Category Archives: ECA

Pre-K L Snow Day!

There was excitement all around when we woke up on Monday morning to snow. We got a WeChat message from our teachers telling us to bring buckets of snow into our classroom! Whatever were our teachers planning? First, we made … Continue reading

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A Busy Day in Nursery

At greeting time children come to the room and start their day by choosing books to read. Some choose to read to themselves, while others ask a teacher to read to them. They enjoy this time every day. At small … Continue reading

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Decorating Gingerbread Men in Pre-K L

The most exciting part of the winter holidays comes a few days before the break. It’s the day scheduled to decorate gingerbread men! We read so many gingerbread stories…did you know there are a lot! There’s “The Gingerbread Man”, “The … Continue reading

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Fall and Halloween in ECA

PK A welcomed fall with a lot excitement. We went on nature walks to see the changing colors of fall and to collect leaves, sticks and pinecones. We did sorting (by leaf color) and graphing (by type), predictions (Will the … Continue reading

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International Week in ECA

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Mooncake Making in Pre-K L

One of the benefits of being part of an international school is the exposure of the children to many different cultures and languages. In ECA the children in Pre-K L got to participate in different activities relating to the Mid-Autumn … Continue reading

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Block Play in ECA

Blocks are an important part of an Early Childhood classroom. We have them in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors, to meet the developmental needs of every child. Playing with blocks provides excellent learning opportunities for children from problem … Continue reading

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Yoga in Pre-K R

Pre-K R began a new daily practice of doing yoga each morning. Some of the techniques taught in Yoga, such as taking deep, calm breaths, have great benefits throughout our day. Here are a few reasons why Yoga is great … Continue reading

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Role Play in Pre-K L

Whenever children say let’s pretend, so many possibilities for learning arise. As children pretend, they try out new roles and ideas which stretch their minds along with their imaginations. This helps to develop their social, emotional, language and communication skills.

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Earth Day Planting

On April 24th Nursery Z students planted in the classroom. They re-used yogurt cups to plant some radish and bean seeds. They are now watering them every day and excitedly look forward to seeing them sprout up soon!

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