Nursery Program

(2-3 years old)

Objectives

Language and literacy

· Find joy in expressing themselves
· Use language to express emotions
· Use languages to express needs
· Identification of alphabet letters
· Phonics awareness

Logical/Math

· Natural curiosity and creativity about “why and how”
· Pre-math skills, e.g. recognition of numbers, shapes and colors, classification, seriation and counting
· Problem solving ability
· Engagement and discussion about ideas of solutions to common problems

Social/Emotional

· Develop early sense as part of a community of learners
· Develop self-help skills, and healthy habits to care of themselves
· Promote independence
· Understand personal responsibility and develop empathy

Physical development

· Gross motor skills, e.g. balancing, running, jumping, throwing and catching, eye-hand coordination and hand-foot coordination
· Fine motor skills
· Sensory exploration

How Tiny Tots Curriculum supports learning

Language and literacy

· Teacher-led story times
· Teacher model use of appropriate English
· Teacher model use of age appropriate words
· Games, songs, movement activities and creative arts to encourage use of language and early literacy skills
· Chinese language classes

Logical/Math

· Hands-on science activities
· Construction projects
· Baking class
· Fun daily math activities to develop pre-math skills, e.g. hands-on manipulatives, music and crafts

Social/Emotional

· Through arts and crafts, guided play and games, children learn to value others, take turns, wait for others, share materials and play with others.

Physical development

· Outside gross motor free play
· Gross motor teacher directed games
· Kickboxing class
· Dance class
· Sensory exploration class
· Use of age appropriate manipulatives, e.g. legos
· Stringing activities, coloring, cutting and gluing crafts projects