16 Mar

Playgroup – March & April 2017

 

Theme for the month: Community Helpers

Community helpers form an integral part of our society. In this theme, your child will be made to understand the role, each helper plays in serving the society. Daily helpers, such as the milkman, sweeper, etc. will be discussed, in addition to emergency helpers like doctors and firefighters as well. The ultimate goal for your child is to recognize and understand their functions and build respect for the helpers.

Effective usage of Role plays, Audio Visual learning and technology will be the methodology used.

Language:

Recapitulation of letters Aa to Zz will be done and picture vocabulary related to the theme will be enhanced. Along with these, various activities like book browsing, picture talk, rhymes and stories will be done on a regular basis.

Numeracy:

Reinforcement of numerals, concepts of colour, shape and size will be done.

Dates to Remember:

Date

Activity/ Event

Particulars

30/3/17

Community Helper’s  Day

Students to dress up as any one community helper and speak a few sentences on the same.

12/4/17

Year End Party

Detailed circular to follow.
13/4/17 Progress reports

Parents to come according to the time slots given to them.

NB: 12th April 2017, will be the last working day for students.

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 can let your child explore his/her surroundings by interacting with the community helpers around him/her.

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

Community Helpers

Community Helpers for Kids

Song on Community Helpers

 

Looking forward to an eventful month of learning and celebrations.