Our Message Papier mâché or paper mache is a popular crafting technique that uses paper and a paste to create a variety of objects. The method is named after the French term for “chewed paper,” which makes sense given the steps needed for any paper mache project. This age-old craft spans multiple generations and countries,
Our Message This week the students were introduced to sewing as it fasters a sense of accomplishment that can boost their moral and self-confidence. The tactile nature of sewing helps strengthen a child’s hand-eye co-ordination and fine motor skills. It also provides children a vehicle for personal and creative expression while helping them to practice
Our Message Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators for electrical power. Wind power is a popular sustainable, renewable energy source that has a much smaller impact on the environment compared to burning fossil fuels. We believe it is necessary for
Our Message This week the students were asked to make an item of ‘communication equipment’. They were given the responsibility to choose the design, construction methods and other choices. And a ‘brainstorming’ session was held to help them to start things off: discussing what they wanted to make, equipment they would need and how they
Our Message A wind chime is an instrument that is suspended from a wire or string and has multiple tubes, rods or bells that move around when the wind blows, creating pleasing sounds as the objects interact with each other. Who invented wind chimes? The history of wind chimes goes from Ancient Rome to China.
Our Message This week we present you with “Paper Twisting”. No, it is not a dance. These are creations are done with twisted, coloured paper. Lots of twisting paper and scrunching with the index finger and thumb. It is a great way to help fine tune motor skills of the students! In this issue This