Online Virtual Activity

“All study and no play makes Jack a dull boy” – a famous proverb well entrenched in our minds since childhood. 

It is widely accepted that extracurricular activities are the best way of developing an individual’s personality and trimming down mental stress. A child can improve his/ her skills and enhance their confidence level.

At Goenka, we firmly believe that textual studies are a part of the full development of a child and therefore we provide a spectrum of activities. The main thrust of activities here are planned and executed to promote the holistic development of the students. 

International Tiger Day ( Grade- Nursery & KG )


International Tiger Day 2021-

“Their survival is in our hands”

 29th July is celebrated as the National Tiger Day or Global Tiger Day by our country in order to raise awareness about conservation of tigers. Pertinently, July 29 was earmarked as International Tiger Day in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit to protect the natural habitats of tiger and to raise public awareness besides support for tiger conservation issues.

Discussion about Tiger being the national animal of our country followed by a short documentary/video was shown to the children during the virtual session at  GD Goenka Public School in order to make children aware of the need to save the endangered tiger population along with their natural habitat.

 Thereafter, children made a tiger mask showcasing their artistic skills and further shared their thoughts on the same. Thus, all the children were engrossed in the discussion and celebration of International Tiger Day with full zeal and zest.

KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS ( Grade- Nursery & KG )


“I am a soldier. I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.”

26th July is celebrated as “Kargil Vijay Diwas” by our countrymen to rekindle the pride and valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay. Discussion about the importance of National borders, security, soldiers their bravery and courage was conducted during the virtual session at G D Goenka Public School Model Town Junior followed by showcasing related videos and free hand drawing and colouring activity for the same.

India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26 every year to mark the anniversary of the Indian Army’s victory against Pakistan on this day in 1999, after more than 60 days of armed conflict on the highlands of Kargil in Ladakh.

All in all children were engrossed and shared their thoughts about the same with their teachers and peers.

VAN MAHOTSAV ( Grade- Nursery & KG )


“Save the trees,

Save the Earth,

We are the guardian’s of nature’s birth.”

If you save a tree, you save a life. If you plant a tree, you plant a life. Van Mahotsav week was celebrated in G D Goenka Public School Junior Model Town from 1st July 2021- 07th July 2021.

Van Mahotsav is an annual tree planting movement in India which initially began in 1950. The name Van Mahotsav means the festival of trees. Discussion about mother Earth, importance of planting more trees, keeping our surroundings clean, watering and taking good care of plants was inculcated in our Goenkans through various activities conducted throughout the week. Related videos, PPT, art and craft activity, watering plants, clay modeling were taken up during the week.

The festival raises the awareness of trees among people and highlights the need for planting and tending trees as one of the best ways to prevent global warming and reduce pollution.

All in all children were happy to celebrate this complete week taking care of the mother Earth and getting closer to nature.

Here are the glimpses for the same:

 

E-Picnic ( Grade- Nursery & KG )


E Picnic – Beach Theme Leave footprints of love and kindness wherever you go. …

A refreshing Saturday started with smiling faces of our little Goenkans who were dressed up in their colourful attire and were all ready to celebrate E- Picnic. A day full of fun and frolic was celebrated in GD Goenka Public School Model Town (Junior) on 03rd July 2020(Saturday). The little ones were seen eagerly waiting with their tubes , floral garlands, hat, goggles and many more.. by their side to start the online pool party. They showed their innovative ideas by decorating their background as could be seen virtually. Curious faces of our young Goenkans was seen making flip flop craft and playing innovative games along with flameless cooking – Roohafza making to make the day even more special and memorable. Children enjoyed to their heart’s core as they danced on the beats of different foot tapping numbers. The day was even more special as it was first of its kind E – Picnic for them and ended with joyful faces eagerly waiting for many more bundles of joy in the near future.

Here are the glimpses for the same: Nursery…….

KG…

International Yoga Day Celebration ( Grade- Nursery & KG )


“Yoga is essentially a practice for your soul, working through the medium of your body.”

