“WE MUST FIND TIME TO STOP AND THANK THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO OUR LIVES”.
Children of classes 1 and 2 were taught about the various ‘Community helpers’ and their contribution in helping the society. As a humble gesture, students wanted to thank them, by giving a ‘Thank you’ card. They made a flower by folding colourful papers and pasted it neatly on a card. They wrote ‘Thank you’ inside the card with their own handwriting. The activity kept the children engrossed, as the teacher gave step by step instructions to turn a sheet of paper into a beautiful card. The children were excited to give these cards to their school helpers like drivers, security guards, gardeners etc. This activity not only enhanced their gross motor and creative skills, it also built a sense of gratitude towards all the community helpers, who work hard to keep our society safe and clean.
*Water Experiments* by Class III
Doing experiments develop curiosity and problem-solving skills. It helps students to find new ways of asking questions and understanding the world.
As DIS believes in learning by doing , students of *Class III* enthusiastically participated in various experiments during the class.
These experiments helped them to understand the properties of water( it has no colour, shape, smell and taste) and they got to know that liquid drops are always spherical in shape (due to surface tension).
𝙇𝙆𝙂 – 𝙍𝙊𝙇𝙀 𝙋𝙇𝘼𝙔 𝘾𝙊𝙈𝙋𝙀𝙏𝙄𝙏𝙄𝙊𝙉
Kindergarten Rectangle Shape
Learning shapes not only help children to identify and organize visual information but also helps them to learn important skills apart from other cognitive areas as Reading, Writing, and Math. The tiny tots were introduced to “Rectangle Shape” with the help of ‘visual objects’ and ‘shape poem’ which helped them in comprehending the concept very well. Teacher’s encouraged children to recognize the Rectangle shaped objects. Children actively participated in craft activity Robot Making with the help of Rectangle Shape. It was a playful day as learning became fun.
KINDERGARTEN BLUE COLOUR DAY CELEBRATION
“Somewhere over the Rainbows the Skies are Blue that meets the blue sea and all seems blue for sometime”.
In order to sensitise students with the virtues of Blue colour that is associated with open spaces, imagination, inspiration, loyalty and trust; a fun filled day was celebrated as ‘Blue Colour Day’ by the kindergarten students of DIS.
All the students were rejuvenated as they were dressed up in different shades of blue carrying blue coloured objects. Children were introduced to the colour blue with a craft activity fish making. It was truly a visual treat to watch our little munchkins learn with joy and develop their cognitive & visual skills throughout the class.
SELF INTRODUCTION COMPETITION- LKG
At DIS, we believe in expression of thoughts. To encourage this, the school organised “Self Introduction Competition” for LKG students’.
Children expressed themselves on the virtual platform and freely shared their thoughts. They shared several things about them like hobbies, favourite cartoons, favourite fruit, favourite colours, favourite vegetables etc. They used props accordingly. The teachers also came to know about their students. It helped the introvert and shy students to take initiative and speak few lines on themselves. The activity was a great learning experience for students as they got a platform to express their views and thoughts. The teachers applauded all the participants for their efforts and presentation. The manner in which students presented their thoughts and views were praiseworthy.
