Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, was celebrated with great zeal at the pre-primary wing. Students donned the attire of Lord Krishna and Radha, complete with flutes, peacock feathers, and matkas. The premises were adorned beautifully, and the spirit of festivity was amplified with stories and songs about Janmashtami.
The ensuing celebration was both entertaining and enlightening. The children crafted exquisite mukuts and colored matkas. The vibrant celebration aimed to instill values of sharing and respect in the students.
Onam, the festival of joy, peace, and vibrant flowers, came alive with boundless enthusiasm as the pre-primary students celebrated on the 29th of August '23. The school bloomed as the children adorned themselves in the rich, colorful ethnic wear of Kerala, infusing the surroundings with traditional charm.
Through captivating tales, the teachers shared the legendary story of King Mahabali, while the little ones crafted stunning torans and boats to adorn their classrooms, infusing the air with a sense of celebration and unity. This special day was embraced with the spirit of joy and warmth, echoing the essence of Onam - happiness, unity, and prosperity.
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Embracing Freedom, Unity, and Respect!
Freedom in our minds, faith in our words, and pride in our souls – these values define our essence as a nation.
With hearts full of respect and enthusiasm, our pre-primary wing celebrated the spirit of freedom by embodying the roles of our revered freedom fighters on 11th August, 2023.
Dressed as these heroes of our past, the children shared heartfelt lines about their chosen characters, singing our National Anthem with pride and joy. They embodied the essence of our hard-fought freedom.
Through this celebration, our young learners were instilled with the essence of unity, as they learned about the importance of standing together. This day radiated with joy and love for our country – a day that reinforces our commitment to make our nation a better place, cherishing freedom, peace, and the beauty of Unity in Diversity. Let's continue to honor our nation's values and progress towards a brighter future together!
We are filled with immense pride as our Founder’s Day aligns with the glorious Independence Day celebration!
During this special Founder's week, we honor our dear M.D.Ma’am - a true Mother Darling, for her boundless contributions. The school's tireless dedication has nurtured well-rounded individuals, making a remarkable impact on society. The children engaged in a plethora of engaging activities, including:
The week concluded on a note of positivity, encouraging acts of kindness and contributions to our community and nation.
Children enjoyed pasting cotton on clouds in their scrap book.
Colour-themed days are a fantastic way to introduce and reinforce colors to our young learners!
The Pre-Primary Section kids had a blast celebrating Orange Day! The main goal was to familiarize them with this vibrant secondary color and the objects associated with it.
Our little ones were dressed in various shades of orange, radiating positivity and energy.
A dynamic and engaging learning atmosphere was set up to encourage their imagination and creativity through exciting art and craft activities.
They enthusiastically crafted orange masks, embracing the spirit of the Orange Colour Day.
This day truly sparkled with joy and enthusiasm!
Green - the color of prosperity and harmony, symbolizing renewal and life, just like nature itself. The Pre-nursery students at Shalom Hills celebrated Green Colour Day on 28th July '23 with boundless excitement! They came dressed in various shades of green, adding a vibrant touch to the day.
The classrooms were adorned with beautiful green color objects, creating a delightful environment for the young learners.
To enhance their connection with nature, the teachers took the children around the garden, showing them the various shades of green present in the world around them.
A craft activity of thread painting was also organized, allowing the kids to express their creativity and love for the color green.
It was a day filled with enthusiasm and fun, as the children immersed themselves in the beauty of nature's favorite hue - green!
Activity-based learning is an integral part of education at Shalom Hills School wherein the children learn and explore new things which they experience in their day-to-day life.
The theme of the month of July’23 was “Community Helpers”. A walk-through of neighborhood activity was done wherein models of post office, school, hospital, prison, etc. were placed to demonstrate the practical use of each one of them, which enriched and helped the students to learn about and respect the community helpers. The children came dressed up as a doctor, policemen, chef, teachers etc. to showcase their occupations.
It was a day full of fun and learning for the children.
It was a glorious moment for the school when our tiny tots brought laurels home in an inter school event- Kid-O-Mania hosted by Scottish High International School for the students of Early Years on Saturday, 22 nd July’23. Pari Hada of Nursery bagged the first prize in the contest of Paper cut Love and Charvi Garg of KG got the third position in the event of I-mastic. The young learners participated with zeal and showcased their confidence.
