June Holiday Programme: Indian Culture in Singapore
For the third week of the June Holiday Programme, children were immersed in the Indian culture of Singapore. We did a range of activities from creating beautiful art pieces, to role playing as a Kacang Putih man 😁. It was a whole lot of fun!
Check out what went on this week in the photos below!
Children were introduced to the Rangoli, which is a traditional Indian art form. We see these beautiful art pieces outside the doors of our Indian friends during Indian festivals. They are often art pieces depicting flowers, which have many bright and vibrant colours. Our children got to create their own Rangoli using paint!
Also, as Deepavali is also known as the festival of lights, we got our children to learn how to make handmade candles out of mouldable wax! It was really fun for them and they were really proud of their creations!
Indian traditional costumes are also a huge part of their culture. Our children learnt about the different kinds of costumes and the beautiful accessories that accompanied them. In one of our activities, children made colourful bracelets out of recycled materials such as toilet rolls and masking tape rolls. Look at the intricate and eye-catching designs they came up with! 😁
We move on to another major part of Indian culture- Indian food! As a class, our children each contributed to making the dough for their own Roti Pratas! We cooked ours with very little oil so that it is healthier for them. Our children love to enjoy the fruits of their labour 😁 Look at how happy they were to indulge in their yummy food!
Finally, we took our children back in time to experience of one the more nostalgic memories for most parents and adults– the Kacang Putih man! Our teacher introduced children to the different kinds of snacks sold as well as unique packaging of rolling the snacks in a white piece of paper. It was a really engaging and meaningful experience for our children.
That is all for this week!
Join us next week for the last week of our June Holiday Programme! 😊