Gandhi Jayanti Celebration
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year on 2nd October in remembrance of our beloved Father of Nation ‘Mahatma Gandhi’. On this day, we pay tribute to this great soul and acknowledge his struggles and sacrifices to make India a free country.
To make our students aware of this great freedom fighter and to honour his contributions in the Indian Freedom Struggle, Dwarka International School conducted a slogan writing activity for Class II students on October 1, 2021 during the virtual session.
The students were given an insight into the life story of Mahatma Gandhi who is more popularly known as ‘Bapu’ showcasing his childhood, education and freedom struggle. It was followed by slogan writing based on the theme of Gandhi Jayanti. All the students participated with great enthusiasm and learnt a lot about Gandhiji.
Kindergarten – PINK COLOUR DAY
As its said, “The good effects of pink kindles friendship, harmony and affection…!!”
The kindergarten students of DIS celebrated Pink Colour Day with fondness and enthusiasm. It was wonderful to see our small ones in bright and jubilant shades of pink. The young ones came dressed in pink colour and brought pink coloured objects. The tiny tots participated in a variety of craft activities related to the identification of pink colour like making of pencil box, cup, clown, wall hanging, etc. The aim of the activity was to make the little ones identify pink colour in the objects they see around them. Children were explained that pink colour signifies love, beauty and kindness. They were explained how pink colour could be obtained by mixing red and white. They enjoyed a lot and simultaneously understood the aesthetic sense of pink colour leading to an accomplishment of great learning among our young learners.
KINDERGARTEN – CHEF OF THE MONTH ACTIVITY – BISCUIT TOPPING
“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information”
Cooking is surely a perfect occasion to Create a Bond with kids.
The tiny chefs of DIS enjoyed the Biscuit Topping Activity. Students were anxious and mesmerised to see their beautiful creations. It was a sight to behold when children used their creativity and ofcourse the joy on their faces was a testimony of success.
Children garnished their own biscuits with the colourful & mouth watering toppings like gems, chocolate, aaloo bhujia namkeen, jam, etc. The little chefs took great care of hygiene and cleanliness while performing this activity. They had a lot of fun and learnt skills like planning, organising and self satisfaction.
Ganesh Chaturthi Activity
May Lord Ganesha bless you and your family with good fortune and wisdom and remove all obstacles providing all solutions.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. The festival is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganeshotsav. Of all festivals Ganesh Chaturthi is the most colourful. The festival is celebrated by installing Lord Ganesha’s idol at home, or in pandals. After worship the festival ends with the immersion of the idol in the water body.
The tiny tots of DIS celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with great zeal. As the song goes, ‘Oh my friend Ganesh’ – Ganesha is the most loved and favourite God of the little ones. They were narrated interesting stories about Lord Ganesha in brief. Children made sparkling Ganesha masks decorated with sequins, mirrors, studs, beads, etc. They were seen happily making the mask of their endearing Ganesha. The whole class echoed with ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ creating an exciting and blissful environment.
Celebrating Lord Krishna’s birthday, awakens the festive spirit and enchants everyone of his divine presence and playful mischiefs
Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, a divine avatar of Lord Vishnu. DIS believes in celebrating festivals with full enthusiasm and fervour. This helps the students to experience Indian Culture and Tradition at it’s best.
This festival was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by the students of Kindergarten at DIS. They offered prayers, chanted hymns – “Radhe Shyam” in unison, dressed up in vibrant ethnic clothes. The students felt mesmerised by various fun filled activities like Flute making and Mataki decoration using glitters, sequins, bindis, stars, mirrors, etc.
The tiny tots were made aware of the significance of this festival by numerous scholastics conducted during the virtual sessions by their respective teachers.
Class VIII Diwali Activity
35 years of Global Ozone Layer Celebration
“Ozone for life”. This year, we celebrate 35 years of global ozone layer protection. The slogan of the day, “Ozone for life”, reminds us that ozone is crucial for our life on Earth and we must continue to protect the ozone layer for our future generations also.
