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Lesson & Events

June – Father’s Day

Hello everyone!

 

Welcome to the monthly blog of June.

 

June is a special month where we celebrate our dads through Father’s Day. This month, everyone in Sunrise made a special gift for our dads and talked about the things they do for us. We even sang a Father’s Day song, ‘I love him and he loves me too and daddy is his name, oh! D-A-D-D-Y.’ Everyone had lots of fun making crafts and singing for our dads!

 

 

The Caterpillars worked really hard to make tie crafts for their dads!

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They were very colorful and cute!IMG_4431

 

 

 

The Shiny Butterflies made these big cards for theirs too!

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They made colorful fingerprint ties and even drew their dads’ faces!

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The Fluttery Butterflies made these amazing trophies for theirs for being the best dads ever!IMG_4582

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Here in Sunrise, we would want to thank all the dads out there for always taking care of us and giving us the best love. I hope you enjoyed our crafts as much as everyone did doing them!

 

 

Have a nice day!

April – Easter Party

Hello everyone and welcome to the monthly blog for April!

April is a month in which many people celebrate Easter. A time when the Easter bunny brings chocolate eggs for everyone to search for and then eat! We continue the tradition here at Sunrise (minus the eating of chocolate eggs) and have lots of fun making baskets to hold our eggs!

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We started making our Easter baskets!

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Cutting, sticking and decorating!

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Glue the sides together!

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Adorn the basket with eggs and a handle!

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Glue on some colorful lollipop sticks!

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The Caterpillars made their baskets using two bowls!

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They decorated with crayon and stickers!

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Hop little bunnies, hop, hop, hop!

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Let’s search for eggs!

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I found so many eggs!

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Where will the magic egg lead us?

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What’s in this basket?

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It was a sticky surprise!

 

The Easter Bunny brought us some bunny and egg stickers which we said a big thank you for! We hope everyone had fun and we look forward to a visit from the Easter Bunny again, next year. Take care everyone and keep hopping!

Graduation!

Hello and welcome to the final special lesson blog for this year – and Mr. Martin’s final blog as a Sunrise teacher!

Well, it being March there was only one thing that this blog could be about – graduation! The Fluttery Butterflies prepared well all through March towards their final, special day. They learned their speeches, the practiced the songs (in English and in Japanese!) and they learned where to stand and, most importantly, how to sit nicely! It was a wonderful day for everyone involved and all the Sunrise teachers would like to thank the parents who came along to make the day so special.

We’d also like to give a special big thank you to the parents for the events they planned after the official graduation ceremony. The quiz, songs, and improvised dancing (thank you Ishin!) was lots and lots of fun.

And from me, Mr Martin, I would like to thank the parents, teachers and of course Sunrise Kids who made the last three years so memorable. I wish you all the best for the future.

The boys  before they go out!

The boys before they go out!

The flutteries with their program!

The flutteries with their program!

The graduating class and their teachers!

The graduating class and their teachers!

The stage is set!

The stage is set!

Receiving our certificates!

Receiving our certificates!

We're so proud of you!

We’re so proud of you!

We practiced our speeches a lot!

We practiced our speeches a lot!

B-I-G I'm big!

B-I-G I’m big!

The shinies have prepared something special too!

The shinies have prepared something special too!

We love you!

We love you!

Flower road!

Flower road!

Ms Mina says goodbye!

Ms Mina says goodbye!

Quiz time!

Quiz time!

Annual Sunrise Marathon!

Hello everyone and welcome to the special lesson blog for January!

This month had a big focus on fitness, exercise and friendship as we geared up for our annual Sunrise marathon! There were lots of practice runs at the park and all the hard work culminated in a spectacular event held at Okano Park. So with that, how about we see some pictures from the day.

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Ready… Set… Goooo! Of the Flutteries go for their four lap race!

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Go Hungries! Two laps under way!

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The Littles prepare for an intense lap! And gooo!

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Whizzing around the corner!

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Fantastic technique!

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Don’t give up!

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You’ve almost made it!

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Congratulations! You finished!

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The three Fluttery champions!

