Activities at Future Kids are always challenging as some participants are as young as four years old. However, older children happily take on the role of helping younger ones, and over the first 30 to 60 minutes, a group competence emerges. As the kids became more comfortable with left, right, and both, Woods extended the activities from merely indicating body parts to playing games. The kids then watched a video that let them practice acting out left/right gestures, and the activity culminated in a group performance of the “Hokey Pokey” song and dance.
Based in New Delhi, India, a bustling capital city where cows often wander shanty-lined streets, English Language Fellow Eileen Finn teaches at Ambedkar University. Discover Finn’s life as a Fellow as she attends traditional Indian art classes and develops English language capacity as an English for Academic Purposes instructor and teacher trainer.