‘RakshaBandhan’ is one of the special occasions to celebrate the deepest and the purest bond of love, care and protection between a brother and a sister. Hence to celebrate this festival, a ‘Rakhi Making Activity’ was conducted for the students of Class Prep of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 30th July 2020. All the kids participated with great zest and zeal. They created beautiful rakhis using different types of materials such as coloured papers, ribbons, glitters, etc. 15 students from Class Prep A and 17 students from Class Prep B participated in the activityand were all very happy with their achievement. Pictures of their hand made rakhis were sent to the class teacher who appreciated the efforts of the students who made amazingly beautiful rakhis with their little gifted hands.
Mask Making Activity was organised on Tuesday, 28th July 2020 for the students of Class VI of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing. 4 students from Class VI A, 9 students from Class VI B and 3 students from Class VI C participated in the activity. The students were actively involved in making creative masks using under sized clothes. Other decorative materials used by them were ribbons, sequins and colours. A very creative presentation was showcased by the talented artists while preparing splendid masks. Student’s with imaginative minds came together in a creative burst of energy and demonstrated their mind-blowing and fantabulous ideas. A fabulous participation of all the students was observed during the making of the mask.
A Rakhi Making Competition was organised for the students of Class V of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 28th July 2020. With ‘Rakshabandhan’ around the corner, it seemed like a good idea to involve the students in such an activity to set the festivities going. The students are a store house of ideas. They came up with beautiful creations. The materials used were paper, glitters, sequins, matchsticks, colours etc. The rakhis were judged on this basis of creativity, neatness and presentation. 4 students from Class VA, 6 students from Class VB and 17 students from Class VC participated in the competition. It was a wonderful experience for the students as they tried their best to create something unique and admirable.
The names of the winners are:
|1st Position||Nirvaan Gupta|
|2nd Position||Gati Maheshwari|
|3rd Position||Anubhav Yadav|
|1st Position||Kirti Singh|
|2nd Position||Gauri Yadav|
|3rd Position||Navya Singh|
|1st Position||Yash Pratap Singh|
|2nd Position||Rudra Upadhyay|
The students of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing are often given lessons on etiquette and table manners as a part of their co-curricular activities. One of such activity ‘Napkin Folding’ can aid in improving their motor skills and there is an art to folding napkins as well.It can also be taken up as a hobby.
On 24th July 2020, the students of Class II were involved in an innovative activity of ‘Napkin Folding’. 7 students from Class II A, 11 students from Class II B and 7 students from Class II C participated in the activity. It can rightly be said that when students are determined they can get many ideas rolling! The students came up with wonderful creative designs and presented them in the most elegant manner. The students enjoyed the activity and were proud to send the pictures to their class teachers.
In its unwavering attempt to benefit the students even in such unprecedented times, Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing organised an engaging activity of ‘Cooking without Fire‘ for the Students of Class V on 22nd July 2020. As the Covid-19 Pandemic has made us realise the importance of homemade food, the activity was conducted with the perspective of making the kids understand how mothers go about cooking for the family every day. The activity also aimed to keep the student’s busy in their homes and to help them bring out the little master chefs hidden inside them. 6 students from Class VA, 8 students from Class VB and 12 students From Class VC participated in the activity and sent their pictures to their class teachers. One could definitely tell that the students enjoyed the activity as it seemed so evident from the smiles on their faces.
An interesting Slogan Writing Competition was organised for the students of Class VI of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing. The aim was to create awareness about being ‘ Vocal for Local’. The competition was held on 22nd July 2020 and 15 students participated in the event. The students presented their ideas and thoughtful messages through various paintings and captions. Their works were judged on the parameters such as relevance to the topic, neatness, creativity and impact.
Participating in competitions and events like this helps students to not only explore their hidden talent and the artist inside everyone but also to be more vocal about the products that are made in India. This is the school’s noble attempt towards generating awareness amongst the students.
