“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood”
– Fred Rogers
CPS Global School, Thirumazhisai, conducted an exciting Socio-Dramatic Play for Early Learning
Program (ELP) learners on 21st March 2023. The theme for this year’s event was AQUATICA which
immersed the children into a world of underwater exploration. The event was designed to take
children on an exciting and thrilling journey to the underwater world, where they could observe and
take a moment of awe gazing at numerous aquatic creatures. When the ELP learners and their parents
arrived at the event, they were greeted by a beautiful decoration of vibrant marine life, which created
an ambiance that evoked the colours and liveliness of underwater.
The students were excited to learn about the various creatures that lived underwater, including fish,
octopuses, dolphins, and sharks. The ELP learners donned costumes depicting these creatures for the
event and presented their factual knowledge regarding the behaviour and characteristics of Sea
creatures. The euphoria on the faces of the parents and children as they explored AQUATICA was
noticeable. They were engaged, curious, and enthusiastic throughout the event, and it was evident that
they had a wonderful time. The event was a great way to introduce early learners to the wonders of
the ocean and its diverse ecosystem. All other students enjoyed diving into the sea world created by ELP, AQUATICA.
Overall, the AQUATICA themed Socio-Dramatic Play organized by CPS Global School,
Thirumazhisai enabled the early learners to explore and unravel more about the underwater dwelling fauna
and flora in a fun and engaging way. The event provided learning opportunities that motivated
early learners to remain curious and attentive, thus facilitating their development into creative individuals.
In conclusion, the event was a great way to encourage early leaners to explore and appreciate the natural