February 13

Splendid China Trip Learning Experiences

Goals of the trip: It will raise the awareness of the children of the Chinese Culture through the Park’s many activities and performances. Children will have the opportunities to see the miniature of China’s most popular attractions, which will also enhance children’s understanding of the ongoing school-wide China Week activities.

The Brave Bears Splendid China’s exploration started with a dance show. Also, they have the opportunity to join the dance. It was great to see the Brave Bears showing their dance moves.

 

Then, they went off to explore the miniature famous attractions/villages of China.

The Brave Bears even went on a scavenger hunt.

In addition, the Brave Bears rode a train to see more of Splendid China.

…and of course, the Brave Bears’ class didn’t leave Splendid China without a group picture. 🙂

Overall, the trip was fun and a great first-hand learning experience where children gain knowledge along-side their friends or together.

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December 10

Week 16 @PreK1a, Brave Bears – The Joy of Winter

Winter is the time of the year where some part of the world starts snowing, and where cheers are heard, such as concerts. Also, this time of the year for sharing and for the families to get together. Of course, the Brave Bears don’t want to miss these experiences. So….

On Monday, the Brave Bears made a snowman with their MS Buddies. Prior to making the snowman, they had mini-lesson on how to make a snowman (they learned how to make circles from clay) and felt an ice to experience the snow feel.

On Tuesday, some of the Brave Bears helped in making the PreK1 Winter concert banner.

On Wednesday, the Brave Bears together with the other PreK1 classes had their final rehearsal for the Winter concert.

On Thursday, the Brave Bears dressed nicely and proudly performed at Pre1 Winter Concert. And shared a light snack with all the PreK1 families after.

…and on Friday, the Brave Bears visited Santa and got a present from him.

Next week, we will continue to explore what can we do during winter, and have a Pajama and breakfast on Friday.

Upcoming Events:

Dec 15: 11:30 Early Dismissal

Dec 18 – Jan 5: Winter Break (No School)

Jan 8: Classes Resume

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December 2

Week 15 @PreK1a, Brave Bears – Showcasing Diversity in the class and in the community

The Brave Bears are fortunate and thankful to have a diverse community. During the culminating activity of the international celebration, they had the opportunity to proudly showcase their nationality to the community. The Brave Bear also paraded with their family through a 3dimentional artwork.

After the parade, the Brave Bears had an international snack potluck with their family.

Prior to the parade, the Brave Bears had more taste of China.

..and a traditional dessert from Chaoshan.

 

Next week, the Brave Bears will prepare for Winter Concert. They will be singing three songs and will have a shared snack in the playground after.

Upcoming Events:

Dec 7: Winter Concert 

Dec 15: 11:30 Early Dismissal

Dec 18 – Jan 5: Winter Break (No School)

Jan 8: Classes Resume

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