21/22 Using A Khavad - a box with one story and many doors

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Event Details

Start Date and Time Monday 4 July 9:30 am
End Date and Time Monday 4 July 11:00 am
Mythstories Museum of Myth and Fable
Location Online Event
Parking No

Event Prices

Subscriber Credit Cost 1.00
Subscriber Cost 40.00
PAYG Credit Cost 1.00
PAYG Cost 40.00


Please note:

The default delivery will remain as remote delivery via Microsoft Teams administered by CPD@UCS. This is reflected in the content/ timings as stated. Should Government policy/University of Chester policy change we will revert to ‘face2face’ delivery if/ when appropriate. 

A participatory session for staff working with Yrs.5 & 6 pupils. Bring your partially constructed kavad to the session ready for development, (a how-to-make a kavad from cardboard can be downloaded from https://mythstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/kavad.pdf

Ideal for two members of staff to learn together 

·         a short introduction to this Indian tradition 

·         ideas for making different styles of cardboard or wooden kavad, with scope for differentiation 

·         ideas for linking the kavad to STEM projects and art lessons 

·         a guided exploration of how a kavad can be used as a large group or class activity 

·         ideal for communicating traditional epics, complex legends, layered fairy tales, life stories and histories


  • schools will discover a new and creative way to foster team working, organisational skills and co-operation amongst their pupils.
  • impact on cultural capital by increasing children’s knowledge of cultures and heritage. 
  • participate in ways of working that are especially relevant to pupils who find classrooms settings a challenge 
  • acquire inspirational techniques ideal for those pupils who love to ‘exercise their creative muscle’ 
  • discover new ways to build self-confidence and enhance well-being 
  • this could even form the basis of performances to parents or in assemblies 
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