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My Mother’s Sari at St. Thomas Girls High School, Aldona
July 31, 2014
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M-A-M-M-A

We all call HER by different names but the feeling is personal and universal. It is this same feeling I have experienced at St. Thomas Girls High School, Std. 1 class when Flavia read aloud My Mother’s Sari published by Tulika, written by Sandhya Rao and beautifully illustrated by Nina Sabnani.

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After the pre-story discussion, Flavia sang the MAMMA song to the tune of B-I-N-G-O. It was a super hit with the children. They sang it very happily.

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My Mother’s Sari is beautifully illustrated this adds to children’s connection with it. The children were excited how the sari is used in the book.

For the extension activity we made a train with sari, used it to hide under and used it to wrap around the children just like the character in the story.

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