The Early Starts had a very special Diwali book for their story time. The students made some beautifully decorated diyas with construction paper and glitter!
The Junior Kindergarten class created their very own diya (oil lamp) pictures and learned Diwali keywords in their phonics and writing work.
Niam Kalwani’s family sent special Diwali books, lessons, puzzles and activity sheets for the SK class. The students were thrilled to learn about the history of Diwali and how Niam and his family celebrates. They even did some Bollywood dancing!
The Grade One‘s learned about the origins of Diwali and listened to stories about how other children celebrate this important festival in the Hindu calendar. They learned that Diwali is also known as the “Festival of Lights” and created their very own Diyas, which are oil lamps, so they could participate in the celebrations as well!
The Grade 2 class learned about Diwali and completed some beautifully decorated Diwali facts sheet. The students used their art skills to make their own colourful diyas.
Taylor placed Diwali information around the Grade 3&4 classroom. The students went around the room and gathered information pieces for their own page. Once completed they presented their page to the class to see who had the same ones and see if anyone had any different ones. They then decorated their pages.