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10 Things to Do This Week (January 03 to January 09, 2019)

Workshops 
Mumbai 
Attend the pro DJ workshop by the True School of Music.
Date: January 27 & February 3
Age: 8 to 14 years
Call: 022-66243200
New Delhi
The New Delhi World Book Fair will have interesting activities and workshops for children.
Date: January 5 to 13
Age: 5+ years
Call: 011-26707700

Hyderabad
Leo & Mike is organising a 3D printing workshop, where you will learn how to conceptualise and design a 3D model.
Date: January 19 & 20
Age: 9 to 14 years
Call: 09008800030

Bengaluru 
The Smaash Science Carnival by Science Utsav will have loads of interesting activities.
Date: January 12 & 13
Age: 8+ years
Call: 09958446655

Read a Book 
The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic by Cressida Cowell (Age: 12+ years)
Xar (pronounced Zar) is a 13-year-old boy known as the naughtiest and wildest boy in the wizarding world. However, he’s imprisoned in Gormincrag Prison. Why was he imprisoned in the midst of terrifying monsters like bogeymen, ogres, bugbears, kelpies, Grim Annises, Jack O’ Kent and witches? This sequel is just as exciting as the first installment and though one might need to read the prequel to understand the characters and story better, it’s a great read on its own too. To know more about Xar and his friend, Wish, who is spending her time in the Punishment Cupboard back in her mother, Queen Sychorax’s castle, read the book. Published by Hachette India and available on Amazon.in

Watch It: An American Tail
'An American Tail' is an animated musical film based on the Mousekewitzes, a Russian- Jewish family of mice. The Mousekewitzes are immigrating to USA from the Imperial Russian territory of Ukraine.

However, during their journey, they encounter a thunderstorm in which their five-year-old son Fievel Mousekewitz is separated from them. Will Fievel reunite with his family? Watch the film to find out.
Learn Something New 
Spirolateral Math Art
Spirolateral is the art of drawing a picture by following a pattern of mathematical steps. In simple terms, spirolaterals are structured designs that follow a repeated series of commands using length and angle. To get started, log on to www.bit.ly/SpirolateralArt

Green World 
Meet a New Plant: Erythrina Variegata
Erythrina variegata, also known as the Indian or Chinese coral tree, is a tall deciduous tree that can grow up to 60 to 80ft tall and 20 to 40ft wide.

It provides shade to coffee plantations and supports the growth of pepper and vanilla vines. It is known for its red blossoms.

Meet a New Bird: Porphyrio Martinicus
Porphyrio martinicus, also known as purple gallinule, is a big, colourful bird that lives in fresh swamps, marshes and ponds. Apart from its colourful plumage, the bird is also known for its long yellow legs and toes. It is known to run along shorelines and walk on floating lily pads. An omnivorous bird, it feeds on seeds, fruits, leaves, snails, fish, spiders, worms and insects.

Meet a New Animal: Indri Indri
Indri indri, also known as babakoto, is a large species of lemur. This species is endemic to the island of Madagascar. It can leap up to a distance of 10mts between branches.

It is loud and its eerie wailing call can be heard 2kms away too. This species typically weighs between 6 and 9kgs and feeds on fruits, flowers and leaves.

What's New?
World History Game
The BrainBox World History Game is a fun game for children between 3 and 12 years of age. It offers some interesting trivia regarding some of the world’s greatest and most significant historical events.

The main object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then answer questions based on the roll of a die. You can purchase this product at www.firstcry.com
Music For Your Ears 
Know Your Instrument: Basque Alboka
Origin: Spain
The Basque alboka is a woodwind instrument consisting of a single reed, two small-diameter melody pipes with finger holes and a bell traditionally made from animal horn. It is native to the Basque region of Spain and was first played at the end of the 13th century. Those who play the instrument are known as albokari.

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