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BREAKING-UP CEREMONY. Th-o annual broakinp-up ceremony of the Caversham Kindergarten, which took place in tlie Cavexsham Presbyterian Church Hall thi.? morning, was attended by a, largo number of parents- and friends of ihe children. The ceremony was a. pleasing one, characterised by a degree of originality a.nd lack of formality tliat made it refreshing. '.Hie little tots formed the usual Kindergarten ring, and, under the direction of Mies- Goldsmith (principal teacheT) and her assistants, rendered a programme of songs in a most creditable manner. The (■wichcrs were olxyed without any signs of embarrassment, on the. part of the children, and the performance was altogether a conviirnrig proof of tlie admirable training. Then a. large and highly-ornate Christm.;.'; rive war. bought I<> the. centre of tho Moor, and the youngsters arranged themselves around it.. Tho. tier, was hung with, presents whiuii Ihe children had made, not; for themselves - , hut for their parents. 'J'hese included serviette rings, calendars, boses, and other useful articles, which each child handed to his parents aa a Christmas gilt. Tovs were, then distributed by a San!-i. CJaui', who, while the children piv.londed to he asleep, deposited a toy in front, of each one. Some of them found the temptation to open their eyes Ix.Torc the. signal was jiive.ii too great, and they created no little, amusement-. Tho ceremony concluded wit-It the singing of tho National Anthem.

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CAVERSHAM KINDERGARTEN, Issue 15677, 16 December 1914

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CAVERSHAM KINDERGARTEN Issue 15677, 16 December 1914

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