Its Fun to be in Kindergarten KD

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Happy New Year

Another year has come! We welcomed 2019 by being more open-minded in learning and discovering new things.

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During Science, Children learned about the different kinds of plants

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They went for a walk to see the different kinds of plants in school

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They drew the plants that they saw

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They also wrote the names of the plants

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As the children learn about plants, they had a first hand experience in planting seeds in cotton

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They also planted seeds in soil

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They got to see the difference on how a seed that was planted in cotton and soil grew.

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In Math, we incorporated Science by collecting leaves outdoors

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The children collected dried leaves on the school grounds

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and placed them inside their plastic bags.

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Each group counted 100 leaves..

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and stick them on the paper to see their 100 collection of leaves.

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The students had different stations to show their understanding in counting and identifying numbers to 100. They used base ten strips to make 100.

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They also used dice to make numbers to 100.

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and they played bingo

The Early Years students celebrated our 100 days of school by doing different activities.
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The children dressed up as their 100 year old self

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Together with the other students in Early years, they played with the parachute

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They had a picnic outdoors during snacks

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They went to different stations and did Chinese calligraphy

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They decorated their own hats
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and played a game that used 100 items

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We are definitely 100 days smarter, brighter and wiser!

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Thankful for November

November is a month to be thankful for so many things. We are thankful for all the new lessons and activities that we’ve learned in Kindergarten and looking forward to many more to come.

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The children learned that addition means “putting together”. They played Addition Snakes and Ladders where they added the dots in each dice to know how many spaces they will move.

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They played with their small groups.

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They also learned that subtraction means “taking away”. The children played the “Subtraction Take-Away” board game to practice subtraction.

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They roll the dice and subtract the number from 10.

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Children were divided into small groups to play.

IN ELA
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They learned about the difference of Action Words (verbs) and naming Words (Nouns)

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They identified the pictures by writing “A” if it’s an action word and “N” if it’s a naming word.

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They chose 1 naming word and 1 action word from the box..
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Then they used it in a sentence,
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and wrote a story about it.

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Drop everything and read!
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Children enjoyed reading their favorite books.

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Our highlight for this month was the book week where our class chose “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” for the presentation. They definitely worked hard and enjoyed as they performed a skit and a dance number.

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An October to Remember!

October was such a busy month for Kindergartners! It was filled with fun and exciting activities and celebrations. The children had a lot of activities in class from their different subjects where they continued to practice team work as well as working independently. We had our spirit week where children dressed up in costumes everyday for a week based on the different themes.

We also had our United Nations day celebrating our different nationalities by wearing our costumes, performing, attending cultural workshops and eating diverse kinds of food. We ended the month by celebrating Halloween. The Early Years children were able to go to different stations to make masks and paper bags, prepare food and play games. It’s definitely an October to remember!

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The children traced Max’s and Mei’s body and labeled it with the body parts.

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Kindergarten KD learning about sight words

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As they learned about how things change, the students made slime to observe how the different ingredients will change when it’s all mixed up.

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Tropical Tuesday

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Wake Up Wednesday

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Theme Thursday: Emojis

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Children using number bonds as they learn and understand the concept of addition.

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The children performed during United Nations Day

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The children made their mummy juices

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They made spider sandwiches with peanut butter and jelly.

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They also made their halloween masks

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The children were able to meet and greet Ironman during our trick or treating

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It was such a spooktacular day, indeed!

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Happy halloween from Kindergarten KD!

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Super September!

Another month has passed by! September was a time for the kids to get to know each other more and build friendships with the help of the different fun and hands-on activities in class.

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In Math, The Kindergarteners learned about numbers 1-20 with the use of manipulatives such as unifix cubes, counters and pictures cards. They also had games where in they got to work in pairs or groups. This way, they learned how to collaborate with their classmates.

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In Science, the students learned about force and motion. They had a lot of experiments where in they did hands-on activities like rolling balls to see who can go faster, and playing with cars in ramps to understand what friction can do to the speed of things. They also learned about the different simple machines and had the opportunity to create their own simple machines using recycled materials.

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In Social Studies, we focused on showing respect and practicing team work. The students were given different activities so they can learn to help each other during group work.

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In ELA, the students learned about the different letter sounds and were able to apply it as they start choosing and reading books from the classroom. They have also started to put their ideas in drawings and writing.

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Indoor and outdoor play is the time they get to explore different toys and play area. For indoor play, the children enjoyed playing with the cooking items, legos and connect four. During outdoor play, they loved going to the slide and playing with sand and water.

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Welcome to Kindergarten KD!

Dear Parents,

Welcome to Kindergarten!

The school year has a lot in store for us. Exciting times ahead! I am looking forward to get to know you and your children. I believe our collaboration will result to an engaging and fruitful learning experience that will benefit the children in Kindergarten KD.

I am Tin Dalisay, and I will be your child’s homeroom teacher this year. I took my undergraduate studies at Miriam College with the degree in Child Development and Education and I have finished my units in Family Life and Child Development in UP Diliman. I have been teaching for 10 years and had the experience of working with Preschool and Grade 1 children in Casa Montessori Internationale, My First Skool in Singapore and Keys School Manila.

I am very excited to be part of your child’s holistic development. As I believe that each child is unique, this year will be filled with various activities that will help your child express their individuality and reach their best potential.

In our journey to acquire new sets of knowledge and skills, please be assured that I am here to guide and help your children reach their aspirations and goals. Together, we may communicate through your child’s assignment notebook, e-mail (kdalisay@cismanila.org) or by setting an appointment with our Executive Secretary, Ms. Kitin Conchu (mconchu@cismanila.org) or at Tel. No. (632) 798-0011 Local 103 or 116.

Sincerely,

Tin Dalisay
Teacher
Kindergarten KD

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