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Aap Aur Hum

Aap Aur Hum

SANTA MARIA INTEGRATED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
4- Green Avenue Lane, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

 

Aap Aur Hum

January-March 2020

Animals around us (Pet, domestic, wild, aquatic, birds)

My Physical and motor development takes place as I….

 

3+

  • Discover unique things in my environment during the different kinds of ‘Nature walk’ that I go for. Eg : Bird watching

  • Participate in physical activities like age appropriate races that help me enhance skills like running, jumping and crawling.

  • Participate in theme based outdoor games like

  • Learn to coordinate movements with my friends during the physical drill

  • Participate in simple Montessori activities like folding, rolling, washing to develop life skills

  • Do free hand drawings related to the ongoing theme, story, song.

  • Enjoy playing with paints while doing free hand painting

  • Have fun using different things to create interesting prints on a paper.

  • Work with different material like toys, sand & clay etc to strengthen my fine muscles

4+

  • Discover unique things in my environment during the different kinds of ‘Nature walk’ that I go for. Eg. Bug watching, observing animals in my surroundings.

  • Participate in physical activities like age appropriate races that help me enhance skills like running, jumping, rolling, balancing, etc.

  • Participate in theme based outdoor games like

  • Learn to coordinate movements with simple drum beats in a large group during the physical drill

  • Participate in simple Montessori activities like matching, pouring, sorting  to develop life skills

  • Do free hand drawing to depict  the ongoing theme, story, song, pre number/number ( 1-5) concepts & phonic sounds

  • Use paints and brush as a medium  to illustrate topics related to the ongoing theme

  • Have fun using different things to create interesting prints to create cards, hangings, collage, decorations for festivals etc.

  • Work with different material like toys, sand, clay, beads, paper, crayons, paints & brush, to strengthen my fine muscles

For eg: Learn to tear, crush, fold and roll the paper to create interesting articles.

5+

  • Discover unique things in my environment during the different kinds of ‘Nature walk’ that I go for during the year. Eg: watching leaves, insects and flowers through the magnifying glass.

  • Participate in physical activities like age appropriate races that help me enhance skills like running, jumping, hopping, rolling, balancing, lifting light objects, throwing & catching etc.

  • Participate in theme based /outdoor games and other games like treasure hunt, football, fire on the mountain etc.

  • Learn to coordinate movements with the music in a large group during the physical drill

  • Participate in age appropriate Montessori activities like buttoning, unbuttoning, tying a knot etc. to develop life skills

  • Do free hand drawing to depict the ongoing theme, story, song, language and number concepts (1-10)

  • Use paints and brush as a medium to illustrate topics related to the ongoing theme

  • Use different materials to make interesting prints, create cards, puppets, hangings, collage, decorations for festivals etc.

  • Work with different material like toys, clay, beads, paper, safety scissors, pencils etc to strengthen my fine muscles

My language development takes place as I…..                               

3+

  • Listen to my friends and teachers talk during the circle time

  • Share my feelings and experience during the circle time

  • Talk  about the objects I bring form home for show and tell, like my favorite toy

  • Talk about the things I  observe during the nature walk

  • Talk about my drawings and other interesting creations

  • Sing theme songs throughout the year

  • Listen to stories during story time

  • Talk about my favorite character in the story

  • Team up with my friends to dramatize the story

  • Listen and follow what my teacher says during the outdoor games

 

4+

  • Listen and speak to my friends and teachers talk during the circle time

  • Express my feelings /ideas/ observations during the theme talk

  • Talk about the objects I bring form home for ‘show and tell’ to internalize concepts like colors, phonic sounds

  • Talk about the things I observe during the nature walk like changes in the surroundings

  • Talk about my drawings and other interesting creations, like story illustrations and song impressions

  • Sing theme songs throughout the year

  • Listen to stories during story time

  • Talk about my favorite character in the story

  • Team up with my friends to dramatize the story in different ways

  • Tell stories using the puppet theatre and puppets

  • Try to create my own short story

  • Listen and follow what my teacher says during the outdoor games and activities

  • Learn to differentiate between various phonic sounds

  • Learn to match the phonic sound to their letters.

  • Listen to phonic sounds of the letters and name objects related to them

  • Learn to recognize the first sound in a word like: c – cat, a – apple

 

5+

  • Listen and speak to my friends and teachers talk during the circle time

  • Express my feelings /ideas/ observations during the theme talk

  • Learn to present simple scientific experiments, theme assignments etc. that I bring from home during ‘show and tell’

  • Talk about the things I observe during the nature walk like seasonal/man made changes in the surroundings

  • Talk about my drawings and other interesting creations, like story illustrations and song impressions

  • Sing theme songs throughout the year

  • Listen to stories during story time focusing on different aspects like emotions, characters and new words each time.

