Articles by: Grade R

Welcoming term THREE with GLEE!

Welcoming term THREE with GLEE!

After a well-deserved holiday our Sunbirds are back in action and having more fun than ever! Pre-school campus is flooded with excited chatter and laughter as our children reconnect with their peers and teachers after three weeks away. The Sunbirdie’s have had no problem remembering just why they love school so much as they gleefully tear around the playground and[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
A MINDFUL pre-school

A MINDFUL pre-school

They may only be 5 and 6 years old, but the Sunbird students are already training their brains to be mindful! In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to miss the simple things going on around us. Sometimes we go through the motions of the day without ever being fully present. Our minds are usually occupied with worries, distractions and our[Read More…]

by June 8, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

“All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small…” Term 2 is progressing wonderfully down at Sunbird as we journey from place to place discovering the various creatures that our world has to offer.  As always, our children enjoy learning through a variety of mediums such as storytelling, song, baking, movement, science, art and of course, play. We started[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Gratitude in Grade R

Gratitude in Grade R

To kick start our first Outreach project of the year, Sunbird made it their mission to collect non-perishable nutritional food items for the Neuverus-Napier Aftercare Centre to see them through the fast approaching winter weather. Our faces say it all as we embarked on our first collection drive handover to the aftercare. Love, kindness and gratitude filled our little Sunbirdies[Read More…]

by May 10, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Pets at Play in Grade R!

Pets at Play in Grade R!

Last week saw the culmination of our “Pets” theme with an exciting dress up day. The Sunbird teachers traded in their precious preschoolers for classes of dogs, cats, hamsters and the like! We had so much fun spending our school day roleplaying as our favourite furry friends – enjoying “pet snack”, going for a “bark-it-circuit” and navigating the playground on[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Sunbirds Back in Action!

Sunbirds Back in Action!

Can you believe it, term TWO is already under way! After a wonderful holiday we are diving head first into learning, movement and play down at Sunbird. And no one is more excited to be back than our fantastic Grade R’s! The children certainly haven’t wasted any time getting reacquainted with the playground and reconnecting with their friends. There’s a[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
A SUPER week for Sunbirds!

A SUPER week for Sunbirds!

Term 1 may be drawing to a close, but things are all but slowing down at Sunbird. Last week was a SUPER one from start to finish. We took a break from our usual routines and enjoyed an outing to Kalk Bay, a Sports Day and a Dress Up Day! On Tuesday and Wednesday the boys and girls took turns[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Pre-Schoolers in PYJAMAS!

Pre-Schoolers in PYJAMAS!

Only 3 more sleeps… only 2 more sleeps… only one more sleep… and then suddenly it was HERE! After weeks of counting down with our little ones, last Friday it was finally time for the Sunbird Pyjama Party. What’s the only thing cuter than a pre-schooler? A pre-schooler wearing pyjamas! Our little Sunbirdies looked simply ADORABLE as they poured through[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
We Like to Move It Move It!

We Like to Move It Move It!

Movement is at the heart of each and every day down at Sunbird. Before our children can progress to Grade One where they will begin to read and write, their bodies need to become learning ready. Thus, the Grade R year is filled with exercises, games, play and various activities aimed at getting those little bodies fully prepared for big[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Sunbird Pre-Primary: Home Sweet Home!

Sunbird Pre-Primary: Home Sweet Home!

At Sunbird we work hard to create a school environment that acts as a home away from home for our learners. We want school to be a place that students want to come to and we want each of our children to feel at home within their classroom. With this in mind, it is only fitting that the topic “Houses[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary