Galleries: Little Oaks

Fun at Leisure Isle

Little Oaks’ Grade R children recently enjoyed a wonderful outing to Steenbok Park on Leisure Isle. In addition to playing a fun game of soccer in the summer sunlight, nature became their playground with a fallen tree their jungle gym, and tree stumps their tables and chairs! They thoroughly enjoyed the time in nature and […]

Knitted teddies for babies in need

Last week our Little Oaks children went on an exciting outing to deliver their array of teddy bears that had been lovingly knitted by wonderful moms, extended family members and friends. These cuddly and comforting toys are donated annually to local charity Babies in Need, who then take them to the Provincial Hospital for the […]

Fun-filled orientation morning

Last week our Little Oaks and future Grade Ones enjoyed a happy morning where they were introduced to their future learning environments and class teachers. An exciting time of new interactions and entertaining activities, with much to look forward to next year!

Grade R mini beasts entertain

This morning our Little Oaks Grade R children entertained the audience with their Minibeast Ball. Their classroom came to life with beautiful, colourful creatures and many excited, joyful faces. Our Grade Rs have come a long way since many of them started at Little Oaks in 2017 … All grown up and almost ready for […]

Outings and adventures for Grade R

Our Grade R pupils have recently enjoyed some new and informative outings. In celebrating Arbor Week, they had great fun working with wood and building their very own bird feeders at the JB Furniture workshop. Further widening their horizons, they learnt more about reptiles of all kinds at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary in the Crags. What […]

Encounters with gentle giants

The Grade 00 class at Little Oaks recently enjoyed an outing to Knysna Elephant Park to see elephants up close and personal. A moving and educational experience for all!.

Dairy farm fun

Our Grade R class visited the Heidekruin/Leeuwenbosch Dairy last week, where they revelled in the exciting adventure of exploring the farm environment! From Mrs Cross driving the tractor and the children jumping in muddy puddles, to feeding the chickens and picking fresh carrots out the veggie garden, the day was filled with much laughter. The […]

Fathers’ Week

Always a highlight on the calendar, the week preceding Father’s Day is filled with very special moments with dads and their children. The popular Dads’ Breakfast was a warm and congenial event on Tuesday 11 June, following in the tradition of many hearty breakfasts at Knysna Hollow. On Thursday 13 June, Little Oaks celebrated Father’s […]

Into Space

Aspiring astronauts prepared for blast off this week as they headed into space in their darkened classroom, paired with their sunglasses and torch! The Grade 00s had to fasten their seatbelts as they surfed the milky way to the moon and back … crossing paths with all the planets and stars out and beyond!

Owl encounters

Grade R children were fortunate to have a visit from Andrew with his Spotted Eagle Owl called Vincent. Andrew has a rehabilitation centre in Sedgefield for injured birds of prey. Grade Rs learnt about Vincent’s rescue, his name and habitat while he calmly looked on! Such a special experience of nature!

Gratitude on Green Day

On Friday 7 June Oakhill commemorated the Knysna Fires of 2017 by “Going Green” and focusing on the renewal and regrowth that has happened since the fires as well as re-committing ourselves to caring for and appreciating our wonderful environment. During the course of the week, pupils had numerous opportunities to address environmental issues as […]

World Environment Day

Little Oaks celebrated World Environment Day today! Together parents and children made pledges of what their efforts will be to make a difference not only on this day, but every day! Mrs Greenbody and our exceptional storyteller, Mrs Thomopoulos visited to spread words, stories and songs all with an environmental theme. The main message “even […]

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