with a strong multi-cultural thrust.

“Captain Planet” by Arun Krishnamurthy, EFI

Date: Sun 26th August ’12|| Time: 10.30 – 12.00 pm||

 Arun could talk about urban eco-responsibility or lake restoration or sparrow re-introduction or plastic free cities or again zoo volunteering. Or all of them! You never can tell once he gets going on his pet themes.The programme aims at inspiring children, the future conservationists.

Environmentalist Foundation of India is a Not for Profit focusing on wildlifeconservation and habitat restoration in 5 cities across India. With 18 projects and close to 872 volunteers, EFI is one of the youngest NGOs in India.

Adventures from Chennai to Berlin with Love !!

Date: Sun 26th August ’12|| Time: 4.00pm – 5.30 pm||

Date: Sun 2nd September’12|| Time: 4.00pm – 5.30 pm||

A theatrical creative movement session involving kids to create their own interpretation as tourists visiting Germany and exploring cultural differences. Props and musical influences will play a pivotal role during this session. Every child will be actively involved, as they become the props in this movement story. Acrobatic and physical moves will be interspersed with touristic highlights from Chennai and Berlin.

Andrea Jacob started her dance career as a child. A passionate dancer, she is equally passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills in the performing arts, creative movement and fitness tools with others, especially children.

Storigami by Latha Subramanian.
 
Date: Sat 1st September ’12|| Time: 10.30am – 12.00pm
 
A session of colour, creativity and concentration. An exciting, fun-filled Story-origami session
Story-origami is the art of combining paper folding (origami) with storytelling. With some really colorful origami exhibits displayed in the background, children will not only get to create origami models but will also be encouraged to come up with stories of their own.

 Latha Subramaniam’s interest in learning about child development was reinforced when she completed a month-long training program at the Madras Dyslexia Association. The idea of becoming a professional storyteller came about when she decided to explore how story-telling can be used as a tool to understand children.

Puppetry with R.Bhanumathi

Date: Sat 1st September ’12|| Time: 4.00 – 5.30pm

Children will learn how to make finger puppets with Dr. R.Bhanumathi

while learning more about nature and wildlife and how they can help with

conservation.

 Bag of Stories

Date: Sun 2nd  September ’12|| Time: 10.30am – 12.00pm

Book Lovers’ Program for Schools BLPS*

What can be more marvellous for children than a mix of storytelling, drawing/colouring activities and reading sessions? Join the fun with Shilpa Krishnan and Karthika Gopalakrishnan, who will use actions, songs and dance along with a few props to keep the session lively and interesting.

For further details and information contact Chandni @ 42116417/ 9444049175 or write in to chandni@hipocampus.in