It is a fun and challenging game that lets kids learn to identify the alphabets and the order of the letters. Its equally challenging with numbers as well.Children enjoyed doing these activities which involved them putting the letters & numbers in the right sequence.
A simple and fun based science activity was conducted along with the children using ice, salt and thread (turning a piece of ice into glue). This experiment was thoroughly enjoyed by the little ones.
Every season comes with a beauty of its own. Winter season has its own charm. Related to winter season, a fun outdoor activity was organised for the children which involved them shopping for winter clothes and winter food that were put on display. This activity was not only enjoyable but informative too.
Lohri is a popular festival celebrated in northern India. This day marks the termination of winter season and beginning of new harvest or spring season. Children were told about its significance.
The little ones enjoyed the “Show and Tell” session where they spoke a few lines on the related pictures of transport and were encouraged to think “outside the box” thereby building their confidence.
Children got into a holiday spirit with the baking of a simple cake which they enjoyed making on the occasion of Christmas celebration.
Christmas is celebrated by one and all on 25th of December to remember the birth of Jesus Christ. On this occasion, children were dressed up in party clothes to add to the festivity. Santa made a grand entry and conveyed the message of love, peace, caring and sharing to the little ones. It was a happy and enjoyable day for children.
Building a Snowman is one of the best things about winter. Children enjoyed making “Snowman” out of ice- cream sticks and set up their “Winter Wonderland” with their smiling faces.
Children enjoyed making quilts which not only exhibited their creativity but also kept them happily engaged.
The colour pink is the colour of universal love of oneself and of others. It was a visual delight to see the little ones, all dressed up in pink. They were shown various pink coloured objects on this day.
Children were taught the concept of “Light and Heavy” in a fun and tangible way.
Children enjoyed making a collage with pictures of different types of transportation and pasted them accordingly (on the basis of land, water and air transport).
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Our M I & M II children showcased the value of friendship in an amazing musical play Dostana.
It was a delight to see the little children dressed up in animal attire and enact their movements and sounds. Some of them brought toys (of animals) and spoke about them.
The little ones enjoyed making one of their favourite food items ”Pizza” with a special topping of grated cheese and corn.
Based on the theme ”Transport” children brought pictures of various means of transport and spoke the related lines. This “Show & Tell” acitivity was not only informative but also helped them to build their communication skills.
Related to the theme “Transport”, children enjoyed doing this activity thereby learning about safety rules and the significance of Red, Yellow and Green colours in a traffic signal.
Children enjoyed doing this fun activity which inspired them to use their imagination and their creativity.
An experiment was conducted in the class where the children were shown how to form rain with the help of steaming water. They could see water vapour rising (leading to condensation), thereby forming small cloud droplets.
Children enjoyed creating pumpkins out of paper and were told about their nutritional benefits.
The game involved the children sitting in a circle and passing the potato to each other till the designated leader asked them to stop. Such an activity helps in development of motor skills such as hand – eye coordination and catching.
Children enjoyed learning about water cycle through an interactive activity done in class. They learnt various fun facts through audio visual aids.
Elephants are fun in the eyes of children and this interesting activity encouraged the little ones to be creative and imaginative.
Air Transport is the most modern means of transport which is unmatched by its speed and long distance operation. Children enjoyed learning about air transport and its advantages in our daily life.
Children enjoyed learning about wild animals and were given the message that wild animals have as much right to live as humans and that we should not harm animals in the name of game hunting.
Relay races are a lot of fun with kids and encourage team work. Necklace relay race was thoroughly enjoyed by our little ones and this was a great way to keep them entertained.
Based on the theme “Water”, children were involved in a kinesthetic activity thereby learning about the value of water.
Children enjoyed doing this fun activity which inspired them to use their imagination and their creativity.
Children were asked to come to school in brown attire and were shown various brown coloured objects.
Children enjoyed Popcorn making activity where they learnt to make instant popcorn. They were told about its nutritional value and its benefits on our overall health.
Sandwich train activity was an exciting and fun activity where the children used their imagination and innovation to make a train using bread, carrots and slices of cheese.
Children were taught about different road and traffic signs and what each of them means through visual display thereby imparting lessons on road safety. They were explained the significance of colours in the traffic signal (Red- Stop, Yellow – Get Ready and Green – Go)
A science activity “Float and Sink” was conducted for the little children which provided an opportunity to them to make predictions about floating and sinking. This experiment aroused their curiousity and made them understand about density and buoyancy.
