Articles by: Grade R

Sunbird: Grade R – Colour Burst

Sunbird: Grade R – Colour Burst

This week has seen the creation of secondary colours.  The children have enjoyed mixing the primary colours to see what happens.  Their reactions were priceless when they realized they were ‘making magic’.       Our rainbow art was a hit, as the children had to ‘complete’ a rainbow, while listening to the “Rainbow song” on the ipad. During Science, the kiddies experimented[Read More…]

by May 23, 2014 Grade R
Sunbird: Grade R – Feeding our Senses

Sunbird: Grade R – Feeding our Senses

What an exciting week! We are having so much fun watching enraptured little faces as they immerse their hands into sensory buckets and explore wet and squishy beads one moment and dry, smooth and cold beads the next. Once they have enough of exploring with their hands, out come the spoons and bowls and they start scooping and pouring, keeping[Read More…]

by May 14, 2014 Grade R
SUNBIRD:  Grade R  –  Travelers and Designers

SUNBIRD: Grade R – Travelers and Designers

Wow! What a fun week it has been so far! After a relaxing week off, we came straight back into the business and excitement of Grade R. Our “Country” theme has continued, so our Sunbirdies have been traveling the world…China, Italy, Australia – they just don’t stop! They even got to make Chinese lanterns and try some delicious stir-fry made[Read More…]

by May 6, 2014 Grade R
SVPS:  Grade R – Around the World

SVPS: Grade R – Around the World

Our Easter Bonnet Parade was a huge success. Thank you to all the parents for your creative and delicious bonnets, the children had a blast! Here are some pictures of all the fun. Now that the sugar rush is over, we have begun our journey Around the World, starting with our own South Africa, then Greece and India, with a[Read More…]

by April 23, 2014 Grade R
SUNBIRD:  Grade R  –  Easter Reminder

SUNBIRD: Grade R – Easter Reminder

REMINDER: Our Easter Bonnet Parade will take place tomorrow morning at 8.15 am – 9 am. All are welcome to come and watch our Sunbirdies parade through the pre-school with their Easter Bonnets. Bonnets are to be made at home and need to have an Easter theme. Have a blessed Easter Weekend and return back to us safely. Love from the[Read More…]

by April 16, 2014 Grade R
SUNBIRD:  Grade R  –  Friendly Faces at Sunbird

SUNBIRD: Grade R – Friendly Faces at Sunbird

Pre-school is a happy place to be! We have just started Term Two and the children have all come back with a smile on their face and a curiosity to explore the world around them. They have spent the first week of this term settling into the routine again. Many children were thrilled to see the friends they had not[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 Grade R
SUNBIRD:  Grade R  –  Picnic time for Teddy Bears

SUNBIRD: Grade R – Picnic time for Teddy Bears

On Friday our precious Grade R’s had their very first Teddy Bear Picnic. The morning was filled with an excited buzz as our children and their furry friends made their way into class. There were many smiles on faces and delicious picnic baskets in tow. We made sure that our Grade R’s taught their teddies the important food manners we[Read More…]

by April 14, 2014 Grade R
SUNBIRD:  Grade R  –  Welcome to Term Two!

SUNBIRD: Grade R – Welcome to Term Two!

It is the start of a new term at Sunbird and we are all excited for the fun, exploring and learning it holds. Our theme for the first two weeks of the term is Easter. Orientation has also played a role this week as we remind our little Sunbirdies about being polite, having good manners and being a good friend.[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 Grade R
Grade R’s Say Thank You!

Grade R’s Say Thank You!

Our Sunbirdies have been learning so much about people who influence their lives.  They were asked to draw their teachers and the results were amusing.  Other important people in their lives are doctors, nurses, paramedics, firemen, city cleaners and farmers (“the people who grow our food”).  Our girls enjoyed ‘nursing’ friends back to health, whilst our boys dazzled the playground with[Read More…]

by March 26, 2014 Grade R
Hooray-Hilarious Heads!

Hooray-Hilarious Heads!

This week at Sunbird has been a busy one.  On Tuesday, Founder’s Day, we eagerly celebrated our school’s birthday.  The children donned hats and fun hairstyles while singing and dancing on the field.  We had a wonderful selection of extreme creations and mellow designs. Each class had a winner, who was given a packet of popcorn. Our children who received[Read More…]

by March 19, 2014 Grade R