Summer Holiday Fun With Toddlers

Veranda Preschool Gardening with Toddlers_Summer Fun 1

We are well into the summer holidays and after the first few weeks of euphoria and no timetables, it may get a bit challenging to come up with new ideas to engage your little ones. Well, fret not, we at Veranda are always on the job, summer or not, and here we share a few of our time-tested toddler activities that will prove to be great fun for you and your precious little ones.

All About Community Helpers: Preschool the Multiple Intelligences Way

Veranda Preschool Household Chores for Toddlers: The Multiple Intelligences Way: Medical Team Dress Up

We had a great school year and are now busy preparing for our new session in June. Before we closed for the summer, we did the fun and very important concept of ‘Community Helpers’.

Given that the topic is an extremely wide one, we gave it great thought and decided to focus primarily on those people who the children meet as part of their daily lives, such as, doctors, teachers,  domestic helpers at home, policemen, chefs, etc.

Check out all the fun we had.

The Story of Stephen Hawking for Young Readers

Stephen Hawking for Children by Veranda Preschool

For young children (5 years onwards), here are a few stories you can share, to bring the great man alive for them.
Stephen Hawking was born on 8th January 1942, in Oxford (England), during World War II. That’s 300 years after the death of Galileo Galilei, a really famous astronomer.
He had quite a fun family. They built firecrackers in their garage and had beehives in their basement! They rarely watched t.v. and didn’t play any sports.

The Story Series: Goldilocks and The Three Bears for 2-Year Olds

Flannel Board Story Time @ Veranda School _ Goldilocks and The Three Bears for Toddlers

An interactive story-telling method, where preschoolers can participate in the story telling process, resulting in higher attention spans and better retention. Listen as Andal Aghoram, Principal of Veranda, a multiple intelligences school in Chennai, narrates the popular tale of Goldilocks […]

Ayurvedic Home Remedies That Fight The Flu, Settle Stomachs and Build Immunity

Given the propensity of children to fall sick during the late winter to early spring months, Veranda School decided to kick of their Thinnai Talks series with a talk by an Ayurvedic Pediatrician. Dr. Madhumitha Krishnan, focused on Ayurveda for Toddlers […]