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Monthly Topic Presentation

International Kindergarte Horizons
Zelengaj 6
10 000 Zagreb
www.kindergarten.hr

SCHOOL YEAR: 2016/2017
THEME OF THE MONTH: Monsters
GROUP: DOLPHINS
TEACHER: Marina Vrbat
Winter and Dinosaurs
AIM: OBJECTIVES:
- to develop motor skills and hand-eye - to explore emotions and feelings
coordination
- to explore monsters in stories
- to develope math skills and problem
solving - to explore puzzles and puzzle making

- to develope cooperative play, social - making monster artwork
and language skills and a capacity for - making monster decoration
creative thinking
-to encourage symbolic play

PARTNERS ON THE PROJECT:
- Children form other groups
- Teachers and pedagogical staff
- Parents
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- Nothign Scares Us
Materials used:
– Story: Nothing Scares Us
– Talk about monsters and
being afraid/scared and
how to treat those who
are scared
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making monsters
Materials used:
– Black paper
– Scissors
– Glue
– Printed eyes and mouth
– White paper
– Markers
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making a monster
Materials used:
– Cardboard boxes
– Cardboard rolls
– Pre-cut cardboard shapes
– Story: Where the Whild
Thins Are
– Glue
– Wiggly eyes
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- Monster’s coming to get us
Materials used:
– Monster we made
– Tables
– Other furniture
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- monsters out of wooden tiles
Materials used:
– Corck boards
– Wooden tiles
– Hammers
– nails
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity: Title of the activity:
- making decoration - making decoration
Materials used: Materials used:
– Paper in colour – Paper in colour
– Glue – Glue
– Wiggly eyes – Scissors
– Black paper in shape of
hearts in different sizes
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making masks
Materials used:
– Paper plates
– Glue
– Scissors
– Decorative materials
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making a pizza
Materials used:
– Dough
– Tomato sauce
– Cheese
– Ham
– Oven
– Spoon
– Oils
– Cassarole pan
Winter and Dinosaurs
EVALUATION:
AIM: AIM:
- to develop motor skills and hand-eye - Children developed motor skills and
coordination hand-eye coordination by playing with
new toys and while making artwork
- to develope math skills and problem - Children spent a lot of time exploring
solving puzzles and creating their own with
wooden frame and blocks
- to develope cooperative play, social - Children have shown great interest
and language skills and a capacity for and demonstrated a good level of skills
creative thinking but there is more room for improvment
-to encourage symbolic play - Children imitated monsters we
introduced while reading the stories,
they also played with the monster we
made
Winter and Dinosaurs
EVALUATION:
OBJECTIVES: OBJECTIVES:
- to explore emotions and feelings - We talked about feelings and what it
means to be afraid/scared, and how
should we treat those who are afaird
- to explore monsters in stories - Children explored books and stories
about monsters and imitated them –
Where the Wild Things Are

- to explore puzzles and puzzle making - Children explored puzzles and puzzle
making
- making monster artwork - Children made monster artwork in two
dinesions and in three dimensions
- making monster decoration - Children made monster decorations
and develped their creativity
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