first_imgThe little kids moved about, some working on their drawings, some concentrating on winning the games and some wailing out loud and rolling on the floor to get their demands fulfilled in an event which saw the amalgamation of education and entertainment. Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament, inaugurated the two-day event Jack n Jill, the fun expo for children, which was held in the national Capital on Saturday and Sunday. Along with games, there were activities and competitions which kept the little ones busy. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’With the new generation spending their time with latest gadgets and hoping for instant gratification in terms of entertainment these days, it has become necessary to introduce the children to the activities which fuse education within entertainment. Giving a modern twist to traditional fun and frolic, the event was a success, as large number of children walked-in and indulged in various activities like games, fashion show, dance, fancy dress competition, magic show and rakhi-making competition. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixA nine-year-old child Gurmay Singh Malwai said, “I enjoyed the competition where the participant had to match elements to their state and those who got all elements correctly matched were winners. I am sad that I couldn’t get all elements matched but it was fun.”Jyoti Mayal, organiser and CEO of Redhat Communications said, “It has been a fun filled first edition of the expo with children between the age of 0-10 years enjoying a number of activities to the hilt. We are delighted to see such a great response from both children and their parents. It was also fascinating to see so many young and inquisitive minds and connect with them under one roof. The entire venue has been brimming with positive energy and we are certain that the next edition will be a bigger success, where we will be able to inculcate tourism, wellness and education from the formative years in school.” Parents too were busy buying toys and clothes while their children participated in the activities. A grandparent was observing her elder grandchild participate in an activity. When asked about her experience of the event, the 62-year-old Poonam said, “Bacche khush toh hum khush (if the kids are happy we are happy).”last_img