Sports Day was organized on 5th February 2023 at Birla Open Minds International School , Kollur . It started at 3.00 p.m with the lighting of the torch by Centre Head Ms Susan Keshri followed by planting a Sapling by our Parent Association Members. Our preprimary students participated with zeal and fervor and exhibited competitive attitude in challenging races .They also performed colorful drills with ‘Rhymes Parade’ as theme. The event enhanced the self-esteem and confidence of children and they learnt to have a healthy competition among their peers. Sports day helped the kids to build spirit of sportsmanship with a will to never give up .
Pyjama Party is organized in a school to assert independence amongst children and to develop social
connections in them.
Our tiny tots were dressed up in their snazziest night dresses and brought their favourite soft toy for a sleepover with their best friends on Pyjama party day. They were thrilled to play few games with their peers like, dumb charades, paint the toe, and tag the light in their classes before going for a nap . They also watched their favourite cartoon movie on Tom and Jerry and listened to bed time stories too from their teachers and relished sumputious snacks before hitting the bed for sometime.
“Christmas isn’t just a day ,its frame of mind”.
Christmas was celebrated with great joy and merriment in our school and the atmosphere came alive with sparkles of red, white and green colour all around the campus. To teach children about spirit of Christmas and inculcate the values of joy ,students of Grade 1 presented a wonderful Programme in the assembly. Students sang Christmas Carols and made colourful crafts of Santa, Reindeer and Christmas wreath as take away. The decoration , happiness and laughter of joyful students made the environment look grandeur and impressive..
Mathematics is not about numbers , equations , computations or algorithms: it is about understanding .
Math-A-Ron is a unique amalgamation of mathematical concepts with fun and play . It was celebrated with various fun filled activities. Students made creative designs with different shape cutouts, reiterated the concept of addition through number wheel game, created patterns with different shapes and colours and also solved number name riddles through word fun game .In group activity they solved mathematical problems with creative solutions by applying their existing knowledge
‘Constitution is not a mere lawyers’ document, it is a vehicle of life.’
Republic Day was celebrated with fervor and pride in our school. This national festival’s importance was explained to the students through a power point presentation and flash cards and a story .Grade 1 students presented a special assembly stating the importance of our constitution with props of national symbols .
‘Colours are indeed the smiles of nature’
Learning colours is a milestone in early childhood and represent a child’s cognitive understanding . A day dedicated to the yellow colour was marked with our students dressed up in different hues and tints of yellow. They also brought yellow colour objects and toys with them and talked about it. Students made yellow colour pineapple by dabbing yellow paint with bubble wrap and sponge. Students also celebrated Orange colour day and they came dressed up in shades of orange .They learnt to make orange colour by mixing primary colours and were also engaged in various Orange colour painting and dabbing activities to reinforce the colour .
Sankranti is an auspicious festival for Hindus and is termed as festival of harvest . It is celebrated with great fervour and gaiety across India .Farmers celebrate this festival to thank mother earth for their bountiful crop and it also symbolises a start of goodwill,peace and prosperity. To celebrate this festival,our students came dressed in traditional attire and there was an ambience of joy and happiness in the campus .The school was decorated with flower torans ,and rangoli , traditional bonfire and milking of cow and pots were kept to relate with the rituals of the festival and to make students relate with the customs related to the festival.Tiny tots painted and decorated colourful kites and pots as take aways and learnt about the importance of the festival from their teachers.Grade 1 students also performed mesmerizing traditional dance to add to the celebrations.
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.The joy of giving is indescribable as it takes courage to give something which is yours to others .Our students enthusiastically shared their belongings during ' Joy of Giving 'week and as part of the initiative visited an orphanage and donated things to the children there. This helped them to build and inculcate life skills like sharing, empathy and gratitude towards the less privileged.
Every child is a different kind of flower and all together they make this world a beautiful garden. To enhance the learning of students about different types of flowers various activities were conducted in the class .They observed different flowers of various shapes and colours during exploration time.They also enacted as flower in the dramatic corner ,painted and coloured flower cutouts and also exhibited their creative skills by making flower torans . During structured play they learnt about flowers and made patterns with it .Various fine motor skill activities were conducted to strengthen the small muscles of hands and wrists like lacing , printing and origami with paper .
