Kohima, February 24 (NEx): The School Education Department requested all School Heads to encourage school children, parents and teachers to register and visit the virtual India Toy Fair which will be held from February 27th till March 2nd, 2021 and notified that Schools shall dedicate a few periods to take students through the virtual India Toy Fair 2021 and participate in craftwork, quiz, etc.
The Government of India will be organizing ‘The India Toy Fair, 2021’ from February 27th till March 2nd, 2021 on a virtual platform in line with Prime Minister’s vision of making India a global hub for the Toy Industry. One can virtually register at https://theindiatoyfair.in/.
The main attractions of the India Toy Fair include a Virtual Exhibition, Webinars by State Governments, Knowledge Sessions with engaging panel discussions/webinars on diverse topics by experts on areas including toy-based learning, craft demonstration, competitions, quizzes, virtual tours, product launches, etc.
Further, the department also encouraged teachers to attend webinars on toy pedagogy, toy-based education, etc. It also notified that in places where internet live streaming is not available, schools may arrange for TV viewing on Swayam Prabha eVidya channel where the India Toy Fair events will be broadcast live.
It also said that Schools may take up Toy-based group projects and link to Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat paired State/UT. Schools are advised to make 1 to 2 minutes videos on how they use toys/games/puzzles/puppets/activities/board games/electronic games/etc. as a tool for learning in the classrooms, and post it on My Gov site: https://www.mygov.in/task/my-favorite-indian-toy-video-contest/?target=inapp&type=task&nid=300431
(With inputs from DIPR)