With an intention to commemorate the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987), students of Dwarka International School presented virtual assemblies, did role-plays, shared ways ,in which they can help protect the ozone layer. They took a pledge to make sincere efforts for the preservation of the ozone layer for our benefit and the benefit of our future generations.
The mission goes on! Hope this mission is successful and we all live a long and healthy life on our planet.
Here is a glimpse into the special assembly presented by the students of class VI on world ozone day.
‘हिंदी सुलेख प्रतियोगिता’
जब भी देश की बात आती है तो हम सब एक ही बात दोहराते हैं , ” हिंदी हैं हम ,वतन हैं हिन्दोस्तां हमारा ”। यह पंक्ति सब के लिए अपने आप में एक विशेष महत्व रखती है। हिंदी अपने देश हिंदुस्तान की पहचान है। 14 सितंबर 1949 को भारत की संविधान सभा ने हिंदी भाषा को राजभाषा का दर्जा प्रदान किया था , तब से इस भाषा के प्रचार और प्रसार के लिए प्रतिवर्ष 14 सितंबर को हिंदी दिवस के रूप में मनाते हैं। इस दी सरकारी दफ्तरों में , स्कूलों में हिंदी प्रतियोगिता का आयोजित किया जाता है। प्रतियोगिताएँ छात्रों के लिए एक ऐसा माध्यम हैं जिनके द्वारा वह अपने ज्ञान को दिनानुदिन निखारता जाता है। छात्रों में सुंदर लेखन कार्य करने के प्रति जागरुकता उतपन करने के उद्देश्य से आज द्वारका इंटरनेशनल स्कूल के पहली और दूसरी कक्षा के छात्रों के लिए 14 सितंबर ‘ हिंदी दिवस ‘के दिन ‘हिंदी सुलेख प्रतियोगिता ‘ आयोजित की गई। ऐसे प्रतियोगिताओं के माध्यम से विद्यार्थी स्वच्छ व सुंदर लेख के प्रति आकर्षित होंगे और इस कौशल का विकास करेंगे।
QUIZ ACTIVITY ON SPORTS DAY( Class 3 to 5 )
“Talents win games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”
To commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, national sports day is celebrated across the country on 29th AUGUST.
This auspicious day is to spread awareness on the importance of sports and physical activities in every individual’s life. This year 2020, as we all are inside our homes due to pandemic situation spread all over the world and teachers giving virtual classes to our adorable students.
Dwarka International School celebrated this occasion by conducting a quiz activity for the students of Class 3-5 with a message that education without sports activity is incomplete
Holistic development of a student is possible only when he/she is physically fit and emotionally balanced.
Sieve of Eratosthenes – Class V
(Way to find out Prime numbers)
Sieve of Eratosthenes is a simple and ancient algorithm used to find the Prime numbers up to any given limit. It is one of the most efficient way to find prime numbers. The algorithm is named after Eratosthenes of Cyrene, an ancient Greek mathematician.
The students of class V learnt an activity “The Sieve of Eratosthenes – to sieve out Prime numbers from numbers 1 to 100”. The motive of this activity was to help the students to develop their mental abilities, sharpen the calculation skills and overcome the fear of Mathematics.
The Sieve of Eratosthenes is a fun and engaging lesson that will provide lasting benefits to students and also act as a tool to understand factors, LCM and HCF.
The students participated enthusiastically. They enjoyed the activity and made the learning event active.
Intelligent minds answered the questions based on this technique.
KINDERGARTEN- TRI – COLOUR SANDWICH MAKING ACTIVITY
Cooking with children in general whether at home or in school promotes the lifetime skill of healthy eating habits and raises awareness about the risk of eating fast/junk foods.
With the same reasons & to keep the spirit of patriotism high,
TRI – COLOUR SANDWICH MAKING ACTIVITY was organised for our kindergarten tinytots. An innovative, finger licking yet nutritious sandwich recipe was taught to the students under teacher and parental supervision. The students were explained the importance of making healthy food choices. The activity also focussed on the enhancement of their vocabulary with word’s like sliced, peeling, washing, spreading, etc. Emphasis was also given on hygiene and etiquettes while eating. All students participated in this activity very enthusiastically and enjoyed a lot.