हिंदी दिवस ( 14 सितंबर )
14 सितंबर को हमारे विद्यालय में बड़ी धूमधाम से हिंदी दिवस मनाया गया | इसमें एक विशेष प्रार्थना सभा का आयोजन किया गया | जिसमें कक्षा तीसरी के छात्रों ने बढ़- चढ़ कर भाग लिया | आयोजित कार्यक्रम की शुरूआत ईश्वर की स्तुति द्वारा की गई | इसके बाद भाषण के द्वारा हिंदी भाषा की महता को बताया | कुछ छात्रों ने हास्य कविता के माध्यम से सबको गुदगुदाया | नाटिका के माध्यम से छात्रों ने हिंदी भाषा की कम होती महता को दर्शाया | इस कार्यक्रम के माध्यम से हिंदी भाषा के प्रति लोगों की नकारात्मक सोच को उजागर किया | अंत में इस कार्यक्रम की मुख्य अतिथि श्रीमती सुदेश जी (शैक्षिक सलाहकार) व श्री राजबीर सिंह जी (शैक्षिक निर्देशक ) थे |उन्होंने अपने शब्दों से छात्रों को प्रोत्साहित करते हुए हिंदी भाषा के प्रचार व प्रसार में अपना सहयोग देने की बात कही |
हिंदी दिवस ( 14 सितंबर )
हम सब का अभिमान है हिंदी,
भारत देश की शान है हिंदी |
हिंदी हमारे स्वाभिमान की भाषा है | हिंदी ने विश्व में हमें एक नई पहचान दिलाई है | इसके प्रति अपना प्रेम और सम्मान प्रकट करना हमारा राष्ट्रीय कर्तव्य है | इसलिए भारत में हर वर्ष 14 सितंबर को हिंदी दिवस मनाया जाता है |
इसी उपलक्ष्य में द्वारका इंटरनेशनल स्कूल के कक्षा – प्रथम लिली के विद्यार्थियों द्वारा 14 सितंबर 2022 को हिंदी भाषा के सम्मान में कक्षा सभा (Class Assembly) आयोजित की गई, जिसमें विद्यार्थियों ने उत्साहपूर्वक भाग लिया तथा अपने गीत, भाषण, कविता व नाटक आदि के माध्यम से हिंदी भाषा की महानता का गुणगान किया |
सभा का प्रारंभ प्रार्थना से किया गया | तत्पश्चात सुविचार, कविता व हिंदी भाषा के बारे में कुछ पंक्तियाँ प्रस्तुत की गई | अंत में विद्यार्थियों ने सामूहिक गीत के द्वारा सबको मंत्रमुग्ध कर दिया | विद्यार्थियों का प्रदर्शन सराहनीय था |
𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐂𝐇𝐄𝐑’𝐒 𝐃𝐀𝐘 (𝐆𝐑𝐄𝐄𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐂𝐀𝐑𝐃 𝐀𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐕𝐈𝐓𝐘)
COOKING WITHOUT FIRE ACTIVITY
𝐂𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐒 𝟑 𝐀𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐕𝐈𝐓𝐘
𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐥𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫’𝐬 𝐃𝐚𝐲 -𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐈 𝐑𝐨𝐬𝐞
KINDERGARTEN GANESH CHATURTHI CELEBRATION
GANESH CHATURTHI – ACTIVITY (CLASS III TO X)
Science – Class IV
Activity – Effect of coke , sugar , milk, vinegar on teeth.
“May the festival of Janamashtmi bring new hope, joy, happiness and prosperity for you and your loved ones”
KINDERGARTEN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
India has a rich cultural tradition. There is a harmonious blend of art, religion and philosophy in the Indian culture. They are so beautifully interwoven and fabricated in the Indian way of life and thought that they are inseparable. Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15th August, in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the Britishers. With the view of paying a splendid homage to the martyrs of India, DIS celebrated the glorious occasion of 76th Independence Day with a lot of patriotic zeal as the school campus resonated with ‘Azaadi Ka Amritmahotsav’ and ‘Har Ghar Tirangaa’ slogans befitting the occasion. The students were told about how & when our country got independence. They recited poems on the theme of Independence with full enthusiasm. Children were beautifully dressed up in Tri-colour attires and depicted their unending love for their country by making national symbols with the help of different printings like tip printing, thumb printing, cotton dabbing, etc. Everyone enjoyed being a part of the Independence Day celebrations and teachers advised the children to carry forward the rich legacy by maintaining peace and harmony.
ENGLISH HANDWRITING COMPETITION
“Good handwriting skills lead to stronger academic performance”.
Handwriting is a part of our identity and an essential tool for communication. The process of handwriting promotes clear thought and natural structure. Dwarka International School conducted English Handwriting Competition which was held on 10th of August, 2022 for grade 1 and 2. The objective of this competition was to encourage students to improve their writing skills. It is an incredibly important exercise for students to encourage them to develop fine motor skills and confidence. It activates the brain and contributes to reading fluency. It also encourages and recognizes the good handwriting skills. It provides students with an opportunity to display their competency of legible writing. The students participated with a lot of excitement and passion. The response of the students was very encouraging. Majority of students had put in their best foot forward to enhance their writing skills.
