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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

CAMP YAKABOO 2014 – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 6-8 YEARS @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI (MORNING SESSIONS)

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Growl & Prowl: Of Big Cats & their habitats!!

Are you ready to prowl on a big cat trail across India? Let’s lurk in Gir to discover the Asiatic Lions, hover over the Himalayas to meet Snow Leopards and then, trudge to the Sundarbans to say hello to the Bengal Tigers. Create a non-fiction book filled with facts, drawings & photographs about these cats, and learn some creative crafts featuring the wonderful cats of the sub-continent. Children’s author Praba Ram who has written three books on endangered animals will lead the session along with resource person Vandana.

Mentors:Praba Ram & Vandana Gobind

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 – 6-8 || Dates – April 21 – April 25th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

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Super Space Aliens Adventure!!

Lets learn about flight planes & helicopters, get a promotion to rockets and satellites ,explore space, constellations & heavenly bodies on land and maybe just get lucky enough to find alien life!! Campers will discover new worlds,look for space aliens and explore the “final frontier”.Put your imagination into hyper drive, and explore a galaxy far,far away. Hop aboard and listen to stories about the wonder of space & evolution of life through the theme of aliens, with a hands on approach of experiments, model making & creativity!!

Mentors: Padma & Niveditha

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 – 6-8 || Dates – April 28th – May 2nd, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

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Water Wonders!!

Cool off this summer with a whole range of water based experiments- Learn about density. Viscosity, Surface Tension, water pressure & whole range of propertie of water in a way that’s super duper fun! Dip our toes into stories, myths & traditions all revolving around water.Explore the exciting medium of watercolours & create amazing works of art.

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 – 6-8 || Dates – May 5th – May 9th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

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Nautanki!!

Explore folktales through theatre .The focus this summer is on folklore,folk music and folk art. Kids will express themselves in Warli, Gond,Folk Singing, Music Instrument,Dance, Drama and Movement. The mime and Movement workshop will not only flex the body but will also help in wiring the brain and will stimulate your child into a thinking human being.

Mentors:Shakila & Andrea Jacob

Shakila Arun , Director , Programmes of Applause Theatric activities has been involved with theatre since 1991. She has performed in the capacity of actor in more than 30 plays.Shakila has directed many plays for children and is conducting workshops in corporates, educational institutions and other organizations.

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

Age group – 6-8 || Dates – May 12th – May 23rd, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 3800 || Non Members – Rs. 4000

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Book a Trip Around the World!!

Have you read a picture book set in Mexico, cooked a Chinese salad,made pita bread with humus,or tried another fun activity that exposed you to life in another country? Take an imaginary trip around the world with books and explore different cultures through cooking and creating dishes from around the world. On this culinary journey, kids gain knowledge about different cultures while preparing global delicacies. With a focus on fresh, healthful ingredients, kids practice knife skills and explore various cooking methods as they cook their way through the exciting flavors of India,China, Italy, Middle East, & Mexico.

Mentors:Anusha & Vandana

Anusha kaushik, founder of Delicioso, a one stop bake shop conducts workshops for kids. Easy to make, simple recipes and methodologies which will introduce children to the world of baking.

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 26th – May 30th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

MAGNETS AROUND ME – SAT 22ND FEB 2014 AT HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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MAGNETS ARE AMAZING !!

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SATURDAY 22ND @ 11.00 A.M.
AGES 4 – 10.
 What do magnets have that make objects stick to it ?? Magnets are mysterious objects. They have an invisible force by which they can repel or attract other objects.
Children are fascinated by magnets, to them magnets seem to have almost magical properties.Explore the many unique properties of magnets with Gitanjali Sriram. Have fun learning about magnets with activities that include music, dance , role play, and art & craft.

HURRY UP AND REGISTER !!

CALL 044 42116417 / 24433544
Or email – chandni@hippocampus.in
Please note: Registration on first come first serve basis only.
A Non- member fee of Rs. 250/-is applicable.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 11TH JAN, 2014

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Stories ‘n’ Puppets !!

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Saturday, Jan 11th’ 2014 @11.00am  

Ages 3-6 Years

 Stories are fascinating, captivating and entertaining , and if told with puppets they can be a visual treat for the kids.

 Puppets are Fun !! Puppets can be used “anyway, anywhere, and anytime” to bring stories to life and to spark young imaginations.

Come listen to some stories, sing some songs and have fun with the puppets . Watch the stories come alive with Evelyn.

It’s theatre, it’s storytime, it’s a bit of everything!
Pongalo Pongal !!
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Saturday, Jan 11th 2014 @ 11.00am 
Ages 7 & above
“Connecting with the four days of Pongal harvest festival, the Tamilian way! A Thanksgiving to Nature highlighted through stories,songs and dance!” 
Come along and listen to a bagful of stories with Asha Sampat.Like all Hindu festivals pongal too has some interesting legends attached to it. Pongal is celebrated every year in mid -January mostly in the south of India and especially in Tamil Nadu to mark the harvest of crops and a special thanksgiving to God, the sun,the earth and the cattle.  
Join us for some Pongal stories and pot paintings.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPU​S CHENNAI – 5TH OCT, 2013

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DIYA’S & DANDIYA !!

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NAVRATRI CELEBRATIONS AT HIPPOCAMPUS

DATE: 5TH OCTOBER ‘ 13
TIME: 11.00 – 12.30 P.M.
AGE: ALL AGES

Navratri is a nine-day festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Lighting an earthen lamp or diya on each of the nine days is central to the celebration of the festival.

Come along and learn to paint some Mitti ka Diya’s with Anisha. Get into the festive mood and dance to some Dandiya beats with Andrea.

Please come dressed in Indian traditional clothes and do bring along your Dandiya sticks if possible.

Call 42116417 to Register.

STORY TIME WITH JEEVA RAGHUNATH – SEPTEMBER 28TH ‘2013

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ONCE UPON A TIME WITH JEEVA !!

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STORY TIME WITH JEEVA !!
DATE: 28TH SEPTEMBER ‘ 13
TIME: 11.00 – 12.30 P.M.
 AGE: 3 – 8 YEARS
FEE: Rs. 100/- Members
            Rs.250/- Non Members
LOCATION: HIPPOCAMPUS CHILDREN’S COMPANY, ADYAR, CHENNAI.

Come along for a trunkful of stories, to make you laugh, think and learn.

Meet Aunty Jeeva who with her wonderful stories and animated expressions will re-create the magic of storytelling and capture the hearts of children and adults   alike !!

 Join us for an entertaining, interactive storytelling session with the high – spirited, talented storyteller where children will dance, sing and listen to stories from around  the world.

 Call 42116417 to Register.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI- 21ST SEPT 2013

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Bop Till You Drop!

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Saturday, 21st September @ 11.00 am
Ages 3 – 6
If you sometimes dance and also like to sing, the Animal Bop is just your thing!
Join us as we boogie down in the Indian jungle, leaping, stomping, shaking and flapping with different jungle creatures.
Come along this Saturday for a riotous Animal Romp @ Hippocampus !
DUMB CHARADES WITH SHAAN LIBBY ( A TO ZEE CREATIVITY)
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Saturday, 21st September @ 11.00 am
Ages 7 & above

Charades is a word guessing game.It is an acting game in which one player acts out a word or phase, often by miming similar sounding words, and the other player guess the word or phrase.The idea is use to physical rather than verbal language to convey the meaning to another party.

Come along for an entertaining game of charades with Shaan . Join us for a lot of Silent action that guarantees loads of  fun and noise !