Near the end of the school year in June, the children become more connected with nature and with one another as they are ready to finish their school year strong. And throughout this past year, teachers have assisted children in their physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development.
First, let’s see how they maximize their learning through Olympics Day Competition!
It is a nice weather to do our Olympics Day competition. Parents join us for this special event!
We line up and head to the fields!
Children get pumped up as they get ready to begin the games.
First, let’s run to the tree and come back!
The toddlers join for the race, too!
Going through the rainbow tunnel~
A. uses a lot of coordination as she jumps and moves forward in the sack.
A. team cheers for their teammate!
B. team claps and cheers for their teammate!
Jump 10 times on the trampoline before running to the cone and back.
Grab a number and collect the specified amount of potatoes in bucket!
Group snack time with peers and adults
The watermelon tastes so good on a hot summer day like this~
Older children use Botany Cabinet to do a race.
Match the puzzle piece before the other team does!
This team wins the Olympics! However, everyone is a winner, so we all get prizes!
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Dayspring children also get to spend a lot of time in nature, being connected with the earth, air, and water.
Gardening is a great way for children to learn how to sow and reap fruits and plants.
We rake all the old plants and weeds away.
We work together to prepare the grounds.
Children learn to plant flowers.
Even the youngest join in on the gardening.
And they learn to water them right away after planting.
Children love to water their plants.
Everyone is a part of this earth. So, we are all responsible in caring for our environment.
Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles! Dayspring children get to blow bubbles in fields and play in the playground to increase their concentration and coordination skills.
Find your own special bubble maker, and place it in the bubble soap.
Blow gently but with good force!
W. focuses intensely to create beautiful bubbles.
Some of the children line up to pose for a picture.
Hanging by the tree? How creative!
Children play in the playground in the afternoon.
And go down slides~
Dayspring children continually experience creating new projects as the school year ends. Here is one of the project highlights:
Focus and concentrate as you do the beading work!
and you will create fun key chains and paper flowers~
Before school year is officially over, Dayspring children learn how to properly say good bye to their classmates.
In line time, Directress and children talk about the importance of going through beginning, middle, and end. They do a song with a triangle to emphasize the concepts.
Then, we go around and say good bye to each classmate, ending with a hug.
Good bye, and best wishes!
Good bye to school year 2013-14!!