15/01/2020 : Makar Sankranti
Makar Sankranti, a harvest festival in India was celebrated in the Pre Primary Section. This festival of joy and happiness is also known as the ‘Kite Flying festival’. The teachers explained to the students the significance of this festival and how it is celebrated in different parts of India. The Nursery and Jr. KG children made colourful kites which they displayed with great zest. Sr. KG made Makar Sankranti greeting cards.
Children were eagerly waiting to fly their kites. They were taken out in the open ground where they enjoyed flying kites. The teachers also cautioned the children to be alert and careful while flying kites at home as birds can be hurt. The traditional sesame and jaggery ladoos were distributed to all the children. They relished the sweet and took sweet memories home with them.
11/01/2020 : Intra School Hindi Recitation
Intra School Hindi Recitation was held on 11th January 2020 at IES Manik Vidyamandir.
The participants for the competition were selected on the basis of Interhouse competitions held in their respective schools, i.e. IES Manik Vidyamandir and IES Orion.
Winners, Runner up and participants were awarded certificates at the end of the competition.
14/01/2020 : Fruit Day Activity
Fine motor skills which involve the use of the small muscles are an important part of a child’s development. The development of these skills, help a child to perform important tasks like picking objects, feeding oneself, buttoning, colouring, writing etc. These abilities gradually develop through experience and exposure to a variety of activities, materials and even foods. The tiny tots of Nursery were given an activity of peeling a small banana during their tiffin time. The little ones enjoyed learning from this practical experience. Besides developing their fine motor skills and sensorial exploration this practical life learning experience also helped them develop concentration, self confidence and independence as well as boost their self-esteem.