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Herbal garden outdoor cooking
Pinewood School targets on the overall development of the students. Keeping this in mind, An outdoor garden fresh cooking activity was organised today inculcating the trait of culinary skills and sensitising the pupils about the importance of Grow, cook and eat.





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TABLE MANNERS
The true meaning of etiquette is always to show respect and kindness to everyone around you. When the child is young enough to sit at the dinner table (even in a high chair), you can start teaching dining etiquettes. We must encourage family meals, so kids understand from an early age what manners are expected from them during a meal. We should teach children that good manners simply mean to be kind, thoughtful, and respectful at all times…all lessons that can start at a very young age.
What does a child learn from this activity? ·Use please, thank you, and excuse me every day. ·How to hold your silverware correctly? ·How to properly use a napkin to wipe your mouth (No sleeves!)? ·How to chew with your mouth closed? ·No elbows on the table … ever!
·Never speak while eating.
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MOTHERS’ DAY ACTIVITY
There are many different ways to celebrate Mother’s Day. They include (but are not only limited to): ·Giving cards, flowers, or cakes. ·Family gatherings or visits. ·Family breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinners either at home, at a cafĂ© or at a restaurant. ·Personal phone calls, particularly from children who live away from their mothers or motherly figures. ·Mother’s Day poems and messages. ·Gifts of chocolate, jewelry, accessories, clothing, hobby equipment or tools, handmade items, or gift vouchers. ·A day at the movies with mothers or motherly figures. ‘Look Mumma, What I’ve cooked for you!’ In order to honor the nobility of motherhood the students of class V found an extraordinary way to mark the occasion. They went Domino’s and baked Pizzas for their mothers. The radiant faces with sparkling eyes, left the mothers speechless.  
What does a child learn from this activity? ·Sharing their favourite things with their loved ones. ·Public Place etiquettes. ·Importance of hygi…
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PEA SHELLING ACTIVITY

Practical life activities allow children to build self confidence as well as develop the discipline needed for success throughout their lives. There are many chores in the house which can be performed to achieve similar goals. Shelling pea is one of the simplest ways to engage in such an interesting activity. Pea shelling activity was organized for class VI in the month of December 2018 to inculcate the importance of household chores in kids along with the vitality of basking in sun and outdoor cooking. What does a child learn from this activity? ·Concentration ·Hand eye coordination ·Fine motor skills ·Sensorial exploration of handling the peas ·Self confidence as they get to do something which their mothers do
Teacher showed them how to peel the peas and then allowed them to peel by themselves. They were very excited and enthusiastically involved in this activity. To make the activity more effective, the pea pulao/biryani was cooked and served to the kids.


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HEALTHY CITIZENS HEALTHY NATION
ARTICLE WRITING ON “ HEALTHY LIVING”

To promote healthy life-style and habits among the youth the school organized an innovative activity of article writing on ‘Healthy Living’ for the students of classes 9 to 11 on 27th April, 2018. The purpose behind the activity was to enable the students to understand the importance of being healthy and how a healthy population contributes towards a healthy nation. Students participated in this activity quite enthusiastically. The parents and visitors congratulated and appreciated the school administration’s endeavor in spreading health awareness among the youth.





CROSSWORD PUZZLE-GAMES: THE ESSENCE OF LIFE

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CROSSWORD PUZZLE-GAMES: THE ESSENCE OF LIFE
Crossword solving involves several useful skills including vocabulary, reasoning, spelling and word attack skills. The important skills required for completing these puzzles include making inferences, evaluating choices and drawing conclusions. Correctly deciphering a crossword also requires exact spelling, for which the students may need excellent dictionary skills.




To make the students familiar with the sports and sports personalities of Scotland, France, India and Sri Lanka an activity of solving crossword puzzles was organized in the school for the students of grades 1 to 5; and grades 6 to 8. The students participated in this activity in a very enthusiastic manner. The aim of the activity was to make the students realize the importance of games and how they bring mankind together. The event turned out to be a great success.



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INTER-HOUSE DANCE COMPETITION

With the aim of honing the dancing skills of the students, an Inter-House Dance Competition was organized by Pinewood School in the school campus on 5th and 6th December, 2018. The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. The fun filled extravaganza offered folk dance forms of Scotland, Srilanka, France and India. The spectators bore witness to the enthusiasm and energy of the young Pinewoodians as they enthralled everyone with their performances. Principal, Pinewood School felicitated the judges and extended gratitude for sparing their valuable time for the school and the students.
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