Field trip connects students to the real world.It facilitates the learning of abstract concepts, motivates students through increased interest and curiosity and increases student -student and student -teacher social interaction .It also provides hands-on experiential learning opportunities. Our students went to Botanical park , Pet shop , Florist shop, Stationery shop ,Musical instruments shop to enhance their learning in the classroom during various themes related to flowers, music , paper, , plants , and animals.
Theatre demands different muscles and different aspects of one's personality. Drama is life with the dull bits cut out .As part of our curriculum of Theatre module students of Grade 1 learn to speak, express and do voice modulation and enact as instructed to enhance their dramatic skills and play characters with ease .They learnt to explore their own space using different props
Student Led Conference is a meeting with a student and his or her family and teachers during which the student shares his or her learning progress. The structure build’s student’s sense of responsibility and accountability for their own learning. Our students of all grades took the lead and explained to their parents on SLC about different themes learnt, about Literacy and Mathematical concepts displayed and also showed them various manipulative and its use for an overall development of the child.
Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable. Spending time with them is one thing we will never regret. Children’s Day carnival at BOMPSCH was planned with lots of fun games and performances by the teachers .They were enthralled to see the decoration made to make the kids feel special on this day. They also relished the tasty snacks and juice along with the small gift given to them prepared by the teachers
Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.- Stephen
Science day is to develop scientific attitude in the young generation and to make them realize the interdependence of science , technology and society and the responsibility of the scientists of tomorrow. Alpha to Omega was one such event in which our Grade 1 students of BOMPSCH demonstrated and explained various experiments related to scientific concepts like Solubility ,Air pressure, Water pressure, Optical illusion ,Density , Acidic reaction and Force to the parents and guests with confidenc
More trees, more Life. Plant a tree, make the earth pollution free. VanMahotsav means ‘Tree Festival’. Thousands of trees are planted all over the country. Our students celebrated the festival with lots of activities ,took pledge in taking care and planting saplings around their surroundings .They were also involved in painting and cutting activities, learning
Integrating play with teaching and learning goes a long way in imbibing concepts in the minds of little ones . It becomes easy for the kids to understand their learning and relate to the real world . Our students learnt about animals and celebrated the Teddy Picnic party by bringing along with them their own soft toys to school. Popcorn , juice and balloons added fun to their learning .
Bonalu festival is a traditional Hindu festival that is celebrated in Telangana , India .This festival centers around Goddess Mahakali . Our children dressed up in traditional attire and enjoyed fun filled activities during Inhouse Bonalu celebrations. They were engrossed in the paper craft activity of making and decorating pot cutouts with colourful paper, paints and with crayons.
Blue is the colour of sky and sea.It is often associated with depth and stability,symbolizes trust ,loyalty, wisdom and truth. In order to emphasize the importance and identification of blue colour our students celebrated Blue Day and played games related to the colour.
The world is mud-luscious and puddles are wonderful. On International Mud Day our children indulged themselves in mud, enjoyed stomping in mud puddles and hunting mud creatures in the mud puddle , they splashed , dug and piled mud in their own creative ways. They smashed fistfuls of mud on piglet posters , rolled their toys on mud tracks and baked mud pies creatively.
Yoga makes us live in the present .The present is the only state that gives us the real happiness and joy .Our students followed their teacher's instructions and formed different Yoga postures to celebrate Yoga Day.
Music gives soul to the universe , wings to the mind , flight to imagination and Life to everything . Children at BOMPS Chandanagar explored various musical instruments and learnt about them.
The power of Dad in a child's life is unmatched . Students of BOMPS Chandanagar enjoyed every moment with their father playing outdoor games , explored various table top activities , and encouraged their fatheir's to participate in indoor games . They prepared colourful take aways for their father with their cute handprints designed and decorated as a Tie .
Earning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardour and attended to with diligence. With the commencement of the New Academic Session our incredible team at BOMPS Chandanagar welcomed kids on their First Day of school with loads of welcoming activities to keep kids engaged and overcome their anxiety of separation and fear of the new environment .Children were engrossed in various table top activities and involved themselves in different crafts which were made for them as take aways for the first day.
