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Happy Children’s Day in Pre primary

Happy Children’s Day in Pre primary

India celebrates the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on November 14, as Children’s Day. Though Universal Children’s Day is scheduled on November 20 every year, India celebrates it on November 14. His great love for roses as well as children is a well-known fact. In fact he often compared the two, saying that children are like buds in a garden. They should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation as citizens of tomorrow. He felt that children are the real strength of a country and the very foundation of our...

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Teacher workshop on child psychology

Teacher workshop on child psychology

The steady increase in psychological difficulties faced by school children explains the need to ensure their psycho social wellbeing through active collaboration. On 10th November 2017, Ms. Sarita Gupta and Ms. Rajika Dixit attended a seminar by Macmillan Education on the topic ‘Creating Base – School Safety and Healthy minds’. The guest speaker for the day was Dr. Samir Parikh – Chairperson – Fortis National Mental Health Programme and Director – Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences. In the first segment of the seminar a discussion was held on the importance...

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Experience of art at a gallery for Primary.

Experience of art at a gallery for Primary.

5 children from classes 3-5 were taken on an excursion to view an art exhibition on 1 November, 2017 at the Delhi Art Gallery in Hauz Khas. On display was an exhibition by a modern Indian lady artist, Madhvi Parekh. The theme of her exhibition was fantasy and early childhood memories. There were paintings from across the artist’s career, from the 1960s, where the influence of Paul Klee’s abstraction was evident. Interesting nuances in the style were pointed out by the accompanying art teacher, Ms. Farah Khan, as the interested young students looked on curiously. The play of strokes and...

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Doe-a-Deer

Doe-a-Deer

The weather and mood all pleaded for an outing in the sun which was happily heeded when the tiny tots of Pre-Primary, went to Deer Park on 24th October, 2017! The sight of the deer, peacocks and rabbits in their natural habitat and that too at close quarters prompted great delight in the children. They learned that male deer have antlers and female ones have horns. The children were curious to know more about the animals and there was a seemingly unending stream of questions from the inquiring bunch! Soon we settled down in a comfortable spot and spread our picnic fare of rajma and rice....

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Halloween Celebration in Pre-Primary

Halloween Celebration in Pre-Primary

“Double, Double Toil and Trouble. Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble” - William Shakespeare Halloween, is a fun day observed in various parts of the world on 31st October every year . The popular Halloween holiday, has its roots in ancient European traditions and people light bonfires and dress up as ghosts and witches to ward off evil spirits. Ancient people believed that ghosts came back to Earth on Halloween. In fact it is said that spirits of the dead came back to Earth in search of living bodies to repossess the homes where they were live. The celebration of Halloween is therefore...

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