“Shibori is the Japanese word for a variety of manual resist dyeing techniques that involves shaping and securing the fabric before dyeing to create patterns. Known to be one of oldest Japanese dyeing techniques, the first appearances of shibori dyed fabrics date back to the eighth century.”
On January 31, 2019, Faithfulness class (upper) had a minitrip at Glenak-Glenik Craft Studio. In the morning, after we had circle time and did some unfinished works, we were divided into six groups along with 7 teachers and went to the location using online transportation. During the journey there we had to do an assignmet, which was to list public places we could see. We arrived there at around 9 o’clock in the morning.
Bu Widya, as the owner of Glenak-Glenik craft studio, welcomed us warmly. We gathered at her living room first. Then after a speech from Ms. Sari as the teacher of Kalyca Montesorri School,...
On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Kalyca Montessori Preschool visited Planetarium - Taman Pintar. Cheerful faces and big smiles of students made the day more beautiful. Students were excited because they would learn about solar system.
The second minitrip in this semester, Kalyca Montessori Preschool visited Planetarium because it was in accordance with the theme taken, it was about the solar system. So children could get new experience to learn about solar system with more interesting way.
The show started at 09.30 PM for Nursery children and 11.00 A.M for 3-6 children. First video, showed a simulation of the atmosphere of the Yogyakarta city sky at night along with various kinds of celestial bodies and the arrangement of stars that appeared at that time. The second video, showed about the process of our solar system made.
Students expressed their joy by clapping hand and mentioning the names of celestial objects like planet and star that they know while...
On Thursday, September 27, 2018, Lower Class had a mini trip to Dirgantara Museum.
There, we learned new things like national heroes. We, especially learned about Agustinus Adisutjipto who established the Flight School in Yogyakarta, in the Maguwo Air Field, later renamed Adisucipto Airport. The students were excited to know more about Adisutjipto, they asked the tour guide everything about him. Next, we also were explained about Indonesian Air Force costume, weapons, and badges.
The most interesting part was the plane museum where we could see the real plane even we could ride it. There are 43 planes. The students chose their favorite plane then took a picture with that plane.
In the end of the mini trip, we watched a short movie about Indonesian Air Force. We watched ‘Jupiter’ team do the acrobatic and it’s so great. The students were so amazed with the video. Overall, the students really enjoyed this mini trip and they also got new knowledge about...
There is nothing more interesting than to see and observe kinds of animals with your own eyes!
That’s right! On September 30, 2018, the upper class had a minitrip at Gembira Loka Zoo. This activity aimed as an outdoor learning activity which supports learning activities in classroom (Zoology for year 4-5 and IPA/Bahasa Indonesia for year 6).
Right after circle time session in the classroom, students were divided into smaller groups. Then each group, accompanied by one teacher, departed from school to the zoo by driving online taxies.
It was still morning when we arrived there, but some groups of people already stood by near the entrance waiting for their turn to enter the zoo. Then moments later, after all groups had arrived, we directly went inside. Before we started our observations, we took pictures together so that one day we could remember the time at the zoo.
Time to observe!
Upper students were divided into three big groups based on the year....
MAY 29-30, 2018
On May 29-30, 2018, Kalyca Adolescent students had a field trip to Dieng, Central Java as a part of the school’s annual program. This program is aimed to introduce the students to the nature. Besides, by joining this field trip, the students can learn about Dieng’s culture as well as its history.
The students departed on May 29 in the afternoon. The trip took about 4 hours by bus and arrived at Wonosobo at around 5 p.m. After having enough rest after arrival, the first activity was games. There were several games played in groups. All of the games were aimed to build the students’ cooperation and leadership skills. The games are also aimed to train their logical and critical thinking.
Catching sunrise at Bukit Sikunir was the first activity for the second day. The students departed from the homestay at 3 a.m. The weather was so cold but the students’ excitement was way stronger. After a brief coordination with the tour guide, the students began to...
The scout is one of compulsory extracurricular activity in elementary level at Kalyca Montessori School. In this activity, students learn and experience about things that related with discipline, responsibility, team work and collaboration, and also love the nation. On April, 27th, 2018, for the first time, Kalyca Elementary held the scout feast (Pesta Siaga) at Bumi Perkemahan Sambi Lor, Pakem, Sleman.
Students gathered at school and joined the Pesta Siaga opening ceremony and then we went to Bumi Perkemahan Sambi Lor by bus. Students were divided into several groups and they gathered by their groups to arrange their belonging. Team work and responsibility were the main core of this activity. It was shown by how they cooperated and worked together to build the tent and also collaborated when they joined the cooking contest. In the midday, there were reflection for those who are Catholic and Christian, while the Moslem went to mosque nearby with one of the teacher.
PG-KG Kalyca held a minitrip on January 24th, 2017 at Mirota Bakery Yogyakarta. The aim of this event was sharing experience about baking. We spent two hour to this event. The children divided into two groups. Each group saw how to bake and decorate a cake.
1.1 The children divided into two groups before start the activities
The first group with Mrs Jati decorated a cake at third floor. At third floor, Chef and Mrs Jati helped the student to decorate the cake with wiped cream. The children were so excited when decorated the cake. But some children still needed a help.
1.2 The children learn to decorated a cake with wiped cream
After decorated a cake, children had a snack time. Mirota bakery and school gave two snack for all students.
1.3 Children having a snack time
After snack time, children had a tour at Mirota bakery to see the baking process. First, children saw how to make a dough. After that, children saw how all the chef made a pattern and baked all...
Chocolate! Who doesn’t like it? I guess most of you like it especially kids. That’s why we went to chocolate factory for our field trip. However, this field trip was only for lower class. The field trip was held on January 30, 2018. The children were so excited hearing that they were going to the chocolate factory. We went to ‘Monggo’ chocolate factory which is located in Bangunjiwo, Bantul.
We went there by buses. It took about 45 minute from school to factory. There, we were divided into two groups. The first group had a factory tour and the other group had to make chocolates. For the factory tour, we were guided through the history of chocolate, the cocoa plantation and the production processes that are necessary to transform cocoa into chocolate and finally the personal story of Chocolate Monggo.
In addition, they also experienced in making their own chocolate creation. They can make their own and add dried fruits or nuts as a topping to it. The...
On December 27 – 29, 2017, Kalyca Elementary had a mini trip to ‘Kampung Batik Jumputan’ in Celeban. There, we learned how to make pattern of Batik Jumputan. Furthermore, we also saw how the people there colored the fabrics. After coloring the fabrics, they dried it under the sun and we could see the beautiful colors of it. We had so much fun there.
Kalyca kindergarten student had a minitrip to Polresta on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. We learn about the traffic. The policeman and police woman welcomed us kindly. The invited the children to play some games. They were happy together. The policeman and police woman also explained about some traffic sign and traffic light.
Next, they invited us to have touring in Polresta. They showed us about the office, the jail and some patrol car. We were so glad to take pictures in front of patrol car. In the end, we give them gift of the children’s work.