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The three Shiny champions!

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The three Hungry champions!

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The three Little champions!

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One final group photo to finish the day! Congratulations everyone for all your hard work!

And thank you to all the parents who came and cheered! It was a wonderful day and we look forward to next year’s race! Happy running everyone!

Christmas Party!

 

 

 

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We are all excited for our Christmas Party!

All I want for Christmas is  S.A.N.T.A

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We are all ready to sing Deck the halls with our hand bells

 

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We want to build a snowman.. (*_*)

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We flip the card and it was fun!

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cute little SANTA..

 

 

 

We did flip the card game and it was fun!

 

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Ho-Ho-Ho! Merry Christmas!

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Dear Santa,

What present do you want for Christmas?

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I love you  Santa! Merry Christmas!

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We love you SANTA! Thank you for the presents!

We hope everyone had fun ! Thank you all for coming and Have a wonderful Christmas to everyone and all good wishes to a happy ,healthy and fun  New Year! A special thanks to Santa Clause for coming to visit us,even though Santa is busy getting ready for Christmas he loves reading each and every message. We want to give a big thanks to our students (Fluttery butterfly, Shiny butterfly, Hungry and Little Caterpillars). We are so proud of you!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New year!

Thanksgiving!

During the month of November Americans celebrate how the English travelled to America and encountered strife before being rescued by the native Indians and subsequently taking the land for themselves. This is the holiday of Thanksgiving. We decided to celebrate this holiday too in which families gather together and have a big feast as a reminder for what the native Indians gifted their ancestors.

 

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Cutting and sticking, but what are they making?

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A black hat and an orange mouth, what could it be?

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It’s a kid, wearing a turkey, wearing a pilgrim hat!

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A colour by number turkey. That looks like fun!

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Playing a game of pin the feather on the turkey!

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A little caterpillar helping a fluttery butterfly!

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Getting ready for a big Thanksgiving feast.

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I’m hungry, where’s the turkey?

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Would you like some melon soda?

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Eating a real feast!

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A fantastic game of turkey bowling!

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I got a strike!

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

 

And that was our Thanksgiving party! We made hats, we played games and we had a big feast to top it all off!

We hope everyone enjoyed the celebrations and we look forward to having the Christmas party next month!

Halloween!

Hello and welcome to this week’s monthly special lesson blog!

 

Well, there could only be one thing this month is about – Halloween! On Thursday this week Sunrise had our scary, scary Halloween party! Everyone dressed up in their wonderful costumes and had a wonderful fashion parade. Then we went down to Okano park where, helped by some wonderfully kind parents, we had a fantastic stamp rally. There, the Sunrise kids also got some delicious treats and fun toys to play with.

 

All-in-all it was a brilliant day for everyone. We especially would like to thank the parents and friends who helped us out on the big day. Your help is truly appreciated!

The fun begins!

The fun begins!

Hello!

Hello!

Little red riding hood!

Little red riding hood!

Ready for battle!

Ready for battle!

Too cute!

Too cute!

A beautiful princess!

A beautiful princess!

Boom!

Boom!

It can be a little scary sometimes!

It can be a little scary sometimes!

The fashion parade!

The fashion parade!

Cute!

Cute!

Boo!

Boo!

Getting stamps from friendly parents!

Getting stamps from friendly parents!

Fun at the park!

Fun at the park!

Our parade attracted lots of attention!

Our parade attracted lots of attention!

Back at school having a delicious lunch!

Back at school having a delicious lunch!

Shaved Ice Party!

Hello and welcome to this month’s special lesson blog!

 

It was summer this month so to celebrate the hot days finally arriving Sunrise had a wonderful shaved ice party! Before the big day we practiced hard on what to say and how to ask for some shaved ice. But not only that, we also learned a little bit about shopping and how to buy things.

 

Then, the big day rolled around! We were all able to eat some cool and refreshing shaved ice with a choice of three delicious flavors (blue Hawaii, melon and strawberry.) We had a great time showing off how our tongues changed color when we ate the delicious treat – all in all it was a wonderful day that was enjoyed by all!

