MAHA 2016: Yeay, we won!

Alif Ceria had the opportunity to enter the Cow Sculpture Painting Competition (Pertandingan Mewarna Arca Lembu) during the recent  Malaysia Agriculture, Horticulture & Agrotourism (MAHA) 2016, and Alhamdulillah, WE WON!

The competition was organised by Group Transformasi Ruminan Malaysia (GTR) and winners were judged according to creativity, tidiness and teamwork. Our team of 4 teachers & 10 kids competed in 2 categories (Family Category & Kindergarten Category) and we are so excited to share that we have won in both categories 🙂 Congratulations and kudos to the winners and thank you to everyone who make these happen. It’s teamwork indeed!

Sharing with you, some photos during the competition on 1st December and also during the prize giving ceremony held on Sunday, 11th December 2016.

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We were among the first to arrive 🙂

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Wefie!

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The kids were so excited to touch the little lamb!

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Opening ceremony before the competition – Confident girls on stage!

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You want us to sing? No problem, we surely can!

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Paying Abang Sado a visit 😉

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The scuplture – before painting

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Coaster ride around MAHA 2016

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Looks skillful, aren’t they?

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Mixing base colours to make green

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Finishing touch.. don’t forget MAHA theme for this year – Our Food, Our Future!

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Two on each side, that’s teamwork kids, good planning!

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We’re done! Teacher Ina, Teacher Lini, Iszahra & Humaira competing in Family Category

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The other side of the sculpture

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Teacher Nisha and her girls, competing in Kindergarten Category (Team 1)

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Hayfa & Auni with their work of art, competing in Kindergarten Category (Team 2)

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Family Category (2 teachers & 2 kids)

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Kindergarten Category (Team 1 – 4 kids)

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Kindergarten Category (Team 2 – 4 kids)

And the winners are….. {drum roll please}

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First Place: Family Category. Thank you Teacher Lini for representing Alif Ceria 🙂

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First Place: Kindergarten Category. That’s Iszahra with Teacher Lini. Thanks for coming Iszahra!

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2nd Place: Kindergarten Category.

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Marissa & her sister with the winning mock up cheque. Thanks for coming Marissa!

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Iszahra & her family.. thanks for coming, really appreciate your support!!

Alhamdulillah, all praise to Allah, for the opportunity given. Experience like this is definitely priceless – the kids learned so much; especially in planning and working as a team. It was amazing to see how confident and relax they were, be it on the stage (it’s impromptu yeah ;-)) or during the competition itself. Kudos everyone, what a great news to wrap up our 2016 memories 🙂 🙂

 

Happy 59th Independence Day, Malaysia!

Happy Independence Day, Malaysia!

Sharing some of the photos of our kids, captured during our recent talent competition – Alif Ceria Kids Got Talent 2016, held at the Auditorium Kompleks Kejiranan Presint 16 on 24 August 2016.

69 kids from all four centres took part in this event, competing in 6 categories – Reading, Hafazan, Storytelling, Poetry Recital, Singing and Show & Tell, under the theme of MERDEKA! Well done kids.!!

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Well done, Teachers!

Alhamdulillah, just recently, in conjunction with the National 56th Independence Day, we held “1Malaysia Scrap Book Competition” (for Teachers, not kids ya!;-)). The main objective is to assess teachers’ understanding in overall concept of integrated learning method used at all Alif Ceria centres.

Other criteria in judging and selecting the winner for the competition are subjects integration in the craft projects, technique used, material usage and project appropriateness according to kids’ level/age group. 
Though the teachers admitted that it was very tough to be “right-brainers”, the outcomes were superb! Just look at the awesome crafts, MashaAllah! Thumbs up, teachers!

Congratulations to the winners. It was surely a good learning experience in our effort to become better educators, InsyaAllah. May Allah swt reward you greatly for your efforts and pure intentions in nurturing the kids.. Amin Ya Rabbal’alamin… 
p/s We are recruiting new teachers to join our team! If you are a committed Muslimah with passion to nurture young children age 4 to 6 years old, fluent in English, able to read Jawi, creative and independent, come and join us! Email us your resume to alifceria@gmail.com and don’t forget to write a simple cover letter stating your interest ya! :-).