12. April 2019
This week we began our Easter theme. We started to learn a new German song "Stups, der kleine Osterhase". We startes to make our Easter baskets. The children have chosen to make either a woven basket or an Easter chick. On Friday we visited the Deutsches Museum. The children had a wonderful time building with big blocks and tubes. They also enjoyed exploring how the different wheels turned with cogs and belt chains. The preschool children learnt the letter ‘R’ and the new song. They found...
05. April 2019
This week we began to think about springtime. We talked in morning circle about all the plants we have seen that are starting to grow. Thinking about Easter, we talked about chicks hatching from eggs and learnt a new finger rhyme ’5 Eggs’. In morning circle we practiced a lot of counting forwards and backwards to ten and recognizing the numerals. The preschool children learnt the letter ‘Q’ and the new song. They also practiced spotting the difference between letters that can look the...
29. March 2019
This week we continued our weather topic thinking about windy weather. We started to make some super kites and learnt a new English song ‘Let’s go fly a kite’. In morning circle we practiced a lot of counting forwards and backwards to ten and recognizing the numerals. We also played some games to help our listening skills. The preschool children learnt the letter ‘P’ and the new song. They also searched for objects that started with ‘p’. Please remember children are only to brings...
22. March 2019
This week we continued our weather topic and thought about rainbows. In morning circle we learnt a rainbow song and talked about what the weather was like each day. The children helped to draw pictures to add to our weather record. The children made lovely rainbow paintings using sponges and helped to make a giant paperchain rainbow for the cloakroom. The preschool children learnt the letter ‘O’ and the new song. We looked at different objects starting with ‘O’ and thought about words...
07. March 2019
What a fantastic week! On Monday we were very busy baking. We made a delicious chocolate cake and some Krapfen with jam inside ready for Tuesday. On Tuesday we all had a wonderful time celebrating Fasching. The costumes of characters from the Jim Knopf stories were incredible. We spent the morning, dancing, playing some super games, decorating picture frames and of course eating our tasty baking! Thank you for all your efforts making some amazing costumes. The children, and teachers, all had a...
01. March 2019
This week we continued our theme, ‘Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer,’ and finished decorating Kindergarten with the characters from the story. In morning circle we began to learn a new song, ‘Engine, engine number nine’ and in our music session we used bells and glockenspiels to play the tune. On Thursday we had a lovely time at the Gasteig, where we watched five musicians perform. The muscicians told a lovely adventure story, sailing around the world and playing tunes from...
22. February 2019
This week we started our new theme, ‘Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer.’ The children were very busy as we painted a huge picture of Lummerland as well as lots of the characters from the story. In morning circle we began to learn a new song, ‘Eine Insel mit zwei Bergen”. We also started to read the Jim Knopf stories in English and German. We practiced the letters ‘m’ and ‘j’ and found objects starting with those letters. The children joined in clapping the syllables for...
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...

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