Summer vacation is the best time of the year as it gives us a chance to relax and explore new things.
A special assembly was conducted on the last working day, 16 th May’23 wherein the students were given some tips on do’s and don’t’s for a healthier and enjoyable summer vacations. The children had fun doing activities like musical chairs, balloon game and dancing on their favourite tunes. All the children shared a wonderful treat with their classmates. They bid goodbye to their friends and teachers and promised to come back with more dynamism and vitality after summer vacations.
Mother’s day is a special day that celebrates the wonderful women in our lives who show compassion and care and love the children unconditionally. The students of the pre-primary wing under the aegis of our M.D.Ma’am celebrated this special day with lot of fun activities and memorable performances on 11 th and 12 th May’23.
It was a day to address and highlight the multi-tasking abilities of super moms, from running homes as well as handling jobs. The mothers participated in one minute games, tambola, musical chairs etc. and thoroughly enjoyed the games. It was a pleasure watching the dynamic and energetic performance of mothers in the fashion show.
It was indeed an enjoyable and memorable day for each and every mother which left an indubitable mark on their hearts.
The students of the pre primary wing celebrated the harvest festival in high spirits. The children did activities in the classes to learn about the importance of the festivals and its significance in our culture. They created samples of corn (the crop of harvest) for Baisakhi with their innovative craft ideas. The children celebrated the festival with rhymes and songs on the different harvest festivals. It was a delight to see the tiny tots engrossed in the activity.
It has been rightly said, a healthy mind resides in a healthy body. The World Health Day was celebrated in our school on 7th April 2023 to acquaint our young learners at an early stage with the importance of good physical and mental health. The teachers shared a presentation with the children focusing on healthy living and eating habits, such as washing hands before and after eating lunch, brushing teeth twice a day, nail care, drinking milk, eating fruits and vegetables to stay healthy. Children were also told not to eat too much junk food like burgers, pizza, cold drinks, etc.
We, at Shalom believe that it is important to celebrate different cultures and religions to imbibe tolerance and open-mindedness amongst our students. Our pre primary students celebrated the festival with a story telling session on "The Easter Holiday". After the story, the children did Easter Bunny craft by making bunny rabbit head gears and carrots. The students had fun and enjoyed the activity while learning about the importance of this holy day.
Eid, the festival that upholds the spirit of brotherhood, love and secularism, was celebrated with great enthusiasm by the students of Pre-Primary children on 21 st April’23. The children made cards on the occasion of Eid to give to their friends. A special assembly was conducted where the children were apprised about the customs and practices of Eid.
The school celebrated Labour Day on 1 st May’23 to acknowledge the efforts of the sub staff of the school. The children of the pre-Primary section expressed their gratitude by making Thank you cards for the lady guards and the housekeeping staff. The activity was designed to forge a better understanding of the labour community among our students who must learn to respect and appreciate their efforts. A special assembly was conducted wherein the teachers briefed the children that we all must learn to respect and appreciate their hard work and dedication.
‘EVERY DAY IS AN EARTH DAY’.
To sensitize the children about the environmental conservation, the Earth Day was celebrated on 21 st April’23 to keep our grass green and our skies blue with
more trees and less pollution.
A special assembly was conducted where in the students were taught about the importance of keeping the grass green, Skies blue with more trees and less
The children were showed a presentation on how all of us can make a difference by making small adjustments in our daily routines and habits. ‘Our Children are Our Future’ and we all need to do our bit to contribute to the environment.
Annual functions are always the most anticipated events of the year. Under the aegis and guidance of our beloved MD Ma’am the junior wing assembly was
conducted on 11 th March 2023. There was hundred percent participation as we at Shalom believe that each child must be given an opportunity to harness and
showcase their talents and skills through such performances. The annual assembly started with the prayer seeking the blessings of the Almighty.
