Monthly Archives: July 2014

Genki Japanese Skype Lessons

At the Kool Kids child care centres, we carry out Skype exchanges on a once a month basis at each Pre-school room between two Japanese organisations where the Japanese children learn English. The pre-school children interact with the Japanese children in both English and Japanese, for example we sometimes sing “Head, shoulders, knees and toes” […]

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Genki Japanese Newsletter July 2014

Konnichiwa (Hello), Parents and Caregivers. Genki?(How are you?) In June we learned shapes and the weather in Japanese. The children learned the basic shapes such as Maru (Circle), Sankaku (Triangle), Shikaku (Square), Hoshi (Star) and Hartoh (Heart). We found lots of different shapes in the class room and we played “the matching game” using shapes […]

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