'Happiness is a day at pool '!!
Children at BOMPSCH ended their academic session by indulging themselves in a Splash Pool and enjoyed games like fishing, treasure hunt of sea creatures along with movie time and various food delights
Play brings together the logical and creative parts of the brain
Students of Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar enjoyed various fun filled activities during Summer Camp – theme- Sphere All Around .The mathematical concept was reinforced through various games and it helped to build mental and emotional muscles of the kids. Their ability to create, elaborate and learn the system of rules that governs the terms of play was also enlightened. These games enhanced their learning and develop a connect to the wider world through their own body of knowledge. During the Culmination kids were indulged in various activities and games as reinforcement of the theme.
"Learning is more effective when it is ACTIVE rather than a passive process."
Students of Grade 1 and K 1 were overjoyed to be back to school after the pandemic on 4th April 2022. They were welcomed by the Teachers and enjoyed various games and activities along with their friends throughout the day. They even made paper craft as their take away and enjoyed puppet show conducted by their teachers.
The seed of learning was planted on the first day and from now onwards students will feel themselves grow and push boundaries of learning everyday.
"Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done."- Ralph Waldo Emerson
National Science Day is observed every year on 28th February. Science is all around us – our bodies, in nature, through cooking and gardening to name just a few. Children atschool were given the opportunity to develop their observational skills and identify changes and differences by practicing & performing different experiments during the Science Fair organised virtually.
U.S. Department of Education, "In an ever-changing, increasingly complex world, it's more
important than ever that our nation's youth are prepared to bring knowledge and skills to solve problems,
make sense of information, and know how to gather and evaluate evidence to make decisions."
STEAM is an educational discipline that engages students around the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math. It aims to spark an interest and lifelong love of the arts and sciences in children from an early age.
"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." - Edgar Degas.
Art is the best form of self-expression. It can help children learn and practice skills like patterning, cause and effect. Art also fosters the development of children's cognitive abilities.
Hands-on activities allow children to use their senses while learning. Children get excited and engaged because they are having fun. It enhances curiosity, creativity and problem-solving skills.
Vasant Panchami marks the transition from the winter season to the spring season. This year Vasant
Panchami was celebrated on 5th February. On this auspicious occasion we pray to goddess Saraswati and offer
her flowers and sweets as she is considered the god of knowledge, wisdom, and fine arts.
Our children at Birla Open minds preschool, Chandanagar branch celebrated Vasant Panchami by learning about the importance of Vasant Panchami, and did free Hand drawing as a part of the celebration.
Simple STEM activity such as using a magnets is a wonderful way to get kids thinking, problem-solving, and experimenting with everyday items. Sorting magnetic and non-magnetic objects gives opportunities to children to understand the concept better. It is a fun way of learning.
Republic Day is celebrated every year on 26th January marking India's anniversary of implementation of the constitution of India. Let's pledge to make India a better place with rich experience, love and peace.
Sankranti means transmigration of the sun from one rashi to the next one. It is a 3 days festival celebrated in January every year and marks the termination of the winter season and the beginning of a new harvest season. This year it was celebrated on 14 th January. Children dressed up in Traditional attire and participated in the celebration. They learnt about the importance of Sankranti and made beautiful Kite as an Art activity.
"Creativity is Intelligence having Fun" Albert Einstein
As part of the 'Christmas celebration' our students of Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar participated in a virtual drawing competition to showcase their creative skills.
STEAM-based activities make children more confident. K2 students made a Bird feeder as part of a STEAM activity to enhance their metacognitive skills. Children learnt about the different food the birds eat, measurement and design while making it.
Art can be in any form. It can be a drawing with a pencils or crayons or fine strokes of a brush. To make art a fun subject for our children K2 students drew a bird with the letter 'B' and K1 students drew a giraffe using the outline tracing of their hand and did a paper crumpling activity. These activities encouraged them to explore more with letters, imagination and designs.
The children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The way we bring them up will determine the future
of the country."
