We’re Going To India! During this fun-filled week sponsored by our PTA, the kids will learn all about one country: INDIA! They will explore Indian culture, food and art through a variety of programs and crafts. Please click here to see pictures of the beautiful decorations and details of each day’s plans.
Monday: India’s Spices & Trade, the greeting of Pulli Kulam, and the Goiconda Diamonds Flyer
Tuesday: The Taj Mahal, the Freedom Movement and Mahatma Gandhi, Bollywood Dancing with Georgia Tech’s “ATL Satrangi”, the art technique of Batik, and Yoga with GHES parent & Westside Yoga instructor Rebecca Galla-Jones Flyer A, Flyer B
Wednesday: Hinduism and Aarti- the daily Hindu offering, how to wear a Sari, Prince Siddhartha, Buddhism and meditation, and the art technique of Warli- using rice flour paint, circles, lines and triangles Flyer
Thursday: Indian Animals, Festivals, the Sikh religion and dancing, and Yoga Flyer
Friday: Taste of India, during lunch
For a video of Bollywood day, click here.
The curriculum in regular class time this week will be infused with lessons and hands-on projects to help the students learn about India.