Winter Fest for Kids

Conversations with Young Ones on Rights, Freedom, & Diversity

Dec 10

9:30 am-2:00 pm

Come Make Your Contribution

You’re Invited!

Ginny’s Planet is back with an Online Festival for Children!
Come with your Young Ones for half a day on Ginny’s Planet!
Catch the Stories and Activities on Diversity and Rights.

Designed For children aged 5-10 years old. However, grownups can join too!

When: 10 Dec, 9:30 am- 2:00 pm

Mode: Online on Zoom

1 Ticket= 1 child + 1 Parent

Price – ₹ 600

List Of Events

9:30 am: Suraksha Aur Adhikaar: A Story Session With Divya Didi

Divya Vaishnava- Speaker of Ginny's Planet

What are our rights? What is safety? Find out more in the story and discussion with Divya Didi. Bring your questions along! This session is designed for children.  

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About Divya
: Dr. Divya Vaishnava wears many hats and her all-time favourite hat is the one she wears with children- of a storyteller. She will ‘Suraksha aur adhiakaar’  story on Ginny’s planet and will about how acquiring knowledge about their rights is an important part of their journey. She is the founder and Director of BUD Foundation (Bachche- Unki Duniya). BUD dreams of a safe, Inclusive, and happy world for all children and believes that prevention of abuse is possible.

आयी दिव्या दीदी ले कर यह सौग़ात,

बातचीत हो लिये हाथों में हाथ,

चलो सब चलें,

कुछ नयी है यह बात,

बदले यह सूरत,

बदले यह नक़्शा,

शुरू हुई जब दिव्या दीदीकी सुरक्षा की कक्षा।– दिव्या दीदी

10:15 am: Freedom To Be!: Session with Kanika Kush

Kanika Kush- Speaker of Ginny's Planet

What does it mean to be free? What does it mean to ‘BE’. Let’s take this fun journey with Kanika Kush to know more. This session is designed for children. Come with a notebook/sheet and pen/pencil.

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About Kanika: Kanika Kush is an Artist and an NLP practitioner. She conducts sessions for children on values like empathy, tolerance, bullying, compassion, etc. She’s also taken up an initiative called the ‘Voice of Silence’ that provides a platform for people to come and share their silent stories and convey their messages of change for the world, for the better. She’s also a practicing Minimalist and shares whatever she can with everyone about this topic.

11:00 am: Let’s dress up the Christmas tree (Making Christmas ornaments): With BGCT Team

Get Christmas ready and start decorating your Christmas Treee now! Let’s make Art for Christmas in this workshop with Kokila & Rishabh from BGCT.

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Materials required:

2 A4 sheets

Scissors

Stapler

Fevicol

Thread (wool, any thread)

Pencil

Match sticks / twigs

About Kokila: Kokila is a senior vocational trainer who works in the Digital Skill training Unit at Pragati Towards Livelihood. She brings in 8 years experience in this field and dedicates her time and skills to help the young adults to learn Digital skills.  She trains young adults in workstation and prepares them for employment. She is hard-working, very punctual and a taskmaster.

About Rishabh: Rishabh is 20 years old and is a trainee at Pragati Towards Livelihood, the vocational training arm of BGCT, Bangalore. Rishabh has received his certification from RASCI (Retail Association Skill Council of India) to work as a Retail Associate and is now preparing for an Internship at Amazon. Rishabh enjoys hand block printing and creating Mosaic art products. He has an eye for detail and also getting trained in Digital tools.

12:00: Make Your Ginny! (Story and doll making) - With Bhoomi & Shweta

Meet 4 yr old Ginny and hear her story – Where is My Kenk? Make Ginny doll together with us, using things available at home! So bring along: paper sheets (newspaper will be ok), a piece of cloth, colors, gluestick/tape, scissorsA surprise: The Hindi version of story is also available for free download in our shop: https://www.ginnysplanetstore.com/category/335997/digital-products-free-downloads

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Shweta Verma- Ginny's Planet

About Shweta: Shweta is building a world where being different is ok. She is a social entrepreneur & a social work professional.  She is Ph.D. (Social Work) in resilience & has two decades of work experience in the field of disability rights & mental health. Shweta is co-founder of Ginny’s Planet- a social enterprise that spreads empathy, respect for diversity, the spirit of inquiry, and inclusive practices.

Bhoomi Jangid- Speaker of Ginny's Planet

About Bhoomi: Bhoomi is an enthusiastic, warm,  and open-minded person who is also a life-long learner. She is engaged with Ginny’s Planet as a Training Coordinator. Apart from completing a course on storytelling from STEAM, she is also Yoga Trainer + has completed a course in design.

1:00 pm Spin The Yarn (weaving a story together): With Ginny & Shweta

What is the story like when there is no pre-decided beginning or end? Join this story session with your favorite toy! Let’s weave the story yarn together to create something wonderful!

 

 

Shweta Verma- Ginny's Planet

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About Shweta: Shweta is building a world where being different is ok. She is a social entrepreneur & a social work professional.  She is Ph.D. (Social Work) in resilience & has two decades of work experience in the field of disability rights & mental health. Shweta is co-founder of Ginny’s Planet- a social enterprise that spreads empathy, respect for diversity, the spirit of inquiry, and inclusive practices.

Dr Shweta Verma, Co-Founder & CEO of Ginny’s Planet shares two action points to build and inclusive world. She says:
3rd December is the Day of Persons with Disabilities. I am sure you all have thought about WHAT you can do to build an inclusive world. I say: let’s bring children into this conversation. Now let’s introduce them to coloring books, and stories where they see characters with disabilities.
It’s also time to bring all employees into this conversation. Let’s look at our Inclusive HR Policies & Practices.
On Ginny’s Planet, we celebrate diversity and inclusion throughout the year, ESPECIALLY this month. So, join us for the Winter Fest for Kids on 10th Dec: the Human Rights Day. Join the conversation on Inclusive HR Policies & Practices on 17th Dec.
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