Early Childhood

Jun
16

A Celebration of Learning

This week we had our final Unit Celebration for the year for our current Unit of Inquiry on ‘Feelings and Emotions’. We also integrated our yearlong unit on “Living Things” and we were delighted to see so many parents, friends and family come to support our children. We began in the Black Box Theatre, where […]

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Jun
02

EC Lotus Montessori PYP: Let’s get creative!

Arts week has arrived! We are so excited for you to see what all the children have been working on. You will see creativity all around campus! Last week Lotus friends spent some very memorable moments creating art, sharing their art, celebrating Hannah’s birthday and enjoying the PYP Exhibition by QAIS’ fabulous 5th graders. We […]

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May
31

Our week in photos

We are getting excited to share our learning with the parents of Plum Blossom class at our Celebration of Learning on 11th June at 13:45 in the Black Box Theatre. Our current unit on “Feelings and Emotions” and our year-long unit on “Living Things” are both explored through our upcoming performance called ‘The Rainbow Flower” […]

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May
26

EC Lotus: Can you tell how I feel?

Over the past few weeks we have sung about our feelings, read about our emotions, acted out the way we felt, and drew all sorts of lines that represented our anger, silliness, joyfulness and sadness.  We also explored how colors can convey emotions and you will see just what we have been working on at […]

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May
26

‘Can you tell how I feel, when you look at my face’

Dear Parents, It’s difficult to believe that we are coming towards the end of another term and an academic school year. Just as how we as teachers are busy planning and preparing for the various upcoming events and activities, our children are too. The sun has been shining down on children these days and outdoor […]

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May
24

Sparking a Sense of Wonder – Science in Early Childhood

β€œThe things he sees are not just remembered; they form a part of his soul.” β€• Dr. Maria Montessori Our science unit continued this week with further explorations into liquid matter. We discovered that we can make lava lamps by adding effervescent tablets to the oil and water experiments we made last week. It was wonderful to […]

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May
17

Our Busy Hands

“The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself.” -Dr. Maria Montessori. “The child seeks for independence by means of work; independence of body and mind.” – Dr. Maria Montessori. “The hands are the instruments of man’s intelligence.” – Dr. Maria Montessori. ” First the education of the senses, then the education of the intellect.” […]

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The Goal of Early Childhood Education

“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn”. – Dr. Maria Montessori “Respect all the reasonable forms of activity in which the child engages and try to understand them”. – Dr. Maria Montessori by Ms. Ruby Kalsi, Ms. Bella Liu, EC Peony Lead Teachers

By Early Childhood Team | Early Childhood . IB Primary Years Programme . Montessori
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May
06

Exploring Emotions

In support of inquiring into how we express our feelings, this week has been all about how our faces and bodies depict them. We invited our children to look at a mirror while trying to mimic an emotion and  encouraged them to notice how their face changes. We sang a new song,’ You can tell […]

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May
05

EC Lotus – Montessori PYP: When you look at my face

We’ve had a fun week making all sorts of silly, happy, sad, surprised, shy, excited, scared and angry faces! This week we sang “How I feel” and looked at what types of lines are happy lines and what types of lines depict sadness, anger or confusion. We talked about the green of calm (field of […]

By Early Childhood Team | Early Childhood . How we express ourselves . Montessori
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