Week 15

This week is HEARTBEAT VIETNAM week!

We spent the whole week in trying to raise donations to reach our goal to help children with Chronic Heart Diseases.

It’s our pride to announce that we reached our goal and we collected money more than our target! It was a successful week indeed!

 

MUSIC

In Music, we continued to perform Rhythms using different instruments. We also started singing Christmas songs.

 

ART

 

In Art, we did our Color Wheel Activity using play dough! We used our fine motor skills to mold tiny round play dough! We also created PINK by mixing white and red.

 

 

P.E.

 

In P.E., we did our Chasing/Fleeing/Dodging activities such as Cross the Ocean, Alligator Tag and Treasure Hunt.

Each student improved their dodging skills.

Week 14

This week, we continued on celebrating Reading Month!

We read books and helped hand in hand in creating our face boards.

MUSIC

In Music, we read Pete the Cat books. These books come with catchy songs and the little ones loved it! We read Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes and Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons.

 

ART

In Art, we created Color Wheel Creatures and we painted our face boards. We chose our favorite Superhero Comic Book Character and we did our best to make them look awesome! Here are some of our photos.

Color Wheel Creatures:

 

Face Boards:

Here’s Nursery kids having fun painting.

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P.E.

In P.E., we continued to do our Chasing/Fleeing/Dodging Activities. The little ones really loved Cross the Ocean and Froggy Tag. They have certainly improved their fleeing and dodging skills. We will continue to work on this next week.

Week 13

Week 13 welcomes the Reading month!

This week and the rest of the weeks on November, we will be reading books and doing fun art activities.

Also, Friday is the Book Character day so everybody dressed up in their favorite book characters, including the ECC teachers

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MUSIC

In Music, we continue to practice our steady beat and rhythm. We also sang songs from books.

 

ART

In Art, we finished creating our Fall Artworks. Kindergarten continued to learn about Primary and Secondary colors and started to create their color wheel creatures. Also, we brainstormed and planned for our Reading Month Face Boards. We will be working on it the whole week so better watch out for our awesome creations!

 

P.E.

In P.E., we moved on to our next unit which is Chasing, Fleeing and Dodging. We did tag games such as Runner Tag and Froggy Tag. Also, we did Duck, Duck, Goose.

 

Week 11

IT’S ALL ABOUT HALLOWEEN!

 This week, we talked about the stories and history of Halloween. Everyone was excited to show off their amazing costumes and to eat candies.

MUSIC

In Music, we sang and danced to Halloween songs such as Knock Knock Trick or Treat, Who Took the Candy?, Halloween Night, Five Little Pumpkins, Five Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate and many more.

Here’s Steven singing his favorite Halloween song:

ART

We showed our great excitement for Halloween in Art. We made Jack-O-Lanterns, Pumpkin Patch, Ghosts, Mummy Candy Corn Collage, Witch, Monster of Dr. Frankenstein and Haunted House.

 

 

 

P.E.

In P.E., we continued to do our warm up dance Halloween Stomp. We also continued to practice of THrowing and Catching Skills individually and with a partner.

Week 10

It’s the end of the 1st Quarter! How time flies!

This week, we started singing and dancing Halloween songs, doing Halloween art projects and thinking about our Halloween costume for the Halloween Festival this October 31st.

MUSIC

In Music, we continued to do Steady Beat activities using rhythm sticks and by clapping our hands. Also, we sang Halloween songs such as Knock, Knock Trick or Treat, Five Little Pumpkins and Who Took the Candy?.

 

ART

In Art, we started creating Halloween arts and crafts. We learned how to draw Jack-O-Lanterns with different facial expressions.

Also, we beautified our BEAN BAG TOSS BOARD. The Pre-K students helped a lot in making these boards look more amazing!

 

P.E.

This week in P.E., we danced Halloween Stomp and Halloween Rules as our warm up activities. Also, we continued to Throw and Catch ball.

 

 

Week 9

Moon Festival was a huge success! Thank you parents for coming and witnessing the performances of our students!

Here are some photos of our lanterns and performances:

Pre-Nursery

Nursery:

Pre-K:

Kindergarten:

MUSIC

This week in Music, we are exploring and performing rhythms! But first, we explored Steady Beat. We used our rhythm sticks to create beats. We also clapped our hands and stomped our feet to the beat. We sang songs and tried our hardest to make the beat steady.

Here are some of our photos:

BOUNCE SONG: Lyrics: “Bounce high, bounce low, bounce the ball to Shiloh.”

ART

This week in Art, we create colorful moon cakes and explored the color ORANGE. We also did an experiment called The Running Water Experiment to explore the primary colors. For Kindergarten, we created a Mondrian Art and will continue to explore next week! Here are some photos:

 

PRIMARY COLOR BUTTERFLY ART

MONDRIAN ART:

 

P.E.

This week in P.E., we started with the most exciting THROWING and CATCHING activity. This activity is one of the Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) that will help the children become more coordinated and more active when they grow up. Here are some photos and videos:

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Week 8

Welcome to Week 8!

This week, little boys and girls are extremely busy in preparing for the upcoming MOON FESTIVAL. We learned our songs, dance performances and created our lanterns to bring to the parade!

Here are some photos!

 

Also, we went to the MSHS stage to practice in front of many students and teachers!

Overall, we think we’re prepared for next week’s MOON FESTIVAL! 🌙