Highlights Of The Week(28th July To 1st August) – Jr. KG Orange

Highlights Of The Week(28th July To 1st August) – Jr. KG Orange

Circle Time:

Revision of Word Of The Week(WOW) : “Inquirer”  “Good morning” and “Good bye”

Morning message: “”We are, we are  the inquirer and we ask  questions”.

Drills: Who are you? I am a girl/boy.

Rhyme: Introduction:

Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo,

Oh! The cuckoo, singing loud.

Hear the pitter patter rain now,

As it touches mother earth.

Oh! The peacock, oh! The peacock,

Oh! The peacock, dancing gay.

See the pitter patter rain now.

As it touches mother earth

Oh! The cool clouds, oh! The cool clouds,

Oh! The cool clouds, sailing by

Feel the pitter patter rain now,

As it touches mother earth.

Oh! The lotus, oh! The lotus,

Oh! The lotus gently sways.

Smell the pitter patter rain now,

As it touches mother earth.

Reinforcement of routines and procedures

Revision of the Wiggles:

If you are a kid [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr9ge4XGUYs]

Shake and move by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5RUzkySseE ]

I can do it by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4HFZxPbHxO]

Jump jump star [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6CxMlvQeg]

Read Alouds:

[1]Excuse Me!

[2]From Head To Toe by Eric Carle

[3]How do Dinosaurs clean their rooms? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague

[4] The cat in the hat by Dr. Suess

[5] How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague

[6] The Monkey And The Cap Seller

[7] The Secret Birthday Message by Eric Carle

[8] My Very First Book Of Colors by Eric Carle

UOI 1:

”We can express feelings and communicate meaning through different stories”

Revision of  beginning\ middle\end, tittle of the story and message\moral of the story.

Introduction of Place of the story:  ‘Where’

Teacher emphasized on where did the story take place, (for eg: In the story ‘The ant and the dove” where did  the ant and the dove meet or which place did the dove help the ant or ant helped dove)

Stories : Hansel and the gretel , Snow white, The ant and the dove, The selfish master,The wise crane,The greedy fox.

Listening center: In this center learners had to listen  to one of the familiar story like Hare and the tortoise, Lion and the mouse, The thirsty crow etc through earphone and had to tell the title of the story and draw something which is related to that story.Through this they developed their listening skills.

UOI 2:

“We find different materials in the surrounding and they behave differently.

Revision of:

Float\sink and soluble\insoluble


Revision of small letters [ a,b,c,d]along with the sound and its association through different methods.[learning centers]


Revision of Patterns:

Learners revised  2 attribute of patterns [ABAB]They made connections with real life patterns too.) Learners understood that they see patterns around them in real life.

Revision of numbers (6,7)

Learners did Forward counting: 1- 7(through ladder activity)

Introduction of pre math:- Strong-weak

Revision of pre math: far\near,

fat\thin,thick\thin,in\out,open\close,front\back etc.

Revision of sorting according to shapes, sizes and colors.

Visual Art (VA) :

VA Integrated with UOI [Materials]: Collage making activity: This activity was integrated with the materials unit. Herein the students had to stick different materials on a picture of a scenery .

VA Integrated with UOI:  After the read of the book ‘The cat in the hat’   learners made the mask of a cat.

Fine Motor Skills):

Firefly pattern book

Practice of cutting lines worksheet.

Free Play:

Link up blocks

Wooden blocks

Construction blocks

Kitchen set

Other toys


Sand Pit


Important Points:-

  • Kindly practice recognition and association of the lower case letters a,b,c,d with your child.
  • Kindly note we are focusing only on the small letter alphabets, so please do the same at home. Capital letters will be done later in the year.
  • Practice recognition, association and forward counting of numbers [1-7] regularly with your child.
  • Please send 2 lap size napkins regularly in the school bag and keep the lunch box and napkin in 1 small carry bag. (Kindly ignore if you are already sending it in this manner)
  • Kindly sign in diary for note/circular. Also take out circular from the diary.Please mention about the things sent ( objects, library books) etc. in diary.(When you send to teacher)
  • Try to do more of fine motor skills activities with your child at home, it will help them develop their writing skills.
  • If your child is reflecting about his/her learning at home then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through mail or communication diary. Please keep a track of your child’s progress/learning.

☺Happy weekend!☺


Suchi Dakoria
Homeroom Teacher, Jr.KG Orange
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