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Creative and Aesthetic Development

 

Creative play assists emotional development and promotes aesthetic awareness.  Children will be given opportunities to explore materials, paint, dough, clay, scrap paper etc.  The children will learn songs, listen and respond to music.  They will be given opportunities to express their ideas, communicate their feelings and use their imagination.

Physical Development

Children enjoy physical play both indoors and outdoors.  They develop fine manipulative skills, which are essential for pencil, brush and scissor control and large motor skills which develop spatial awareness, balance and co-ordination.  At the same time children learn social skills as they co-operate and share.

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

 

Opportunities will be provided for children to develop personal and social skills.  Children will be encouraged to: co-operate, share, take turns and develop friendships

The World Around Us

 
The children will have opportunities to develop their knowledge and understanding of their environment.  The children will be provided with a variety of activities and experiences to develop a range of skills and concepts including observation, experimentation and exploration of their surroundings.

Language Development

 
Language development is crucial to living and learning.  It is used to talk to others, share, give and obtain information.  Children’s listening and communication skills will be encouraged.  Opportunities will be provided for children to listen and respond to stories, rhymes and songs.  Language development is crucial for living and learning.  Children’s listening and communication skills will be encouraged and opportunities will be provided for children to listen and respond to stories, rhymes and songs and talk about their ideas and experiences.

Early Mathematical

 
Mathematical experiences happen informally throughout the nursery day with opportunities being provided for children to develop early mathematical language and concepts.  They will be encouraged to explore, investigate and discuss their findings.