Highlights of the week:1st to 4th September

Highlights of the week:1st to 4th September

Circle Time:

WOW:Communicator   [We express our ideas confidently.]

Morning message: There are seven days in a week.

Drills: What is your father’s name? My father’s name is…

Revision of rhymes:Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo, up and down, open the shut them, be proactive.

THE RIVER IS FLOWING:

The river is flowing,

flowing and flowing,

The river is flowing,

down to the sea.

Mother earth is calling me,

Her child I’ll always be,

Mother earth is calling me,

down to the sea.

 Introduction of Rhyme:

Welcome Ganesha:

The colorful lights, the tasty modaks,

It must be the time of the year again.

Welcome Ganesha, welcome Ganesha,

Welcome my favorite guest.

I greet you with flowers, fruits and lamps.

I greet you with songs, sweet and incense.

Welcome Ganesha, welcome Ganesha,

Welcome my favorite guest.

1,2,3,4,5,6, the days pass by ever so quick.

7,8,9,10 it’s time to say goodbye again.

Goodbye Ganesha, Goodbye Ganesha,

Goodbye my favorite guest.

I bid you farewell with tears in my eyes,

See you next year when I’m older and wise.

Goodbye Ganesha, Goodbye Ganesha,

Goodbye my favorite guest.

 Revision of wiggles:

 Head, shoulders, knees and toes.

Wiggle it… Children’s song by Patty Shukla  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfoY49Nnnns]

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]

Reach Up High – Tofa Tafa with Lyrics – Children Love to Sing Kids Action Dance Party Songs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRpMZUylwfY )

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

 Read Alouds:

[1] Spot goes to school

[2]My very first book of colors

[3]If you take a mouse to school. by Laura Numeroff

[4]I lost my tooth! by Hans Wilhelm

[5]I love colours by Hans Wilhelm

UOI 1:

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

 Revision :  The story’s beginning, middle, end , message ,“Title”  ‘place’ and character  of the stories.

Revision: of ‘WHEN’ :When did the story take place?(time: morning,afternoon,evening or night).

STORIES : ‘Cinderella, The Rainbow fish, Snow white,mercury and the woodman ,The shepherd boy

UOI 2:

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

 Revision of:

Integration : Pre math concepts-Learners did the matching of the  pre math concepts  in the worksheet: i.e. up-down, tall- short, hard- short, etc.

Revision : Absorption\repel, Float\sink and soluble\insoluble

Imaginative Play:

Learners played in different corners like Transport theme, clay theme, Jungle theme, Fishing, Hanging clothes, Barbie theme and play with different toys.

 Language:

Revision of small letters [ a,b,c,d,e,f] along with the sound and its association with pictures

Math:

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.

Forward counting: 1- 9 (through ladder activity & train activity)

Association of number: 1-9 (through different learning engagement)

Revision:

  • numbers ’- 9

 Guided Play 1:

What will fit?

Provided assortment

clothes of various sizes, such as baby socks, child-sized socks, grown-up pants, and a large vest. The children explored the items to see which ones fit. We encourage the children to share their discoveries.

 Which one fits the best?

Which is too large? Too small?

Who might wear that size?, etc.

Guided Play 2:

Activity for seriation:

Teacher kept a bunch of books( different sizes) ready in the class.Learners arranged the books in the series of small to big books & big to small books and even did sorting of small to big size of books.

Visual Art (VA) :

FMS integrated with language:

VA: Colouring worksheet

 Fine Motor Skills: Firefly pattern book

 Practice of tracing worksheet & colouring worksheet.

 Free Play:

  • Link up blocks
  • Wooden blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • Kitchen set
  • Other toys
  • Puzzles
  • Sand Pit
  • Clay

 Important Points:-

  • Kindly practice recognition,sound and association of the small letters a,b,c,d, e and f with your ward.
  • Kindly note we are focusing only on the small 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 [1-9] 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!☺

Regards,

Vaidehi Shethji

 

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