An experiment was conducted for little children where they were shown that oil when dropped in water does not mix and can be seen distinctly.
Children enjoyed playing the “Alphabet – Egg Hunt Game” where they were told that all the eggs had lost their partners and needed help to find their friends (the other half of the egg). This activity enabled the little ones to recognise upper and lower case letter pairs.
Children enjoyed adding numbers using the number line. It enabled them to visualise the number sequence and learn counting.
Advay Chandil received a Gold Medal in the skating competition.
An activity was conducted for little children where they were taught to cut paper with scissors requiring the skill of hand - eye coordination. This is one of the strategies of developing fine motor skills.
Children enjoyed making a healthy salad by combining spinach, cucumber and corn in a bowl and adding the required seasoning.
Diwali is the festival of lights loved by one and all. Children enjoyed decorating candles to welcome the approaching festival.
Our little shalomites of MI prepared yummy crunchy balls one could ever come across. MII chef learnt how to make sprout salad and MIII had fun while making healthy spinach salad.
Students were enthusiastic and learnt the special vocabulary very fast. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by each and every participant.
Diwali is the brightest festival in India which signifies the victory of light over darkness. Children enjoyed decorating diyas to welcome the approaching festival.
Children enjoyed making crunchy salad with sprouted moong, cucumber and tomatoes seasoned with a pich of salt and tossed with lemon juice to give it a tangy taste.
Dussehra also known as Vijayadashmi marked Victory over Evil. On this day it is believed Lord Rama killed the wicked king Ravana.
Jodo gyan workshop was organised on 17.10.15 wherein teachers of MI- MIII participated with great enthusiasm. The objective was to introduce innovative methods of teaching maths so that Math is Fun. The way children taught math at the pre primary stage is a significant determinant not only of their attitude towards math but also of their performance in later years. Teachers had hands on experience on various methods of teaching and learning e.g., through activities, classroom games, PPT had been discussed .It was quite a fruitful workshop.
Children crawled like caterpillars & wrapped themselves to form a cacoon as they learnt the Life Cycle of a butterfly.
Animal race was organised for MIII children to enhance their gross motor skills. Children enjoyed hopping, crawling, jumping & running like their favourite animal. The students actively participated in the activity and enjoyed themselves.
Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on 2nd October. This day marks the birthday of the Father of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapuji.
Children took great pleasure in making nutty balls with crushed biscuits, nuts and milk.
Children were dressed up in their favourite cartoon character and enjoyed a lot
Children enjoyed pretending to shop at the fruit and vegetable stall learning the concept of buying and selling.
Children enjoyed making Fruit salad & Spinach Salad and exhibiting their culinary skills.
Blue is the colour of the sky and sea. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.
Blue Colour Day was celebrated in the school. Our tiny tots of MI came dressed up in blue and learnt the concept of colour by various activities.
Blue is the overwhelming “favorite color.” The color of ocean and sky, blue is perceived as a constant in our lives. Children celebrated blue colour day and came in blue clothes.
The birth anniversary of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated as Teacher’s day. Children came dressed up like their teachers & enjoyed their day singing & dancing for their teachers.
Janamashtami, the birthday of lord Krishna which is celebrated with great enthusiasm. A small cradle is placed with a miniature Krishna's idol in it as a symbol of his birth. Children came in traditional dress and rocked the cradle joyously.
Onam is Kerala's rice harvest festival. Children came in traditional dress and made Rangoli with flowers as this is the festival of Rain Flowers.
Raksha Bandhan was celebrated with great enthusiasm.Children dressed up in ethnic clothes. The festival depicts the love of brothers and sisters
Rivansh bansal of M III participated in the Ad Mad competition on 22 August organised by Atul Kataria School. He won the consolation prize.
Students Of Pre nursery, nursery & KG classes attended the Kid O Mania competition organized by Scottish High School & won certificates & trophies. Raghav Malik won a second prize for Folk Fiesta.
Independence day was celebrated with great enthusiasm by little shalomites.Children came in ethnic clothes.Teachers told them about the significance of this important day.
Children enjoyed making tri colour sandwiches. It was fun watching the children exhibiting their culinary skills.
Children were dressed up in green attire to signify prosperity and progress.
It was fun to see little children dressed up as community helpers with their related accessories and tools along with them. The main aim was to make the children aware as to how each and every one is important and useful in our everyday life. Children spoke a few lines thereby gaining knowledge.
