WEEK I (02-06.05)

National Symbols

  • Our town (location of Gdynia on the map, proximity to the sea, characteristics, what’s worth to see in Gdynia),

  • We know our address (writing or drawing a letter to parents (older groups), sending a letter at the post office by themselves, writing the address on an envelope for children that want to do it and can write) For everyone, a large map of Gdynia and a project to mark streets of every child and their road to the kindergarten)

  • Warsaw – the capital of Poland (location on the map, what does it mean “the capital”, who lives there, the flag of the State, the coat of arms)

  • We explore our country (map and description of characteristic places on the map, mountains, sea, lake, river, tops, well-known large cities, what is Poland famous for, what distinguishes and characterizes us)

  • A bit of history – legends (explanation and characteristics of the concept of legend, let’s introduce children to two legends, establishment of Poland and Warsaw)

WEEK II (09-13.05)

Meeting with a book

  • Functions and types of books (what are books for, is it worth reading, what books do we like to read, maybe the appearance of the characteristic ones, children themselves determine by the pictures and text inside what type of book is an atlas, a history book, how does a book for children looks like, and how for adults)

  • Heroes (about whom or what we like to listen or read the most, who is the hero of the book, bringing your favorite books to kindergarten and looking for their heroes, drawing your favorite characters, the hero of the book is a positive character from whom you can learn something)

  • We respect books (the appearance of the book, how does the cover look like, what is inside, about caring for and respecting books, their place is on the shelf, on the bookcase, what should we remember about when we watch or read books)

  • How a book is made (what is it made of, the whole process from the writer to the bookstore, what people participate in the making of the book, is it enough just to write it)

  • Library and bookstore (description of places, where a book can be purchased, explaining the difference between a bookstore and a library, going to a library or inviting a librarian to us)

WEEK III (16-20.05)

May meadow

  • Inhabitants of meadows (what is a meadow, its characteristics, what animals inhabit meadows, going out with magnifying glasses to a nearby meadow and observing nature, on this day they can bring their magnifying glasses to the kindergarten)

  • Colorful butterflies (butterfly structure, types, naming, the whole cycle)

  • How many legs does a spider have? (structure, types, naming, how it comes into being, where the dangerous spiders live, what do they eat, curiosities about the life of spiders)

  • Useful bees (bee structure, its cycle, why they are so useful, where do they live, what do they eat, how honey is made, tasting,)

  • How many dots does a ladybug have? (structure of the ladybug, the life cycle, what it feeds on, whether it is a useful insect, where it can be found and when, curiosities about the life of the ladybug)

WEEK IV (23.27.05)

Wonderful Parents

 

  • Family and its role (description of the family what it means, but you have to be careful, we can not say that the family is mom, dad and a child, we have different families in kindergarten, so more like family is a happy home, place where people who live there love and respect each other, sometimes the family is mom and a child, sometimes the family is grandmother and grandfather, and sometimes mom and dad without a child,mom, dad with kids etc. What the family gives us, how do we feel when our family is far away.)

  • Siblings (some have them, some don’t, some have 3, some 1, but what does it mean, who are siblings. Children who have them can tell what it’s like to have siblings, younger, older siblings, do they live with us or not)

  • Dear Dad (what’s my dad’s name, what he does he look like, what I like to play with dad, how we spend time together, cards to fill out by the kids about dad, or diplomas for the best dad in the world or in the universe)

  • Dear Moms (what’s my mom’s name, what does she look like, what she does, what I like to play with my mom, how do we spend time together,)

  • My family (who is part of my family, we list its members, what are their names, introduction of vocabulary: uncle, aunt, uncle, uncle, great-grandfather, nephew, niece, cousin, nephew, etc.)

special days:

09.05 – librarian’s day

19.05 – snail day

26.05 – Mother’s Day