Father - Child Bond Building Activities
To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.
Kindergarten wing of DAV Dwarka celebrated Father-Child Bond by organizing activities galore carried through a week from 5th October to 8th October 2015. The activities played a significant role in fostering socio-emotional and cognitive development of young children and bringing smile to their faces.
The activities like ‘dress me up’ race, cooking without fire, fun with paint and musical chairs were played by all the fathers along with their children and thus thoroughly enjoyed which made them understand the uniqueness of a father’s relationship with a child.
Principal Ms. Monika Mehan congratulated all father participants for being a support by showing active involvement and thus making the programme a great success.
Earth Day Celebration
Students of classes I to IV celebrated ‘Earth Day’ on 22nd April 2015 with great fervor. A group song was presented to pay a rich tribute to Mother Earth. Followed by this , students presented a skit to create awareness to preserve it and to take certain important measures to nourish it. A few wonderful poems were also recited in the glory of Mother Earth. A thought provoking speech was delivered by Pratam Saluja of IV Class to mark the day.
The programme concluded with a pledge to sensitise the students to be respectful and responsible for nurturing our Mother Earth.
Students of classes I to IV celebrated celebrated Baisakhi on 13th April 2015 with joy and enthusiasm. The programme commenced with a group song by students of classes III and IV to welcome the festival, Class II students presented colourful folk dances of Punjab where the festival finds its roots .
A play was also performed by the budding actors of class IV students to mark the day. Students presented informative speeches to highlight the significance of Baisakhi and the history related to it. Principal Ms. Monika Mehan addressed the students sensitizing them of the importance of various festivals in our country and the pride we should all have in being an Indian.
(7th November 2014 to 14th November 2014)
At DAV Public School Sector 6, Dwarka, it is our constant endeavor to make each day fun filled and interesting for children. We love to see them going home with a smile on their faces and eagerly looking forward to come back the next day. Children’s Week was organized for children from 7th November 2014 to 14th November 2014 on account of “Children’s Day”. It was celebrated in the Pre- School to Class II section with lot of fun activities. The sequence of activities held was as follows:
- 7th November 2014- Pre- School and Pre- Primary enjoyed Rolling Ball game and Balancing Race respectively. In Class I and II children had a competition on Musical Chair and One Leg Race. Also they enjoyed vegetable pulao in the lunch time.
- 10th November 2014- Pre- School and Pre- Primary participated in and enjoyed class activities like Leaf Printing and Vegetable Printing. Students of Class I and II showed their creativity in ‘Fish Making’ activity with CD and had Fun time Riddles in the class. Also they ate healthy Cheela for lunch.
- 11th November 2014- On this day all the children from Pre School to class II got a colouring worksheet on ‘Chacha Nehru ‘and recited poem on the same.
- 12th November 2014- Pre- School and Pre Primary classes made Wall Hangings and Cards. Students of Class I and II participated in Story Dramatization and Poem recitation.
The facilitators tried to make his week extra special for children. On 13th November2014 a “Mask Party” was organized where children wore colourful masks and enjoyed their snacks and danced with their teachers in the front lawn of the school. On 14th November 2014 children came dressed like “Chacha Nehru” for the special assembly on Children’s Day. The celebration started with a song by the teachers wishing the students on Children’s Day. The facilitators told the students about Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and his great love for children. Children were told that the reason he is lovingly called ‘Chacha Nehru’ by children and his birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day.
The highlight of the day was the story on Chacha Nehru which was told by Ms. Rinku. She was dressed like Chacha Nehru and enacted like him. Children enjoyed her presentation and the story narrated by her on Chacha Nehru.
The dance performances and skit by the teachers made the children jump with glee. The presence of the Bunny with Bunny dance with his amusing antics had them splits and they were eager to dance with him to foot tapping music.The entire day was dedicated to children and they truly enjoyed their special day. The Principal Ms Monika Mehan wished children a very Happy children’s Day and told them to be kind, helpful and generous and respectful to everyone and to lead a healthy and disciplined life.
Stories work their own magic on children by enchanting, enriching and enlightening them. But most importantly they inspire and stimulate the young minds.
The Class II students of DAV Dwarka presented enactment of hilarious stories based on the adventures of great historical personalities like Birbal & Tenali Raman on Thursday, the 16th October 2014. A moving and touching story ‘Idgah’ which showcased the selflessness and love of a young child and the motivating story of ‘The Ant and the Grass Hopper’ sensitised the children about the importance of being diligent and sincere. Attired in beautiful costumes little wonders of Class II captured the quintessence of these timeless classics with a splash of originality and a dash of vibrancy.
The programme concluded with an appreciable note by Principal, Ms. Monika Mehan. She asserted that such stories are an educational medium to demonstrate the importance of values such as loving and respecting your family, keeping your promises, protecting the weak, importance of perseverance and so on.
Students of class I presented Dramatization based on the magnum opus of Hindu Mythology, the Ramayana. Children were dressed up in colourful costumes and depicted different characters of Ramayana like king Dasharath, Lord Rama, his brother Lakshmana, Sita and so on.
Various Scenes from Ramayana were depicted sequentially and it appeared as if the characters have come in real from the pages of Ramayana. The wonderful performance of the children was appreciated by one and all. The programme concluded with an appreciable note by Principal Ms. Monika Mehan.
She asserted that Ramayana is not just a story but also an educational medium to demonstrate the importance of values such as loving and respecting your family, keeping your promises, protecting the weak and so on.
Students of Pre Primary participated with a lot of gaiety and enthusiasm in the Clay Modelling Activity.
As soon as children were given the clay, they immediately began to poke, pinch, twist, roll and mould it to fabricate wonderful objects like their dream house, jewellery items, flowers, Lord Ganesha , animals like snakes, tortoise etc. The purpose of this activity was to develop both fine and major motor skills and open the door to greater self expression and imagination.
To create awareness about people who help us in our day to day life, the students of class Pre Primary presented a fabulous Fancy Dress Show.
The tiny tots took an opportunity to express their heartfelt gratitude towards the people who keep us in our daily life. The purpose of conducting the show was to blend learning with fun , to develop their confidence and improve their self expressions.