We celebrated World Kindness Day together with Acorns Non-Teachers Day. This was a special opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to all the staff who work behind the scenes in Acorns. On World Kindness Day, the children focused on the importance of being kind to everyone, of being considerate and how they can show ‘random acts of […]
Kerry Harris, Head of Primary School at ISB very much enjoyed her first visit to Acorns. She chose to read The Lion who Wanted to Love, as she knew that we were celebrating Kindness Day. After the story Kerry asked the children questions about how Leo the lion was kind and why he decided to […]
Commander Neville MacNally, Military Attache at the British Embassy visited Early Explorers and he talked to the children about being in the British Navy, about the recent Remembrance Day and about the role of the British Embassy in Bucharest.
Early Explorers went on a trip to the observatory where they found out about the night sky, planets and how our planet is just a very small part of a huge galaxy.
Rainbows celebrated World Science Day by going to the Interactive Museum.
Here they explored the City of Knowledge and discoverd the mirrors room, the sensory games, the electricity experiments, the water games and many more.
For this day, the children listened to the sounds of bagpipes, this being a common instrument played in Scotland, and danced to Scottish music. They created their own “Highland Gathering” by throwing foam balls and had a blue day – all children were invited to wear something blue, play with blue play dough, water, shaving foam […]
Remembrance Day is an annual event observed by British people around the world when we remember all those who have died serving their country in wars and the sacrifice that they have made. The symbol of this special day is the poppy, which is sold to raise money for war veterans.
In Acorns we have adapted […]
Science begins in the early years by investigating using all the senses and develops in school years as we encourage children to develop skills of observation, predicting and applying their knowledge to new situations.
For World Science Day, Baby Acorns made ramps from mattresses and they made a volcano in a pumpkin using vinegar and baking soda. […]
Rob Boussie, from the charity Light into Europe was one of our story tellers this month. As well as reading to the children, Rob also explained about the Bonfire Night event which he was helping to organize.
Bonfire Night is a popular English celebration with fireworks and camp fires. Children from Baby Acorns pretended to be fireworks by making sounds with their body, jumping around the room, making loud noises and banging pots, while Shiny Stars made tea, sat around a pretend camp fire and sang their favourite songs and Rainbows made fireworks in […]