Vedic Maths Trick- Multiply an even number by 5.
The students of class III learnt a Vedic Maths Trick- ‘Multiply an even number by 5’ under the supervision of teacher in the virtual class on May 20, 2020.
Vedic Maths is a gift to this world by the ancient scholars of India. The name Vedic Mathematics is derived from a sanskrit word ‘Veda’ which means ‘knowledge’.It is a collection of techniques to solve Maths problems in an easy and faster way. By Vedic Methods, difficult problems or long sums can be solved immediately. The simplicity of Vedic Mathematics means that calculations can be carried out mentally. Vedic tricks are easy to understand, easy to apply and easy to remember. The motive of this activity was to help the students increase their mental agility, intelligence, speed and accuracy and to become a mental calculator. The students participated with zeal and enthusiasm. They thoroughly enjoyed the activity.
Little champs answered the questions based on this trick.
Kindergarten Summer Season Activity
A Workshop on summer season was conducted for the tiny tots of DIS on May 21, 2020. The teachers explained the different articles we use in summer season by visual methods. Articles & objects like clothes we wear, drinks, vegetables,juices, fruits, etc were shown. The children were so fascinated to see the area decorated with things like umbrella, hat, sun glasses, etc. They were also told that we must wear summer clothes as it keeps us cool and protects us from the heat of the sun. We must drink lemonade as it helps us keep cool, and vitamin C helps us fight diseases. We must also drink lots of water to keep ourselves hydrated. The children thoroughly enjoyed this activity and learned a lot about the summer season.
क्रियाकलाप: स्वच्छ भारत अभियान
गाँधी जी का यही संदेश,
स्वच्छ बने अपना भारत देश l
हमारे प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी जी के दवारा स्वच्छ भारत अभियान की शुरुआत 2 अक्टूबर, 2014 में की गई थी जिसका उद्देश्य भारत को स्वच्छ बनाना है । आज सारा देश कोरोना वायरस जैसी महामारी से लड़ रहा है । इसमें स्वच्छता संबंधित जानकारी का विशेष महत्व है ।
अध्यापिका ने सफाई के महत्व पर जोर देते हुए बताया कि बार बार साबुन से हाथ धोने से हम कोरोना संक्रमण से बच सकते हैं तथा इधर उधर थूकने जैसी ख़राब आदतों से कोरोना को फैलने में मदद मिलती है l द्वारका इंटरनेशनल स्कूल के कक्षा तीसरी के बच्चों ने भी इस अभियान में अपना योगदान दिया यह जानकारी देकर कि हरे, नीले और काले रंग के कूड़ेदान का प्रयोग हम किस प्रकार के कूड़े को डालने के लिए कर सकते हैं ।सभी बच्चों ने इस गतिविधि में बढ़- चढ़ कर भाग लिया और यह कसम खाई कि वे अपने जीवन मे सदा स्वच्छता को अपनाएँगे ।
English Activity Class IV
‘Enrichment activity basically makes a subject more meaningful or more rewarding,’
Enrichment activity allows the students to look at subjects in more depth, and give them opportunities to explore and use their imagination. So to explore more about the “Sentence” activity was conducted by class IV students of Dwarka International School under the guidance of faculty on virtual medium. They explained about Sentence, it’s parts and kinds with example through the colourful flashcards. The online quiz was also conducted on the same topic. The questions were asked to them and they had to show the flashcard of the correct answer. They actively participated in the activity and wondrously showcased. The enthusiasm among the students was worth watching.
ACTIVITY : LEAF ART ACTIVITY FOR CLASS – III
A Leaf Art activity was organised for the studentsa of Class – III of Dwarka International School to bring out the creativity of the students. The students participated with high level of enthusiasm as they had recently learnt about the different types of leaves which was taught to them in the chapter “Leaves Around Us’’ in EVS.
