Spare clothes (bottoms)
If you have old pants that your child isn’t interested in wearing anymore, we’d love to have them for ‘accidents’!
As the weather cools down, please make sure that your child is dressed in closed-toe shoes with socks and have a jumper in their bags just in case they get cold.
Dear families and friends,
We started our day outside alongside Kindergarten One friends. The activities offered outside included maintaining our balance on balancing beams, pretend to cook in mud kitchen and spinning disks. The children also enjoyed exploring water connectors in water troughs. Besides the slides, climbing forts and the sandpit, our friends had the opportunity to have a quiet corner with books and cushions on the mat in case they needed to relax their minds.
Before heading inside, as a classroom we made cornflour goop in a trough for children codevelop their sensory/cognitive skill.
At 9.30, first we all washed our hand and then sat on the mat to start group time. We sang songs, identified today’s day, date and weather and acknowledged the country. We then continued with identifying the letter of the week letter M. The children identified the letter, pronounced it’s sound and helped Miss Qiu recognising objects on letter M card. The children also pronounced the sound of letters from letter A to letter M. Our friends then transitioned to Morning Tea by individually making the sound of each letter Miss Qiu pointed to.
After Morning Tea, following up from yesterday’s chat about secret maps, Miss Qiu demonstrated how to mix bicarbonate of soda and water together to make ‘invisible ink’.
Afterwards, we’ll pop the pictures into the oven and hope that they will appear!
Today we split in two groups. Group One stayed inside with Miss Qiu where the children painted their preferred picture with invisible ink. Group Two headed outside with Miss Sana to continue exploring the goop and play games. We played for 30 minutes before swapping the groups.
Before Lunch (pumpkin soup with turkish bread and salad), Miss Sana read a book called ‘Whitney and Britney chicken divas’.
During quiet time, Miss Qiu will draw an easy picture on the board using shapes. The children will then be required to try to draw the same picture, write their name and date the page on their own exercise book. In the meanwhile, the educators will focus on children’s correct grip and support their writing skill.
Thanks friends for a great day.
Miss QIu and Miss Sana x.