01 Oct

CURRICULUM INSIGHT

Nursery – October and November 2017

Theme for the month: Going Green

Through this theme your child will be able to identify and describe the vegetables based on special characteristics such as colour, size, shape and texture. He/ she will be made aware of the importance of eating them which will help them to develop the right eating habits from early childhood. Do expose your child to various types of food that will help to build his/her immunity as well as taste.

Methodology: Effective usage of Audio Visual learning, technology, art and craft and role plays.

Language:

Vocabulary will be enhanced through the introduction of letters ‘Mm’, ‘Nn’, ‘Oo’, and sight words related to the theme. Along with these, various activities like show and tell, picture talk, rhymes and stories will be done on a regular basis.

 Life Skills:

Good manners at Public Places: This month, the child will learn more about good manners at public places, so that they learn to behave well when taken to the shops, malls etc. They will also learn about toilet etiquette.

 Numeracy:

There will be a progression in numerals, concepts of colours and shapes.

Dates to Remember:

 

Date Activity / Event Particulars
04/10/2017 Joy of Giving Week Students to bring one toy/book in good condition, it will be donated to an NGO/ Orphanage.
07/10/2017 World Elder’s Day Invite with details will be sent.
13/10/2017 Diwali Party Students to come in traditional wear.
14/10/2017 Progress Reports Parents to come in the time slots given to them
01/11/2017 Portfolio Activity Students to bring a medium sized picture of their favourite cartoon character.
08/11/2017 Vegetable Delight Day Students to come dressed up as any one vegetable.
10/11/2017 Brown Day Students to carry a well labelled brown object for the Show and Tell activity.
14/11/2017 Children’s Day Celebration Students to come in party wear.

A soft copy of the Rhymes for the month will be mailed to you.

 At Home You Can:

Explore books related to the theme. By reading story books and making your home a print rich space, you will improve your child’s ability to master learning effectively.

Do make your child share his/her reflections of the stories read. This will develop thinking and reasoning skill as well as aid in confidence building. Please encourage him/her, for every effort made; he/she will do better in a motivating and positive environment. To enhance your child’s learning experience, you could take the child to the market place and grocery stores.

Web Resource links  that can help you in your venture include:

Learn all about Vegetables

Why should we eat Vegetables

Looking forward to an eventful month of learning and celebrations.