Medstead Pre-School & Nursery

 Registered Charity 1013001

Early Learner Sessions

To meet the Early Learning goals in the six areas of learning the Early Learner sessions provide the opportunity of developing the children’s skills with the following activities:-

Alphabet, number - Recognition and writing.

Book Corner - To sow the seed that books can be fun as well as providing a world of information.

Cooking - Looking at similarities and change.

Constructive toys - To help manipulative skills, maths, colours and technology.

Cutting, gluing and colouring - To encourage the children to make items related to a theme e.g. colours: Seasons of the year. To encourage dexterity, pencil control, independence, also colours, shapes and textures.

Creative play - Personality, independence and vocabulary.

Climbing frame/Large play equipment - Climbing, balance and co-ordination skills.

Discussion time - To extend vocabulary and speak in a large group situation.

Different Cultures and Beliefs - An awareness and sensitivity of others.

Drama - Self confidence, imagination, self expression.

Free playtime - Social and physical development.

Games and table-top activities - Turn taking and problem solving skills.

Music and Dancing - Social and physical development.

P.E. - Independence, awareness of space, hand to eye co-ordination, balance and physical development.

Puzzles - Dexterity, observation and concentration.

Science - Exploration, questioning and discovery.

Story telling - Language and concentration.