Deepavali or Diwali is also known as the festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jain, Sikhs and some Buddhists. In Singapore it is one of the nationally celebrated festivals and therefore at Razum International School we take time to learn about the festival and the culture. The children can create many things to help celebrate and understand this festival, here are some ideas below: 1. Peacock Pop Up Required materials: Blue, green and white
At Razum International School we engage students into fun learning activities and believe that some of them can be played at home. Check out our art and craft activity suggestions and try it out with your kids! 1. X Ray Skelton Hand Students trace their hands, then add see-through bones to their picture, making their own X-ray skeleton hand. Required materials: Coloured construction paper black crayon Vegetable oil A small bowl Q-tip Procedure: Trace hands with black crayon.
Halloween is an excellent opportunity to introduce math measurement concepts such as length, weight, and volume. Here are some of the activities that were carried out at Razum International School to get students excited about Halloween and engaged in learning. 1. Hocus Pocus Potion – Volume activity Students were asked to make a potion with a total volume of 600ml. There must be less than 100ml of each wacky liquid used, or there will be an explosion! This project combines a
Making playdough is a great educational resource! It is a simple way to get kids involved in a fun, active, making process, with no cooking needed! Playdough has kinesthetic and visual learning benefits, for learners to engage in practical tasks and form concepts. Students are able to see forms, whilst adapting them to improve their work and understanding. The process of making playdough can be used for a range of subjects such as Art, Mathematics, Science, and Design & Techn
When children start school, they will use writing in all learning areas and be expected to write neatly and on a line. This can be very challenging for many children, however, there are lots of things you can do to build your child’s hand strength and teach them letter formation early. This will help them find the action of writing easier. The two main areas to focus on are hand strength and letter formation. Hand Strength When you were little, you probably spent a lot of tim
Art is a great way to develop fine motor skills. Each day at Razum, we try to do an art activity that is linked to the sounds we are learning. The list below are examples of fine motor skills that can be developed through art: - cutting a long a line
- cutting something small
- gluing small things
- using both hands to stick something down
- scrunching paper
- colouring within the lines
- folding etc.
Fine motor skills are very important for children to develop as