Kindergarten Program

Sai Sishya International School provides an exclusive program for kindergarten students ages three to five. Located in Edogawa ward in Tokyo, SSIS addresses the many developmental needs of young children through fun and exciting approaches to literacy, numeracy, arts, science and whole body movement. Students attending SSIS have the opportunity to attend professionally taught swimming, dance and taiso classes during regular school hours. Arts include not only coloring, painting, and crafts, but monthly cooking lessons as well. Instructional strategies connect two or more areas so that students have multiple opportunities to experience new ideas and concepts. SSIS, developing the whole child at affordable tuition rates. Please check our gallery of photos.

Learning Literacy / Numeracy using manipulatives


All concepts introduced through play way and later on paper form

  • Literacy : Every Morning, there is an emphasis on learning literacy. We also use RAZ kids and Hooked on phonics to enable child's learning interesting
  • Numeracy: Hands on experience learning all concepts in Mathematics

We follow these steps while introducing new concepts

  • Using Manipulatives
  • writing on board
  • Moving to paper
  • Review

Body development


Hip hop / Swimming / Taiso lessons from Palleta Sport centre

  • Hip Hop / Taiso : Alternating Thursdays, We offer Hip Hop lesson / Taiso lessons during school working hours to our kindergarteners from partenering with Palleta Sports centre
  • Swimming: Every Wednedsay, we offer Swimming lessons during school working hours to our kindergarteners from partenering with Palleta Sports centre

We follow these steps while introducing new concepts

  • Warm up
  • Classes begin
  • Review
  • Return back to school by bus

Story reading time


Theme related emergent reader books are read to students to build their vocabulatory.

  • Reading to students : Every morning quality reading time is spent with students and their inquiry skills are honed
  • Reading by students: Using tablets we play back the books for students to listen to the books we have read.

Science Exploration


All around us is science

  • Concept introduction : Every week a concept is introduced and various techiniques are used to teach about the same.
  • Experiementation: Hands on experience learning all concepts in Science

We follow these steps while introducing new concepts

  • Video related to this topic from Brainpop Jr
  • Crafts activity related to this topic
  • Teaching the concept
  • Performing the experiement and discussion

Cooking Time


Inquiry skills are further enhanced by cooking classes

  • Learning all about measurement : Learning about measurement is very important step while cooking.
  • Cooking classes: We are partnering with professional cooking centre to offer this program once every month for our kindergarteneres.