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Monthly Topic Presentation

International
Kindergarten Horizons
Zelengaj 6
10000 Zagreb
www.kindergarten.hr

SCHOOL YEAR: 2016/2017
THEME OF THE MONTH: Vehicles
GROUP: Ladybirds
TEACHER: Juveline Pavliša
Vehicles
AIMS: OBJECTIVES:

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to be able to recognize and
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to understand what are vehicles
explore different types of and what vehicles do
vehicles
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to be familiar with colours and
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to extend vocabulary and shapes
develop communication
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to practice sensory motor skills
skills
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to develop creative thinking
and designing
PARTNERS ON THE skills
PROJECTS:

Our partners in achieving our aims and goals were Dolphins group for
sharing the materials we used and parents for supporting our project.
Recognizing vehicles

Materials:

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tablet
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toy vehicles
- books
Exploring vehicles
Materials:

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toy cars
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roads
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building blocks
Practising sensory motor skills

Mateials:

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cars, trucks &
train
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macaroni
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beans
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rice
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plastic box cover
Building
Materials:

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blocks
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vehicles
Recognizing and matching colours
Materials:
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rainbow set
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cars
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coloured paper
Recognizing letters
Materials:
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magnetic letters - roads
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dumptruck
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loader
Making and exploring boats
Materials:
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bond paper
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coloured paper
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basin
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water
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balls
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plastic bottles and
cups
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bottles caps
Making cars, trucks and bicycle
Materials:
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ice cream sticks
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buttons
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glue & scissor
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paints
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paint brush
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tea boxes
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bottles caps
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tissue rolls
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coloured paper
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pipe cleaner
Designing a boat

Materials:

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cardboard box
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scissor
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cutter
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paint
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paint brush
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masking tape
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yarn
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paper roll
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scotch tape
Creating an airplane
Materials:
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cardboard
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scissor
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ice cream stick
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coloured paper
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glue
Painting a school bus
Materials:
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cardboard box
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paint
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paint brush
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photos of
children
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recycle photos
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scissor
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scotch tape roll
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tissue roll
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glue
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old magazine
AIMS:

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to be able to recognize and explore different types of vehicles

Through reading books with cars/heavy machines, viewing photos using
tablet and playing with the toy vehicles during children’s free play time, they recognised
explored different types of vehicles.

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to extend vocabulary and develop communication skills

Children learned some names of the vehicles such backhoe, dump truck, turtle car, jet p
Bicycle, behind, on top and many more in which their communication skills has been de
since they used some of those words while they were playing or even making artwork a

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to develop creative thinking and designing skills

Through activities that we have regarding vehicles, children used initiative on how to do
art activities using the materials presented and developed designing skills in a way that
have had good artworks result.
OBJECTIVES
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to understand what are vehicles and what vehicles do

They understand that vehicles are any means by which someone travels or
something is carried like cargo or any good either by land, air and sea.

- to be familiar with colours and shapes

Through games with toy vehicles, built a building with blocks and painting
activities, children familiarised with colours and shapes.

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to practice sensory motor skills

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Through driving toy cars, trucks and heavy machines with blocks, rice, magnetic
letters and more, children practiced using sensory motor skills. Also,
through various artwork activities such as colouring, drawing and painting.

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