Class 5 – Science Activity
Sedimentation, Decantation and Filtration
As teachers we want our students to increase their scientific skills. Each week we try to uncover the interesting science experiments to keep them motivated towards learning. Students of class 5 were happily involved in performing sedimentation, decantation and filtration process in their respective classes.
KINDERGARTEN RAKSHA BANDHAN CELEBRATION
‘Priceless thread Rakhi is the epitome of love between brother and sister.’
The festivals celebrated in India reflect the country’s rich cultural abundance. They break the humdrum of daily routine and bring with them a wave of excitement, happiness and hope even in the most difficult times.
Rakshabandhan is one such festival. lt is a special occasion to celebrate the virtuous bond of love between a brother and a sister which is one of the deepest and noblest of all emotions. Rakhi is not merely a silken thread but a tradition that binds both brother and sister beautifully in a relationship forever. RakshaBandhan, a much awaited Indian festival of sisterly and brotherly respect was celebrated by tiny tots of DIS. The tinytots also made beautiful and colourful rakhis with the help of variety of craft material. All the students participated with great zeal and zest in this activity. It was a delightful celebration for students filled with cheer, love and joy.
KINDERGARTEN FRIENDSHIP DAY CELEBRATION
“There is something about childhood friends that one just can’t replace!”
The kindergarten wing of DIS celebrated Friendship Day with great zeal and fervour. The legendary story about four friends and a hunter was narrated to the tiny tots emphasizing the moral – Friend in need is a Friend indeed. The teacher in her interaction with students reprised the significance of friendship and the importance of friends in our lives, and also urged the students to spread peace & harmony through this bond of friendship. They further stated that friends help us not only through our good times but also provide support during bad times. A gala day was observed with full enthusiasm and happiness in the school premises.
CLASS IV- HEALTHY SALAD MAKING ACTIVITY
As we all know that food is important for healthy and wealthy life. So, keeping this in mind we conducted ‘Healthy Salad Making’ activity to develop eating healthy food in class IV. It was mesmerising to see children making cheese and sprout sandwich with their friends and understood the importance of eating healthy.
KINDERGARTEN TRIANGLE SHAPE ACTIVITY
Who can tell why a round Pizza comes in a Square Box and is eaten as a Triangle?
To reveal the mystery of shapes the students of DIS were introduced to the shape- Triangle. The teacher explained the shape Triangle and different objects related to it were shown. The main aim of the activity was to make them aware about the shape Triangle and the objects related to it such as Pyramids, Birthday Caps, etc.
The students also made beautiful crafts like fox and yatch. Kids enjoyed these fun-filled activities packed with joy and happiness.
KINDERGARTEN MY HOME ACTIVITY
The paper folding craft or origami was not only a fun filled experience, but it also proved to be a valuable means to develop artistic skills in the young ones. The kindergarten of DIS conducted an Origami Activity – My Home. Children participated in this creative venture with great zeal and high spirits. Children enjoyed making house as an origami activity with the help of instructions given by their teachers to them.
As the teachers demonstrated, children watched closely and listened carefully to the specific instructions and then carried them with originality, neatness and accuracy. The tiny tots were amazed to see transformation of a flat sheet square of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting. This activity triggered their imagination and enhanced their creative skills.
