Monthly Archives: August 2013

This week in 1/2T

This week we have been making character portraits of the main character from Kevin Henkes’ book called Chrysanthemum.  Chrysanthemum is a little mouse with a special name who thinks her name is absolutely perfect until she goes to school.  We have discussed and identified Chrysanthemum’s character traits and compared her to ourselves, other people we […]

Magazines needed

If you have any magazines you have finished reading please send them into our class.  Any language is fine.  Thank you!

Earthquake Drill

All children were fantastic today during our Earthquake drill.  We all have a safe spot to stand (against a strong wall) or a safe place to take cover (underneath our tables).  The alarm for the earthquake drill is a very very loud and quite long continuous sound which can be quite alarming but all children […]

4A’s Roller coaster exhibit

We had a great time in 4A today trying out their roller coasters.  Those of us who brought in rp5000 were able to have unlimited turns at rolling the marbles down the roller coasters.  All the children got to vote on their favourite roller coaster.    

FYI- Rollercoaster Exhibition, Earthquake Drill, buddy reading, Read-a-thon 2-13

As always we have so many fantastic things happening here at AIS!  Just a few bits of information for you: Tomorrow we have been invited to go into 4As classroom and have a look at the model roller coasters they have been making.  If children would like to have a go at rolling a marble […]

1/2T Scientists in action

Our topic this term is Material Detectives and today we were discovering what happens when we try to combine water, oil and detergent. We found that the only combination that wouldn’t mix was the water and the oil.  Some of the reasons we came up with were: the oil pushes the water away, the oil […]

Indonesian Day 2013

We had such a great day today!  The multi court was a sea of red and white and batik as we celebrated Independence day.  We had great performances and songs to sing.  Ibu Winda and the other lndonesian staff organised and ran traditional games for us to play and we all watched and cheered on […]

Celebration for Indonesian Independence Day – this Friday at school!

Hi everyone, Just a reminder that we will celebrate Indonesian Independence day this Friday at school.  The children are expected to dress in red and white, wear batik or traditional dress.  We have lots of fun activities planned for the day – thanks to Ibu Winda! There will also be an Indonesian cake stall at […]

Fun at assembly today!

We were lucky enough to be part of 2A’s assembly this morning as we joined them on stage to sing Puff The Magic Dragon – that we have been learning in Music this term. Congratulations to Hani for receiving the merit certificate this week. Have a wonderful and safe holiday and a big Selamat Lebaran […]

A Bug’s Life

We have been very busy watching, analysing and retelling the story of A Bug’s Life.  We have written retells in 4 parts after watching small sections of the movie.  Finally we used the Ipad app Puppet Pals to retell some parts of the movie.  This was our first attempt at using the Puppet Pals program […]