The function began with a Prayer dance performed by students of Nursery D, followed by the performance of our tiny toddlers of Playgroup. The next performance was the Bumble Bee dance and the enactment of rainbow colours by students of Nursery B and C. After the presentation of a skit, students of
Nursery A and E paid gratitude to their parents and grandparents. Students of nursery F paid tribute to the nation by performing on Vande Mataram. The assembly concluded with the grand finale and the vote of thanks. The children performed enthusiastically and their parents were overwhelmed to see their child’s spectacular performance.
The 74 th Republic Day was celebrated with pride and reverence at Shalom Hills International School.
The students of Pre-Primary wing actively participated in various creative activities such as –Little chef activity where they prepared a tricolour flag with tri colour fruits and relished it with their friends. They enjoyed colouring in the tri colour head gears. The students also did a craft activity in which they made little soldiers with the help of their teachers.
The children came dressed up in tri colour dresses. In the assembly the children were briefed about the significance of each colour of our national flag where in,
Saffron stands for Courage, White stands for Peace and Green stands for Prosperity. All the children actively participated in all these activities, which enhanced their creativity and motor skills. The little Shalomites celebrated the day with great enthusiasm and joy.
The little ones had lots of fun making Origami ‘Dog’ with the help of simple instructions given by the teacher.
“Every child is a different kind of flower and all together make this world a beautiful garden.”
Children’s Day was celebrated with vigour and enthusiasm by the children and teachers on 14 th November. The teachers made the occasion memorable for the children with a special assembly. The children were treated to a melodious medley of songs followed by a colourful dance performance by their teachers.
The day focused on children and their enjoyment. There were a variety of fun filled activities like tattoo making, photo booth and the puppet show. The day ended on a memorable note with the children feeling special as they went home wearing their colourful masks.
The students were overwhelmed and enjoyed the day.
Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated with lot of enthusiasm. The little ones came dressed up as Gandhi Ji. The teachers briefed them about the “Mission of cleanliness” and were encouraged to keep the environment clean.
The children were also motivated to imbibe the exemplary qualities of simple living and high thinking.
Festivals bring peace and joy for everyone. They are an expressive way to celebrate or glorious heritage, culture and traditions.
Dussehra signifies the victory of good over evil- an important lesson for every child. The pre primary children came dressed in ethnic clothes. They enjoyed doing a craft activity of Ravana and listening to the story of Dussehra.
Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala was celebrated on 8 th Sep’22, Friday by the students of the Pre-primary.
The festival of Onam is dedicated to the King Mahabali who sacrificed himself along with his kingdom in order to stand true to his words.
The children brightened the campus as they came dressed in colourful ethnic wear in the traditional attire of Kerala.
The flower Rangoli-Pookalam was also made with beautiful white flowers and colours.
It was celebrated with great fervor and zeal.
RakshaBandhan, a much awaited Indian traditional festival of sisterly and brotherly respect was celebrated by the tiny tots of the pre primary wing. The students came in ethnic attire to the school. They all decorated their Rakhi with their tiny hands and expressed their true love for each other. Children were told about the sacred bond between a brother and a sister. It was a delightful celebration for students which made the environment full of joy and love.
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Show and Tell Activities are organized to strengthen the verbal skills of the little children and to foster their public speaking competency.
The students of pre primary participated in this activity which helped them to build their self-confidence and self-esteem.
The students prepared props and spoke about their five sense organs - the theme of April Month.
It was an interesting and a thrilling experience for the children.
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Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated with great pomp and festivity by the tiny-tots of pre-primary section. Dressed as Radha and Krishna, the little ones added a traditional touch to the entire celebrations when they danced to the beat of Janmashtami songs, filling the air with joy and festive spirit.
Freedom in the mind,
Faith in the words...
Pride in our soul...
Let’s salute the Nation on this auspicious day.
The students of the pre primary wing did the craft activities using tri colours.
These activities foster their motor skills, nurture new ideas and develop their focus on any task.
The school also emphasized on Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to encourage people to bring the Tiranga home and to hoist it to mark the 75th year of India’s independence. The idea behind the initiative was to invoke the feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the people and to promote awareness about the Indian National Flag.
