Makkala Koota- Lit for Kids @ BLF - BLF 2015 - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

* Workshops – Limited to 30 Children. On first come basis.

Makkala Koota Coordinator

For queries and to pre register: +919945799224

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 10 AM - 11 AM
Timbuktoo Publishing *

Writing your first song. With words, pen and a tune to sing along!

For Ages 7 and up

In this workshop with Timbuktoo Publishing, children will be given a chorus line and word prompts to write a song featuring the prompts and the chorus. After writing a few stanzas, the kids will set their song to popular tunes with guitar accompaniment and sing them. Video or audio recordings will be taken of this first step to song writing.

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 11 AM - 12 Noon
Duckbill *

Magic & Mystery: A Storywriting Workshop

For Ages 7-10 years

Create your own magical things and write a mystery story with authors Asha Nehemiah and Pavithra Sankaran.

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 12 Noon - 1 AM
Pratham Books

The frog that climbed over the mountain!

Open to children of all ages

Take an armchair trip to the Western Ghats with Kartik Shanker, author of ‘The Adventures of Philautus Frog’, published by Pratham Books. Herpetologist Vijay gives an audio-visual treat on tree frogs, while Smitha Shivaswamy, an illustrator shows you how to do visual journaling. A wildly entertaining afternoon for all ages.

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 2 PM - 3 PM
Tulika Publishers *

Reading Pictures, Painting Stories

For Ages 7 and up

Journey with illustrator Soumya Menon as she leads you into an enchanting world with all kinds of animals and birds! Dabble with art and craft and feature a creature of your own.

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 3 PM - 4 PM

Bookalore's Puppet Party

Open to children of all ages

Want to say hello to a rhino or go ha-ha with a dino? Want to flitter-flutter with a butterfly or go on an adventure to find the sun in the sky? You never know what will happen when author-storyteller Vijaylakshmi Nagaraj and her puppets take stage… Come and find out!

PLUS: A creative writing session where you will learn to write a story and set your imagination free!

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 4 PM - 5 PM

Bookalore's Doodle Dhamaka

Open to children of all ages

Want to draw as easily as you can say eeny, meeny, miny, mo? Or make a quick caricature of people going ha-ha-ho-ho? Join illustrator-art director Greystroke as he shows you how to draw people, animals, cartoons and caricatures – all in a few easy-peasy steps!

PLUS: Get arty on a giant doodle wall, show off your newly acquired drawing skills and have fun unlimited!

Saturday, 5th December, 2015 / 5 PM - 6 PM
Amar Chitra Katha

The Amar Chitra Katha Quiz

Open to children of all ages

The ten avatars of Vishnu or the Indian freedom struggle? Vishnu Sharma’s Panchatantra or the stories of Kabir and Mira?
What’s your area of expertise? Find out with the ultimate Amar Chitra Katha Quiz!

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