Posted in January 2013

Terrific Totem Poles

Terrific Totem Poles

          During our studies on Ecuador, we learned about the Incas, ancient people who once civilized parts of Ecuador and elsewhere in South America. The Incas made many kinds of “totem poles,” tall poles of carved wood that represented things such as family, death, or feasts. In our classes, we are … Continue reading

What Is Valentine’s Day?

What Is Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day began in the 15th century and is a popular holiday in many countries around the world. Traditionally, it is a day for people to give presents to those that they love. These gifts usually include flowers, chocolates, jewelry, et cetera. People also give “valentines,” which are decorated cards. Usually, valentines are red or … Continue reading

第4回大使館交流会 ~エクアドル大使館編~ Cultural Exchange with the Ecuadorian Embassy

第4回大使館交流会 ~エクアドル大使館編~ Cultural Exchange with the Ecuadorian Embassy

エクアドル大使館といっしょにクッキング体験を! イベント名:エクアドル共和国大使館交流会 日程:2013年2月23日(土)午後 場所:港区男女参画センターリーブラ(予定) 対象:スクール生、外部生(3歳児以上の親子) 参加費:3,000円(税込)/ 親子 内容:エクアドルの名産物「キヌア」などを使用した親子クッキング教室 お申込み方法:info@somos-inter.comまで【2月大使館交流会】にてお問い合わせください Experience Cooking Traditional Food with the Ecuadorian Embassy! Event Name: Cultural Exchange with the Ecuadorian Embassy Time: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 in the afternoon. Place: Minatoku Danjo Tankaku Center Libra (Tentatively) Audience: Our school’s students and any outsiders guests are welcome. (Parents with children 3 or above). … Continue reading

Monkey Magic

Monkey Magic

  To go with this month’s Ecuador theme, we made monkeys at preschool today. These monkeys are from the Amazon Rainforest, found in Ecuador. First, the kids colored their monkeys.   Next, they added stickers to build fine motor skills (and just because they’re cute!)   Last, we added printouts of the kids’ faces onto … Continue reading

Silhouette Animal Prints

Silhouette Animal Prints

  This week during our After School Art class, we studied about animals that live on the Galapagos Islands. Our students drew the skin or feathers of the animals in the background, and created a black silhouette that they stuck on top! The animals they chose were the bottle nose dolphin, a finch, a green … Continue reading