Yoga is a great gift to mankind which helps us keep better and maintain our health. It offers peace and mindfulness and helps us get through daily stress and anxiety and keeps you relaxed. It is an ancient practice that helps in controlling an individual’s mind, body and soul. 21st of June is celebrated as International Day of Yoga throughout the world. Today International Yoga day was celebrated in GD GOENKA PUBLIC SCHOOL MODEL TOWN JUNIOR wherein the little Goenkans of Junior wing along with the parents were made aware of the benefits of yoga that how one can develop a higher patience level, great mental clarity and better understanding when one practices yoga . Different asana were illustrated and children joined the session whole heartedly early morning and were ready to kick start their day on a positive note. They were filled with enthusiasm and showcased their skills by doing different yoga asans. What a relaxing and calming beginning to the celebration .

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FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION ( Grade- Nursery & KG )


“Fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives”

A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow. Though one does not need a specific date to celebrate the special man who is a parent, friend and guide both children and dads look forward to Father’s Day. On this special occasion for the most loving relation in our lives, Father’s Day was celebrated virtually with our little Goenkans on Friday i.e. 18th June, 2021. Discussion about the beautiful bond of love, care and affection that a father shares with his children no matter how old they grow was taken up. A short video depicting how this day started and how it is celebrated all over the World was showcased during the session through a video followed by preparing a father’s day card was conducted.

All in all children were really happy to celebrate this day and prepare a surprise for their father.

 

SUMMER CAMP ( Grade- Nursery )


“Time passes differently at a camp. You can miss a year and when you go back it’s like you never left”

The amazing thing about a camp is it truly brings out the best in everyone and you don’t feel like you have to change who you are. Coming towards the end of our Summer Skill Camp for Grade Nursery 2021-2022 children enjoyed participating in lots of fun and exciting activities throughout the camp. All the activities were integrated and designed keeping in mind the all round development of the child and giving them the opportunity to utilize their time in a productive manner. All in all, it has been a beautiful and memorable journey for all.

SUMMER CAMP ( Grade- KG )


“Children are naturally creative. It is our job to give them freedom and space to let their creativity blossom into full potential”

Culminating the summer camp and coming towards the end of the summer camp.Through this summer camp children were kept intact and in continuing touch with the school environment and was a great success and being virtual was one of its kind. Hoping to see the children groom and grow in a nurtured environment.

SUMMER CAMP ( Grade- KG )


“Children are naturally creative. It is our job to give them freedom and space to let their creativity blossom into full potential”

Culminating the summer camp and coming towards the end of the summer camp.Through this summer camp children were kept intact and in continuing touch with the school environment and was a great success and being virtual was one of its kind. Hoping to see the children groom and grow in a nurtured environment.

SUMMER SKILL CAMP ( Grade- Nursery )


“Let’s make some happy memories together for a lifetime”

Summer Camp is all about having fun, enjoyment and building a bond with all. Our virtual learning for Grade Nursery is designed to engage our youngest minds with interactive teaching and exploratory activities. During this pandemic, when it is not safe to go out and enjoy with our family exciting fun and frolic activities were planned for our Goenkans to utilize their time efficiently. Keeping in mind the child’s interest, giving them hands on learning experience, following an integrated approach, building their confidence, exploring new things in a play way manner and focusing on their holistic development was our aim.

Different clubs like Literary Club -English Language, Science DIY, Eco club- Eco Cognizance, Dance-Boogie Woogie, Art- Art Creatif and Math- Number Crunching were organized for making this experience a joyful one. All in all children participated in these activities enthusiastically and used their summer time fruitfully to learn something new with each passing day.

1.English Language

2.Science DIY

3.Eco club- Eco Cognizance

4.Dance-Boogie Woogie

5.Art- Art Creatif

6.MATH

SUMMER SKILL CAMP ( Grade- KG )


“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy”

No matter which time of the year, we are never too far from the summer months in which summer camp is organised for the little Goenkans. In this unprecedented time, we all were stuck in our homes and to keep the little Goenkans busy posed a big challenge. Amidst this, in the month of April 2021, a Summer Camp was conducted in GD GOENKA PUBLIC SCHOOL, Derawal Nagar for children of Kindergarten. The camp was given a kickstart on 26th April 2021 which aimed at offering a structured opportunity for children to grow, allowed kids to become independent and self-confident and even learning new skills thereby educating and sensitizing them about the various issues like the environment, nutrition, sharpening their skills by various learning by doing activities etc. to name a few.

