Monday, 2 April 2018


KINDERGARTEN 2017-2018

In Kindergarten class, we learn important age-appropriate concepts through integrated and interactive activities in quality learning centres, namely: numeracy, literacy, message and writing, playdough and fine motor, art and science, construction, dramatic play, reading, easel and puppet theatre.

We plan, build together, problem-solve intentionally or in-the-moment to create our vision. We begin to negotiate, create own rules of play, share ideas and look at the world from others point of view. We assign and accept roles and act them out. Sometimes taking on real-world roles, other times pretend roles. We strengthen our pre-reading and pre-writing skills before any word recognition, letter formation and handwriting skills. 

We describe features of objects and discover things using our senses. We develop curiosity and observational skills, looking at similarities, differences and changes through exploration and investigation.
We involve parents in ‘show and tell’, projects, making playdough, and reading stories in class. 



We build a hotel.

CRITICAL THINKERS: children plan, build together,
problem-solving intentionally or in-the-moment to create their vision.



We play with trains and tracks.

SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE: children begin to negotiate, create own rules of play, sharing ideas and looking at the world from others point of view.




We prepare and eat lunch.

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS: children assign and accept roles and act them out. Sometimes taking on real-world roles, other times pretend roles.




We write on the light table.

ACADEMICALLY SUCCESSFUL: children strengthen their pre-writing skills before any letter formation or any other handwriting skills.




We explore flowers in the playground.

EXPLORATION FLOWERS: children describe the features of
objects and discover things using their senses.


We explore trees around the school.

INVESTIGATING ROOTS: children develop curiosity and
observational skills, looking at similarities, differences and changes.



We print and paint.

PAINTING: Printed representation of leaves as seen in the playground.




We share books and read together.

READING TOGETHERchildren share and take turns reading stories to each other. They learn how to handle books and to point out characters and other features of the book.



We have mystery readers.



We make playdough with mum and dad.



We make still-life drawings outdoors.



We learn to brush our teeth, tongue and gums.




It’s a lot of fun in
KINDERGARTEN!





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