Children's day is celebrated on the 14th of November every year on the birth anniversary of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. The day is celebrated to increase awareness of the rights and education of kids. He considered children the real strength of a nation and foundation of society. Children at Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar celebrated this special day by dressing up as Disney Princess and Superheroes.
Diwali symbolizes the victory of good over evil. It is time to remove the darkness of ignorance within us and replace it with the light of hope and knowledge instead. Diwali 'the festival of lights came alive at Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar when children dressed up in traditional attire and celebrated it by making dry fruit laddus and by painting diyas.
Ideas need to be felt, to be heard. Through Storytelling, we can envision change and it is the most
interesting and engaging activity we can practice to nurture children's personality.
Our guest speaker Ms Sunaina did a wonderful job in nurturing our children's personality through her storytelling session.
Educators at Birla Open Minds focus on lessons in early childhood around the basic skills that build up to
advanced mathematics in high school .From preschool to the end of elementary school, children are setting
the foundation for future life skills.
Math skills taught through different activities in early childhood education are designed to provide the foundation children need to succeed in elementary school and beyond.
Bathukamma and Dussehra celebrations have begun. The common theme of the celebration is the victory of good over evil. The children were explained the significance of the event & they enjoyed the celebration by performing a dance using the Dandiya they made.
Play is fundamentally important for learning 21st century skills, such as problem solving, collaboration
American academy of Paediatrics.
We at Birla Open Minds Preschool believe Learning through Play is one of the most important concepts in childhood development. Through play children can learn cognitive, social and language skills, and build the self-confidence needed to navigate challenges in life.
Play dough has long been a staple of early childhood fun. Play dough can keep children occupied for a long time, using their imaginations to create all sorts of doughy fun. Kids really need to have strong muscles in their hands for writing, cutting, and other tasks. Think of all they do with play dough to build those muscles: roll, flatten, chop, cut, poke, squash, pinch, cut, pound, and manipulate!
When students engage in PBL (Project Based Learning), they seek answers, collect information and design the model as they want. Children from Birla Open Minds Chandanagar, made a beautiful project 'Aquarium'. They coloured and stuck the cut-outs of aquatic animals.
Creative activities help to spark children's natural curiosity and create their own journey of exploration, discovery and developments. What's more, it's great fun!
Making learning fun is a sure way we get our kids at Birla Open Minds to remember information. Fun means engagement, doing and learning what has meaning and purpose, and it means being challenged.
When students are engaged and motivated, they achieve higher levels of cognition, make connections, and experience "aha" moments.
Krishna Janmashtami also called Gokulashtami is a grand festival celebrated all over India to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna. Children at Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar, dressed up as little Krishnas and Gopikas and participated in a handi breaking activity online. The students also had an opportunity to listen to a story narrated by one of our parents as a guest speaker.
Integration focuses on making connections for students, allowing them to engage in relevant, meaningful
activities that connects different areas of study by cutting across subject-matter lines and emphasizing
During the ongoing theme "Fun Forest" teachers integrate subjects with each other so that children pursue learning in a holistic way.
'Grandparents' Day is the time to cherish the bonds we share with our grandmothers and grandfathers. They are the pillars of the family. At Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar, children celebrated both grandparent's day and Ganesh Chaturthi with great enthusiasm.
'Raksha Bandhan' or 'Rakhi' is a special occasion to celebrate the virtuous bond of love between a brother
and a sister.
Students made beautiful Rakhis . The children thoroughly enjoyed this activity that tickled their creative side.
"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." -
George Bernard Shaw
Students learn the importance about loving their Earth and taking care of it.
Making a Rainforest was a fun on activity through which the K2 children learnt the concepts of Taiga forest and rainforest well.
Story telling is an art which was taken up by Shri. Bimal Prasanna Mohapatra who joined us as a spark speaker and narrated the story 'Lion and the Mouse' in Hindi. Children enjoyed the story session.
The regular practice of yoga and aerobics keeps children healthy. Today Ms. Snehal Garg joined as an eminent speaker who taught few yoga postures and fun aerobics. Children had fun during the session.
STEAM-based learning gives students tools and methods to explore new and creative ways of problem-solving. The children from K2 & K1 were given the opportunity to identify problems & come up with solutions.
