Join Us for Story Time With Samta Aunty

Krishna Janmashtami

Sunday, September 12, 2021
3pm PT (5pm CT | 6pm ET)

Join us for Virtual PreSkool’s kid-friendly adaptation of the birth of Lord Krishna.
The story will be read in English. This event is free, via Zoom and approx. 45 minutes.

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Past Events

The Legend of Ganga

The legend of the Ganga River

Free | Zoom | in English | Fully Illustrated

This event is approximately 30 minutes and fun for all ages. The children will learn about the River Ganga, about its origin, and some Hindi words.

The Legend of Ganga Storytime With Samta Aunty, July 7, 2021

Kid-friendly adaptation created, designed, and read by
Samta Varia, Founder Virtual PreSkool
About Samta and Virtual PreSkool

Samta Varia, Founder of Virtual PreSkool, Beginners Hindi Classes Age 6-10
Samta Varia, MBA
Founder & CEO, Virtual PreSkool

Kid-Friendly Ramayan

Excerpt from live reading February 21, 2021

Ranthambore National Park + Hindi Lesson!

A fun filled visit to Ranthambore National Park that will combine fun facts about bengal tigers, story time, and a conversational Hindi lesson intertwined throughout.

Parent Comments

Cultural Awareness

Rated 5 out of 5
July 9, 2021

Today it was first experience for my son and he could actually connect and understand the story of Ganga. He narrated the entire story after the session. Appreciate the efforts

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Lakshmi

Very informative

Rated 5 out of 5
July 9, 2021

My 3 year old sat for a story for the first time ! She usually likes poems but she was so engaged while watching the story and regularly asking questions about the things she couldn’t understand. We really liked that. Thank you so much.

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Meghna

First story time was a hit!

Rated 5 out of 5
July 9, 2021

It’s hard to get my 7 yo twins boys to sit still and participate for zoom calls but they loved story time and participated without hesitation!

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Manika

First time and my daughter loved it!

Rated 5 out of 5
July 8, 2021

It was our first time attending story time and my daughter loved it. She was engaged the whole time and loved the quizzes that Samta offered. Illustrations were awesome and colorful and content was approachable for kids. Thanks Samta Aunty, we’ll join again soon!

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Mansi

Just what our child needs

Rated 5 out of 5
July 8, 2021

As someone that grew up with a mom that got the local moms together to teach our culture , religion and even dance….when i moved to Illinois, i was missing this and felt even more worried once I became a mom. Now a mom to a 3 year old son, I came across Virtual PreSkool’s complimentary story time . I was so impressed . From the teacher’s way of starting the story time with namaste to ending it with a prayer …to her subtle ways of introducing hindi words while explaining the story of Ganga in english…everything was perfect. Although my son’s attention span doesn’t seem to be there with virtual stuff, i have enrolled in updates about this program so when he is ready I will definitely make sure he attends. Kudos to you and your mission. I’ll definitely be spreading the word.

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Rakhi

Amazing experience for kids age 5

Rated 5 out of 5
May 26, 2021

Very engaging, to the point, colorful emoji like art 🙂 keeping kids clinging with interest for the entire session. Thank you.

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SG

Sher and Baag in Hindi

Rated 5 out of 5
May 23, 2021

Samta is a great storyteller and kept my daughters, Isha (7) and Rhea(9), busy and intrigued while making them feel welcomed at her virtual hindi story telling zoom.It was our first time attending the Saturday session. She emphasised on some great encouraging words in hindi like “SHABAASH” and making them aware to the children. It was a happy session.

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Pallavi

Awesome!!!

Rated 5 out of 5
March 22, 2021

My neice 5 years old enjoyed thoroughly! Looking forward for more!

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Riya

Simple and effective !!

Rated 5 out of 5
March 21, 2021

My 4 years old enjoyed the session. Loved the illustrations ..

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Sandhya

Amazing information and very much understanding.

Rated 5 out of 5
March 21, 2021

Very nice info given by the mam. Her information was told in a very understanding way.

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Mayank

Ramayan

Rated 5 out of 5
March 21, 2021

It was amazing and kids can enjoy

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Srilatha

Great

Rated 5 out of 5
March 21, 2021

The story was really good and way you told the story made more interesting for kids .

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Deval

Amazing story telling

Rated 5 out of 5
March 21, 2021

Loved the pictorial presentation n the way you described.

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Lavanya

Good explanation

Rated 5 out of 5
March 7, 2021

We loved it

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Chiragi

Very engaging and amazing story telling

Rated 5 out of 5
March 7, 2021

My kids are 4 and 2. They were super involved the whole time. Samta Aunty is wonderful 🙂

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Nimisha

More Parent Reviews

My daughter really liked it! Samta really has a knack with kids! “I wish there was more stuff like this when I was growing up”. – Chetna J.

“Satu loved it! Both the story and a reason to get dressed up.” – Ashika B.

“My girls loved it!” – Nilesh V.

“This was awesome!” – Swapna V.

“My son and daughter really enjoyed your story time!” – Rachita J.

“This was truly amazing. My kids loved it and were able to recap the story for us after we logged off Zoom – very impressive. Thank you so much!” – Priya G.


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