Laying out the foundation for children’s reading through rhyme, letter sounds, stories, and books. Writing allows children to make marks on paper and assign meaning to them. Looking at letter formations and learning to write their name.
Learning how to count, recognize, understand, and compare numbers and groups of objects. Begin to have an understanding of simple addition and subtraction. “Space, shape and measure”, learning about shapes and patterns and exploring with measurement, height, and weight and developing mathematical language.
Understanding the world
How to understand different people and different communities, learning how to solve problems, how to ask questions, make decisions, experiment, predict, and plan in a variety of varying contexts. It helps to develop their senses and understanding of their physical world. Children will discuss stories about their home life and past experiences and begin to gain an understanding of how other cultures operate. By doing this, they will learn more about people and communities where they come from. Children will also explore the impact of information and communication technology on their everyday lives.
Expressive arts and design
Exploring and using media and materials; learning to explore and share their thoughts, ideas, and feelings through a variety of art, design and technology, music, movement, dance, imaginative and role-playing activities. They are presented with opportunities to experiment with different forms of media, resources, and a wide range of activities that will not only inspire them but also stimulate their creativity and motivation, keeping them moving forward.