Agamograph is an art form that uses optical illusion to create those changes when you look at it from different angles. Today our children of K2, used the agamograph form of art to learn the concept of day and night.
Friendship Day is celebrated every year, on the first Sunday of August. The day marks the importance of friends and friendship in life. To celebrate the occasion virtually, K1 students made beautiful bracelets to show their love for their friends.
During the preschool years, it's helpful to provide kids with a variety of ways to practice writing. It can be fun to think past pencil and paper and use different materials. Today the children showed how a play dough writing tray can be used to practice writing letters and sight words.
Children need to be active every day to promote their healthy growth and development. Be it origami, role-play or show and tell activity. These activities enhance social-emotional development and critical thinking.
International Tiger Day is observed on 29 July every year to raise awareness about the declining tiger population in the world. Children at Birla Open Minds Preschool, Chandanagar celebrated 'International Tiger Day' to spread awareness & to encourage the work of conservation of tigers.
Teaching measurement, Sorting and grouping things together and Rainbow drawing are fun and everyday activities. These activities are excellent ways for children to express their feelings and emotions, learn to categorise and develops early literacy and numeracy skills and provides opportunities for introducing measurement vocabulary.
Sculpture activity, Music with utensils and ball activities allows children to develop creativity which is important throughout their lives. They learn new vocabulary, boosts confidence and enhances fine motor skills.
As a part of the ongoing theme about Earth K1 students made a Happy Earth face. Through this activity the children learnt that Earth would be happy only if we keep it clean and use our resources carefully.
Ice panting activity gives children the opportunity to explore colour mixing and to feel the texture of the slippery, cold, wet paint. It gives the teacher a scope to discuss the science behind ice and the activity is great for developing fine motor and gross motor skills and control.
Beading & using tongs are excellent leisure activities, promoting children's development in Fine Motor Skills. These tasks enhance skills like cutting, coloring, buttoning, and more! It also improves precision, hand manipulation and strength of grip. Children of Birla Open Minds enjoyed these activities.
Van Mohotsav or Forest Festival is an annual tree-planting festival celebrated in the month of July in
which thousands of trees are planted all over the country.
Students started the Day with Yoga (Tree Pose) they also had a Fancy dress activity where all the girls dressed up as flowers and boys as trees. Students made posters with slogans & did hand printing of a tree. It was a fun day for them with an important message.
Play is the highest form of research'
Activities like Block play plays a vital role in children's thinking skills. It allows them to think about how to arrange the blocks and enhances spatial concepts.
Weather Chart - Making, observing and discussing the weather are great ways to teach children about science, especially since the weather is something children can easily relate to and understand.
Scribbling, Dabbing and Playdough are few fun activities that help children develop an interest in
handwriting, develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination and improve their creative skills.
Our Vision is to provide a stimulating environment where children achieve their fullest potential.
Tracing activity helps little ones refine their pre-writing skills, and build the foundation for drawing,
writing letters and words. It also helps to develop fine motor skills.
Our children enjoyed tracing Hindi Swar on the rava/sooji plate
The play dough activity of making shapes was a fun activity for our little ones. They not only enjoyed the activity but also practiced counting, learnt about shapes and developed language skills.
To culminate the ongoing theme "Myself" our K1 students came up with a project called "MY Theme Book". The book contained a self-portrait drawn by every child along with details of their favourite food, colour, animal etc. The students enjoyed making a book on themselves.
"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is
serious learning .Play is really the work of childhood." - Fred Rogers
As a part of table top activities our K1 children engaged in different play like stacking a Tower and Dry and Wet pouring activities.
"The mud will wash off, but the memories will last forever."
Mud play is a method of offering children tactile experiences, which are vital to brain development. It increases hand-eye coordination, offers opportunities for the children to enjoy development through smoothing, squishing and squeezing.
Our students enjoyed the day and indulged in different activities to celebrate the day.
Father's Day is celebrated to recognize the unique role of fathers in our lives. To make all Father's feel special on this day our children made a beautiful card and presented it to their fathers. It was wonderful to witness the bond shared by every child with their father.
