Play-Based Learning

Children
are
born
learning.

 

They learn
through play
by observing,
exploring,
experimenting,
talking,
pretending
and
having
FUN!

LITERACYSCIENCEMATHTHE ARTS
When someone reads a book to me I am learning:When I am exploring my world
around me through science and discovery I am learning:
When I playing with puzzles,
board games and blocks I am
learning:
Through the arts I am learning:
- To listen to spoken language- Fill, pour, dump and measure- Colors and shapes- To express myself creatively
through music, movement and
art
- New vocabulary and new info- Explore texture and weight- Matching skills- To engage in imaginative play and inventive thinking
- Look at the pictures and see
details
- Observe changes- Counting with one to one
correspondence
- Fast, slow, loud, soft, high and
low
- Words on the page have
meaning and purpose
- Identify and mix colors- Number concepts- Anticipate the beat
- Turn the pages from front to
back and left to right
- Appreciate nature and
develop a sense of wonder
- How to recognize patterns- Coordinate my body with what I hear
- Turn the pages from front to
back and left to right
- Make observations about the
world around me
- Solve problems- Play with sounds and words
- To tell and retell stories- Spatial awareness- Hand eye coordination- Hear and repeat the rhythm and sound
- To represent my thoughts and
ideas in many ways
- Wet and dry- To take turns- Appreciate different cultural
sounds and rhythms
- Developing memory skills- Properties of liquids- Concepts of shapes, size and
location
- Hand, eye coordination
- Recognize rhyming words- To be curious and explore- Concepts of more and less- Make shapes, patterns and
designs
- To play with sounds and words- Measurement- Hold a pencil, paintbrush, or
marker as a drawing tool
- Reading is enjoyable!- Grouping and sorting
- Logical reasoning

 

SOCIAL STUDIESLARGE MOTORTECHNOLOGY
Through social and emotional
experiences I am learning:
When I am involved in motor
play I am learning:
Through technology I am learning:
- To cooperate with others- Strength and balance- Hand, eye coordination
- Pro-social skills- Coordination- Basic skills to operate technology, use mouse keyboard and screen
- To express my own feelings and ideas- Control of movements- Use a drawing program to create a picture
- To value the diversity, gifts
and strengths of others
- Negotiations and turn taking- Increase memory skills
- To be part of a community of
learners
- How to live a healthy active
life style
- Independence
- To be proud of my accomplishments- How to cooperate with
others
- Develop life skills
- To understand the need for rules- Concepts of space of
positions
- To have fun
- To show respect and responsibility- Self confidence

 
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