“In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.”
To make the children aware about the importance of community helpers and to foster a sense of gratitude for them major co-curricular activity “Hands That Care” was organized on Thursday, 19 September 2019. The venue for the day, Foyer Area was magnificently and enormously ornamented creating an apt ambience, which would not have been possible without the skillful efforts of the teachers and the Art Department.
Various kiosks depicting the community helpers like Baker, Grocer, Tailor, Doctor, Firefighter and Cobbler were displayed. Class I children performed a beautiful enactment on the importance of Community Helpers. Various Community Helpers like nurse, carpenter, electrician and gardener were invited and they conveyed the children about the type of work they do and the safety measure that should be taken by the children which will help them to perform their task more efficiently. Prep Students enthusiastically colored the sketch of the various community helpers stuck in the flip book and were very happy to paste their own picture on the last page.
The students drew and wrote about their father’s and mother’s occupation in the creative writing sheets. They enjoyed watching videos of rhymes on different community helpers and were able to relate it well with the activity. Also, the ideology of being helpful towards others was conveyed. Learning Outcome were Children were aware about the various community helpers and the importance of their role in our society. Children learned the specific tools used in different work and the uniform worn by different community helpers and imbibed values of empathy and respect which will help them appreciate dignity of labour.