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Illustrated White Cats



Phoram Desai

Pro-children, pro-stories


Phoram Desai is an educator, teacher trainer, and project developer with over 20 years of experience. Her forte lies in engaging students using creative languages of learning such as stories, movies, illustrations, and anecdotes.


According to Phoram, stories open up a child's imagination, provide an opportunity for expression, and boost confidence. An avid movie buff, Phoram also loves cooking, reading, and travelling.



"imagination is more important than knowledge."

- albert einstein

Samara spends hours looking into the skies through her telescope. One night, she peers hard, and sees a castle floating on the clouds. Who lives there? How can she fly up to find out?


Isn’t it amazing how children can fantasize the wildest of ideas? Walruses in volcanoes, machines that grow in size, a zombie in a faraway galaxy, an evil witch who finds a strange box… Don’t discount these as figments of imagination. Wild ideas lead to amazing discoveries, terrific inventions, and, least of all, a holistic development. Stories are known to kindle social, emotional, creative, physical, lingual, and problem-solving skills in children. All we need to do is listen to the tales (tall or short) that children tell.


This workshop aims at channelizing children’s imagination to help them create fabulous stories that sing, dance, and fly. Folklores, fairytales, fables, fiction, biographies – the workshop introduces children to the gamut of tales in popular culture, helps them understand the elements that are common in every story, and then build some of their own. The Hive will also share some recipes for memorable stories.


  • Get introduced to stories from popular culture

  • Build pre-reading skills

  • Engage in games and activities that help create fascinating stories

  • Grow your vocabulary, communication, and problem-solving skills

  • Create a story/storybook of your own



  • Story enthusiasts 3-5 year old


1. What resources will I need to bring for this programme?

Happy hearts and a keen mind. The rest will be provided by The Hive. ​

2. What safety precautions will be taken at The Hive?​

We will be working in small groups. Our instructors and staff are fully vaccinated, and masks will be used at all times. However, the participants are responsible for their own health & safety.


Starts Mar 7, 2022

Every Mon & Wed

(8 sessions)

Ends Mar 31, 2022



5:00 - 6:00 pm

INR 2400

Cancellation Policy: In the unlikely event of The Hive cancelling any of its workshops for any reason, registered participants will be refunded the entire amount within 15 business days. Course dropouts by participants will be eligible for refund as follows: 30+ days before the event - 75% refund; 15-30 days before the event: 50% refund; less than 15 days - 0% refund. Attendee changes can be accommodated up to 14 days prior to the event.

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