November 26th-29th

This week in KG-1ECC

This week the children have been doing many activities on the UAE! Rashids mom from Ms Ambers class came and spoke to us about the UAE she talked about the seven Emirates, the Rulers, Money, clothing and the language they speak. In our centers the children used their five senses as they explored items from the UAE, smelt different scents, tasted local foods, touched items and watched a clip on the UAE. They also enjoyed coloring different places in Dubai in their coloring book, building the Burj Khalifa out of clay, building different buildings in the UAE out of blocks and drawing pictures of what they would spend 100aed on.

On Wednesday the children dress in UAE clothing and in colors of the UAE flag. Thanks to our 5 parents (Yashar’s mom, Hannah’s mom, Omair’s mom, Troy’s mom and Richard’s dad) who came and helped out with our UAE centers. They took small groups around different activities. Thank you to all the Emirati familys in Pre-K, KG-1 and KG-2 who brought in UAE foods for us to enjoy. Please see below a short video of what we did this week. There are also lots of photo’s to look at too.

This week the children  enjoyed using Rhythm sticks as we learnt a new song. They did a great job listening and following the actions!!!

Next week in KG-1ECC

Next week we will be reading lots of stories and versions of The Gingerbread Man. We will make Gingerbread cookies on Monday – Would any parent be willing to take our Gingerbread cookies home to bake them on Monday and return them on Tuesday? – If you are able too, please let me know through email! – Thanks

Reminders

No school on Thursday 30th November and Sunday 3rd December – Enjoy the long weekend!!!

The December calendar came home this week – Please note that on the 11th December it says sports day – Unfortunately we will be postponing this event until January.

If you have not done so already please send your child’s portfolio to school on Monday 4th December

Would anyone like to take home our Gingerbread cookies to cook on Monday?

We invite all parents to come to our Winter Celebration on Thursday 8th December at 8am in the school Cafeteria- We will be singing a song and eating together. Please sign up what you will be bringing on this link Children are to come to school dressed on festive party clothes.

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