Crunchy cracker was an interesting activity enjoyed by the little ones. Children dressed up as master chefs and showed their culinary skills by making crispy crackers.
Eid was celebrated in our school with a lot of enthusiasm; Children wore ethnic clothes and were informed about the significance of the festival. The main aim was to propagate the spirit of oneness and brotherhood amongst each and everyone.
Earth Day was celebrated on 22nd April’15 to promote a sustainable healthy environment. The focus of the day was “ Go Green”. Children planted seeds and learnt about the importance of plants.
Tracing on suji, slates and on floor proved to be an innovative and effective way of teaching the children to write in a fun way.
Baisakhi is one of the most popular harvest festival celebrated by one and all. The children dressed up in colourful clothes on this occasion and were told about the significance on the festival.
Related to the topic of sense organs particularly the ‘eyes’, the children enjoyed making binoculars and viewing objects around them, using these binoculars.
Global Health Awareness Day was celebrated on 7th April’15. The children made a collage of pictures showing healthy and junk food items.
Easter was celebrated with great enthusiasm. The children came to school dressed in white clothes and they had a rollicking time making easter eggs under the guidance of their teachers.
Our kindergarteners learnt about light- its sources, components & properties. As a part of the project, they learnt about shadows & the teachers created and demonstrated shallow formations in a shadow puppet activity session.
The last day of the month saw the children dressed up as their favourite wild animal & the little ones also spoke a few lines on them .
Our little chefs were exposed to the art of vegetable carving, as their teachers created tomato baskets and filled them up with yummy & tangy corn.
With spring setting in & the weather becoming pleasanter, our kindergarteners set for an outing with teachers. They enjoyed every bit right from the bus ride to walking down the grassy plains with their teachers & friends for company. As they played around they also got to see nature at close quarters – admiring the myriad of colours spring brought with it.
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. M.D. Ma’am witnessed the children’s P.T. display. Children took the pledge to become catalyst of a new revolution
Pretend play activity forms an integral part of any kindergartener’s life. To hone their imaginary skills, the school organized a shopping activity wherein the children learnt the communicative skills & also leant about handling money independently.
Since ‘Winter’ was the theme, shops selling winter foods, clothes & vegetables were put on display & children enjoyed the activities thoroughly.
Kindergarteners created a portable aquarium as a part of their learning activity. The theme water & air were incorporated in this activity.
The Annual day for MI and MII was celebrated with great enthusiasm .The concept Rupantra –Metamorphosis was envisioned by our M.D.Ma’am . As all the learning and imparted in the school is based on values, the theme revolved around friendship. The little ones showcased that whatever change/s may happen in a person’s life, it will not affect or end true friendship.
The birth of baby Jesus was celebrated with great joy by the 0little Angels of the school. The children enjoyed dancing with Santa and partying with friends.
MII Students made a collage on ‘Transport’ as a culmination of the theme of Transport .
After the little children of MI had learnt the color concept of pink, Pink Color Day was celebrated in the school. The tiny tots came dressed up in pink, some had accessories in pink.
The talented and spirited kindergarteners of Nirvana branch transported all into a mesmerizing world of Fairy Tales through their breath-taking class presentation. The presentation was inaugurated by the Founder-Managing Director, Dr. Lilly George.
The entire concept had been envisioned by M.D. ma’am and flawlessly executed by the entire Nirvana team. All props used for the presentation were created using old newspapers, recycled materials and eco friendly organic glue.
M III A depicted the magical world of “Adventures of Peter Pan” through a wonderful fusion of dance, drama & music, bringing alive all the characters that one associates with the fairy tale- Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, not to forget the mermaids in the lagoon. The mermaids enchanted all onlookers with their shimmery costumes as they danced in the lagoon.
M III B presented a musical extravaganza “Snow White & Seven Dwarfs” through lively performances in which even the magic mirror was shown to come alive by the bright stars of the class.
M III C stunned the visitors and guests with their gigantic & colourful three- dimensional props which they had creatively used to depict “Alice in Wonderland”. The teacups came alive during the Mad Tea party hosted by Mad Hatter. Alice was performed by three talented young little girls. The play had taken care of every little aspect relating to the original story i.e. the caterpillar, Dodo, Cheshire cat, card painters. The play concluded with a meaningful message to mankind about kindness.
