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Poems and riddles in OELP classrooms

Children enter the worlds of poems ad rhymes with eagerness. A kavita ka kona or poem corner can become a hub of activity in the classroom, and create an interesting way of engaging children with written text. The displayed poem posters in these classrooms were made by made at the low cost of Rs.2 each by duplicating poems an A3 size and getting children to illustrate them to make them attractive. This part of the film shares some ways through which the poem corner becomes an important part of the early literacy classroom.
Along with poems children also respond well to the simple structure of riddles. The film shows how create riddles and then engage with their friends in an enjoyable and active dialogue of questions and answers in the written form.