Posted in January 2014

Science Class: Defying Gravity

Science Class: Defying Gravity

In the previous sessions, the preschool students of SOMOS International School learned about gravity. Now, they are exploring how to “defy gravity” through the activities that teacher Andrew had prepared for them. Teacher Andrew initially prepared a ball and a large plastic container. Later, he and some of the students tried to move the said … Continue reading

Making fruits part 2

Making fruits part 2

Did anyone see the pineapples that were made last week? Well, we (orca and dolphin class) improved them. Now they look more 3D.  We used tissue paper that we ripped and glued it  to look like the inside of the pineapple. They had fun tearing and crumpling the paper. Great job boys and girls. They … Continue reading

Leather Crafts: Putting on the Hair

Leather Crafts: Putting on the Hair

In today’s session at SOMOS International School, the students continued their leather arts, wherein they added the black hair on top of their styrofoam puppet. The dolphin class started by opening the small plastic bags that teacher Mako had prepared for them. All of them were so amazed with the styrofoam and leather puppet. With … Continue reading

Preschool: January’s Birthday Party

Preschool: January’s Birthday Party

Today, SOMOS International School had a birthday party for all the birthday celebrants of January. All the students were really surprised yet they were looking forward as to how this wonderful party would unfold. All the students had a short snack with some cookies and rice crackers, while taking a sip from their drinks. After … Continue reading

Making Fruit

As we study about The Philippines, we learn about all the fruit they have. The Orca, (Jan. 21) class made 3D pineapples. The kids enjoy saying the word pineapple.   First we cut the pattern from Kirie. This is a skill to help them become better at cutting and get used to the different curves … Continue reading

Leather Crafts: Puppet Styrofoam

Leather Crafts: Puppet Styrofoam

Greetings from SOMOS International School. The dolphin and the orca classes had their session with leather crafts for today. As usual, teacher Mako was with them. The dolphin class, together with teacher Archie started the activity. In here, teacher Mako was demonstrating to them today’s leather arts. They put the styrofoam ball inside the small … Continue reading

Science Class: What is Gravity?

Science Class: What is Gravity?

For today’s session at SOMOS International School, the students learned about gravity. Why do things fall? It’s all about gravity, and these young minds were introduced to this very basic force in a simple activity. Here, teacher Andrew is explaining to both the orca and the dolphin class what is gravity. He did a short … Continue reading

Art Class: Cheat sheet on Philippine

Art Class: Cheat sheet on Philippine

The theme of country study for this month is the Philippines. While learning its culture, Art Class students found a lot of interesting facts. They wrote a cheat sheet based on what they studied. Great work! We will try Filipino art next time!

Preschool: Let’s make a rainbow!

Preschool: Let’s make a rainbow!

This month at Somos International School. We are studying colors and shapes. Right now (Jan 14) we are focusing on mixing the primary colors : red, yellow, and blue to make secondary colors. What fun it is. Hey this reminds me of a song. Are you ready? 1.2.3 “Red and yellow and pink and green … Continue reading

Preschool: Writings

Preschool: Writings

Welcome back to Somos International School everyone. Let”s start with writing (Jan 7th). The Dolphin and Orca classes came together to write . We worked on writing on the magic  erasable paper (laminated sheets).  First we watched the teacher write the letter and then we copied. Some needed help and others were able to do it by … Continue reading