01 Oct

CURRICULUM INSIGHT

Playgroup – October and November 2017

Theme for the month: Going Green

Through this theme your child will learn to identify common vegetables. He/She will also be able to recognize each one of them based on colour, size and shape. They will also learn about the importance of eating vegetables and how it plays vital role in building his/her immunity to stay healthy. Thus this theme will develop the right eating habits among the children from early childhood.

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

Language:

Vocabulary will be enhanced through the introduction of letters ‘Ll’, ‘Mm’, ‘Nn’, ‘Oo’ and picture vocabulary related to the theme. Along with these, various activities like book browsing, 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.
02/11/2017 Green Handkerchief

Activity

Students to bring one white non-printed square handkerchief.
07/11/2017 Potting Plant Students to bring a well labelled pot with soil in it.
09/11/2017 Being Butterflies Students to carry one colourful stole.
14/11/2017 Children’s Day Celebration Students to come in party wear.

A hard copy of the Rhymes for the month will be given to your child in class.

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 new learning.

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 resources links that can help you in your venture include:

Fruits and Vegetables

Vegetables

 Looking forward to an eventful month of learning and celebrations.