Junior Vinsers Enthusiastically Explore the Traditional Culture of Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-Autumn Festival is always a highly anticipated time for young children. Over the past week, junior Vinsers had the opportunity to explore fascinating aspects of the origins, and significance, of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Simultaneously, they engaged in various experiential activities to gain a deeper understanding of the traditional folk culture associated with this festive occasion.
In Language learning, the children participated in activities such as drama, poetry reading, and delving into the legends and origins of the Mid-Autumn Festival.
In Creative Arts, a variety of classroom decorations were crafted with skillful hands of these “little artists.”
The Science Exploration activities became more enticing when the children were given the opportunity to make their own mooncakes. Engaging in the various stages of mooncake production helped the children hone their fine motor skills, estimation abilities, and allowed them to observe the transformation of ingredients. As a result, the sensory experiences of the children were stimulated, making the learning process enjoyable and meaningful.
The junior Vinsers enjoyed physical activities and traditional games such as: tug-of-war, blindfolded goat-catching, and lion dancing. The children enhanced their physical fitness and actively engaged in team sports.
As part of the CLISE (Character, Leadership, Innovation, Service, and Empathy) skills education activities, the children participated in experiential activities like “Family Meal” and “Mid-Autumn Feast Decoration”, to understand the significance of family togetherness during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
By integrating these activities into the learning programme, junior Vinsers not only had fun and learned new skills, they also nurtured their understanding of folk culture, contributing to their love for their homeland and their national pride.