Understanding the prior knowledge of children about Animals
What do animals eat?
Kiara: See!My cat is having milk and Rabbit likes carrot.
Uses and Care of Animals
Aarsh: “Hu rakhish, animal doctor, mujhe dog se dar lagta hai."
Keshavi: “I play with dog, dog help me, yes, doctor inject karyu tu ent, cow she gives milk."
Hiya feeding Rabbits
Children represented their understanding about animals through drawings
Tvesha: See I have drawn Antarctica, it's very cold here, so my lion is wearing green warm clothes
Mahhir : See my cow is eating grass .
Arjun: Cow, elephant, crocodile pani me rehta hai, my boat is floating in the river
Riyaan: See my elephant is drinking water in the jungle.
Kiaan: Wow ! My cow is eating grass and drinking water
Bhaavya: I am so happy with my turtle
Pratham: See ! I have drawn a cow
Using creative art techniques to represent ideas
Ayaansh Pandya: Look at my colourful cat with eyes and a small tail!
Reyaan Gandhi : See the big big crocodile!
Ruhaan : My lion is roaring !
Taking pride of showing their creative work in the class
Kiara: See my deer is eating grass
Maahir: That's my cow with grass
Riyaan: Look at my Rhinoceros
Guessing the animal is so much fun!!!
Keshavi: "Ma'am, it's a kangaroo."
Darsh: "Ma'am, Aa lion che ane jungle che."
Solving animal puzzles
Hey ! Let's solve the animals puzzle. We will also help each other.
Moulding the clay to express our ideas!!
Raiza: Using Fork, How creative I am!
Riyaan's smiling Giraffe
Keshavi: My brown brown monkey is jumping
Maahir: My Cow is having one tail, four legs and two horns
Listening to stories about animals also helped children make connections
Hey! this is not your mommy this is my mommy
Hey friends! will you help me to make a bread?
Glimpses of children's self-made stories
Lion and Mouse
Lion big animal, mouse is slide on the tail, jump on his back, he woke up and get angry, lion said I am strong, i eat you. Mouse said sorry sorry leave me.