The Soft Room is a safe play centre to promote activities that build up gross motor co-ordination, spatial ability and proper reflex movements. These activities are geared towards promoting self-awareness and confidence of the child’s physical self.
English Language Teaching
Conversational English and language skills are imparted through a special English Language Teaching (ELT) programme
Donated by the Rotary Club of Madras, along with the Rotary Club of Brattleboro Sunrise, U.S.A., Saraswathi Kendra trains students in Word Processing, Data Entry and Computer Science. The computers are also used as an educational aid.
Saraswathi Kendra has a good collection of books and reference materials gifted by various donors. Library class is an important part of the curriculum, when the children are taught to refer to books, take notes, etc.
A regular kitchen is used to teach the students to cook and clean, while sewing machines, kitchen aids and typewriters help them develop additional skills.
Saraswathi Kendra’s spacious and green campus creates both a soothing environment and an opportunity for physical activity. A playground for young children, a cricket pitch and a basketball field provide facilities for recreation and physical development.
Saraswathi Kendra’s publications are primarily parental guides. They include
LEARNING PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN
MANAGING LEARNING DISABILITIES
The students also bring out an annual magazine