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Magical Stories for Children aged 8-12

“The seller of Wisdom shares clever tales Fun, adventure, and magic in bales Stories with heart, stories for the mind Of our own life, sometimes they remind” Enter the exciting world of interactive stories each followed by a well-planned outcome. Create your characters, stories, pictures, and even dig out things from the kitchen to do an experiment.

From Delhi
Online Experience
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Story Telling
Upto 15 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time storytelling session streamed live from India
  • The expert adds layers to the stories to uncover deep-rooted beliefs, exploring, and challenging mindsets
  • The session will help develop social and cultural sensitivity; overcoming prejudices and sowing seeds for alternative ways of thinking in children
Description

“The seller of Wisdom shares clever tales
Fun, adventure, and magic in bales
Stories with heart, stories for the mind
Of our own life, sometimes they remind”
Enter the exciting world of interactive stories each followed by a well-planned outcome. Create your characters, stories, pictures, and even dig out things from the kitchen to do an experiment.

Ideal for children aged 8-12 years, we will pick one of the following stories:

  • Strega Nona- Do you like to eat pasta? What if you got a magic chant to make pasta whenever you want? What would you do? Enter the world of Grandma Witch and Big Anthony with this story-Tomie DePaola. This book is the winner of the Caldecott Medal. The story is followed by creating your own chant. Materials Required: A4 sheet, pen/ pencil, eraser, sharpener.
  • The Wisdom Seller- Shops in malls, shops in the market, shops selling many many things. But have you ever seen a shop selling WISDOM? Come and listen to the story and write your own story or Wisdom Scrolls. Materials needed: A 4 sheet, sketch pens, ribbon
  • Heart Talks- Questions, questions, questions? Where do we find the answers? Here is a story to tune in to your own heart and share the questions which lie within. Materials needed: A 4 sheet, sketch pens, scale.
  • Clever and Witty Tales- The classic wise, clever, humorous tales from Akbar and Birbal, Tenali Raman, and others to set you to think, and add a smile on your face. Materials needed: A 4 sheets, sketch pens
  • Laugh Out Loud: Haha, Hoho, heehee.. how many ways do we laugh? And what if you can’t control your laughter? Come explore different sounds of laughter and learn about the scientific facts behind it. Materials needed: A 4 sheets, pen, pencil, eraser, sharpener
  • Pourquoi Tales- Pourquoi is French for ‘why’. Listen to a why-why tale and learn to write your own story. Materials needed: A 4 sheets, pen, pencil, eraser, sharpener
  • Choices- listen to the story “The Girl who Chose” written by Devdutt Pattanaik and reflect on the basis of the choices you make. Materials needed: A 4 sheets, pen, pencil, eraser, sharpener
  • The Magic Paintbrush- If the paintbrush is your magic wand to another land and painting your superpower, what would you paint? What would you do to help others with your talent? Materials needed: A4 sheets, colors- pencil/ crayons/watercolors, paintbrush
  • A Long Way Home- The adventurous story of an animal who loses its habitat and travels across a huge distance to find a new home. The story would be followed by making your own puppet. Materials needed: Glove, A 4 sheet, colors, scissors, glue drops or cello-tape, sketch pens
  • The Manic Panic- Ever found yourself caught between screen-crazy adults? A twist in the tale written by Richa Jha and Mithila Ananth. Materials needed: A4 sheets, colors- pencil/ crayons.
About this experience
What's included
  • An interactive storytelling session by a skilled and internationally renowned storyteller
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and zoom app installed in your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be delivered via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • This tour is ideal for children aged 8-12 years old
  • Please have material ready to participate in the session
  • You can book this tour either for $11 per screen OR as a private session for $100 for upto 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot.
Meet your Host
Seema Mukherjee

An International Storyteller, a Storytelling and Story-writing Coach, an Education Consultant, a Creative Writer, and a Puppeteer, I am a Director at Storytelling Education and Arts India Council (SEAIC). I am also the Founder of Travelling Bards and Co-Founder of The Gaatha Company.  I have done my  Masters in English Literature (Delhi University), Postgraduation in both Education Leadership (iDiscoveri Education), and Garment Manufacturing Technology (National Institute of Fashion Technology). In storytelling, I found a perfect medium to blend and integrate my interest in stories, books, scripts and poetry, puppetry, crafts, dramatics, and toy designing.

From USD 11 / Screen
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be cancelled up to 24 hours before the scheduled date
  • Date is as per local time zone of the experience host