Beginner Level: Hindi Language: Fall/Winter Session 2023

Immerse your child in the vibrant world of South Asian culture with our beginner Hindi language enrichment class. Tailored for ages 5-10, this after-school program offers an exciting journey into language, art, music, and traditions. Through interactive hands-on lessons and learning aids, kids will learn basic Hindi phrases, alphabets, numbers, shapes, and engage in fun Fall/Winter seasonal craft and activities to grasp cultural nuances.

Children will also learn about important South Asian festivals like Diwali, Holi, Eid, Vaisakhi, Navratri and expand horizons, foster diversity appreciation, and kindle linguistic skills in a welcoming environment. We will use arts, crafts, dance, music, and drama for children to engage in exploration of South Asian rich heritage, igniting curiosity while building a strong foundation in language and cross-cultural understanding.

Level 1

Age Group - 5 - 7 years

Saturday Mornings: 10am - 11am PT

Dates: 
Spring Class: 3/30, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18. (6 classes)
Class size: (Min – 5 and Max 10 students)

Details: Language will be taught primarily through activities and verbal skills will include lots of repetition. Look forward to stories, poems, songs, and craft activities in Hindi. Children will play games in class and learn the Basic Hindi alphabets & numbers in a fun way. Children will be tested at the end of the semester to gauge their learning and will receive a certificate of completion.

Level 2

Age Group - 8 - 10 years

Saturday Mornings: 11.30AM – 12.30PM PT

Dates:
Spring Class: 3/30, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18. (6 classes)
Class size: (Min – 5 and Max 10 students)

Details: Language classes at this level will cover topics such as vocabulary building and grammar in addition to alphabets and numbers, shapes, and colors in Hindi. We also include games, like “Simon ne Kaha” ('Simon Says'), Dhoondo (Scavenger Hunt) in Hindi. Children will learn through in-class & group presentations on current events, daily activities like telling the time and placing a take-out order in Hindi. Children will also be part of a drama/play in Hindi to engage in a dialogue and practice phrases and words in Hindi learned during class. Children will be tested at the end of the semester to gauge their learning and will receive a certificate of completion.

Hindi Time Kids!

Hindi Time Kids is a dynamic language and culture enrichment initiative that brings the essence

of South Asia to children, families, and communities beyond the region. By infusing enjoyment

into learning, we impart Hindi communication skills and foster an appreciation for South Asian

heritage. Geared towards children aged 4 to 10, as well as teenagers seeking to connect with

friends, parents, and grandparents, our programs create a vibrant platform for Hindi learning

and cultural celebration. Join us to embark on a journey of language, connection, and cultural

joy.

More information on our website: Hindi Time Kids: https://www.hinditimekids.com/

About the Instructor

Wasfee Vazir, the visionary behind Hindi Time Kids, leads a certified Minority & Woman-owned Business based in Washington State, USA. Hailing from Mumbai, India, Wasfee is a proficient native speaker of Hindi and Urdu. Fueled by a passion for cultural diversity, she spearheads a mission to impart language, culture, and heritage to first- and second-generation South Asian immigrant children. With a decade of experience, she adeptly teaches Hindi and South Asian culture from preschoolers to teenagers. Wasfee's extensive involvement with esteemed institutions like KCLS, Bellevue Art Museum, and Kids Quest Museum, Burke Museum as well as local museums in Seattle Area, underscores her ability to connect with children of diverse backgrounds, enriching their cultural experiences.