Walk on tip-toes. Running, stopping and starting. Jump up and down on the spot. Jump a distance. Crawl through a barrel or tunnel. Throw, catch and kick a ball. Carrying and passing, Climbing, Swinging, Sliding, Cycling / driving wheeled toys, Dancing and moving to action rhymes. Basic physical and outdoor activities develop body management, balance, bodily co-ordination, strength, agility and con? dence. Promote hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, ? ne motor control, accuracy, two handed coordination and manipulative strength.
Social Team games, circle time, role-play, sharing and turn-taking, board games, cooking. Setting the table. These activities promote a positive sense of self and of others; it helps form relationships with other children who then become playmates and friends. Children learn to work through conflict and manage their emotions. They understand how to behave in a group. Emotional Role play, small world, dolls, circle time, team games, story time, creative arts, finger puppets, dressing up.
Imaginative play. Cutting, Spreading glue and paint, Sprinkling glitter As above. Children also learn to have confidence in their own abilities. Intellectual Playing peek-a-boo, puzzles, shape sorters, matching games, sorting games and construction play. Pour water or dry sand from one container to another, Thread beads, Manipulate Playdough Pouring, ? lling, stirring, pushing, pulling, moulding, digging Children learn to solve problems through play. They learn colors, numbers, size and shapes.
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These activities teach children through trial and error how to solve and work through a problem. Language Reading books, mark making, learning to write, exploring letter sounds. Songs and rhymes. Manipulating play people, farm animals, vehicles Children learn to develop their listening skills and being able to focus their attention. They also develop their speech and are able to understand what is being said. Increasing their vocabulary and being able to communicate their wants/needs with others