"Yoga is a light which once lit will never dim, the better your practice the brighter your flame."
Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar students celebrated, virtual yoga day with full enthusiasm. The importance of yoga was a takeaway for the students.
Transition is a tricky time for all children. A good transition can mean the difference between floundering and flourishing. As such it is crucial to get it right. Students of K1 were indulged in different activities that gave them enough time so that they could make the transition gradually and in the best way to avoid stressful Situations
Preschool activities play a huge role in shaping a child's personality. It enhances the quality of learning in kids. So are you planning to send your child to a preschool? We are the one that focus on the holistic development of your child right from a very tender age.
The first day of school is the memory of the year for the children".
At Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar, Children were welcomed with open hearts and to make this day memorable they sketched their self-portraits and enjoyed other activities.
'Kindergarten kids are like play-dough, open up the lid and add some pinch of imagination and just watch
what they become.'
Our K2 students came up with beautiful creations using their imagination.
Culminating events are beneficial for young learners as they get an opportunity to review what they have
learned and done, they remember experiences, synthesize information and determine which aspects are the
most important to share with others.
Our nursery students engage in the event to share their learning...
"The best way of learning about anything is by doing." Richard Branson
Students indulge in different activities to showcase their learning.
Science Fair was organised to spread awareness about the importance of science in the daily life of the people. Students performed variety of science experiments and proved that preschool science experiments are an awesome introduction to higher learning concepts and they also spark curiosity in children.
Science Fair was organised to spread awareness about the importance of science in the daily life of the people. Students performed variety of science experiments and proved that preschool science experiments are an awesome introduction to higher learning concepts and they also spark curiosity in children.
Graduation Day - Hurray! It's a graduation day.
"Graduation is not the end, it's the beginning."
Today our little children of K2, graduated in a virtual ceremony.
A virtual class party was organised for our K2 children. They played games, danced, laughed and had a great time.
Hands on cooking activities help children develop confidence and skills. It was a fun day for them and they learnt to follow directions.
Table top activities are teacher guided and provide focused learning experiences for small groups of
During the ongoing theme students practices many activities that helped them build focus.
"Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand
thinking; learning naturally results." John Dewey
Hands-on learning has long been touted by parents and educators as a key factor in raising children who go on to have a lifelong love of learning and who perform better academically. Hands-on educational philosophy can be incorporated into nearly any subject matter and that's what we do at our schools.
Students of K2 showcased their learning and culminated their ongoing theme by dressing up as community helpers. They enacted as Chef, Vegetable vendor, Farmer, Baker and Grocer. This activity enhanced their public speaking skills and boosted confidence in the students.
It's important that children are given the opportunity to cook, explore and enjoy food from an early age.
Interest in food from an early age can help promote lifelong positive attitudes. Cooking provides children
with the opportunity to develop their social and communication skills and they learn how to work as part
of a team.
My Wonderful nursery students enjoyed the day by dressing up as little chefs and prepared potato chart as part of their ongoing theme "Various Vegetables".
For students to be invested in their own learning and develop a growth mindset, they need to be involved in conversations about their strengths, weaknesses and goals. Student-led conferences promote a school culture of engagement and growth and ask students to play an active role in planning their own learning. Our K1 & K2 children were very excited to share their learning through Student Led Conference held on February 6th ,2021 at Birla Open Minds Pre-school, Chandanagar.
During the in-house celebration of 72nd Republic day, our children at Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar dressed up as freedom fighters. They had fun in making the national flag with colourful grains.
Children enjoyed the activity of making a tractor using different shapes. Through this activity children recapped all the shapes and colors that they learnt about.
Fine motor and eye hand coordination skills are developing by chopping, mixing, squeezing, and
Children enthusiastically participated in the activity where they kneaded dough to enhance their fine motor skills .
Kids love to use their hands when creating art. They develop their skills of independence and their confidence in things that they are able to do themselves. Students made a hen by using their hand and the colors yellow and red.
Kids dressed up as farmers, vegetables and fruit vendor to display their learning of the theme Growing Grains. They enjoyed the activity and spoke about the importance of farmer and crops. Kids also enacted as vegetable and fruit vendor and pretended to sell the fruits and vegetables to the teachers.
