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

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Audiences

Primary

Category

English

Event Details

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

Event Prices

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

Content

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

Outcomes

  • 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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