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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: Summer and Music
GROUP: DOLPHINS
TEACHER: Marina Vrbat
Summer and Music
PARTNERS ON THE PROJECT:
AIM:
- Children from other groups
- to encourage symbolic play
- Teachers and pedagogical staff
to develop math skills and problem
solving - Parents
- to develop cooperative play, social
and language skills and a capacity for OBJECTIVES:
creative thinking
- to explore different types of music
-to develop motor skills and hand-eye
coordination - to make guitars
- To form a band
- to make artwork
- To explore sounds of nature
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- moving with the music
Materials used:
– Cd-player
– Cd with clasical music
– paper
– parkers
– Masking tape
(to tape the paper to the
floor)
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making guitar
Materials used:
– Cardboard
– Glue
– Marker
– Tempera paint
– brushes
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- forming a band
Materials used:
– Percussion
instruments
– Cardboard guitar
– keyboard
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- sounds of nature - rain
Materials used:
– Paper
– Markers/
colour pencils
– Rainy day
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- music note
Materials used:
– Note tamplate
– Glue
– Scissors
– Collage paper
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- action painting
Materials used:
– Playwood panel
– Tinned tempera colours
– Paper
– Brushes
– cups
Activities within the theme
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- popsicles
Materials used:
– Paper in colour
– glue
– Brushes
– Glitter powder
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity: Title of the activity:
- exploring instruments - tent – creating shade
Materials used: Materials used:
– Guitar – Tent
– Suits case for the guitar – Pillows
Activities within the theme
Title of the activity:
- making ice cream
Materials used:
– Fresh fruits
– Yoghurt
– Cookies
– Honey
– Plastic cups
– Wooden sticks
Evaluation
Children showed interest for materials and enjoyed exploring them. Children
developed new skills and strengthened the existing through the activities they were
offered but also through self initiated activities. They worked together on solving
problems and coming to solutions. Children learned how to manipulate objects that
are not in their everyday use. They expressed creativity while making variety of
artwork. They were encouraged to develop symbolic games which they enjoyed. They
explored and leaned and whiled doing so had fun.