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Craft with Kanchan

Kanchan, she is precise with art and craft, she is creative, she has style, she composes, she creates, she get siersed in craft, she has been doing since her childhood, she has “an eye” for Craft, she is our inspiration for craft

Online sessions with her to explore various techniques of crafts are no less than a craft course!  Session on "Mixed Media" brought an opportunity to explore surfaces, texture, composition and imagination! 

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A day with Aunradha and Theatre

Imagine Aarohi, a learning community where we experience different aspects of living - learning and living are not different.

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A day with Supratim

 Imagine Aarohi, a learning community where we learn from anyone...just like that! Photography is an art or science or both? A day (just few hours) with Supratim was enriching to explore photography as a science and an art too!

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A day with Craftsmen - Visit to Craft Centre

Enthusiastic Artist, face to face interaction and  demonstration.  Some hungry kids to learn from the artist, some tired, some mesmerized, some inspired to practice more….that was the outdoor of today.

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Teaching Conflicts!

Do you have any conflict with Grand Parents/ Spouse on how to teach your child who is going through open learning/unschooling/homeschooling
Here are some thoughts –
Situation – One child 7yrs old, Grand father wants her to learn Kannada language and believe that this is the age to learn language, absorption is high and this is the time to learn. The child is not showing interest, there is expectation from mother that the child gets RIGHT inputs (education) at the right time (now).
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Three days with a chef - Shaunak

Three wonderful days with Shaunak, a chef, an entrepreneur and restaurateur at the campus was full of action and compassion.

Cooking our own pasta, Thai curry and Italian thin crust pizza were just not some dishes - but a lot more interaction on food, each ingredient, each cooking step. Each food was created from scratch, kneading, rolling and boiling our own pasta, making own pizza base, soup broth with vegetable peels ... enough to bring lot of exploration and connection with food in our kitchen.

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Manthan - Empower!

Manthan, brought an opportunity to come together and explore – empowerment, various elements of Aarohi and share/express concerns, feedback and involvement.

Empower means “I have power in me – to decide, to act, to response, to decide and so on”. In our day to day life we come across these situations –  Self Doubt – Will I be able to do? Confusion – How yo do?Apprehensions – WIll it be good?

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Family week - coming together

It takes a village to raise a child is a proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for children to experience and grow in a safe environment. (Ref – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_takes_a_village)

Family week at Aarohi is an attempt to get exposure to different practice from different lives, cultures and home environments. Different ages, different culture, different skills… time together, live together and we grow together!

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Meeting an Innovator!

Mr Jayaprakash, an innovator of portable eco friendly gasifier chulha (smokeless stove), visited Aarohi to help us with designing and setting up with smokeless chulha for our growing needs of cooking in the community.

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