Co-curricular activities have educational, social and psychological significance. They are an important tool to acquire Life skills. Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. From this point of view, we have many co-curricular activities. Some of them have been incorporated in the weekly timetable to make them a regular feature. e.g.
By nature, dance is the expression of emotions, feelings and opinions through the movement and manipulation of the body. Dance very often finds itself in the form of telling a story or conveying emotion through choreography. Dance is a great form of exercise, every routine is a workout. It is great for your balance and focus, which is beneficial if you play sports because your performance will increase dramatically. Dancing is always a great way to keep busy and is a lot of fun.
Through singing children learn that music expresses their feelings and ideas. Singing is one of the first experiences children have as creative and self-expressive beings. Singing creates a sense of togetherness. Singing is a comfort to children. Singing cheers the spirit and lightens the heart.
It is a martial art that helps to master self-defence, fitness, confidence and discipline.
Drawing provides the foundation, structure and context of any great work of art. It helps to visualise thought and work something out.