The art works presented by these students are remarkably unique & innovative. Apart from the fun, this activity also helped the students to learn about the existence of leaves in different shapes, sizes, colour & texture. It is beyond our expectation that amidst of this tough time of lockdown, the level of participation would be so overwhelming.
The authority of DIS extends the heartiest congratulations to all the kids for their spontaneous participation in this fun filled learning activity.
<h2><strong>UKG Missing number Activity </strong></h2>
Maths can be a hit or miss subject for students.When it comes learning Maths,there is no middle ground,it has been interesting for young mind to understand.Keeping the same fact in our mind,teachers of DIS used fun and entertaining material to introduce the topic- Missing Numbers.A related story was narrated and children were encouraged to find and place all the missing numbers in proper sequence.Children understand what missing numbers are and used their number sense skills.
Class I Dance Competition
Being unique and different is part of what makes it special”. For giving wings of uniqueness to the hidden dancing talent of our students, Class 1 of Dwarka International school organised one of its kind online dance competition” DIS DANCING STARS” on May 4, 2020 where students recorded their dance performances and shared their videos. The tiny tots gave splendid performances and mesmerized the teachers and management. The zestful participation by most of the students made this competition a big hit amidst this tough time of Corona.
Labour Day Celebration – classes I and II
Labour Day Celebration by the students of classes I and II on May 1,2020. “All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity.”- By Martin Luther King Jr. 1st May is celebrated as the International Worker’s Day. It is also known as the Labour Day. On this day, we pay tribute to all the workers on our planet earth. Students and staff of Dwarka International School celebrate this special day every year with much exhilaration and this year was no exception. Amid the lockdown, when imparting education online is the new norm, staff of Dwarka International School went an extra mile to let students know the importance of the day. Students of classes I and II honoured the spirit of the workers, corona warriors (especially during this difficult time) and their contribution to the society by sketching specially designed posters and thanks giving greetings
# YOGA ACTIVITY – By Kindergarten
“Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition.It embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action, restraint and fulfillment,a holistic approach to health and well being.”With this aim in mind the school has made efforts to send some videos of yoga so that the tiny tots of LKG and UKG can benefit from it while in their home during this crucial time.Teachers also encouraged them to do regular practice of yoga as it will help the children to remain healthy and fit.Children enjoyed the yoga session very much.
VISIT TO CAMP TIKKLING ON FEB 28, 2020
“Adventure isn’t hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.”
It is said that one should never stop exploring and must take adventures in order to know where one truly belongs. There are a plethora of benefits of adventure training. To name a few, it strengthens students’ problem solving skills and increases their self esteem and confidence. In light of this, Dwarka International School organized an excursion trip to Camp Tikkling for class I and II students on Feb 28, 2020.
UKG- ENACT AN ADVERTISEMENT COMPETITION
An advertisement can be just about anything that draws attention to a particular thing such as a product, service or event. The purpose of advertising is to make people aware that the product exists and to entice them to try it out.
Enact an advertisement competition was organized for the students of UKG classes on Feb.27, 2020. Various students participated in this event and showed their talent. They wore different types of dresses and spoke few lines on their advertisement. The students participated with a lot of enthusiasm. Though each child was special and exhibited wonderfully with full confidence about their advertisement, but a little extra confidence was observed in few students which made them win. The competition helped the students enhance their skills in expressions and voice modulation.
It was an excellent learning experience.
FANCY DRESS COMPETITION
Dwarka International School conducted a Fancy Dress Competition for the student of class I on 25th Feb 2020. The purpose of conducting the competition was not only to blend learning with fun but also to develop confidence in the students by giving them the opportunity to get the stage and speak in front of the audience.
The competition proved to be a great learning experience for the students and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talent. The students participated actively and enthusiastically in the competition.
Kindergarten Activity- Peanut Masala
Land and Transport Demonstration
Demonstration on means of transport has been done with the students of LKG on 19 Feb,2020. Teacher explained about the different modes of transport also asked some questions related to the topic.
Children segregated all the means of transport on their own. It was a great learning experience for them.