Posted in November 2012

Next Stop…..

Next Stop…..

Denmark!!!! This past sunday we had the pleasure to spend time sharing and learning about Denmark with Deputy Jasper Thomson and his family and Ms. Nana. What a lovely time we had. Did you know that “Lego” was from Denmark? I didn’t until we started studying about the country. Legos are amazing right? So how … Continue reading

Making Our Own Fairytales

Making Our Own Fairytales

This month, we are studying about the country, “Denmark.” This means that we got to spend a lot of time studying Hans Christian Andersen, the world-famous, Danish fairytale writer. After our studies, our students planned out their own fairytales by creating a storyboard. They then translated their stories into English and added pictures with lots … Continue reading

Kids’ Moment

Kids’ Moment

A moment of no crying, no shouting and no fighting. The kids were simply enjoying their new “Lego” toys (in honor of Denmark, our country of the month!) while listening to the music played.

Were You Spooked?

Were You Spooked?

Last month on Oct.31 we had really great Halloween parties. Many kids came in really cute costumes. There was Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse, Spiderman, Batman, Angel, Devil, Princesses, Witches, a Bride and pumpkins.   The party started out with singing songs and reading a book. Musical Coffins, Mummy game ( wrapping in toilet paper) and … Continue reading

Pumpkin Carving!!

Pumpkin Carving!!

On October 30th, the day before Halloween, we had a pumpkin carving extravaganza during our after school class! Since our students had never really carved pumpkins before, we wanted to bring this popular and fun tradition to Somos. First, we looked at designs of pumpkins that people had carved, such as Hello Kitty! Then, we … Continue reading

Turkish Embassy Event

Turkish Embassy Event

At the end of October, We had the opportunity to hold our second event with an embassy in Tokyo! Since we studied about the country, Turkey, during October, we hosted an event with the Turkish embassy. The event was held at the Turkish Culture Center where there was also a mosque and huge dining room. … Continue reading

Quilled Paper Pumpkins

Quilled Paper Pumpkins

This post is a bit late, but last week we had the chance to make pumpkins out of coiled paper in honor of the upcoming holiday, Halloween! This project is easy and fun…all you need to do is wrap thin, 1 cm wide strips of paper around a pencil and then tape it at the … Continue reading