  • Talk about my favorite character in the story

  • Team up with my friends to dramatize the story using different mediums like props, puppets, musical instruments

  • Tell stories using the puppet theatre and puppets

  • Listen and follow what my teacher says during the outdoor games and activities

  • Learn to blend phonic sounds to read two – three letter words

  • Learn to memorize sight words like the, this, that etc.

  • Learn to arrange moveable words in a sentence like ‘This is a cat ’ (starts in September)

  • Learn to use interesting material like moveable letters and crosswords to enhance my reading skills

 

My socio emotional development takes place as I…

3+

  • Gradually learn to express myself to people around me

  • Talk about myself in relation to different themes and the world around me.

  • Express emotions like happy and sad during circle time

  • Play and share toys with other children in my group during free play

  • Observe good practices like greeting people, saying thank you and please

  • do things on my own to experience a sense of achievement

  • participate in group activities to bond with my friends

  • learn important life skills like eating on my own, looking after my belongings etc.

 

4+

  • express myself to my teacher and friends

  • Talk about myself in relation to different themes and the world around me. For eg: My family and I, Me and my home etc

  • Express emotions like happy, sad, angry, scared during circle time

  • Become aware of things I can do/ cannot do

  • Play and share space and toys with other children in my group during free play

  • Learn to accommodate others in my play

  • Observe good practices like greeting people, saying thank you and please

  • do things on my own to experience a sense of achievement

  • participate in group activities and games to bond with my friends like making a collage.

  • Learn to speak confidently during special assembly, etc

5+

  • Express myself confidently to my teacher, friends and others around me.

  • Talk about myself in relation to different themes and the world around me. For eg: My family and I, Me and my home etc.

  • Express emotions like happy, sad, angry, scared and worried during circle time

  • Talk about pleasant and unpleasant experiences I have had in life.

  • Become aware of things I can do/ cannot do

  • Experience playing in different play corners with other children during free play

  • Observe good practices like greeting people, saying thank you and please

  • Participate in group activities and games to bond with my friends like team games

  • Learn important life skills like arranging learning material in place after use, switching lights and fans when not in use, using a dust pan and broom to keep my classroom clean, arrange benches before leaving, helping my teacher and friends.

  • Learn to speak confidently while making presentations on days like exhibition, food stall, special assembly etc.

My cognitive development takes place as I…

3+

  • observe my surroundings keenly

  • gradually increase my concentration while doing different activities

  • try to memorize simple songs and their rhythm

  • think and share my thoughts during theme talks

  • enhance my general awareness while listening to discussions on various topics

  • enhance my senses while doing sensorial activities like blind man’s bluff etc

  • recall important information and observations and experiences through my illustrations

  • classify objects on the basis of their color, shape and size

  • learn to distinguish between different sounds like sound of a bird from that of a squirrel

 

4+

  • observe my surroundings and understand it in relation to a context

  • increase my concentration while doing different activities

  • try to memorize simple songs and their rhythm

  • think and share my thoughts during theme talks

  • enhance my general awareness while listening to discussions on various topics

  • enhance my senses while doing sensorial activities like walking in the sensorial trays

  • recall important observations and experiences through my illustrations

  • classify objects on the basis of their color, shape, texture, size etc

  • learn to distinguish between various phonic sounds and letters

  • learn to spot odd things that don’t belong to a group like, spot the odd one out  

  • learn to recognize numbers (1 – 5 ), quantify them through different activities and games like count and draw/stick, do actions corresponding to the number like jump twice, clap thrice etc.

5+

  • observe my surroundings with a specific focus

  • learn to focus on a task while doing different activities

  • recall familiar rhythms and beats with songs

  • think and share my thoughts during theme talks

  • enhance my general awareness while listening to discussions on various topics

  • enhance my senses while doing sensorial activities like- smelling jars, feeling different textures, tasting  

  • recall important observations and experiences through my illustrations

  • classify objects on the basis of their texture, size, form, utility and characteristics like
    things used in the kitchen, bathroom etc.

  • learn blend phonic sounds to read CVC words and phrases

  • learn to spot odd things that don’t belong to a group like, spot the odd one out

  • learn to look for differences and similarities between two things

  • arrange things in a sequential order like a story, a pattern etc

  • do simple number (1-10) concepts like counting, quantifying, finding the missing number, what comes before after, count and draw/ paste objects corresponding to the number, count and thread the beads

  • mark important things on the map of India/world to know it better.