We started with singing four of the many wonderful folk songs Nilanjana has been teaching us:
Our youngest group, Pallav, then performed 'Anansi and the Magic Stick', based on a Liberian folk story retold by Eric Kimmel:
"I'm not lazy, I'm thinking!"
The Magic stick
A trickle at first, then a stream, then a flood, then a mighty river.
Kiri, our junior school group, enacted 'The Lorax' by Dr Seuss. They made their own props with the teachers' help:
"Listen here! Here's a wonderful chance to make our money dance!"
"You won't see the Once-ler. Don't knock at his door. He stays in his Lerkim on top of his store."
"This is JUST what I need!" (A Thneed's a Fine-Something-That-Al…