The Kindergarten students of Ms Joan prepared a very healthy soup at school. Student were given pumpkins which they had to cut into small pieces. The pumpkins pieces, together with other ingredients were placed in a pot. The pot was left to simmer for about 45 minutes. Once the soup was cooked, the students enjoyed a warm bowl of soup. Such activities promote learning by doing, while helping students learn to foster a love for healthy food.
The Kindergarten students of Ms Janice have been busy learning about colours, textures and healthy food. Student can be seen preparing their own healthy snack – fruit kebabs.
The Kindergarten students of Ms Janice have been learning about the different parts that make up our faces… And what better way to learn other than by actually cook pizza faces? This activity helped students to learn vocabulary while learning how to handle cooking utensils. They also had an opportunity to be creative in their own way.
The Yr 1.2 students of Ms Marilyn participated in the national code week by using the Bee-bot. During this session the students learnt how to control this special robot while revising numbers, quantities, directions and shapes.
During a Science lesson, the yr 1.2 students of Ms Marilyn talked about the different parts of the body. Students became aware of our skeleton and how important it is to help us stand upright. In groups, they constructed a skeleton puzzle.
The Yr 1.2 students of Ms Marilyn were exploring colours by using paint and paintbrushes. This lesson was linked to Maths Shapes. Students were asked to create squares and rectangles using various colours.
L-istudenti tat-tieni sena ta’ Ms Stephanie kellhom lezzjoni dwar l-għajn (għ) u l-hakka (h). Dawn huma żewġ ittri li jħawwdu bosta studenti. L-għalliema użat sistema multi-sensorjali fejn l-istudenti użaw għodod differenti biex jesploraw kliem li jibda bl-għ u bl-h. Fost dawn l-għodod użaw “plasticine” u ittri tal-plastik biex joħolqu kliem li jibdew bl-għ u l-h. Fl-istess ħin it-tfal kellhom l-opportunita’ biex jaħdmu fi gruppi jew f’par biex flimkien johorġu b’aktar kliem.
The Yr 2.2. students of Ms Stephanie had a very interesting Maths lesson. Children explored various ways of counting in 2s and 5s. Such learning sessions are very important as they prepare the foundations for manipulating numbers when learning tables. During one of the activities the students made their own hand prints, using paint, and then wrote the number of fingers under each hand print by counting in fives.
The Yr 2.2 students of Ms Stephanie during a following up activity on the computer following a maths lesson about “long” and “short”.
The school has embarked on a Writing Twinning Project with the students of St Nicholas Dingli Primary. Ms Elizabeth Galea, Head of School at Dingli Primary, came up with the idea of having the year 4, 5 and 6 students of both Dingli and Mgarr Primary sending invitations or other writing tasks to each other. Ms Christine Grech, teaching yr 5 at Dingli Primary, sent some photos and a sample of the students’ work to our school which are shared in this post. Well done to all 🙂
Click on the image below to view the invitations.
The Yr 6.1 students of Mr Matthew Cassar wrote Super Hero stories using the Lego Story Starter packs. Students had to be build a scenario and then write a story about it. Students worked in groups. The stories were sent to the students of Dingli Primary.
Through such activities and twinning projects students are given a real audience for a purposeful task Moreover students and teachers share ideas while enhancing teaching and learning through innovative ways.