 

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We’re learning how to shop!

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Two buddies at play!

The caterpillars are learning well!

The caterpillars are learning well!

We can't wait for the real thing!

We can’t wait for the real thing!

I love shaved ice!

I love shaved ice!

Yummy!

Yummy!

Do you like our shop?

Do you like our shop?

Shaved ice is delicious!

Shaved ice is delicious!

Would you like some shaved ice?

Would you like some shaved ice?

Look at my tongue!

Look at my tongue!

It's delicious!

It’s delicious!

Shaved ice, shaved ice, cold and sweet!

Shaved ice, shaved ice, cold and sweet!

Yummy, yummy!

Yummy, yummy!

So sweet!

So sweet!

Too tasty!

Too tasty!

I love melon flavor!

I love melon flavor!

My tongue is purple!

My tongue is purple!

Shaved ice is awesome!

Shaved ice is awesome!

Father’s Day!

Hello and Welcome to June special blog!

Happy Father’s day to the coolest dad out there! Father’s day is a very special day. That is why we make sure to celebrate this day with a special gift. How can we surprise them? We are going to make necktie!

 

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This is a nice necktie for daddy!

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I hope my dad will like my MASTER PIECE.

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Look! This is my daddy’s face.

I love him and he loves me too and daddy is his name-o. D-A-D-D-Y !

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We had fun making a very special present for our fathers who mean so much to us. Thanks for being in all of my favorite memories! I love you from the bottom of my heart.

 

Easter Party!!!

Hello and welcome to April’s special lesson blog!

This month everyone at Sunrise put lots and lots of work into preparing for our big Easter party! In the afternoons leading up to the big day, the Fluttery Butterflies (with the help of the Shinies) made beautiful rabbit hats for the entire school to wear. We cut, glued, stapled and learned how to tie two rubber bands together – all very useful new skills! During the week, each class also made their own Easter baskets to put any eggs they found at the party in them. It was lots of work but lots of fun too!

Finally the big day arrived! The Sunrise kids were split into two teams and each team hid their eggs in either Clover or Daisy room. Then the teams switched classrooms and searched high and low for any eggs they could find! It was brilliant fun and at the end of the day each team came away with one victory.

But when we were searching we found some special eggs too! Who could have hidden them in the room? And inside the eggs was a picture of one of the cupboards in Violet room. What was going on???

There was nothing to do but investigate! The Sunrise kids all went into Violet room and, inside the cupboard, they found a delicious stash of eggs, biscuits and candy – all left courtesy of the Easter Bunny! We certainly enjoyed eating them after lunch!

Afterwards we went to the park where we had a great time doing a bunny race. Everyone put in lots of cute effort as we hopped our way across the park.

A cute little bunny!

A cute little bunny!

Searching for eggs!

Searching for eggs!

How many eggs can you find?

How many eggs can you find?

The butterfly classes searching high and low!

The butterfly classes searching high and low!

How many eggs can you find?

How many eggs can you find?

Looking, looking, looking!

Looking, looking, looking!

Look how many eggs I found!

Look how many eggs I found!

The little caterpillars counting their eggs!

The little caterpillars counting their eggs!

Counting the eggs!

Counting the eggs!

Yay! We won!

Yay! We won!

Looking for more eggs in Violet room...

Looking for more eggs in Violet room…

Hurray! The Easter Bunny left us presents!

Hurray! The Easter Bunny left us presents!

On the way to the park for more Easter fun!

On the way to the park for more Easter fun!

With a smile and a wave away we go!

With a smile and a wave away we go!

The bunny races are underway!

The bunny races are underway!

Hop! Hop! Hop!

Hop! Hop! Hop!

Too much fun!

Too much fun!

Hopping to the finish line!

Hopping to the finish line!

Go little bunny!

Go little bunny!

Too cute!

Too cute!

At the finish line!

At the finish line!

That's one cute bunny!

That’s one cute bunny!

Fun at the park!

Fun at the park!

Swing away!

Swing away!

Everyone had a great time!

Everyone had a great time!

All in all it was a fantastic day for everyone at Sunrise!

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