St. Patricks Day
The Primary 2 students enjoyed a great presentation about St. Patrick's Day and then made rainbow shamrocks.
The Primary 2 students learned about insects, their habitats and features.
As part of his Me Museum exhibit a first year Primary 2 student had the opportunity to share his favorite things and pictures with his classmates.
Further Australia Studies
This week the Primary 1 students learned about the continent of Australia. It is the smallest continent and has a wide variety of endemic animals. The students made their own finger puppets of some of the native Australian animals.
The Art in Us
The Primary 2 students learned about the work of the Dutch post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh. One of his Sunflower pieces inspired the students to create their own beautiful versions of the work, and they exercised great focus and attention to detail.
Their silent reading session is an exciting time that the Primary 2 students always look forward to. This time helps the students to improve their reading skills, and non-readers aspire to reach same goal! The children have the opportunity to read by themselves in a chosen quiet spot or they may choose to read to a friend or a teacher.
A Montessori Birthday
A second year had her birthday celebration and shared great pictures with her friends. The children made beautiful bracelets afterwards.
Cutting is a very popular activity in Primary 2. This promotes fine motor skills and coordination.
As part of the 15 years 15 hours project, Primary 2 students expressed their unique creativity by painting their peace rocks.
This week the non- napper students were introduced to the continent of South America. They learned about the Inca Empire: their knotted strings for record keeping, language, agricultural innovations and postal system. All of these amazing creations existed even when they lacked many resources. Students enjoyed coloring their own Inca mask.
The Primary 2 students were excited to welcome their parents to their classroom for Open Friday.
As part of her Me Museum exhibit, a Primary 2 Kindergartener shared her favorite activities, interests, books and information about her family members with her classmates.
Practical Life Activities
Practical Life is a favorite area in the Primary 2 classroom. This work helps students develop their focus, independence and coordination.
Primary 2 students traced maps and conducted research about the continents. They found information about native animals, the weather and the main landscapes of the continents.
Happy Valentines Day
The Primary 1 students celebrated Valentines Day. Students expressed the importance of being nice to each other and demonstrating our love through kind actions. Then they enjoyed creating their own Valentine mobile.