Children’s Folklore

Folklore Foundation has collected more than 5000 folktales from the children and the storytellers from the different cultural region of Odisha and has documented it. The purpose of this documentation is to create a school community linkage and bring solidarity among the parents and teachers and schools to promote community knowledge. The thematic areas like eco-literacy, creativity and cognition, visual pedagogy and nature study through folktales, story map, story chart etc have been adopted to sensitize the community and school children to explore that knowledge emerges from experience. Children’s experiential learning is documented as expressive tradition

Kalevala

Kalevala

Children’s Literature in the Context of Orality and Literacy

  Children’s Literature in the Context of Orality and Literacy Mahendra Kumar Mishra    Children’s oral culture   IN oral society listening and speaking of tales and narratives is the first stage of children’s learning. This is the gateway of concretising the imagination of children’s mind. It is during the childhood that the children ask […]