Following students were declared winners:
|Class VI A|
|1st Place||Ayan Saraswat|
|2nd Place||Jagrat Mittal|
|3rd Place||Gauransh Tawri|
|Class VI B|
|1st Place||Aarav Sharma|
|2nd Place||Gaurav Sharma|
|3rd Place||Siddhi Agrawal|
|Class VI C|
|1st Place||Abhimanyu Singh|
|2nd Place||Mehul Aditya|
|3rd Place||Samanavay Singh|
Recitation is a mode of expression, a medium to reflect the latent talents of the young ones. An interesting Recitation Competition was organised for the students of Class Prep of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 17th July 2020. The students were enthusiastic to participate in the competition and came up with many different rhymes. A total of 11 students from Class Prep A and 20 students from Prep B participated in the competition. The students were judged on the parameters like presentation, voice modulation, props and actions, and pronunciation. It was a splendid opportunity for them to gain confidence as the students had to make a video of their recitation which was later sent to their class teachers.
The result of Recitation Competition is as follows:
|Class Prep A||Class Prep B|
|1st Place||Abeer Bakshi||1st Place||Myra Sharma|
|2nd Place||Amaira Kumar||2nd Place||Jahnavi Garg|
|3rd Place||Ayaank Singhal|
‘RakshaBandhan‘ or ‘Rakhi‘ is a special occasion to celebrate the virtuous bond of love between a brother and a sister. This chaste bond of love between a brother and a sister is one of the deepest andnoblest of human emotions. ‘RakshaBandhan‘ or ‘Rakhi‘ is a special occasion to celebrate this emotional bonding by a holy thread around the wrist called ‘Rakhi‘ – ‘ a bond of protection‘.
A ‘Rakhi Making Activity‘ was organised for the students of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing belonging to Class Playgroup and Nurseryon 17th July 2020. 3 students from Class Playgroup and 7 students from Class Nursery participated in the activity. All the children participated with great zeal and zest in the creative activity of ‘Rakhi‘ making. The activity saw a number of creative and colourful ‘Rakhis‘ being made by the students. The designs were so creative and fascinating. The ‘Rakhis‘ that were made were an enviable lot and a fusion of modern with traditional styles was seen.
There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother.
The chaste bond of love between a brother and a sister is one of the deepest andnoblest of human emotions. ‘RakshaBandhan‘ or ‘Rakhi‘ is a special occasion to celebrate this emotional bonding by a holy thread around the wrist called ‘Rakhi‘ – ‘a bond of protection’.
With ‘RakshaBandhan‘ round the corner, it deemed best to involve the students of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing in an engaging activity of ‘Rakhi Making‘. A ‘ Rakhi Making Activity‘ was thus organised for the students of Class I on 15th July 2020. 11 students from Class IA, 7 students from Class IB and 7 students from Class IC participated in the activity. The materials used included glitters, mirrors, sequins, ribbons, stickers, etc. The students came up with really beautiful ‘Rakhis‘. It is remarkably said that when students begin to think and materialise their ideas, magic happens. The result was outstanding and spectacular. The activity wasindeed a reflection of students’ creative little minds as the students participated with zeal and enthusiasm and prepared colourful ‘Rakhis‘.
Having been involved in an interesting activity called ‘Lay the Table‘ on 10th July 2020, the students of Class III of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing came up with innumerable creative ways of laying the table. This was an interesting activity as it made the students step out of their comfort zones and actually organise a table with delicate dinnerware, glassware and flatware. Such activities not only help the students to brush up their basic etiquettes but also inspire them to comprehensively plan their table arrangement. 11 students participated in the ‘Lay the Table‘ activity and sent their pictures of their arrangement to their class teachers.
Participating in such activities can be of great value to the students as such table settings ideas and basic manners can enhance both the aesthetic value of food and family interaction during mealtime. The use of table settings and good manners enhances food as a social experience. Especially during the lock down period, one can create an atmosphere like that of a restaurant by the way one sets the table. The students truly enjoyed the activity and will cherish this experience.
To boost up its students after the summer break, a salad making activity was organized for the students Class IV of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 8th July 2020. The competition focused on the importance of healthy food habits and to motivate the students to include salad in their regular diet. The participants’ creativity was revealed through the beautiful designs and patterns formed with different mouthwatering salad. The students artistically presented their Salads and sent pictures to the class teachers. A total of 17 students participated from Class IV A and 15 students from Class IVB. Such activities help the students to feel a sense of belonging and connection with the school even when they are at home.