Classroom Connections – Nursery

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9 Jan 2017
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Nursery – January 2017

Theme for the month:Our Feathered Friends (Birds) 

While exploring and understanding the land and water still seems like a possibility, what intrigues the young mind is the sky. It is a dream to fly across this open space. What makes these birds special, how they fly across such vast spans, how is it that some fly higher than the rest. These are some of the thoughts that cross each young mind.

Thus, through this theme your child will gain an insight about common birds, their physical features and description, life span, habitat, food, young ones etc.

 Effective usage of Role plays, Audio Visual learning and technology will be the methodology used.Rhymes, songs, stories, games and creative work will ensure that your child learns concepts in a child friendly way. Related worksheets will enable reinforcement of concepts done through the month making it an enriching experience!

Language:

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

Numeracy:

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

Dates to Remember:

Date Activity/Event

Particulars

12.1.17 Black and white day Students to wear Black and White coloured clothes and carry a well labeled black and white object for show and tell activity.
17.1.17 Field trip to the zoo (Bird Section) Detailed circular to follow.
19.1.17 Soup day Class activity.
20.1.17 Being a beautiful bird day Students to come dressed up as any bird of their choice.
23.1.17 Handwriting day Class activity.
25.1.17 Republic day Students to wear tri coloured clothes.
31.1.17 Rehearsal for sports day Detailed circular to follow.

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 learning effectively. Do make your child share his/her reflections of the stories read. This will develop thinking, reasoning skills as well as aid in confidence building. Please encourage your children, for every effort made. They will do better in a motivating and positive environment.

To enhance your child’s learning experience; you could take the child to a bird sanctuary, on a nature walk and feed the birds.

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

Learn All about Birds

Various Birds on Earth

Looking forward to an eventful month of learning and celebrations.

Our Best,

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