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! 🌙

 

Week 6

    MUSIC


This week, we reviewed the sounds we learned the week before. We discussed the most common machine sounds.

    ART

This week in Art, we celebrated the INTERNATIONAL DOT DAY. We filled the whole week with The Dot arts and crafts. We also learned the story The Dot by Peter Reynolds.

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    P.E.


This week, we learned non-locomotor movements. Then, we combined our locomotor and non-locomotor movements to have rhythmic dance.

Week 5

This week is filled with activities to hone students’ fine and gross motor skills.

    MUSIC


This week, we continued to learn about sounds. We identified and produced human sounds.
Also, we sang our song for our Moon Festival Performance.
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    ART


This week, our color is GREEN. We made green related activities.
Also, we continued to draw and followed the correct steps in drawing. We also mixed primary colors to create SECONDARY colors using ziploc bag and paint.20170910-110314.jpg20170910-110353.jpg20170910-110408.jpg20170910-110427.jpg20170910-110442.jpg20170910-110452.jpg20170910-110520.jpg20170910-110534.jpg20170910-110553.jpg20170910-110602.jpg20170910-110612.jpg20170910-110627.jpg20170910-110641.jpg

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    P.E.

In P.E., we did Space Awareness and Locomotor activities such as Froggy Tag, Animal Actions and Lily Pad Game.
Also, we are starting our classes with a warm up dance and follows it with rounds of running in the yard.

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Week 4

    MUSIC


This week, we learned about SOUNDS. We did activities to appreciate sounds. We heard HUMAN, ANIMALS, MACHINES and NATURE sounds.

    ART

In art, we did BLUE activities. Also, we did sorting activities of the colors we know as a review.

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We also did follow up activities on how to paint and learned about the PRIMARY COLORS.

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    P.E.


In P.E., we did tag games namely ZOMBIE TAG and FROGGY TAG. Also, we did treasure hunt game as a follow up activity of our topic, the LOCOMOTOR MOVEMENTS. 20170905-130225.jpg

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Week 3

Our week has been FUN-tastic!

    MUSIC


In Music, we continued to learn melodies and chants. We also learned new hand and finger plays.

    ART


In Art, we made YELLOW-themed crafts.
We also continued to practice our cutting and pasting skills. We learned how to use and take care of our paint brushes. We also practiced basic brush strokes.

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    P.E.


In P.E., we continued to do activities to master our locomotor movements. Games such as tag games, freeze dance and dvd games were enjoyed by the students!

Week 2

Week 2 is focused on knowing everyone’s names and getting used to the classroom atmosphere.

    ART


This week, we started to learn colors in preparation for the color wheel lesson. We will have a color of the week.
Also, we learned how to properly care for art materials. We sharpened dull pencils and reviewed how to cut and paste using scissors and glue. Also, table captains are selected every lesson.
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    MUSIC

In Music, we continued to work on our Nursery rhymes with the help of big books. Everyone’s prepared to sing their hearts out.

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    P.E.


This week, we learned locomotor movements. Students are excited to do activities they can do with their feet! We also did the Hunting Game. We learned how to walk properly, run, hop, jump, leap, glide and gallop.

WELCOME to S.Y. 2017-2018!

First day of school started with delight!
Names, classroom rules and routines were learned during the first week.
Students were so energetic and very eager to learn.

      MUSIC

We sang our names, learned few routine songs and name songs. We reviewed action songs and nursery rhymes we already know.

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      ART

We made our first ever artwork in Art class.
We drew and hand printed some artworks.

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Our artworks will be displayed in our Art Gallery.

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Table captains are ready and responsible.
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      P.E.

We will always start our P.E. class with warm up and rhythmic activities. We also learned our Gym Rules and warm up dance.

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We are looking forward to a great year!

HANDCRAFTED INSTRUMENTS 🎵

This quarter, we made some easy DIY instruments for the Nursery and Pre-K. Here are some of our products!

    STRUMMIES

The Nursery made paper plate Strummies. 20170606-210516.jpg20170606-210545.jpg20170606-210531.jpg

    DEN DEN DRUM

The Pre-K designed and handcrafted these adorable den den drums!
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    MARACAS

The Nursery turned our egg shakers into these colorful Maracas!20170606-211104.jpg20170606-211055.jpg

    SNAKE CASTANETS

The Pre-K made these cute snake castanets using recycled materials such as used cardboard and metal bottle lids! 20170606-211320.jpg20170606-211310.jpg

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