USHA CHHABRA INSTITUTE FOR CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT
Workshops for Students
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS
Creative writing workshops were conducted at centres of the NGOs Bal Sahyog, Connaught Place, New Delhi and SAKSHI, Gurgaon and a series of workshops for five consecutive days at National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi.
Children of ages 8-16 attended these workshops. Various audio-visual prompts were given and children responded encouragingly to them by coming up with stories and poems from their vivid imagination. This was an activity aimed at bringing out their creative sides.
Workshop for children at DPS Rohini on Waste management.
Hindi Poetry Writing Workshop
A Hindi poetry writing workshop was conducted for the children. Children were given exposure to different styles of writing poetry. Many pictures and words were given as a stimuli to motivate children to write poems. After the session all of them wanted to recite their poems.
A storytelling cum creative writing workshop was taken at Bangalore. Children listened to the beautiful stories and later on made their own stories with the help of various visual prompts.
Workshop on Storytelling and Creative Writing at National Museum
A four days Workshop was organised during the summer camp by National Museum. It was real fun to be with children telling stories of different types such as mythological stories, stories from Panchatantra , Folktales of India and stories of wit and humour.
The creative writing session included storywriting, poetry writing, ad making and riddles making. The activiteis were designed in a way so that maximum utilisation of the museum galleries could be done. It was a different experience altogether.
Workshop on writing stories and their presentation at CIET, NCERT
CIET, NCERT organised a fifteen day Summer programme for children on Digital literacy and Multimedia out of which three days were focussed on writing original stories. Children were trained by me in developing good stories and in voice modulation to make their presentation impressive. These stories were then recorded in audio and video format.
Online English Story Writing Workshop
An Online English Story Writing workshop was taken for the children in Guwahati. Various story sparks and picture prompts were given to help children in the writing process. Children were very happy writing the stories. It was a fun filled workshop.
Online Hindi Creative Writing Workshop
Online Hindi Creative Writing workshop series was taken for the children of Seth M.R.Jaipuria School, Banaras in which around 400 children participated. Various prompts and sparks were given to children to write poems and stories. The sessions were fruitful as children wrote beautiful poems and stories on their own.
Hindi Story Writing Workshop
A two days story writing workshop was conducted for children aged 9 years onwards. Various techniques were discussed with children. Various word prompts as well as picture prompts were given to children. Children enjoyed the process and wrote their stories.