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.
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.
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.
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 […]
At Veranda, we learn and teach the mutliple-intelligences way. For our introduction to transport, we painted our own car pictures, learnt a transport song, watched some really cool videos and actually peeked into all the parts of a super, red […]