Diverse Learning Environments
The main purpose at this age is to strengthen loving relationships, to give children a sense of comfort, safety, confidence, and encouragement. It is important to teach children at this age how to form friendships as well as teach them how to communicate their basic needs. These strong positive relationships help children develop trust, empathy, compassion, and a sense of right and wrong.
At this age children begin to be more aware of their physical abilities, they begin to experiment and enjoy their gross motor skills. They begin to have more control over their bodies. They become more independent, they are eager to do things for themselves. They also begin to discover that their actions have individual and social limits, these limits can generate a little resistance in children. It is important to teach children how to express and communicate those feelings in an appropriate way.
They can follow instructions of 2 or 3 steps at a time, they classify objects by observing the physical characteristics such as their shapes or colors. A very important part of social development begins at this stage. The beginning of toilet training, this process requires a lot of time, understanding, and patience. The right time will depend on the physical and psychological preparation of each child.
At this age, children open the door to knowledge, exploration, and curiosity. They are eager to learn about the world that surrounds them. Most importantly at this age, they begin to form solid characteristics of their personality.
They use their imagination, are spontaneous and original in their thoughts. Learning these skills helps them communicate within the community. They feel the need to explore and interact with the world around them to be part of it.
At this age children are critical, social, creative, and curious thinkers. They have learned to adapt to new situations, where they build their own understanding of the world around them. At this age they are also exploring various materials, experiences and interactions with both peers and adults. Our goal at this is age offer academic and social building blocks for a healthy beginning to Kindergarten. They are given the tools it takes the transition to Kindergarten as smooth and positive as possible