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GET WHIMSICAL WITH HOO!! @ Hippocampus Chennai – 29TH March, 2014.

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GET WHIMSICAL WITH HOO!!

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What is Whimsy

Wearing a cat for a hat ?

A pig falling in love with a rat?

Wearing a boot front to back?

Or riding an elephant in the dark?

To know more about the whimsical creatures in this book, come along for the Book Reading with Annie Besant. Enjoy reading this beautifully written and gorgeously illustrated book, as you nibble on some cookies and sip some yummy juice.

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Date: 29th March, 2014
Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Age group: 3- 9 years
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CALL 044 42116417 / 24433544
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  Please note:  ENTRY FREE for Members.
Rs. 250/- Guest charges applicable.
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THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – MAY 5TH 2012

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HOO! HOO! Owl Storytime

Date: Sat 5th May|| Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm|| Ages: 3 – 5 Yrs

They’re cute ! They have huge eyes ! They’re a hoot ! They are Owl Babies !!

Come explore these feathery friends, know more about their fears and apprehensions on finding their mother gone.Watch how they welcome their mother back with joyous flapping, dancing and bouncing.

Give Books a HOOT ?? Join us for some fun owl storytime and read

“OWL BABIES” and “WOW SAID THE OWL”.

CAMP YAKABOO – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 3 TO 5 YEARS @ HIPPOCAMPUS, CHENNAI – 2012

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Let’s  Get Curious !

( Where Art, Science and Adventure  Meet )

Hold on to your yellow Hat for an exciting and adventurous Summer Workshop at Hippocampus. Go bananas making George’s favourite foods. Go on outdoor trips and encounter fun-filled adventures just like George. Explore the adventures of Curious George, with storytime, Outdoor trips and creative crafts. This workshop inspires children of all ages to ask questions and find answers through hands –on solution seeking.

Mentor:Sapna Dugar

Sapna Dugar a Mass Com graduate has been working with kids for over a decade. An early child educator, a good storyteller, dancer and a very creative personality will conduct this workshop.

Age Group – 3 to 5 years|| Dates -16th April to 20th April 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs. 2000

TRAVEL BUG !

Get Bitten by GOGO, theTravel Bug. Let him be your travel guide. Explore different cultures and customs through folktales, activities, music, dance, costumes, food and audio visuals . GOGO will teach kids the basics of travelling and give them tips on how to help their Mom’s when they travel together.

Prance Around the World , learn the African Stomp, do the Hawaiin Hula, enjoy the Chinese fan dance . Enjoy some great movement and footwork with Andrea.

Mentors:Padma Nagarajan and Andrea Jacob

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 .

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

Age Group – 3 to 5 years|| Dates -23rd April to 27th April 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs.2000

Panchatantra – A Musical

Meet the musical donkeys, talkative tortoises, clever rabbits, foolish frogs, slithering snakes, lions, elephants and foxes . Catch the kids perform a musical,  based on Tulika’s Panchatantra  at Hippocampus this summer. A lot of animal based dances and movement , song and theatre  and loads of animal masks and crafts  will keep the kids busy this summer

Mentors:Sangeeta, Andrea Jacob & Shakila

Sangeeta is basically an Interior designer but also a mom,who loves doing craft with her daughter and with other kids too.

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

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.

Age Group – 3 to 5 years|| Dates -30th April  to 11h May 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.3500 || Non members – Rs.3800

Clowning Around !

Everyone loves the circus ! Clowns, Acrobats and exotic animals assure you that there will be always something fun to see and do.From circus foods to crafts, acrobatic clowns and tricks, face painting and balloon sculpting and meeting a clown, learn all kinds of cool tricks and get plenty of exercise. Juggle your way to Hippocampus this summer and have fun with circus themed activities.

Mentors:Vandana, Andrea Jacob & Sangeeta

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

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

Sangeeta is basically an Interior designer but also a mom,who loves doing craft with her daughter and with other kids too.

Age Group – 3 to 5 years|| Dates -14th May to 18th May 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs.2000

A Day With….

This camp focuses on fun visits, stories and activities to introduce children in a friendly way to situations and people they meet for the first time. A visit to the Bakery, an introduction to a police officer and a trip to the fire station are some of the situations and people they will encounter in this camp.

Mentors: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 – 3 to 5 years|| Dates -21st May to 25th May 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs.2000

THIS WEEKEND AT HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI, 30TH JULY 2011

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SENSEATIONAL SENSES!

Saturday, 30th Jul’11. Time : 11.00 am to 12.00 noon, for ages between 3&5.

What’s that smell?  Do you hear that noise? Taste this? Look at me?! Feel this, isn’t it soft? Get all of your senseational questions answered and more! Young Scientists touch, taste, smell, hear, and discover how much they rely on their senses in everyday lives.

Sniff out the science of your five senses and explore senseational facts with song, game, experiments and lots of fun.

Let’s make sense with ‘HOO’ !

LIGHTS FOR KIDS !

Saturday, 30th Jul’11. Time : 12.00 noon to 1.00 pm, for ages 6 and above.

Are you scared of the dark…? Turn on the light and explore a range of fun light facts. Discover the science of light, see how it travels, bends, reflects, refracts etc…

 Everything we see, we see because of light. Join ‘HOO’ and illuminate the World around you. Come along and have fun with some cool light experiments, check out some fun light facts and play some light games.

 Let’s shed some light on light with ‘HOO’ !

Please Note : This Activity is opened to members and their guest only.  A Guest fee of  Rs. 100/- is applicable.  Registrations for this session is required.