As the young kindergarteners cast a thrall on the audience with their dramatic flair, dancing prowess, presentation skills & mellifluous voices. M.D. ma’am appreciated the efforts of teachers and showered accolades on the young artists. There was hundred participation of all the tiny tots of Nirvana in their class presentations with each child having a significant role to play.
At the end of the show, the parents were given a brief about Shalom Presidency curriculum & activities by The Head Of Education, Ms. Srilatha.
The 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Nehru was celebrated with a lot of fanfare in the school. All the little ones enjoyed musical chair, tattoo, popcorn party, dance & movie time which were a part of the joyous Children’s Day festivities organized in the school.
The children learnt the importance of green leafy spinach and how full of nutrients it is.They harvested the spinach grown in the school garden & tossed it up with fresh cut fruits & honey to make a healthy yummy salad, with their teachers’ help.
Little Einstein’s of Kindergarten discovered that when milk ream is shaken up, butter will separate & float on top.
M I children learnt to identify colour brown and learnt more about the objects associated with the colour as they came all dressed in some shades of earth colour.
Oh ! what fun it is to dress up for the great occasion.
Our Nursery children rivalled the glow of diyas as they celebrated the “ The Festival of Lights.”
Nursery students spoke about their favourite insects as they learnt about various creatures in the surroundings.
Our Pre-Nursery children conducted the sink or float experiment by themselves.
Our little Pre-Nursery scholars learnt the concept of white by dressing up in various hues of white and coming to school looking picture perfect in their pristine white apparels.
Our kindergarteners not only learnt to keep their class room and surrounding tidy, but also learnt to clean, dust and polish their own furniture and table mats.
Nirvana teachers were a true example of team spirit & dignity of labour as they joined the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” project. The entire staff of Nirvana painted the boundary walls & gate.
“We know to pick and choose good fruits and vegetables. We carried proper change and used only paper bags as we went shopping.”
The pre nursery children show cased their gross motor skills as they balanced the apple under their chin and reached the winning post.
The Pre-Nursery children gave new meaning and dimension to orange colour through a number of ‘Orange Day’ activities.
The wondrous Shalom animal farm was an excellent platform to give hands on learning experience for the children. They not only learnt about the habitat of farm animals, their feeding habits, the young ones , their usefulness but also learnt how to milk the cow.
The children were regaled with the story of King Mahabali and a presentation on activities of “God’s own country” was put up before the tiny tots.
As a culmination of theme” My country”, children showcased different folk costumes of India.
The little ones prepared Tri-coloured sandwiches as a part of the fun activity – ‘Little chef’s cooking without fire’. In tune with the theme” My Country” the teachers helped the children to make tri colour sandwiches.
The kindergarten students exhibited their oratory, dramatization skills and confidence through a class project titled “Story of India”.
M III C depicted the Pre-Independence Era show casing how the varied and rich flora & fauna in India enraptured the British and induced them to slowly settle & enslave our forefathers. In one scene depiction, they also showed Lala Lajpat Rai being beaten up for raising the slogan, “Simon Go Back”.
M III A through their dramatization act portrayed almost all important scenes from the Freedom Struggle Movement e.g. the scene of Bhagat Singh & other revolutionaries bombing the train, Lokmanya Tilak & Subhash Chandra Bose awakening the Indians, Sarojini Naidu and other leaders boycotting the foreign goods & breaking the Salt Act, Anne Besant, Pandit Nehru & Mahatma Gandhi joining the Non Cooperation Movement, Pandit Nehru’s famous Independence speech, ‘Tryst with Destiny’ & hoisting of the Tri-Colour.
M III B show cased a free India and beautifully put up enactments showing its geographic location, boundaries, states & their costumes. The young children spoke about the national emblem, flower, animal, bird, fruit, tree & the tri-colour. The parents were also invited to see their children perform. The replica of India Gate ‘Amar Jawan’ was very much appreciated as well as the children’s soulful tribute to our country’s unsung soldiers”.
M III B
I must say”WoW”. The kids performance was awesome.
M III A
All your programs are excellent. These kind of program will help children to encourage in understanding of our country.
M III B
Program was very well organized. Children were very enthusiastic. Concept was good. Hip Hip Hurray!
M III B
All children have participated very well & beyond expectation. We were very overwhelmed to see the children depicting story of India’s independence. They took down us to the memory lane. The way all 3 eras was presented in such a short span & time was quite innovative. However all 3 classes done very well. Pre independence was best structured, Independence song was well choreographed & post independence –it was quite amazing to see children speaking different languages & pointing out from where they belong & last but not the least the very well sung song- We shall overcome.
