Tuesday 14 October 2014

Pratham Books Champion : BrainSmart

Shailja Shaily's sends us a note about her storytelling session her daughter conducted on behalf of BrainSmart. The session was supported by Shailija - a mother of 2. Brainsmart is a brain development program for kids. Brainsmart focuses on life skills, how to be happy, expressing our thoughts with confidence and learning with fun through 5 sense learning.

Session conducted on : 7th September
Number of kids : 22
Number of sessions : 1
Language the session was conducted in : Hindi and English

Photographs of another sessions conducted at BrainSmart Mumbai, with activities like
* ABCR (any body can read), 
*drama based on Takloo, 
*finding & dramatization of emotions such as happiness, angry, sad, surprised etc from the Takloo book, 
*colouring of pots with different designs, etc.

Shailja also said, "This time, the champion is Adhya Bhatnagar. She is a writer, an avid reader & a great story teller, a 9 year old girl, my daughter. The entire session and activities done, supported by me."


Thank you Adhya, Shailja and BrainSmart for spreading the joy of reading!

In its third edition of the 'One Day - One Story' campaign, Pratham Books was joined by 1300+ storytellers who conducted 1500+ storytelling sessions. More than a 1000 steps towards a 'Reading India'!

What started as a small step by Pratham Books to spread the joy of reading has become a movement. In 2012, Pratham Books initiated the One Day-One Story initiative on the occasion of International Literacy Day . We will be sharing the stories of all our volunteer storytellers (Pratham Books Champions) through our blog.

View more pictures from the International Literacy Day Celebrations held in 2014.

This blog contains stories sent in by all our champions. Browse through the blog for more stories. You can also go through the tags on the right side of the blog to find stories happening in your own city.

Note : If you want to be a Pratham Books Champion and join us on our journey of getting 'a book in every child's hand', write to us at champions(at)prathambooks(dot)org.

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