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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: Spring and Trees
GROUP: DOLPHINS
TEACHER: Marina Vrbat
Spring and Trees
AIM: OBJECTIVES:
- to develop motor skills and hand-eye - to explore seasons - Srping
coordination
- to explore trees and parts of trees
- to develope math skills and problem
solving - to plant a tree

- to develope cooperative play, social - to make a scenography
and language skills and a capacity for - to make a flower pot poster - words
creative thinking
- to make recycled paper
-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: What the robin told
- Spring is here The wind
Materials used: told the grasses
and the grasses
– paper told the trees.
– Colour pencils The trees
told the bushes,
– poem
and the bushes
told the bees.
The bees
told the robin,
And the robin
sang out clear.
Wake up!
Wake up!
Spring is here
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- exploring parts of trees
Materials used:
– Tree/bush seedling
– Magnifying glass
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- planting a tree
Materials used:
– Tree seedling
– soil
– showel
– water
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- watering plants
Materials used:
– bucket
– water
– plants
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- matching letters
Materials used:
– Cards with words
– Cardboard circles with
letters
– box
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making scenography
Materials used:
– Plawood boards
– Pencil
– Tempera colours
– Brushes
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- exploring trees
Materials used:
– Tree trunk slices
– Thin branches
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- exploring leaves
Materials used:
– leaves
– Magnifying glass
– water
– bowl
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- Making flower pot poster
Materials used:
– cardboart
– Printed flowers with words
– glue
– scisors
– Collage paper
– Marker
– Selfadhisive foil
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making a card for Ms. Ertan
Materials used:
– Printed tree
– Tempera
– Glue
– Corner paper
cutter
– Paper-black
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- leaf high -relife
Materials used:
– Hot-glue
– wood
– tempera
– Thin brushes
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making recycled paper
Materials used:
– paper
– Water
– Bowl – biigger
– Blender
– Frame
– Net
– Towels
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- blossoming tree
Materials used:
– paper
– Water colours
– Tempera
– Blossoming trees (in
nature)
Evaluation
Children showed intrest for materials and enjoyed exploring them. They worked
togethere on sloving problems and coming to solutions. Children developed new skils
and strengthened the existing throough the activities. Children learned how to
manipulate objects that are not in their everyday use. They expressed creativity while
making vareity of artwork. They were encouraged to develop symbolic games which
they enjoyed. Children developed a sense of preserving our sorroundings as well as
the change that is happening in it.
They explored and leaned and whiled doing so had fun.