Baisakhi and Yellow Colour Day Celebration
“Shades of yellow stimulated our little ones with happiness, energy and optimism”
With an objective to recapitulate and reinforce the effects of yellow colour, kindergarten wing celebrated “Yellow day” on April 13, 2022. A day dedicated to the yellow colour was marked by children dressed in different hues and tints of yellow. Children were not only beautifully dressed in their favorite yellow dresses but they also brought yellow objects to make it a complete “Yellow Day”! Tiffins were also filled with bananas, custard, jelly, lemons, mangoes, pineapples etc. Attractive yellow coloured toys like racing cars, teddy bears, dolls, balls, balloons, flowers and masks made the learning environment active and sporty. To make the children understand about the significance of yellow colour, various colorful activities including thumb printing in chick and pineapple craft were conducted in a lively, vibrant and high spirited environment. Students were also told about the importance of the Baisakhi festival which is also called harvest festival. Cheerful Children attired in yellow outfits were sparkling with optimism, enlightenment and happiness. The motive of celebrating this yellow colour day was to make the children aware of yellow colour, its significance and to develop fine motor skills in the students. They spent the day with utmost enjoyment.
ROLE PLAY COMPETITION
No matter how many times I fall I will still rise——-Bhagat Singh
Freedom fighters were people who sacrificed their lives selflessly for the freedom of our country. They are the ones because of whom we celebrate Independence Day. As a part of CBSE activity “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, Role Play Competition was organised for classes I and II on March 04, 2022 in which students had to play the role of freedom fighters.
The objective of organising the competition was to develop confidence in the students, promote the skills of public speaking in them and to facilitate their understanding about the various freedom fighters and their contribution in the freedom struggle of India.
Dressed up in colourful costumes, the students put up their best show. The competition proved to be fun-filled as well as a great learning experience for the students.
हिंदी सुलेख प्रतियोगिता- Class I & II
“सुंदर लेख के बिना शिक्षा अपूर्ण है।”
– महात्मा गांधी
सुलेख का अर्थ होता है – सुंदर लेख | सुलेख हमारे आंतरिक विचारों का प्रतिबिंब होता है | यदि हम अंदर से सशक्त होंगे, तो हमारे विचारों में उसका सौंदर्य झलकता है | वही सौंदर्य कलम से कागज़ पर सुलेख के रूप में उतरता है , जिससे हमारे व्यक्तित्व की पहचान होती है |
सुंदर लेखन एक कला है | सुंदर तरीके से लिखे गए शब्द देखने वाले को अपनी तरफ आकर्षित करते हैं | इसलिए विद्यार्थियों को सुंदर लेख का महत्त्व समझाने के उद्देश्य से द्वारका इंटरनेशनल स्कूल के कक्षा पहली और दूसरी के विद्यार्थियों के लिए ‘25 जनवरी 2022’ को हिंदी सुलेख प्रतियोगिता आयोजित की गई जिसमें सभी विद्यार्थियों ने अपनी प्रतिभा का प्रदर्शन किया | ऐसी प्रतियोगिताओं के माध्यम से विद्यार्थी स्वच्छ व सुंदर लेख के प्रति आकर्षित होंगे और अपने इस कौशल का विकास करेंगे |
Blue Colour Day Celebration.
” Somewhere over the Rainbows the Skies are Blue that meets the blue sea and all seems blue for sometime ”.
In order to sensitise students with the virtues of Blue colour that is associated with open spaces, imagination, inspiration, loyalty and trust; a fun filled day was celebrated as ‘Blue Colours Day’ by the kindergarten students of DIS.
All the students were rejuvenated as they had dressed up in different shades of blue carrying blue coloured objects during the virtual session. Children were introduced to colour blue with a variety of craft activities like making of rabbit, whale, shirt, Flower vase etc.
It was truly a visual treat to watch our little munchkins learning with joy and developing their cognitive & visual skills throughout the class.
Keeping the festive spirit alive Dussehra was celebrated at DIS by kindergarten students with great zeal and religious fervour vastening the horizon of learnings towards the great Indian Mythology ’Ramayana’ for our young learners.
Brief animated stories were depicted about Good’s victory over Evil when Lord Rama defeats Ravana in the great war of Ramayana. Tiny tots enjoyed the craft activities of making Ravana face masks. Through this activity the students not only learnt about importance of the festivals but also the value of honesty, respect, humility and obedience, which are the core of this tale. The kids dressed in amazingly cute ethnic wear in diversified ways to make the event come more alive with their spirit and laughters.
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.