Now, children can learn History of Muziris through games and pics
Kodungallur: The history of Muziris heritage project will be accessible to children in the form of pictures and games. Such a children’s book is the first of its kind in India. The book was prepared as a part of the project Heritage Walk emerged two years ago.
The handbook includes photos and maps which detail the historical and cultural significance of Muziris along with games and other activities. The book has been prepared after two years of incessant discussions and debates between SCERT and Tourism Department, said the Heritage Project Managing Director P M Noushad. The book was prepared for the children between the ages of 13 and 17.
Several sites of the Heritage Project including Chendamangalam Jewish Synagogue, forts of Kottappuram and Pallippuram, Paliyam Kovilakam and so on were included in the textbooks of classes 8, 9 and 10.
The new book has been developed in connection with these textbooks. The students can understand the contents of the book when they visit the place. 10,000 copies have been published already and all of them will be distributed for free. The government has allotted Rs 5 crores for Heritage Walk in the budget.