New Town - Activities

Mongrace Montessori House takes special care to help and guide a child during his/her formative years.
 
At Mongrace, various activities are regularly organized to provide an interesting environment where children experience, learn and progress.
 
Given below is a list of some of the major activities that are regularly held in Mongrace:
 
  • Annual Exhibition (Montessori Apparatus Display Project Work)
  • Picnic
  • Sports
  •  Rabindra Jayanti
  • Summer Camp
  • Independence Day
  • Magic Show
  • Fancy Dress Show
  • Teachers Day
  • Christmas Party
Please click on these links below to view the Photo Albums and Videos of the various activities that are done in Mongrace Newtown.
 
 Annual Sports Day
Ø  Annual Sports Day was held on 16th February 2017 for the older group. Children participated enthusiastically in different types of races. Shapes race, Bunny race, Tiger cub race,  Ball race, Flag race, Catterpillar and leaf race etc were the different races. Children were encouraged to cheer for their friends. As the Montessori philosophy is all are winners, each child was presented a smily ball as take away gift. The races for staff and teachers were based on balancing skills!
Ø  Sports was organized for Free School children and Day Care children. For pictures click https://goo.gl/photos/b4EmbS45YjQU4z7z7
 
Annual Exhibition- Apparatus Demonstration and Project Display
The Annual Exhibition’ was held on 11th February 2017 The highlight of the display was the apparatus display and the presentations of the Montessori method made by the different teachers. The project display titled ‘World of Shapes’ had the incorporation of the  4 C’s ( Creativity, Collaboration, Critical thinking and Caring Citizenship) into it. It had three parts- teacher’s presentation, collaborative work by teachers and students and individual work by children. It was also our objective to make children into caring citizens with a board on  ‘Recycled Shapes’ which elaborated ways  to take care of the earth.   
For pictures click
 

https://goo.gl/photos/zA3rBtFy8RVbmfBR9

 
 Saraswati Puja
Ø  Saraswati Puja celebrations began with the tiny tots singing the Saraswati Vandana. Children came dressed in yellow to usher in the  Basant Panchami. The special menu included kichadi, chatney and papad. The staff also had a kichadi party. Teachers talked about the Goddess of Knowledge and Art and did corresponding colouring sheets. For pictures click https://goo.gl/photos/SQA5juUp1fRFHuU87
 
Independence Day 2017
On August 12th, Independence Day celebration was held in the school. The programme commenced with children being made aware of the essence of celebrating Independence Day. They were told about our national animal, bird, flower, fruit and also about some great freedom fighters. Children wearing the colours of the flag gathered around the flag and sang patriotic  songs and  danced to songs celebrating the Indian spirit. It was pure joy to watch the  children salute and say “Jai Hind”. Children were helped to understand that beneath all the colorful celebrations lies the national spirit of gaiety  and pride. For pictures of this activity click https://get.google.com/albumarchive/115540763231778582435/album/AF1QipPQ...
 
Teachers' Day 2017
v  Teachers’ Day was celebrated on 5th. The theme was  ‘Teachers are like butterflies’.An interactive programme with the children was also very enjoyable. Children brought cards for their teachers and didis. They came dressed beautifully and sang and danced for us.  The song  ‘If you love your teachers and didis blow a kiss’ & My dear teachers, we love you, We want you to feel special , Yes we do and ‘ ) truly warmed our hearts! Teachers put up a an interactive song ‘we are the world’ The didis  practiced in their free time and put up the song too.For pictures click
 

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"The Suresh Amiya Memorial Trust (SAMT) took over the management of Mongrace Montessori House in 1984"