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.
 
Grandparent’s Day(School Activity Showcasing)
Grandparents’ Day Celebrations held on 11thDecember and had the theme save animals save the planet. The teachers and the little stars worked very hard to put up a programme for their grandparents. It was an interactive programme where by grandparents and grandchildren performed for one another. Grandparents took a pledge along with their grandchildren to be kind to animals and protect them.
 
Family Day (Day Care Activity Showcasing)
On 12th December the activities of the Day Care children were showcased. Families of the children were invited and it gave them an opportunity to bond with the Mongrace family and also among themselves. 
 
Christmas Celebrations- Fancy Dress Party
Mongrace Montessori House and Daycare Centre, New Town hosted its Annual Christmas Party on Dec 16th . The school decided to end its winter session by getting the children into the festive spirit of joy and happiness.
 
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Annual Exhibition- Apparatus Demonstration and Project Display
‘The Annual Exhibition’ was held on 29th and 30th  January 2016 The highlight of the display was the apparatus display and the presentations of the Montessori method made by the different teachers. The project display itled ‘Changing Seasons’ 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 citzens by helping them to take a pledge to take care of the earth.
 
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Summer Camp
This year the summer camp had an international flavour with the theme ‘We are children of the World’ as we have been involved in a British Council initiative which helps in nurturing global citizenship in young people.. The participants explored stories, songs, activities and menu from different parts of the world. Every day a story from a different country was narrated using a story board. Different internationally famous people like Micheal Jackson and his famous ‘ Moon Walk’,  Mr. David Copperfield and his famous magic were  introduced. An activity ‘Taste on my Plate’ saw the Mongrace Master Chefs making and tasting salads from Italy, Thailand and India. ‘Make and eat Yummy Salads and Stay Healthy’  was the message behind this activity. Yoga, Music and Movement, Games, Art and a variety of interesting Craft activities like pot painting, mask making, wall hanging, canvas painting, puppet making, jute mat printing and making of pencil holder using ice cream sticks kept the children busy.

Along with these fun activities they were also encouraged to share and spread some globally relevant environmental messages like ‘Plant more Trees’ during the germination activity and ‘Save every drop of Water’ during the water fun activity. They learnt a variety of songs like the summer song, yummy watermelon song and the journey of a seed song along with the popular Bengali song ‘Chutti Chutti’. It was a delight to see the excitement on their little faces as every day they got an opportunity to indulge in role play and become magicians, story tellers, puppeteers, performing artists and environmentalists!
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"The Suresh Amiya Memorial Trust (SAMT) took over the management of Mongrace Montessori House in 1984"