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The Month Gone By: November 2018

The theme for the month was ‘More about Me’. The children learnt about how each one of them are unique, but yet at the same time, how they must learn to respect and value others. They learnt the importance of thinking about others, especially those who are not as...

6 Cool Christmas Decorations to do with your Pre-Schoolers

Christmas season is here! I normally love the festivities and all that goes with it – decorating the house, making sweets, inviting people over… But this year, I’m nine months pregnant and Baby No. 3 is ready to arrive any time during this Christmas month. The...

Sugar: Is it Really that Bad for your Kids?

World over the people are talking about sugar and its ill effects on our body – some even calling it white poison! But is the hype justified? Research today is showing that it is indeed! Children today are consuming more sugar than ever before and its effects on their...

The Month Gone By – October 2018

The theme for the month of October was ‘My Body’. The children learnt about how their bodies have been made so complex. They learnt about the different bones and human skeleton, as well as how our body is made up of muscles and nerves. They enjoyed learning about how...

The Month at a Glance – September 2018

Our theme for the month of September was Kerala. The children learnt a lot about the beautiful state that they live in. They made a few Kerala snacks with coconut. They had fun doing crafts with coconut leaves and other indigenous local materials. They enjoyed making...

Healthy Oat Bars

If you have preschoolers like mine, you’ll know how ravishingly hungry they are, all the time (except meal times!). I’m constantly trying to think of healthy snacks to give them during the day. Though I must confess I invariably succumb to giving them...

The Month Gone By: August 2018

We’ve had a very unusual month at school. With the heavy rain and then the flood, we’ve had very few working days. But we are very grateful that all our children and their families are safe! Our theme for the month was colours and the children learnt about...

Colour Fun (Part 2)

Hope you enjoyed doing the Milk Colour Explosion with your children. Here’s part two of our colour activities: Shaving Foam Pictures This is a fun experiment that produces beautiful designs. It created a marbling effect and can be used for cards, borders, or even...

Colour Fun (Part 1)

Milk Colour Explosion   Colour is one of the most exciting things for preschool children to observe and experiment with. I’m doing a two part blog post on two simple activities you can do with your children. Here’s the first one. This is a very simple experiment...

The Month Gone By – July 2018

Last month at Kids Joy School, our theme was the Jungle: Vegetation, Water Bodies and Aquatic Animals. The children learnt about different trees, plants, and various water bodies likes ponds, lakes and rivers, and the animals found in them. They had fun planting...

The Month Gone By: June 2018

We’ve had an exciting first month of school. By the first week, most of the children had settled down and got into the routine of school. The theme for the month was a fun one – Jungle: Animals, Birds and Insects.  They learnt about the different creatures...

Being Present

Being Present A phrase that was hardly known a few years ago, but now is something that each one of us have to consciously make sure we are doing. In today’s world of the internet and social media, its so easy to be away from the real world. Its much easier to connect...