Raksha Bandhan, a much awaited Indian traditional festival of sisterly and brotherly respect was celebrated by the tiny tots of the pre primary wing. The students came in ethnic attire to the school. They all decorated their Rakhi with their tiny hands and expressed their true love for each other. Children were told about the sacred bond between a brother and a sister. It was a delightful celebration for students which made the environment full of joy and love.
Mother’s day is a special day, for all children and mothers as it celebrates the bond of love and affection that is everlasting. The tiny tots prepared cards for their mothers to convey their gratitude for their unconditional love.
Baisakhi was celebrated with zeal and fervor. The festival of harvest was celebrated to acquaint students with cultural heritage. All the children were dressed up in beautiful attires. The day was full of joyous activities and learning for the children.
Fine motor skills help children perform important tasks such as feeding themselves, grasping objects, and writing. The children had fun lacing through the holes of the letter ‘W’ and also transferring the water with a dropper from one bowl to another.
The ability to do such things on their own helps to build the children’s confidence.
The pre-primary children celebrated the 73rd Republic Day with immense patriotic fervour and zeal through an online platform. A plethora of activities were organised to infuse the spirit of unity, brotherhood and patriotism among the students.
The students made a head gear with tri colour doves and also enjoyed the little chef activity. They also spoke few lines on Republic day and presented soulful songs and dance to celebrate the monumental day. The event concluded with the National Anthem.
Kindergarten students learnt yet another life skill. The culinary art, aimed at helping them to build their fine motor skills which are so important in their development.
The Little Chef activity was performed virtually. They learnt the basics of cooking and also made sumptuous crunchy crackers under the guidance of their teacher and supervision of their parents.
Children had lot of fun while making yummy crackers. Some eager ones could not wait to gobble up a few biscuits as they performed the activity, while some, first completed the activity and enjoyed their healthy crunchy crackers later.
The Pre-primary children celebrated Raksha Bandhan with full zeal and excitement. They were told about the virtuous bond of love between a brother and sister which is one of the deepest and noblest of all human emotions.
The tiny tots dressed up in traditional attires, enthusiastically participated in making Rakhis and tying the same to their loved ones.
We aim to imbibe in our children the values of every culture and community. The pre-primary children celebrated “Onam” – the famous festival of Kerela. To enhance their aesthetic sense and their fine motor skills they made a flower Rangoli in the circle of love.
Threading is a great activity to help children develop fine motor skills which are essential to drawing and writing. It also helps in eye-hand coordination and concentration skills.
The Play group children thoroughly enjoyed the activity of making a jelly fish and threading through the holes to make its legs.
To encourage our children to eat healthy food and inculcate good table manners the kindergarten children were invited to have their breakfast during the virtual class.
Children enjoyed having breakfast in the class along with their friends and class teacher.
They learnt about the importance of healthy food. They also learnt etiquettes to be followed while eating, like using a mat and apron, washing hands before and after eating food, helping parents set the table, saying thank you and excuse me, not putting elbows on the table, chewing food properly and not talking and keeping mouth closed while eating and many more.
Our little Shalomites thoroughly enjoyed this activity filled with loads of fun and learning.
The children of the pre-primary wing were explained the concept of community helpers. The tiny tots dressed up as their favorite helper and spoke a few lines on how the community helpers help us and make our work easy. They used attractive props while speaking about their favourite helper.
The children showed their zeal in participating in the class activity and enjoyed it thoroughly.
Water is a natural resource and essential for the survival of all living things.
The need of the hour is to educate tomorrow’s citizens about water conservation. With this aim, an activity to sensitize the little ones were involved in an activity.
Spreading the message of saving water, Kindergarten students came up with various water saving strategies. They expressed their ideas beautifully and colourfully on paper and confidently shared them in the class.
It was an overwhelming experience to see little ones speaking assuredly about the importance of water and ways to conserve it.
Does the child make a happy face when he/she plays outside?? Does he/she get angry when someone takes his/her toys? Does he/she get scared when he/she hears a loud noise?
All children express their feelings. The best way they express is through their faces, followed by their body language, their behavior and play.
An activity on emotions/feelings was organized for the kindergarten children wherein they discussed how they feel and behave in different situations. Various hands-on activities like action rhymes, story on emotions with the help of toys, use of flashcards and reflection on sketch book were cunducted.