Different clubs were offered to children to choose from and plethora of age-appropriate activities were carried out in different clubs under teacher and parental guidance. This was yet another second virtual summer camp in a row which made the children super excited, energetic, self-confident and enhanced their overall personality in the right path. Sharing the glimpses of few of them.

1.Science Club

2.Literary Club
3.Math Club
4. Art Club
5.Dance Club

 

PLANT APPRECIATION DAY (GRADE NURSERY)


 

“The flowers that bloom tomorrow are the seeds you planted today’’

Plants are our friends, our counterparts. Celebrating International Plant Appreciation Day with our Goenkans was fun. Discussion about International Plant Appreciation Day, importance of plants and how we can take good care of them was taken up through concrete plants and explanation through power point presentation. Children were encouraged to take care of their environment by taking good care of the plants, watering them regularly, planting more trees and not plucking the leaves and flowers when they are in the garden.

It was an enriching session to sensitize children about our mother nature

     

      

FUN AND FROLIC ACTIVITIES (GRADE NURSERY )


 

“New beginnings, new ideas, new energy, exciting and surprising’’

With this unprecedented situation, children across the country are being given an alternate type of learning i.e. Virtual learning. This is a stressful and unpredictable time for everyone but remember that you are not alone in this journey.

Beginning with our Academic session 2021-2022 for Grade Nursery, a week full of fun and frolic activities was planned for our Goenkans. Also an open house parent teacher interaction session was conducted on daily basis to cater to the queries or doubts of the parents if any.

 

Highlights of the week:

Day 1: First day of the Academic Session began by welcoming the children and having an interactive circle time followed by activities like let’s make new friends, persona puppet and un-box the box. Children were excited to meet their new friends and teacher.

 

Day 2: Second day of the week had lots of interesting things and celebration. Children were dressed up in Indian Ethnic Attires. Activities like circle time, Virtual tour to school, virtual etiquette, memory game, Baisakhi celebration, craft, dance and International Plant Appreciation Day were conducted.

 

Day 3: Third day was a day to calm down the mind and body by performing yoga postures and doing chanting ‘Om’ during the Om chanting session. Also circle time, I spy with my eye and doodling activity was taken up.

 

Day 4: Circle time, My First hand print, sensory game, move and freeze game were conducted on the last day of the Fun ‘n’ Frolic activity week. Children were now well settled into the new normal situation and virtual learning.

All in all it was a week full of exciting activities and children participated in all the activities enthusiastically.

BAISAKHI CELEBRATION (GRADE NURSERY)


 

“Hope the harvest brings endless joy and happy moments’’

Baisakhi also called Vaisakhi is known as the harvest festival of Punjab. It is celebrated by people across religions. This day marks the new spring year and harvest of rabi crops.

Discussion about the festival Baisakhi, its importance and how it is celebrated was discussed through power point presentation during the virtual session.

Children of Grade Nursery were dressed up in Indian Ethnic wear for the celebration and they enjoyed performing bhangra dance form on different songs.

Craft activity: Thumb printing activity to make crops.

All in all children enjoyed celebrating Baisakhi with their peers and teachers.

Rhapsody 2021 Celebration ( KG)


 

“When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”

Heroes are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort which is a price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

GD Goenka Public School, Model Town Junior presented their first e-annual fiesta Rhapsody 2021 wherein the students of grade KG paid tribute to the unsung heroes of 2020 pandemic through different fables and fairytales like Akbar and birbal, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Goldilocks and the three bears and Aladdin.

The students whole heartedly participated in the event and presented mesmerizing cultural event such as dance, choir, enactments.

The show began with lamp lightning and prayer followed by a message by madam Principal. The tiny tots through different values that we all possess displayed that how the values -hope, solidarity, faith, positivity, endurance and patience could help us to overcome this difficult time.