M III A
Excellent!! Amazed to see such little kids perform. Was thrilled & got feel of Independence Movement!! Hats off.
M III C
Hats off to the teacher, coordinating so well the little kids. Very nice presentation.
to the whole group.
Children of pre nursery class learnt to make green colour .They tried out various experiments to make green colour . The week ended with “ Green colour day” reinforcing the concept.
Children of Kindergarten classes show cased their theme “My Country- My Heroes” through a class presentation” The Story Of India” to Our Managing Director. Director of the School & Principal of Shalom Hills International too graced the occasion.
M.D.ma’am congratulated the children for their informative presentation.
The 11th Founder’s day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. Children of Nursery presented a scene from Lewis Carol’s “Alice in Wonderland.” The tableau was titled “ My Dream Comes True” was highly appreciated.
The 68th Independence was celebrated on 13th August in school. Children of all classes came dressed up as their favourite leaders . Patriotic songs were sung along with role play.
The National tricolor was hoisted in school on 14th August.
The birth of Lord Krishna was celebrated with decoration of the cradle and breaking of “Dahi handi.”
Children narrated the story of Krishna.
Ramzan Eid was celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm. The little children exchanged greetings with their friends in the traditional way and looked postcard pretty in their festive attire.
The parents participated enthusistically, clarified all doubts, and they also appreciated the ‘Green Initiative’ work undertaken by the little ones of the school.
It was a very crunchy affair. The children not only enjoyed participating in the activity but also helped in clearing and tidying up after the activity was over.
The kindergarten classes celebrated the theme of “My country” with great aplomb and fervor. They dressed up in different regional costumes and showed their solidarity and patriotic feelings towards their motherland.
As part of the celebration of the theme, “Community Helpers”, the children of M I class took part in a pretend play activity. The children wrote letters and posted them in the mail box.
The children sorted out shapes and colours and delivered them like the postmen do.
A plethora of activities are planned and conducted for improving phonics in the kindergarteners. The children of the kindergarten received an opportunity to showcase their prowess over phonics in CVC words.
The Pre-Nursery children learnt about the yellow colour and objects associated with the colour through the Yellow Day Celebrations.
The Environment Week was observed in the Pre-Primary Wing at Nirvana. The young children observed the entire process of creating a compost pit with curiosity and keen interest. Through this observation and query, they learnt how the kitchen waste can be utilized to give much needed nourishment to their kitchen garden.
The children also created bird feeders to invite their winged friends to come flocking to the school gardens. These feeders were created by the teachers using old and discarded soft drink bottles.
A bird bath was also created which became a big attraction for the tiny sparrows.The children of the Pre-Nursery had a nice time during their nature walk. They carried their own paper bags to collect samples.
The children of the kindergarten classes were engaged in making props for the special assembly. The props were all created by using old newspapers most creatively.
M.D. Ma’am congratulated all the participants and appreciated the children’s efforts.
The children of M I & M II sowed jamun & cherry seeds.
Our helpers have pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful . They really wants to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister. This is what our young Kindergarteners showed under the leadership of our Managing Director.
Children prepared wonderful thankyou messages, shared goodies and gifted them with caps, which was highly appreciated specially in the sizzling weather.
"Let's celebrate the labour that build up this great land from the field to field, holding hands with them."
Children of Prenursery were introduced to alphabet "c" through a novel activity. Children dressed in green crawled through a 'cave' like caterpillar shouting "ca","ca" as they learnt the new alphabet and enriching their vocabulary with words - caterpillar, crawl, cave all in one activity.
"Hundreds of dew drops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees I the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only on e mother the wide world over."
Children of Nirvana Pre primary wing celebrated Mother's day with the enthusiasm. They had prepared wonderful Portfolio activities, sang songs, spoke on their mothers & conducted a Special Assembly too.
As part of " Step Ahead Programme" - a Shalom learning Initiative, our children get involved in a fireless cooking activity every month.Our little chefs helped their teachers in making a fizzy lemonade to beat the heat. Children learnt new words such as squeeze, stir, syrup, dissolve, pouras the teachers demonstrated the techniques.
The month of May ended with a Theme party- "I admire" coinciding with the theme My family & community. Children dressed up as various helpers showcased their admiration for their helpers. The day was enjoyed with music, dance & favorite party snacks which they loved sharing with their friends.