August Activities

Holistic activities 2016:-

Emotional activity

We all know emotions are important. But some emotions are really good i.e. +ve and some are really bad i.e. –ve. +ve or –ve emotions should be handled and controlled very wisely otherwise they may mash-up our entire mood and even our life. So emotional development is important and it can only be done by emotional activities such as gaining knowledge about emotions how they occur? Why they occur? What is the root cause of a particular emotion.

To develop Tong-Len children emotionally such an activity is organized from 2nd to 5th August 2016. In this activity students come to know about managing anger (Why and How). if we don’t manage our anger it will harm others as well as us. Then knowledge about different emotions is given and told about body language associated to different emotions. An emotional drama game is also played in which some students say some dialogues and others have to judge emotions involved in them. By doing this students are supposed to get a clear idea about emotions.

 

70TH  Independence day Celebration:-

Happy Independence Day! It’s been 70 years since we have attained Independence. Each year this day is important for us because we gather together to realise how lucky we are to breathe in a free country. We remember the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters and since 1947 the entire country is rapidly progressing it’s way to be the best.

Our celebrations included poetry recitation , dance program , solo and group singing . We also presented a skit which spoke about  what India should be and how through divisions of class , caste , gender etc. we are harming ourselves as a nation more than any thing else. We concluded by screening a documentary followed by lunch, where staff and children enjoyed lunch together in the campus outside. As I am updating children are playing games and enjoying freedom…..!

 

 

Janmashtami

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of July or August. The actual celebration of Janmashtami takes place during the midnight as Sri Krishna is believed to be borned on a dark, stormy and windy night to end the rule and violence of his uncle, Kansa. All over India this day is celebrated with devotional songs and dances, pujas, arti of sri Krishna.

This year janmashtami was celebrated on 25th of August 2016 in the Hostel. Children prepared to celebrate the birth of the lord Krishna from the morning. One boy and one girl were made Krishna and Radha. Children along with their teacher went to the temple near the hostel to offer puja. A cradle had also been made by the students in which statue of lord Krishna was placed. Bhajans of lord Krishna was offered and girls danced in front of the cradle. Some students and teachers fasted on this day.

 

Sports day celebration

National sports day in India is celebrated on August 29th. This day marks the birthday of Dhyan Chand, the hockey player who won gold medals for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936. Dhyan Chand was born on the 29th of August in 1905. In 2012, his birth anniversary was designated as the country’s ‘National sports day’. By the government of India.

We all know the importance of games and sports in our life. So we celebrated this sports day with great enthusiasm in the hostel. On this day students participated in various sports activities such as splint race, relay race, hurdle race, three legs race, spoon-potato race, football match of boys and kabaddi match of girls. The participating students displayed their ability through their sports.

Sports help improve both physical and mental strength, our body remains fit and healthy.

Sports day celebration

Under physical section   of Tong –Len child holistic development. We have organized sports day event on 28th august 2015. The objective of this event for children to practice sports which they have learn through different  activities and it   also encourage children to participate actively.

This sport day   organized in competitive way. We have selected some sports which children can play and learn about it. We formed different groups such as small children group, medium children  and big children groups.

8th to 12th class children participated in 500 meter race,kabbadi,kho-kho,badminton,relay race, rope pulling.

3rd to 5th class children played rope- pulling, 300 meter running Race, kabbadi and kho-kho game.

Kg to 2nd class children participated in banana race, balloon race, and hurdle race.

Through these games children have learnt the team work and how sports can effect positively to our health and life style. All children enjoy a lot in this special day and particularly those who were winners.

 

 

     Independence Day

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15th August is the most important day in the history of India. On this fortunate day our country became free after many years. Independence day is celebrated throughout India with great joy and respect for Mother Iand. Many Indian cultural programmes are organised on this day every year. Indian people dedicate this day to all those brave leaders and martyr who gave their life on the freedom to this golden bird.

                                       We celebrate this day with great zeal every year. This year great preparation were made in our hostel. Every one of us was eager to take part in the Independence Day celebration.

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                                       This year Laura who came from France visit in our hostel as a volunteer, also joined with us. She create up a beautiful chart with waste paper material with the help of children written as “Happy 69th Independence day”.

                                       In the early morning we all gathered in the hostel ground. Younger students did a March pass. They all looked like soldier of the country.They were outcry the slogans at the top of their voices. This event expressing their patriotic feeling. Then we all stood around the flag with statue of Gandhi ji. Flag was unfold in the air and we gave it a salute. National Anthem sung by children. We all stood in respect.

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This over, we started our programmes. The room was gorgeously decorated with flags and balloons etc. Some children were painted their faces like country flag. Speech was made by one of the girl about this day.

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Drama done by small boys to know, how patriots sacrifices their live and what is their messages to all over the country. Some girls made little performance on patriotic song. Sweets were distributed to all.Then they asked to draw some arts on behalf of independence day. All were having lots of fun by drawing . Thus we celebrated our Independence Day by this proffession. We should pray, for those patriots who shed their blood for achieving freedom for the country.

We include this unforgettable event under Social development of Tong-Len Child Holistic Program.

Jai Hind”

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  1. 16/11/2015

    […] The hostel children had a great time on their annual sports dayl. A wide range of sports was held with activities for all ages. These included 500 meter races, tug-of-war, hurdles, a banana race and a balloon race. For more information see the hostel children’s own blog at their makingconnection.org site here. […]

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