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Republic Day Celebration ( Nursery )


Republic day is a day when the entire country is laced in tricolour to commemorate its Independence and convey that India is a nation where ‘Unity in Diversity’ is celebrated . To reiterate this fact and to celebrate the 72nd Republic day ,the teachers of junior wing conducted a series of activities for children through virtual classes. It started with a general discussion on the importance of the Republic Day and then the virtual tour ,where the children learnt various facts about our country and about this day. It was followed by the activity of flameless cooking where the children made a tricolour sandwich . Then they displayed their creativity through the badge making activity, in which they were taught to make tri colour badges . All this helped them to remember the importance of these three colours on this day. The activities helped each child to rejoice the glory of our nation and recognize how eventful this day is for our country. JAI HIND

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Republic Day Celebration ( KG )


The 72nd Republic Day of India was celebrated in GD Goenka Public School, Model town with patriotic zeal and fervor. Amidst the corona pandemic, the school added colors of glory and strength to the pleasant morning of 25th January’21 virtually, amongst the students of Grade KG wherein the teachers initiated the event by recalling the freedom fighters and their sacrifices. Children were also told about the importance of this day emphasizing on the enforcement of the constitution. The students enjoyed watching the virtual tour to India Gate, with a feeling of patriotism in their minds and they sang their hearts out on National Anthem. Making of tri-color sandwiches added to the significance and meaning of the three colors of our National Flag.

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Makar Sankranti Celebration ( KG )


“Let’s come together and celebrate this day of happiness. Let’s fly the kites and touch the skies of happiness.”

E-Makar Sankranti, the season of plenty and prosperity was celebrated by young Goenkans of grade KG on 14th January 2021.

The day began with a meaningful prayer invoking God’s blessings as a part of virtual session. Children were told about the importance of the harvesting festival, it has different names all around the country, it’s a festival celebrated to honour and pay tributes to the Sun God through a virtual video link. Young goenkans participated and shared few lines on the significance of the festival.

The children continued their joy with kai po che activity i.e kite making activity.

Wishing a happy, joyous and prosperous Makar Sankranti to all !!

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Makar Sankranti Celebration ( Nursery )


“Hope the rising Sun of Makar Sankranti fills your life with abundant joy and prosperity.” Discussion about the significance of Makar Sankranti was done through the virtual session.

In which children share their thoughts later, followed by the kite making activity to reiterate the importance of this festival in which each child display their own creativity.

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Lohri celebration and Virtual tour to land of harvest (Punjab)


(Grade –Nursery)

“Let us kill all the negativities of our lives in the fire of Lohri “ Students went on a Virtual tour to the land of harvest (Punjab) during the virtual session. Discussion about the significance of lohri, rhyme followed by dance on lohri songs was done. Kids enjoyed dancing on the beats of dhol. They also learnt to draw Lohri scene in their art files which added to the feel of festivity. It was an informative and enjoyable session for our children.

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Talk Show ( KG )


  Smog an yearly ritual

 “It’s the time to refuse to accept smog as a yearly ritual”

An E-talkshow on the topic smog was conducted with the children of Grade KG wherein the children were made aware about the current scenario of our city Delhi.

The day began with a meaningful prayer, invoking God’s blessings as a part of virtual session then a power point presentation stating the causes, harmful effects and precautions to be taken to avoid smog plague along with certain measures that can be adopted were discussed. Children participated with zeal expressing their views on not burning crackers, trying for car pooling, planting more trees as they give fresh air and keep our environment green.

 

Fun Friday ( Nursery )


It was a Fun Friday at G.D Goenka Public school, Model Town, students went for a virtual tour to the different places of worship and have learnt about their respective holy books. There after Children did Flameless cooking by making “Manco biscuits pizza bites” and they all enjoyed making the recipe and relished eating it.

Talk show about the Global Pandemic was held wherein our little Goenkans discussed about Covid 19, prevention, safety measures to protect ourselves from it.

Dance session was also conducted. Children loved dancing on diy songs and had a great time during the session.

It was a fun and frolic Friday for our little Goenkans

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My Work Presentation


“‘’There are two gifts we should give our children; one is roots, and the other is wing.”

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Halloween Day Celebration (Grade–Nursery)


May your Jack-O- Lantern burn bright all through the night!

Happy Halloween .Hope it’s the best one yet!

Halloween day was celebrated through the virtual session by our little Goenkans. In which we talked about the importance of Halloween day and trick or treat activity. The children were dressed up as Halloween characters to celebrate the Halloween day, they did the ramp walk in which they display their talent. There was an atmosphere of an enthusiasm and excitement during the virtual session.

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