15. February 2019
Today we finished our Space theme with a super visit to ESO at Garsching-Forschzentrum. The children had a wonderful time looking at all the photos and models of stars, planets and solar systems. They enjoyed looking through the telescopes and were amazed at just how big the Very Large Telescope and Extremely Large Telescopes are! We will be celebrating a kids birthday on Thursday. Parents’ on breakfast duty will not need to prepare snack on this day. Schäfflertanz We will take the children...
08. February 2019
This week, as we continued our theme ‘Space’ theme, we learnt more about the different moons orbiting our planets. In morning circle, we found out how the moon effects the tides, creating amazing waves so that we can go surfing! Children had the opportunity to collage a picture of the earth and we talked about how much water there is on our planet. Some children counted up to 79 as they added Jupiter’s many moons! This week our letter was, ‘i’, we sang our new song and the pre-school...
01. February 2019
We have been having so much fun that we continued our theme ‘Space’ theme. The children made some super rockets that launch and fly! We thought about how different the planets are and made some ‘moon rocks’ to investigate. Adding details to their space paintings, the children made bubble-paint planets and painted or collaged rockets, UFOs and satellites. In morning circle, we learnt the letter ‘h’, sang our new song. The pre-school children found objects that started with the letter...
25. January 2019
This week we continued our theme ‘Space’. We found out about the planets in our solar system and made models using papier mache. We enjoyed learning the next verses of our song ‘Space Rocket Ride’. In morning circle, we learnt the letter ‘g’, sang our new song. The pre-school children found objects that started with the letter ‘g’. We will be celebrating a kids birthday next Thursday, so snack pick up will be at the later time. Faschings Party Our theme will be ‘Jim Knopf und...
18. January 2019
This week we started our new theme ‘Space’. We looked at some pictures of the universe and talked about galaxies and solar systems. We began to learn a new English song, ‘Space Rocket Ride’. In morning circle, we learnt the letter ‘f’, sang our new song. The pre-school children found objects that started with the letter ‘f’. Faschings Party The children have decided to base our party on the characters from the story ‘Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer.’ There are lots...
11. January 2019
Welcome back, we wish you all a happy new year! Our theme this week was ‘Snow’. We enjoyed going out to the park and Theresienwiesen to play in the snow, sledge and build snowmen. We also used the microscope to look closely at snow as it melted. In morning circle, we learnt the letter ‘e’, sang our new song and found objects that started with that letter. We talked about the holidays and shared some of the exciting things we had done. Using numerals to 10, we practiced counting forwards...
14. December 2018
Our theme this week was ‘Christmas Trees’. In morning circle we ordered trees by size and added sparkly decorations as we practiced counting to 10. We learnt three new songs: ‘Morgen, Kinder, wird’s was geben’, ‘When Santa got stuck up the chimney’ and ‘The Gingerbread Man’. The children had the opportunity to make some lovely Christmas trees using lolly sticks and talked about triangles. They also used coloured paper to make trees and had to cut the strips shorter every time....
07. December 2018
Our theme this week was ‘St. Nikolaus’. In morning circle we shared the story of St Nikolaus and talked about how we can help each other. The children made some beautiful stars, St. Nikolaus pictures and snowmen to decorate Kindergarten. We practiced counting to 10, ordering numbers and thinking about if a number is more than or less than another number. The preschoolers found words starting with ‘A’ and practiced writing this letter. On Thursday the children enjoyed seeing Santa and...
30. November 2018
Our theme this week was ‘Giving’, in Morning Circle we shared the gifts we had packed in our shoeboxes and on Thursday we took them all to the local school. We were all proud to share the things we had chosen to give as presents. This week we learnt the phoneme ‘b’. We practiced writing the letter and finding objects that start with that phoneme (sound). We also started to learn a new song, ‘I’m a Little Snowman’. The puppet show was fantastic. It was a delight to watch the...
23. November 2018
Our theme this week was thanksgiving. In morning circle, we share the story of the first American Thanksgiving and talked about all the different things we can be thankful for. As a whole group, we made our Thanksgiving Tree by adding a leaf everyday to share something we are thankful for. This week we learnt the phoneme ‘ck’ and the letters ‘C’ and ‘K’. We played lots of games matching letters, counting and finding rhyming words. We have also started to learn a new song, ‘Bald...

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