Snowy English Bintaro Holiday Program – International Children’s Day –

Dear Parents,

Dalam rangka mengisi liburan anak dan merayakan Hari Anak Sedunia (International Children’s Day), Snowy’s English Bintaro mengadakan Holiday Program yang akan dilaksanakan selama 3 hari yaitu:

Pilihan Aktivitas:

A)  Theme: Japan

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      Tanggal      : 20 Juni 2012 (Rabu)
      Jam            : 13.00 – 15.00
      Costume    : According to the theme 
Activities:
–          Greetings and learning Japanese
–          Talk about Children Festival [Boys Festival] and Singing
        together
–          Making art and craft of “Koinobori”
–          Making Onigiri

 B)  Theme: America

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      Tanggal            : 21 Juni 2012 (Kamis)
      Jam                  : 13.00 – 15.00
      Costume          : According to the theme 
Activities:
–          Greetings and language arts of Native American [Indian]
–          Celebrate “Independence Day” and the History of Native
        American [Indian]
–          Making art and craft of “Indian Headband”
–          Making “Hotdog”

C)  Theme: Thailand

    Tanggal       : 22 Juni 2012 (Jumat)
    Jam              :  13.00 – 15.00
   Costume       : According to the theme                      
Activities:
–          Greetings and learning Thai language
–          Watching Video and Singing Together (Thai Royal / King Song)
–          Talk about Loy Krathong Festival
–          Making art and craft of Loy Krathong
–          Ceremony of Loy Krathong
–          Making Thai Food [Pad Thai and Thai Iced Tea]

Pendaftaran peserta diharapkan paling lambat hari Senin tanggal 18 Juni 2012, dengan biaya pendaftaran sebagai berikut:

3 days package    :   Rp.135.000

1 day package     :     Rp.50.000

Untuk menambah keseruan acara dan berkesannya liburan kali ini, acara juga akan dimeriahkan dengan pemilihan Best International Costumes, Special Photo Session [International Costumes Booth], dan Bazaar.

Untuk informasi lebih lanjut dan bagi para orang tua yang berminat berpartisipasi dalam Bazaar dapat menghubungi Customer Service kami (Ms. Indras atau Ms. Dian di 021-7458080. Selamat Mengikuti!

Cheers,

Snowy English Bintaro

11 Steps to be a Better Parents

Parenthood is always harder than anyone thinks it will be. Children learn by trying and then trying again. So do parents. Believe that you can be a good parent to your children. When you like yourself, it is easier for you to teach your children to like and trust themselves.

To grow emotionally children need to feel … Safe.

They need to know that nothing will hurt them … Secure.

They need to know that when they need care or comfort, they will get it … Loved.

They need to be told and shown that they are loved and are important to someone.
When children feel safe, secure and loved, they can become happy, independent, loved people.


11 Steps to Being a Better Parent

  1. Be a good role model- Children do as you do. You can model respect, politeness, honesty, compassion, good choices, or any other behaviour or attitude that you want them to adopt.
  2. Be clear in what you want them to do. Make sure that you have their attention before telling them what you want to happen. Check that they understand, and if not, try explaining again but use different words to describe it.
  3. Try not to make too many rules. Explain the rules clearly and stick to them once they are made.
  4. Encourage and praise good behaviour every time you see it. Misbehaviour usually gets more of our attention than good behaviour. Take the time to notice and praise good behaviour to encourage more good behaviour.
  5. Separate the child from the behaviour. You love your children but you do not always love their behaviour. Focus on the behaviour rather than the qualities of the child. For example: instead of “you are a bad boy” try “I don’t like this mess in the living room”
  6. When correcting a behaviour or making a request, explain the reason for it. When they know the reason for it they may comply quicker, or maybe not. But over time they learn that behaviour has effects and consequences. They also learn to see the point of view of other people.
  7. Keep emotion out of it. All parents get tired and frustrated sometimes. When children are misbehaving at the same time that is a bad combination. Before you react count to 10, take a deep breath, and think about what you are going to say. Keep your voice down; children ignore yelling if all they hear is yelling. Make requests in a normal tone of voice and use words, not volume, to get your point across. When yelling is used only for emergency situations, like chasing a ball into busy traffic, they will take notice.
  8. Give chances to choose but not wide-open choice. Setting up a choice between two options that are acceptable to you is more likely to get you what you want instead of a refusal.
  9. Expect what is reasonable. Set your expectations at a level that is consistent with the child’s age and stage of development. Sometimes it looks like a child is misbehaving, when in reality she/he isn’t able to meet our expectations. Children are impulsive, they cannot understand complex ideas because they have an inconsistent memory and attention span. They need your help to stay on track and work along side them so that they can learn. It can be very reassuring to spend a half a day now and then at your child’s daycare or volunteer in the Cub group, and see other kids act the same way as yours does.
  10. Take some time with your children and get to know them. Children may act out to get your attention: if misbehaviour is the only thing that gets attention, expect misbehaviour to continue. Life is busy and we have many demands. So we sometimes need to set aside time to play, talk of just hang out.
  11. Take a break. Parenting is hard work and you need time for yourself. Make time to be with your friends, read a book or just relax

(adapted from Yes You Can! Positive Discipline Ideas For You and Your Child; Parenting for Life Series, Toronto, ON, 1999)

Tk AULIYA visited Snowy English Bintaro

On 24th April 2012 , TK AULIYA visited Snowy English Bintaro . They wanted to learn about “English is Fun”. So the teachers from Snowy English Bintaro prepared fun and entertaining lesson plan for them. Do you want to know?

Story telling by Mr.Brian ^^

Look , they were very excited ..

 The children were so smart …

We made Family Tree …yeaayyy ^^

Wow, family tree ..

Snowy English Bintaro was so happy when the children from TK AULIYA ‘s came, because they’re very smart and independent. Thank you for visiting us ^^ .

Cheers,

Snowy English Bintaro