They had fun making emojis using sketch book and colours. It was indeed a delight to see them enjoying and learning about emotions at the same time.
Kindergarten students learnt yet another life skill. The culinary art, aimed at helping them to build their fine motor skills which are so important in their development.
The Little Chef activity was performed virtually on 29th July 2021. They learnt the basics of cooking and also made sumptuous crunchy crackers under the guidance of their teacher and supervision of their parents.
Children had lot of fun while making yummy crackers. Some eager ones could not wait to gobble up a few biscuits as they performed the activity, while some, first completed the activity and enjoyed their healthy crunchy crackers later.
“Celebrate the heroes of the world for all their tireless hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.” The current pandemic that the world is undergoing is perhaps the most difficult time we are ever going to face in our lives. It is even more difficult for the doctors who are working tirelessly to ensure that all those that are infected are provided with proper medical facilities. Their contributions and hard work deserve our gratitude each and every day.On this National Doctor’s Day, the tiny tots of Shalom Hills International school united to pay tribute to these warriors who are protecting us. Our tiny tots of kindergarten were excited to learn about this special day. Card making activity was conducted in the class where children proudly made thank you cards for doctors.It was a great learning experience for the young Shalomites.
In concordance with the proverb “Healthy body has a healthy mind”, the students of classes I-V celebrated ‘World Athletics Day’ by discussing the importance of being healthy in morning assembly. They also shared information on Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti. The World Athletics Day, initiated in 1996, is organized by the IAAF (International Amateur Athletic Federation). The day is celebrated globally every year to spread awareness among children and youth regarding the importance of fitness and being healthy. Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti, celebrated on 7 May every year, commemorates the Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian Noble Laureate. A renowned author, poet, painter and dramatist, he has contributed widely to the Bengali canon and his expansive works remain relevant even today. Mother's Day is celebrated with fun and fervour every year. This day is dedicated to the love, affection, care, and dedication of all the wonderful moms. A mother is perhaps the only person who can love unconditionally and that's why on her special day, you must make her feel special. This being one of those occasions that none of us can afford to miss was zealously enjoyed by one and all.
The children had fun learning the concept of quantification while playing games
The children enjoyed making words with foam letters while learning ‘ub’ blends.
The children had lot of fun playing games and quiz on Children’s day celebration.
The children took a pledge not to burn crackers and to have a safe and green Diwali by lighting a candle
The children made coconut laddoos with milkmaid for their families for Diwali.
To enhance the fine motor skills of the children they were taught to fold the origami sheet to make an aeroplane.
The play group children made a rocket with the square shapes of different colours. They had fun doing ear bud painting also in a dog.
The children spoke very confidently about the different modes of transport. They also used props for the same.
The children were introduced to the theme- transport. They had fun making different modes of transport with clay. They also enjoyed sailing their paper boats in their own home made ponds.
The children displayed confidence while speaking about the insects – recap of the theme of the previous month
The children were briefed about the Father of the nation-Gandhi ji and his principles. They dressed up as Gandhi ji and did a show and tell activity. They spoke very confidently.
To enhance fine motor skills of the children the children made a butterfly with origami sheets. They were also explained about the lifecycle of a butterfly. They made a booklet depicting the life cycle of a butterfly.
A story was narrated to the children about the Dussehra festival. The children also made a craft of Ravana and spoke few lines on the festival. They spoke very confidently.
The children enjoyed making different objects related to the letters and insects- theme of the month. They thoroughly enjoyed the activity.
The children were introduced to pink colour and they made a peppa pig as a craft for the same.
The children had fun making a traffic light with biscuits and gems
The children made a paper cup phone and had fun talking to themselves.
To enhance the fine motor skills of the children an activity of paper folding was done. The children made a boat with an origami sheet.
The children were introduced to a triangular shape and made a craft of a mouse with triangular shape.
The children played lot of games with respect to the theme of the month and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
The children were explained about the different parts of the plants. They made a tulip flower with an origami sheet themselveswhich also helped them to enhance their fine motor skills.
To enhance fine motor skills of the children they were asked to make different objects with clay. This also helped them to enhance their cognitive skills.
