It is one of the most important parameter to enhance a child’s communication skills. It gives them confidence to present themselves with their own view and expressions.
Art is a wonderful mode for children to connect them with nature and their own imagination. It gives them freedom to express through colors and materials used. It also helps them to develop gross and fine motor skills.
Nutrition is an important aspect in child’s development and hands on cooking activities help children develop confidence in their skill and abilities. They learn to share and eat together.
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated on 7th April every year. It encouraged children to think about healthier lifestyle. Children spoke about healthy and junk food.
Children got involved and experienced the theme- Exploring me. Cruising along with diverse activities woven around the theme, children got the exposure to know and learn about their body and other surroundings.Learning together and through exploration.
Kinesthetic awarness in terms of outdoor activity,skating,is an essential element of our curriculum. It is helpful for their physical growth and development.
Baisakhi is the harvest festival in Punjab.The motive behind the baisakhi celebration in school was to apprise students of their rich culture and heritage.
Every morning children gather to greet and pay reverence to God, nature, friends and themselves through verses and greetings.
Children colored beautifully the Rangoli pattern and decorated it with the pasting of the silver petals in the portfolio file.
Children learned to make paper folding bouquet and decorated it with beautiful glittering flowers in the take Home Activity.
The children understood the significance of rose flower on Children’s day. Children made beautiful paper quilling rose Flower in their portfolio file.
“Childhood is about innocence and playfulness. It’s about joy and freedom”.
Children enjoyed Children’s Day with fun Games and did craft work like making of Rose in their Portfolio file and made beautiful flower bouquet in take home activity.
Its rightly said “Eating is a necessity but cooking is an Art”. On account of Childrens Day Celebration kids enjoyed making and eating ‘Bhelpuri Chaat’.
Learning by doing is the best way to teach the children. Children were asked to pick any two objects of their choice and then compare and tell which is heavy and which is light.The excitement and enthusisum in the children was observed during the activity.
14 November, we saw our young cheerful children coming to school dressed in their favourite clothes. The day was celebrated with song and dance making them feel special.They were explained that it is the birthday of Chacha Nehru which is celebrated as Childrens's Day.
Children had fun learn learning about traffic lights and the significance of red,yellow and green colour. The interesting activity was a great learning for them.
Happy Birthday to you my dear children. May your life get filled with love, harmony, peace, and energy throughout coming year .Wish you a super excited Birthday . Wishing you a birthday filled with sweet moments and wonderful memories to cherish always! Happy Birthday !
Children love popcorns so seeing popcorn in class filled the young children with exitement. They were explained how popcorns are cooked.
Children sat in a circle, and passed a potato around by tossing it as the teacher played the music. As the teacher stopped the music, the child holding the potato be out.The children participated in the game with zeal and zest.
Learning about wild animals made the children knowledgeable. They were anxious to learn creating a zebra using paper plates. Children enjoyed coloring and later wearing the mask.
Children were excited to be dressed in brown color clothes and they could identify brown color objects in and around the class.
Children were introduced to letter “K” through related pictures and objects that enabled them to learn its phonic sound.
The little ones used and pasted paper of various shapes thereby turning into a colourful school bus in front of their eyes.
Teaching the letters is foundational for reading and writing letter ‘L’ was introduced to the children with the help of ‘L’ related objects which made learning easier.
Children enjoyed learning the fun facts about ‘Sink and Float’experiment.They were explained with the help of different objects of varying density.
Children enjoyed getting involved in a fun game based on ‘insects’which enabled them to identify them and learn about their characteristics.
Children wrap themselves in protective casing and pretend that they are in a cocoon in order to teach them the life cycle of a butterfly.The little ones enjoyed getting in this imaginative cocoon play.
Tracing on slates is one of the innovative and fun based techniques of teaching children to write numbers.
Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated by one and all across the world.This festival celebrates new beginnings and signifies the triumph of good over evil.The little ones were told about the essence of the festival-celebration of life and goodness.
Children enjoyed making an origami butterfly with the help of instructions given by the teacher and simply loved the activity.
It was a wonderful experience for the children to make a healthy sprouts salad with sprouts, chopped cucumber and tomatoes along with a dassh of lemon juice and chopped herbs.
Children enjoyed sowing the seeds under the guidance of their teachers which gave them an oppurtunity to understand what living things need to thrive on. They were explained that for their suitable growth ,the requirements are water, sunlight,correct temperature and the right proportation of nutrients .The children were explained that a seed also has to go through germination ,the phase of growth when the seed begins to sprout.
Children enjoyed making a healthy salad using spinach and fruits as the main ingredients.They added some lemon juice and honey to enhance the flavour.The main purpose of salad making is to encourage the kids to develop the taste for vegetables and fruits which is beneficial for health.
Deepawali is a festival of lights and every Indian celebrates it with joy. During this festival, people light up their houses and shops. They worship Lord Ganesha for good welfare and prosperity and Goddess Lakshmi for wealth and wisdom. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed. The festival coincides with the darkest, new moon night of month Kartika. It is believed that on this day Rama returned to his people after 14 years of exile during which he fought and won a battle against the demons and the demon king, Ravana.
The students of class 1 and 2 were dressed in colourfull ethnic apparels to mark the occasion. The students had a gala Diwali party in the school. They enjoyed party food like chips, etc which they bought and were provided with a Chinese platter in the school “Diwali Fiesta”.
