LITTLE MINDS OF PRESIDIUM LEARN TO MAKE RATTLES
Children learn as they play. Most importantly in play children learn how to learn. Play is our brain's favourite way of learning. Keeping this in mind, under the theme PLAY(TBL) children were engaged in rattle making activity wherein they created their own toy. This activity helped them develop their fine motor skills, enhance creativity and build confidence. It also made them independent learners. So, we at Presidium believe that they all must be allowed to play stamp in puddles, dig in the dirt, go for bug hunt, spoil their clothes, create a garden of fairies as it is this free play make children smarter, healthier and happier.
WORLD DANCE DAY: CELEBRATING THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL
Dance rejuvenates life, makes one happy, forget all the sorrows, relieves stress. This day commemorates the creator of modern ballet. Various forms of dances are performed all over the world for various purposes. We at PRESIDIUM observed a special assembly on world dance day. The day started with saraswati vandana . Our Presidians gave splendid performances on various dance forms like hip hop, salsa, rajasthani folk, punjabi folk etc. The atrium was enthralled with the foot tapping music of various forms and the day was observed with full happiness, joy and contentment.
ENROUTE TO THE WORLD OF SHAPES WITH RANGOMETRY ACTIVITY!
Shapes are the foundation of most images all around. Learning to identify and understand what the different shapes are, as well as their parts are important concepts, as a strong understanding of shapes is vital for learning more complex geometry concepts later. Thus, we recently conducted an activity wherein our confident Presidians used basic shapes of Rangometry kit to make animals, birds, pizza, flower and sun. Some of them created beautiful sceneries having trees, leaves, rocks, houses through shapes of all sorts of mathematical patterns. The learning experience was interesting and joyful as the students were so excited to create something innovative, unique and explored the world of shapes.
PRESIDIANS SLOGANEER ‘CLEAN EARTH, GREEN EARTH’ ON EARTH DAY
THE EARTH IS IN OUR HANDS
To acquaint our Presidians with this facet of life Dwarka 6 organised a special assembly on EARTH DAY. Our aspiring anchors unveiled the programme with the Thought of the Day stating "Plant a tree today, make the life of earth much longer". Our confident students gave motivational speeches and sang Earth day rhymes. Grade 3 students also showcased a theatre act on ‘Clean Earth, Green Earth’. The tiny tots of nursery gave a heart touching performance on saving trees.The assembly concluded with an oath ceremony wherein the Presidians recited - "Earth is our home so it is our duty to keep it clean and green. To make it clean we will not litter anywhere. To make it green we will plant a tree. The earth is what we all have in common".
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE EASTER WITH A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY
Easter is the symbol of hope, renewal and new life. It is the time to rejoice and be thankful for the gifts of life, love and joy. Easter is celebrated by Christian fraternity to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ. To commemorate the goodness of Jesus Christ and his will of doing good deeds for humanity, Easter Assembly was observed in Presidium. Our little Presidians of grade Nursery were dressed up as Bunnies and began the celebration with the Easter Parade. Students enthralled everyone with their beautiful dance moves. The cherry on the cake was the musical choir on the song EK TU HI BHAROSA. Grade 2 students enjoyed egg hunt activity in the garden area.
BLOCK ACTIVITY: PRESIDIANS LEARN THE CONCEPT OF ‘MORE OR LESS’
The students of grade 1 were engaged in their Maths class to compare the number of objects in two groups i.e. more or less. To compare items words like greater than, less than, or equal to were used. Building with blocks provides one of the most valuable learning experiences available for young children. Block play stimulates learning in all domains of development, intellectual, physical, socio emotional and language. Children were given blocks and were told to make towers using them to show more and less. They also made Alphabets using blocks and showed that small alphabets need less blocks and big alphabets need more blocks. Presidians were able to compare on the basis of their quantity. The creative blend of the students was appreciated while doing the activity.
PRESIDIAN CREATE MINI PUNJAB ON THE OCCASION OF BAISAKHI!
The vibrant festival of Baisakhi contemplates to be of paramount importance in India for varied reasons. Apart from its vital importance for farmers it also marks the beginning of Khalsa panth of the Sikh religion and beginning of The Hindu New Year. The look and feel of the school premises was that of Mini Punjabi. The school atrium echoed the tunes of Punjabi Folk songs. Our young presidians fascinated the audience with their Bhangra and Gidda performances. Students also shared the Importance of the festival. The electrifying looks of our presidians left the audience spellbound. The festival of Baisakhi was celebrated with zeal and zest at Presidium Dwarka 6.
PRESIDIANS ENHANCE THEIR GROSS MOTOR SKILL WITH A MAZE ACTIVITY
Creativity is thinking new things. Innovation is doing new things. Keeping this in mind our facilitators designed a creative and innovative activity for the students of Nursery, the Maze activity. Maze is an excellent vehicle to encourage pre -writing skills and gross motor development. It also enhances planning, eye-hand coordination, fine motor skills and drawing skills. Our Presidians exhibited their skills by helping Riya and her grandmother reach their home while walking on the path when it started raining. A huge maze was created on the floor which suffice our methodology of experiential learning wherein the students walked through the passage and solved the maze. Later a worksheet related to the activity was done by the students in their curriculum book.
MOTIVATING STUDENTS TO ADOPT HEALTHY HABITS ON WORLD HEALTH DAY!
Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. To ensure overall development of the students, Presidium Dwarka 6 celebrated World Health Day with a special assembly. Pupils of each grade showed intense eagerness and enjoyment in conducting the presentation and gave marvelous performances. The students were sensitised to imbibe good eating habits and regular exercise. The students enthralled the atrium with their energetic participation in yoga session and zumba session.
A FUN FILLED WELCOME TO OUR YOUNG LEADERS OF TOMORRO
"School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation is over, school is here” - Winifred C. Marshall
The first day of school is that time of the year when the hearts are filled with the amalgamation of happiness,cheerfulness,anxiousness and excitement. Following the Indian rituals our little Presidians were given a warm welcome by putting a tika on their forehead, as they walked in. The day started off with positivity,energy and enthusiasm. The physical zone was created at the arrival gate leading towards the atrium, wherein the students have to cross the hurdles, jump through the hooplas and balancing on the beam. The teachers were seen making students comfortable and cozy in their classrooms. Everyone was feeling excited and felt glad to meet their old friends, new teachers and a new schedule. The school atrium was divided into four zones, Prop corner, Selfie corner, Maze corner and Tic Tac Toe corner. Moving on the footsteps the students have to choose the corner of their choice and enjoy that activity. Later the students giggled around as the Magician showed some funny and hilarious tricks.The children danced together on the beats reminding all that school is fun. As the school bells start ringing let us look forward for a bright year ahead and make it productive and inspiring for our children.