Makara Sankranti or Maghi or simply Sankranthi, is a festival day.
Our staff at Birla Open Minds Pre School Chandanagar made a short video to surprise our students, and made sure they do not miss the beauty of Bonfire night and a virtual Pajama Party.
On account of international tea day, our children at Birla Open Minds Pre School Chandanagar spoke about various types and uses of tea. They also made tea cups from paper and pretended to drinking tea from it. The students enjoyed the creative activity.
Children at Birla Open Minds Pre School Chandanagar made a collage using different fabrics and stuck that on a frock or shirt which made it more creative. Our kids enjoyed doing the activity and also came up with various creative ideas, which once again proved that our kids are very Creative and Innovative.
Children's day is a reminder that every child deserves education, nurturing and the best of everything,
on this special day the Children also celebrated the festival of lights Diwali in true sense by spreading
joy which light up the World of others.
Our students at Birla Open Minds Pre School Chandanagar enjoyed the fun filled day with their teacher's keeping in mind the importance of the message shared by these festivals.
3D shape with play dough- Play dough activity helps and enhances mathematical skills and thinking skills. For this activity, children used tooth picks and play dough/ chapati dough. They enjoyed the activity.
Block play - K2 Class children participated in a block play activity, which enhances social skills, abstract thinking, creativity and problem solving. It also helps in eye - hand coordination
Cooking activity develops language, social and emotional development skills, and it boots the confidence in children.
Children used the old paper and some colorful paper to make a paper chain. They cut through the edges and in the middle to make a long paper chain. This activity develops eye- hand coordination and fine motor skills.
K2 class has participated in gift wrapping a box activity during the theme' Popular Paper'. In this activity children used different kinds of paper; they recycled the old newspaper too. This activity enhances fine motor skills, imaginary skills and eye- hand coordination.
Every year 2nd October is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti.
To mark the event our teachers dressed up and spoke about Gandhi Ji to inculcate the value of leadership, simplicity, integrity in students.
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace" — Jimi Hendrix
International Day of Peace is observed across the world on September 21 every year. This year Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world together emerging as the common enemy that has threatened health, security, and every aspect of life. It has reminded us that the world is one place where what happens in one part of the planet can impact people everywhere.
Students of Birla Open Minds Preschool - Chanda Nagar joined hands in celebrating this special day.
Art activities engage the child's imagination and allow them to cultivate creative thinking, develop
attention span and further strengthen fine motor skills for pre-writing readiness.
During art activity time our students participated in different activities related to their ongoing theme.
"Grandchildren are a grandparent's link to the future. Grandparents are the child's link to the past." –
Grandparents day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Birla open minds Preschool Chandanagar. The children along with their grandparents enjoyed the games & made beautiful Ganesh sculptures using dough
Aviation is one of the most "global" industries: connecting people, cultures and businesses across
Today our students celebrated 'Aviation day ' by making and flying paper airplanes.
One of the most memorable days in Indian history is 15th August. It's the day on which the Indian
sub-continent got independence after a long struggle.
This important day was celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm. The students of Birla Open Minds Chandanagar dressed up in tri color and made wonderful souvenirs.
Art is a language that allows us to express and develop our ideas and emotions; artistic activities are
full of processes that help us to grow and stimulate our creativity while nurturing the soul.
Our students of K2 indulged in simulating their creativity by creating masterpieces related to the ongoing theme.
Show-and-tell is an effective and enjoyable way for young children to refine their public speaking and oral communication skills while learning more about each other. Today our children from K2 showed their public speaking skills in Hindi as they spoke about their favorite animals and bugs.
"Sculpture is the art of the intelligence". Pablo Picasso
Our K2 students made rainforest animal sculptures using dough available at home.
"If you can speak, you can influence. If you can influence, you can change lives". Inspirational Quotes
Today our K2 students made beautiful headgears and spoke about their favourite rainforest animals.
Our little one's shared happiness as they celebrated Janmashtami together online. It was a fun filled day as they dressed up as Radha/ Krishna and did a freestyle dance on the occasion. The students also made beautiful headgears and a flute to celebrate the festival.
