Early Childhood (2-6 years old) (Increased motor skills (During early…
Early Childhood (2-6 years old)
Increased motor skills
During early childhood children develop the ability to run, throw, skip.
Teachers need to implement activities that develop both the fine and gross motor skills of the children. This could include puzzles and colouring.
Children begin to draw.
Give children frequent opportunities to play with peers.
During the early childhood stage children typically begin to incorporate drama and fantasy into play.
Teachers can foster this by providing costumes, props and areas to play.
colours,numbers and letters.
Teachers should integrate actives and games into the classroom that foster comprehension and understanding of numbers, letters and colours.
During this stage of child development children become knowledgeable about some letters, numbers and colours.
During this stage of child development children undergo dramatic changes in their communicative skills.
Children can recount and retell stories or events.
In order for teachers to aid in the development of these communicative skills they must read to the students often , this in-turn increases vocabulary and expression.
Beliefs, knowledge and understanding
During early childhood children begin to show modest appreciation of other beliefs, knowledge and opinions.
Teachers can expose students to different opinions and perspectives.
Children of this age group typically develop a sense of sympathy towards others.
Teachers need to clearly state their behavioural expectations.