The children were introduced to different blend words by arranging the soft letters on their own.
The children enjoyed making sprout salad with self grown sprouts. They were explained about the process of germination of seeds. They kept the moong in moist cotton and saw the sprouts germinate after two days. Then, they prepared a chaat of the same with different spices and lemon. They thoroughly enjoyed the activity.
The children were briefed about the medicinal herbs in our kitchen.
The children did leaf painting of different types of leaves in their garden.
The Play group children made a fruit basket with the cut outs of different types of fruits. They had fun doing this activity.
The children spoke about the parts of the plants, types of fruits, medicinal values of plants and their favourite fruits and vegetables.All of them displayed confidence while speaking their lines.
Little chef- Tri coloured sandwich
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Experiment- Mixing oil with water
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Founder’s week activities
Origami peacock Activity
Keeping in mind the CBSE instruction to incorporate art-based learning, the students of grade 7 took part in Storyboard Making activity. The base chapter was ‘Bringing Up Kari’. The activity was derived from one of the scenes where Kari, the elephant is up to some mischief. The students were asked to make a storyboard of their pet/or animal they like, portraying any of their mischievous activities. They were also guided to not have more than 5-10 clippings and conversations. The students were guided with samples from the daily newspaper. They were also briefed about the history of the activity being first developed at Walt Disney Studios in the 1930s. Adding to this, discussion on organizational skills was held, which is a basic system of any project planning. They were also informed about various sites that can be used as a tool for making astounding storyboards. The students enjoyed this activity coming up with some funny story to create their storyboard. This Fun-Task not only enhanced their thinking and illustrating skills but also knowledge about advanced platforms and having a clear idea of their goals and objectives beforehand.
Class room presentation is an Integral part of our curriculum and skill Class Presentation was organized to showcase what has been taught from April. The excited munchkins of classes KG-B, C and D confidently spoke on topics such as exploring me, family, Safe/Unsafe touch, community helpers, girl power, our country- India. The presentation began with the Lord’s prayer followed by physical exercises. From introducing the topic to vote of thanks the Shalomites confidently represented themselves with a great effort. Children recited poems and various songs sung by our tiny tots. It enhanced their communication skills and developed their confidence. The parents were invited to encourage and cheer the budding talent. Children were excited to have their grandparents in the audience. It was a proud moment for the parents as well as teachers to see the confidence of children.
The little ones enjoyed the “show and tell” session where they spoke a few lines on related pictures of ‘Autumn season” and were encouraged to think “outside the box” thereby building their confidence.
The harvest festival, Onam, is the major festival of Kerala. According to a popular legend, this festival is celebrated to welcome King Mahabali and people make all efforts to celebrate in a grand way. Children were explained the significance of the festival.
Teachers’day is the time to pay tribute to teachers and appreciate their efforts in the world. It was fun to see the little ones dress up as their favorite teacher and be like them.
The P.E department team of the Shalom Hills International School organized the Sports Vito for the Grade M III on 02/02/2019 & 03/02/2019. During this Sports Vito the students and their parents participated with great enthusiasm and displayed good sportsmanship towards the events that were organized in the sports meet. Some of the events being-Obstacle Race, Paddle Race, Tunnel race and Bouncing Hurdle Race.
This was a fun filled activity with the all participants being winners.
Class room presentation is an Integral part of our curriculum and skill development.
Class Presentation was organized to showcase what has been taught from April. Children of MIII confidently spoke on topics such as exploring me, family, good touch/bad touch, community helpers, our country- India and country- Russia. The children showcased their learning in the form of Role play. It was a great learning experience for the children to showcase their talent. It enhanced their communication skills and developed their confidence .The parents were invited to encourage and cheer the budding talent. It was a proud moment for the parents as well as teachers to see the confidence of children. The activity won accolades from the parent fraternity.
Children learned the value of helpers and understood their importance in everyday life. The children also reflected upon their own role in the buiding up a healthy and safe community.
The culmination for the Theme Community Helpers was a fun activity for children where each student dressed up as what they would want to be when they grow up - nurse, doctor, police officer, fire-fighter, chef, mail carrier and many more. They spoke few lines about them. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by all our tiny tots
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.