Kindergarteners welcome the new school year


The kindergarten class of Westshore Montessori School in Westlake participated in the annual making of the Japanese koi windsock celebrating the beginning of the kindergarten year. As a cultural enrichment lesson, the children learned that the koi fish is renowned for its determination for swimming upstream against the hard current, therefore is thought to be a worthy example for children. In Japan, the koi windsocks can be seen hanging from tall poles around the neighborhoods celebrating the festival for children traditionally held in May.

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Volume 6, Issue 19, Posted 10:03 AM, 09.16.2014