Children at Birla Open Minds preschool Chandanagar celebrating Raksha Bandhan.
"Creativity is making marvellous out of the waste" Today our K2 students at Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar have created a green world by making best out of waste.
It is said that Where tigers thrive, it is a sign that the ecosystem is healthy. International Tigers Day is celebrated on 29th July annually to promote the protection of natural habitat of tigers and to increase awareness about the conservation of tiger. Children at Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar celebrating Global Tiger Day.
Makar Sankranti is an auspicious day and celebrated with much fanfare and festivities across India. It
marks the arrival of the spring season, bidding goodbye to the chilly winter.Sankranti /Pongal also known
as 'Bhogi Pongal' is a day for family gathering and is also the beginning of the New Year for many
communities. The students began the new year with the celebration of the festival at school. They enjoyed
the puppet show & learnt about the importance of the festival.
The students had an extended celebration in the evening. A Pyjama party was organized for them. It was an amazing amalgamation of colorfulpajamas, mushy soft toys and fun.
The classroom was transformed into a haven of moon and stars with balloons and bedding the children danced to their favorite numbers, played games, and pretended to sleep along. The children enjoyed playing with their favorite toys and the bonfire!!
The objective behind the Pyjama Party was to assert independence amongst children, to develop social connections and to inculcate the habit of sleeping without their mommy. It was truly mesmerizing to see the little tots energetic and cheerful.
Christmas is the most wonderful time of year—with sparkling snowflakes and twinkling lights, happy carols and rosy cheeks, good cheer and warm fuzzy feelings.
The holiday's sweetest moments look slightly different for all of us, but no matter your traditions, one thing never changes: the love that surrounds us and the joy that fills our hearts.
The students enjoyed celebrating Christmas at school.
"The five S's of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit."– Ken Doherty
On the 14th of December, Birla Open Minds preschool Chandanagar hosted its1st Annual Sports Meet, a day filled with fervour and excitement experienced amidst thrills, shrills and cheers. The programmebegan with the Centre head Ms Pearl Trutwein lighting the torch and welcoming the esteemed gathering and emphasized on the importance of sports in a child's life.
Our CEO Ms Pratima Sinha, Principal, Ms Shyamoli Chowdhury also witnessed the impressive March Past of the students, coupled with marching music.
At the end of the day, students departed with a clear smile on their faces. It was a day filled with sportsmanship, enthusiasm and memories to cherish.
"The children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The way they bring them up will determine the future of the country."Pandit Nehru
Children's day is an annual event celebrated on November 14 to mark the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.Children's Day is all not all about giving gifts to kids and organize events for them. It is a day to realize their importance in nation-building and provide them the opportunity to open their wings and fly high to achieve their goals. At Birla Open Minds Preschool, we have taken a pledge to make sure that every child in our school enjoys equal rights, safety, and quality education.
"The Festivals are cool because you make a lot of connections at the festival" Philipp Wolter.
One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance". These are the connections that we want our children at Birla Open Minds Preschool to make They should be the light in darkness, good when evil is all around and choose to be knowledgeable over ignorance. We want them to be the cool individuals of the society who contribute in a positive way.
Holidays hold a special place in everyone's life. No matter how old we are or what profession we are involved in we always look forward to holidays. Our students at Birla Open Minds Preschool started their Dussehra holidays with a BANG as they celebrated Dussehra and Bathukamma at School.
Our Pre Nursery and Nursery children made beautiful take away. K1 and K2 students enacted the drama on Ramayana which uplifted their festive spirit.
Children who engage in culturally responsive educational experiences build their self-confidence and skills. Increase their awareness, appreciation and inclusion of diverse beliefs and cultures. Maximize their academic achievement and educational success.
Students at Birla Open Minds Preschool engage in the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi at school.
The word, '#Van' means 'forest' and 'Mahotsav' means 'festival',
"Van Mahotsav" is an annual tree-planting movement or the festival,
in India, which was started in the year of 1950.
At Birla Open Minds Preschool Chandanagar the day was celebrated with a lot of excitement and the students were taught about the importance of trees in our life .