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Kinetic sand play ideas

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Kinetic sand play ideas At Kanhas, we love our kinetic sand – an amazing play material that is both moldable and crumbly. It holds shape very nicely but when pressure is increased, it crumbles slowly – as if moving on its own. The best part is that it is very easy to clean up afterwards.

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Yoga time

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Yoga time Butterfly pose- Yoga at Kanhas This year, I have focused on improving the physical aspect of my preschool programme. Initially,  i would think that kids are running and jumping all the time so whats the need to do anything extra in that aspect. But last year when i completed some development checklists for

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Gaur Nitai’s birthday

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Gaur Nitai’s birthday We celebrated the appearance day of our dear class deities – Sri Sri Gaur Nitai last week. Festivals have always been such a joyful and exciting part of my spiritual journey and I love to share this joy with the children. You can dance, sing, dress up, eat cake and feast your

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Digging for diamonds

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Digging for diamonds Open ended play is such an important part of early childhood education. It is a play experience with no particular end goal. For example – giving scissors and paper with a circle printed on it and asking the child to cut the circle would be a closed activity. Just giving the child

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Crafting is fun!

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Crafting is fun! We love doing different kinds of crafts at Kanhas. We explore a wide variety of material, giving children different opportunities to create. The experience allows children to learn about the world while developing important fine motor skills, and adding on to their creativity and imagination. Its never about the end result –

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Picnic time – Myuna farm, Doveton

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Picnic time – Myuna farm, Doveton This year, we went for an awesome day trip to Myuna farm.  It is a perfect place for preschoolers to hang out in – Not to far from the city, lots of animals to feed and cuddle and kiddie sized play ground equipment and a maze to play in!

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Cups and balloons art

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Cups and balloons art At the preschool level, art is all about experiment with different materials and colours. Children are just beginning to communicate and allowing them to create using different things helps boost their creativity and imagination. We did some such experimental art activities this week which were a huge success with the kids.When

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How we learn-our story in pictures

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How we learn-our story in pictures Performing aarti to Lord Jagganath In aarti time, we learn how to different things with both hands ( bell ringing with left hand, offering item with right hand), counting (counting seven circles as we offer the item to the Lord), turn-taking and co-operation. Moo – cow puppets When we

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Krishna as time

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Krishna as time Kanhas calendar The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Time I am, the great destroyer of the worlds, and I have come here to destroy all people.(BG 11.32) The concept and understanding of time gives children more control of their lives and lays the foundation for all future planning and organization. The earlier

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A little vaishnava doll house

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A little vaishnava doll house Kanhas is re-opening in 2015 with a new batch of students and lots of exciting activities. This year, we will be having a lot more girls and so finally got a new doll house for Kanhas. I always strive to be gender unbiased with toys…but it is so natural for

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