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
Place value is an incredibly important skill that children need to learn and clearly understand when they are starting out with learning math. Moving through their primary years, children learn such things as whole numbers, 4 operations, fractions, decimals, percentages etc., all requiring a solid understanding of place value. The Trading Game is a wonderful game you can play with your children at home. It is easy to set up and super fun and engaging. What resources you will
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
At Razum, we enjoy taking the learning through play approach that allows children to remain fully engaged and focused throughout the process of developing essential skills. Last term, we were learning about multiplication, division, and money. Here are some fun ideas to improve these areas while playing at home. Board Game Bingo, 2 player game The aim of the game is to get 5 in a row. Resources needed: 2 x pieces of paper 1 x pencil 25 x Singapore coins 1 x dice 2 x Bingo dab
Education and learning have moved far away from children listening to content delivered by a parent or teacher and repeating it back or children working through a textbook. Education and learning have become about more hands-on activities that children can be actively engaged in doing. Learning through a plan has many advantages. Some advantages include: highly engaging and fun for children; using hands-on materials helps develop a child’s fine motor skills; often requires wo