ISA PROJECT : ANIMALS IN JEOPARDY
A talk on endangered animals was arranged and the resource person Ms Sandhya Vinod explained to the children the need for protecting animals and also the ways of protecting them.
Students dressed up as various endangered animals like lion, tiger, cheetah, panda, parrot , wild cat, gorilla etc. They did a ramp walk after which each child said a few main characteristics of that animal and the audience would identify the animal. Some children held placards of these animals and stood with each of these after their identification. This activity helped the children to identify endangered animals and their main characteristics.
Students made animal masks with the help of the teachers which was exhibited in the Chavara Hall and it was all decked up to give a feeling of a mini forest. Animal sounds were also played in the background as the children entered and viewed all the masks.
The students were taken to the Thrissur Zoo as part of ISA Activity .They were very much excited in watching, enjoying and learning the features and adaptations of variety animals, birds and reptiles. It was an incredible moment for all the children to witness the dancing ‘Peacock’, the National bird and the ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ the National animal of India. They have also seen many endangered animals like lion, leopard, deer, alligator, etc.. The Superintendent of State Museum and Zoo, MR. Rajesh V spoke to the students about the importance of protecting wild animals, especially the endangered animals.