Children from Ulyanovsk kindergartens became prize-winners of the My Atom 2016 international competition

At the federal stage, the region was represented by kindergartens No.168 and No.186.

 According to the Acting First Deputy Prime Minister - the Minister of Education and Science of the region Ekaterina Uba, at a plenary meeting of the Regional Educational Forum 2016 Sergey Morozov reiterated that it is important to identify children's creative abilities from an early age.

"Work of the Ulyanovsk kindergartens was repeatedly noted at the All-Russian level. In September, the unique regional expertise in the field of career guidance, which is provided to children from the time they enter kindergarten, was highly commended by experts of the World Bank. Our establishments not only use their own interesting techniques but also actively cooperate with other educational organizations. For example, special classes on atomic and scientific industries are available for pre-schoolers in the regional information center for nuclear energy", - Ekaterina Uba said.

According to the competent authorities, the international competition "My Atom" was held in the territory of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. It was organized in two stages, at the regional and federal level. The first group included children between the ages of 5 and 10; the second one - teenagers aged between 11 and 18. Creative work of participants were evaluated in four nominations: "Creative Writing", "Animated Films", "Information and Art Work", and "Crossword Puzzles and Rebuses".

At the end of the event, the federal contest committee recognized children from two Ulyanovsk kindergartens as prize-winners of the international competition. A pupil of the combined kindergarten "Volgarik" (No.186) Timur Goryachev won a silver medal in the nomination "Information and Art Work", having presented to the jury a fairy tale "Why It Is Snowing". Polina Kostiuk from the pre-school educational institution No.168 took the third place in the nomination "Creative writing" with the work "The magic socket".

"We focus on creative thinking and imagination. We are actively involved in research and experimental activity. That is why we participated in this competition. Children really like such events and they are delighted to take part in them", - commented Tatyana Vladimirova, an organic and inorganic natural phenomena nursery teacher in the kindergarten "Volgarik".