Category Archives: ECA

TRICK OR TREAT IN PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN

Halloween is a special day that children enjoy as they get to dress up in costumes of their favorite characters or something spooky.  In addition to this, they get to walk around the school asking for treats with the phrase … Continue reading

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OPEN DAY IN PRE-KINDERGARTEN

Our Pre-Kindergarten Open Days are wonderful opportunities for you to spend time with your child in their preschool setting.  They offer you the opportunity to explore the center yourself, to see your child enjoying spending time in the center and … Continue reading

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Exploring Shapes in PK3/4 C

Shapes play an important role in helping children categorize things around them. Understanding shapes is an important concept in learning Math, Science, and Reading. In discovering shapes, children  observe what is the same and different and this allows them to … Continue reading

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Making Mooncakes in Pre-K

One of the benefits of being part of an international school is children’s exposure to many different cultures through school wide events.  One such event is the Mid-Autumn Festival.  The Pre-K children listened to the story of the Mid-Autumn Festival … Continue reading

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EXPLORING APPLES IN PK2/3 L

This week, the children in PK2/3 L had an opportunity to explore apples. They talked about the different colors of the apples before cutting them open and using magnifying glasses to observe what was inside. They tasted the different color … Continue reading

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Learning through play in Pre-K 3/4 A

Work time or choice time is the heart of our preschool program. The children decide what they are going to do, where they are going to work, and whether they are going to work with others or work alone. While … Continue reading

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WATER PLAY IN PK2/3

Water play is good for children’s physical, mental, and social-emotional growth. Children increase their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination through actions like pouring, squirting, scrubbing, stirring and squeezing. By playing with others they develop social and language skill as … Continue reading

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SERVICE LEARNING IN ECA

Service learning is essential for students of every age. Kindness, generosity, gratitude and respect are all important values we want to instill in our children. Caretakers are often the people who do the most yet receive the least recognition. There … Continue reading

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Block Play in PK4 A

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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Easter Egg Hunt with PK2/3

One of ECA’s annual events that the children all look forward to is the “Easter Egg Hunt”. Leading up to the event, the children in PK2/3 got to make baskets, decorate both paper and Styrofoam eggs, and read stories about … Continue reading

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