For our MSV students is very usual to be involved during the day in different kind of sport, we do gymnastics twice a week in all the classes and in addition we have JUMP BUNCH, a group of instructors that with lots of fun and dedication introduce sport to our preschoolers.
Physical education and sport have an educational impact. Changes can be seen in motor skills development, performance and educational potential. This shows the positive relationship between being involved in physical activities and psychosocial development.
Sport and physical education is fundamental to the early development of children and youth and the skills learned during play, physical education and sport contribute to the holistic development of young people. Through participation in sport and physical education, young people learn about the importance of key values such as:
Our March every year all our classes work in our mini-garden. Each child should bring a baby plant or seeds and 2 pounds bag of soil to sew it, according with the plant species or flower chosen, once it has grown to its actual size. From selecting our vegetables and flowers, preparing the earth and planting, and finally harvesting, gardening can be a wonderful way to involve our students in a healthy hobby.
It is important for children to get lot closer to the ground; to have an intimate relationship with the earth. Anything we can do to bring that non-descript terra firma to life is great!
Along with the fun of getting dirty, gardening helps children learn valuable lessons about patience as they wait for vegetables to grow, responsibility as they see how necessary their care is to the garden, and even loss when flowers die at the end of a season. They learn also about nurturing a life and what it takes to keep something alive. It is an unforgettable...