Welcome to Kindergarten 3

Moving To The Mood!

Throughout the Unit of Inquiry, we have been responding to music through different art techniques. The students have chosen colours and styles to show their personal understanding of different emotions. The mood of songs was not discussed with students,...

Kicking Off With Our Creativity in UoI

Wow! We had a very successful experience listening to happy and scary music by dancing and painting with water colours, drawing with pastels and using tissue paper. Lots ofdialogue came from the children about how they felt and their creative results were all...

KG3 Special Experiences

We have been using the playground to identify the initial sounds of the equipment and actions. This is a great way for kids to identify initial sounds. Once they know the initial sound, we start looking at sounds at the end and middle of words. Check out the...

Going Dotty in KG3 – Week 4

This week, we have been exploring the many facets of dots. Dots are everywhere. Our playgrounds, our Math, our Writing and even in our Reading. So many dots! We were thinkers this week. Whilst initially we created two, three and four colour repeating patterns, we let...

It’s All About The Dots …

Many of our activities connected with the Dot Story this week. We have been counting dots on tens frames and making patterns. We made a dot patterned frame and created our own painting on a big dot in the middle. Vashti in the story learnt that she was an artist too....

Loving learning in KG3

Different learning environments allow the children to develop their communication, exploration and imaginative skills. We use these experiences in our writing, reading and Maths lessons. The students are becoming more familiar with our learning zones and as a result...

Growing in Confidence and Cooperation

We are becoming more risk takers and taking on new challenges independently. We have been learning to be communicators and to share equipment and toys with our new friends. We enjoyed playing different percussion instruments with different songs. We have also talked...

Thinkers and Communicators! KG3 IC

Another fabulous week of exploration in KG3! We have started each day with 20 minutes of movement. This week, we explored our different playgrounds. We used our imagination, developed strength and learnt how to communicate effectively with our friends. Again this week...

Fun And Learning At The Same Time!

We were practising our social and communication skills in the water playground. It was also an opportunity for us to use our imaginations and express ourselves. We had a special treat creating "happy face cookies" at school to celebrate our new friends. We have been...

KG3 IC – First week wonders

This week has been exciting to catch up with old friends and meet some new ones too. We have been learning our new school routine and had the opportunity to explore many new things. We read 'Pete the Cat' rocking his new school shoes and we believe we are rocking it...

A Great Start To K3 – 2019 2020

We have had a successful time getting to know our new school, the class routine and our new friends. We are practising communicating, sharing and helping each other. We are excited about learning to read, write stories and use numbers. We are learning to be...

Being Communicators

Some students have acted out their reading group plays and all of us have dramatized our Unit of Inquiry story- It Takes A Village. We have also had fun building the teen numbers and being teachers for each other. We also counted the bags for Karan Kashor to make sure...

Giving learning a context and purpose

We have been practising to skip count in 2's. We had fun answering questions and making up stories with groups of 2. We have written stories with a friend, and we continue to work with the Precious Stones to create our story about Precious Stones and Shining Stars. We...

Putting Our Learning Into Practice

Some of our friends read a play to us and Miss Simone's class. We also played Maths number and calendar games with them. We used our Ten in The Bed boxes to double numbers, make 10, subtraction and addition problems. We added quantities on playing cards.