The little ones celebrated the fun-filled "Festival of Colours" - Holi with fun, frolic and gaiety.
It's significance - the victory of " good over evil" was conveyed to the children through the story of Holika and Prahlad. The excitement of the children, showering petals and smearing eco-friendly herbal colours on each other was a delight for all to see.
The Annual Concert of Khaitan Pre School was held on Sunday, 5th March 2017.
The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Ms. Shinjini Kulkarni, an eminent Kathak dancer, Chairman- The Khaitan School; Mr. Gangesh Khaitan, Director- Mr. Vedant Khaitan and Director Education, Mrs. S.L. Gupta.
It was followed by the melodious Saraswati Vandana sung by the little ones.
Looking resplendent in their vibrant costumes, our budding artists conveyed to all, through the brilliantly choreographed Concert that “ Our India … is the Best”.
The energetic and perfect rhythm of dance by the tiny tots was enthralling and captivating and mesmerized the audience.
The children delivered their dialogues confidently with proper diction and pronunciation which impressed one and all and left everyone spellbound.
Republic Day, our National festival was celebrated by Khaitan Pre School on 25th January, 2017. To instill within the little ones, the spirit of patriotism the morning assembly began with the unfurling of our National Flag. This was followed by the recital of “Look at the Flag …” In keeping with the significance of Republic Day, the children came dressed in Tri colour attire and as Army, Navy and Air Force soldiers.
The celebrations culminated with the National Anthem. The tiny tots went home wearing the Tri Coloured head band smade by them at school.
Gurupurab the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji was celebrated in school. A short story on Guru Nanak Ji was narrated to the little ones with emphasis on his teachings i.e. – doing good deeds, praying every day and sharing with everyone.
Parantha, dal makhani and kada Prasad was served as langar. The tiny tots sitting on the ground on mats, cross legged with their hands joined and heads covered added to the symbolic serenity of the Gurupurab Celebration.
The birthday of Chacha Nehru , “Children’s Day” was celebrated with fun, frolic, laughter and gaiety. The little ones came dressed in “red” and were thrilled to see their school decorated with balloons. The “Magic Show” was the highlight of the celebrations and the children were spellbound watching the magic tricks conducted by the magician.
The Indoor games and Tattoos added to the excitement and the tiny tots were overjoyed with their candy cones, which they took home.
Deepawali, the joyous “Festival of Lights” was celebrated with fervor and excitement. The school decorated with sparkling diyas, glittering lanterns and colourful Rangolis wore a festive look. The children looked adorable dressed in bright colourful ethnic wear. In keeping with the festivities, a short skit on “Ram Leela” was put up by the children. The foot tapping and exuberant dance performed by the little ones to invoke the blessings of “Lord Ganesha” and “Maa Laxmi” was the highlight of the celebrations. The children were excited to take home the earthern diyas, painted and decorated by them at school.
To enable the little ones relate to the festivities of Diwali and imbibe values of Indian Tradition, Grandmothers and Mothers were invited to participate in the “Diya Decoration” and “Rangoli Making Competition”.
The beautifully created, colourful rangolis and sparkling diyas showcased the innovation and creativity of the exuberant Grannys and Moms. The children performed a short skit on “Ramleela” and the well choreographed exuberant dance by the little ones, invoking the blessings of “Lord Ganesha” mesmerized one and all and had the audience clapping to the beats.
Dussehra, the festival that marks the "Victory of Good over Evil" was celebrated with enthusiasm. In keeping with the festival, the children came dressed in bright, colourful ethnic wear. The significance of "Dussehra" was reinforced through the "Ram Leela" performed brilliantly by the little ones. The children were thrilled to take home the masks of "Ravana" made by them at school.
Gandhi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated in school. A special assembly was held wherein the children sang in tune "Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram". The significance of the teachings of the "Three Monkeys" of Bapu was explained to the little ones.
Janamastmi ,the festival that signifies the birth of Lord Krishna was celebrated in school. The children looked adorable dressed in colorful traditional wear. The girls came dressed as Radha/Gopi and the boys as Krishna /Gopala. Arti was performed and tiny tots sang in tune “Choti Choti Gayiya”. Baby Krishna in the palna was indeed a visual treat for all.
The celebrations cultiminated with distribution of Prasad and the children were excited to carry home their flutes decorated by tem at school.