They also made beautiful glittering diyas out of the colourfull papers and origami sheets. The students danced on the lively music in the school campus with their friends. The students were also shown an entertaining movie with a message. The students were told the reason of Diwali celebration .The “Diwali Fiesta” was a remarkable experience for all of them and they totally had a ball.
Children enjoying their weekly music class
Children enjoyed playing this number game which not only helped them in sequencing numbers but also made them understand the missing numbers/ after numbers concepts.
Onam is a beautiful festival of Kerala. It falls in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam. It is the time for pookalam on floor.
Our little Shalomites celebrated festival of onam and enjoyed the story behind the celebration.
The Teacher’s day card making activity was a good way to make the little ones understand about the importance of their teachers.
A class presentation was organized to show case what has been taught from April. Parents were invited and children spoke on topics such as exploring me, family, community helpers, UK and our country- India.
Parents applauded the confidence of children and appreciated the efforts of teachers.
Skating is a sport which everyone looks forward to. Children of MIII enjoy this physical activity immensely which is not only fun but also aims at improving flexibility and co-ordination.
Children enjoyed making bunny ear as a carry home activity which was not only fun but was also a great way to learn about the animal- Rabbit.
In EVS, children of MIII are learning about their community.
To know their community in a better way, they did various activities and children enjoyed them thoroughly.
Our little chefs prepared Crunchy crackers as a part of the fun activity- Cooking without fire. The children not only enjoyed participating in the activity but also helped in clearing and tidying up after the activity was over.
On the joyous occasion of Eid-ul-fitr, students of pre- primary came together to celebrate the festival with their friends and teachers. They were made aware of the festival of Eid.
Students enjoyed creating moon and stars. They could identify the crescent shape of the moon.
It was nice to see them all in beautiful and colourful attire and wishing each other Eid Mubarak.
Our little Shalomites celebrated Mother’s Day with great enthusiasm. The children were told about the importance of a Mother in their lives and how mother always make us feel special by giving love, care and attention.
They had prepared beautiful portfolio activities and wonderful craft for their moms. They sang Mother’s day song and also spoke few lines on their mothers.
Summers are always fun when cooled up with cool lemonade.
The month of May ended with a Lemonade class party. Children dressed up in party wear enjoyed music, dance & favourite party snacks which they loved sharing with their friends
With the help of teacher they had prepared yummy lemonade and relished with their friends. The children not only enjoyed participating in the activity but also helped in clearing and tidying up after the activity was over.
Labour Day is celebrated on 1st May each year. It pays tribute to the contributions of all the workers.
The tiny tots of MI, MII and MIII celebrated Labor Day on 02nd May . They thanked Guards didis/ housekeeping staff and promised to keep their surroundings clean in every possible way. A sweet gesture of sharing sweets made our helpers overjoyed .
The children had prepared portfolio activity and sketch book activities also.
Phonic Workshop was organized for parents of MIII B, C & D.
Origami helps develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. Use of the hands directly stimulates areas of the brain. The children had fun while making origami joker.
Earth - A beautiful blue planet in our humongous solar system, our home, the only planet that sustains life. It is very important for us to teach our kids about our mother earth.
Children of MI, MII and MIII were taught and informed about our planet earth, like how it looks and how we can save our planet.
The kids made cutouts of our beautiful planet and paid their tribute to their loving mother earth.
Phonics is a reading method wherein kids first learn the sounds of alphabets and then begin to put those sounds together into words and then sentences. The idea behind learning phonics is that children learn to read by developing an understanding of how these sounds are associated with individual letters, groups of letters, and finally full words. Learning to read with phonics can be extremely effective, especially if children learn to read at an early age.
Phonic Workshop was organized for parents of MIII A. They not only enjoyed participating in the activity but also learnt teaching methodology. They also clarified all doubts after the workshop was over.
Baisakhi Festival falls on April 13th or April 14th and marks the beginning of the solar year. People of North India, particularly Punjab thank God for good harvest. Baisakhi has special significance for Sikhs as on this day in 1699, their tenth Guru Gobind Singh Ji organized the order of the Khalsa.
Our tiny tots of MI, MII and MIII came dressed up in traditional wear and enjoyed the Festival of Baisakhi.
Coloring & Playing with plasticine excites us
Our New session commenced with a warm welcome to our Pre Nursery & Nursery Children.
Holi is the famous festival of colours. Children of MI, MII & MIII celebrated Holi with great joy and enthusiasm. Natural colours were spread out by the children over each other. They enjoyed doing activities related to colours.
The new session 2016-17 kick started with an Orientation Programme held for the parents of the new admissions to the Pre-Primary Wing.The session started with a welcome note and an introduction of the school’s Founder- Managing Director, Dr. (Mrs.) Lily George, her vision and mission for the school. by Ms. Shobhana Venkatesh, Head-Mistress of the Pre-Primary Wing. The day’s proceedings commenced with invocation of the Lord’s blessings. The tiny tots of Kindergarten presented a prayer dance & a song “ Welcome to the family”, dedicated especially to their parents.
The Head-Mistress briefed the parents about every aspect of the school functioning, almanac details, academic themes & planners, fee payment details, safety & security arrangements inside & outside class rooms, transport etc. The IT Incharge explained about the RFID, Transport d GPS tracking app. All parents were then taken on a guided tour of the Wing and escorted by the Pre-Primary teachers to the classrooms. The class lists were prominently displayed for their reference. Parents met the new teachers in the classes. They were handed over joining instructions, I cards, uniform vendor details.