Articles by: Grade R

There’s no place like SPACE!

There’s no place like SPACE!

As term 3 draws to a close, so does our exploration of our wonderful world. And what better way to cap off this enthralling theme than by launching into outer space? 3…2…1… BLAST OFF!                                                    [Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
This is what DREAMS are made of!

This is what DREAMS are made of!

Last week saw our Sunbirdies take to the stage for what must be one of the most anticipated events in our pre-school calendar – the Grade R assembly! After several weeks of learning songs, rehearsing actions, memorising lines, practicing lead-in and lead-out drills and planning outfits, our precious pre-schoolers were ready to SHINE… and shine they most certainly did!  [Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
A GRATEFUL Grade

A GRATEFUL Grade

Who knew that practicing gratitude would make an impact in our own lives and those of the less fortunate. Sunbird continues to push the envelope with an outstanding Term 3 Outreach collection drive. With the taste of Term 2s collection, the fate of this terms collection drive was only to be imagined. Term 3 is toiletry term. Collecting; toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap[Read More…]

by August 23, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Cultivating an ATTITUDE of GRATITUDE in Grade R!

Cultivating an ATTITUDE of GRATITUDE in Grade R!

This term we continue to Crack Success at Sunbird by focusing our energy on being grateful. The power of gratitude has been embedded throughout our daily routine as both teachers and children work at adopting an attitude of gratitude! During our morning check-in we take time to recognise our blessings, re-frame our negative emotions and express our thankfulness to those around[Read More…]

by August 16, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
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