"Guru Purnima: Honoring Our Guiding Lights"
Guru Purnima, also known as Vyasa Purnima, is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha . It commemorates the birth anniversary of Maharishi Ved Vyasa, the revered sage who compiled the four Vedas, the Mahabharata, and the Puranas. Guru Purnima is a day to pay homage to teachers, mentors, and spiritual guides who have shaped our lives and imparted invaluable knowledge and wisdom.
Even at a tender age, pre-primary students benefit immensely from the guidance and nurturing provided by their teachers and caregivers. Guru Purnima offers an occasion for children to understand and appreciate the role of their teachers in their lives. It helps foster a deep sense of gratitude, respect, and admiration for their mentors and encourages them to recognize the importance of education and learning.
Educators narrated the story to learners based on the life and teachings of notable gurus and mentors from different cultures. Stories of spiritual leaders, scientists, artists, and other inspiring individuals can be shared to ignite the imagination and curiosity of young learners.
Plan a special assembly where pre-primary students can showcase their talents through dance, music, or skits. The performances can revolve around themes of gratitude, respect, and the importance of education. This event provides an opportunity for students to collaborate, build confidence, and express their creativity. Learners worshiped their teachers, expressing their appreciation and acknowledging the positive impact they have had on their lives. This activity enhances their instils the value of gratitude.
Guru Purnima is a remarkable occasion that allows pre-primary students to express their gratitude and admiration for their teachers and mentors. Celebrating this special day helps instill values of respect, gratitude, and the pursuit of knowledge in young learners. By organizing engaging activities and fostering an environment of appreciation.