Kolkata, June 2 (IBNS): Bookstore chain Starmark organised a ‘Eco Craft Workshop’ for children between 6 to 12 years in Kolkata on Saturday.
The three-day workshop which started from May 29 was held for 2 hours each day.
Varsha Sheth a freelance illustrator, cartoonist and a music teacher conducted the workshop.
Sheth said: “The workshop aimed at developing among the children eco-friendly habits, and making them conscious of the need to protect the environment. The workshop is also conducted to keep children occupied and encourage their creativity.”
“The workshop is helping them earning their skills and without learning it.”
Talking about the children who participated in the workshop she said: “We encourage everyone to think and do something by their own. Few children are really creative.”
Varsha Sheth has earlier written an eco activity book named ‘Starmark Eco Activity Book’ for children for 5 to 6 years. The book focuses on making children aware about their environment and ways to protect them.
(Reporting by Shreejata Niyogi; Image by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)