A preschool (or more commonly known as a nursery), is for the children in the age group of 2-5 years. These children are known as the preschoolers and these schools prepare them for the future primary schools that they will attend.
Why preschool learning programs are necessary for development
Preschoolers help children to prepare in basic skills like counting, reading and writing. Along with such academic inputs they also help your children to learn social skills like making friends, they teach them how to behave while in class and among friends, how to express thoughts and make them familiar with a school environment. More importantly, they help to engage your child in fruitful activities. Children are most inquisitive in this age. Also, ninety percent of the human brain is developed by the age of five. Children can grasp concepts and behavior patterns quickly in this age group. Hence, there is great role of play school in the development of kid.
Some preschool learning programs
Most preschools work on a defined and consistent curriculum that aims and focuses on bringing out the best abilities in your child in addition to empowering him with the basic fundamental skills required in the future. Some of them are,
- Language and Literacy Development
Most schools focus on teaching students to communicate their thoughts through simple words. The teachers interact with the students using a wide array of words which will enhance their basic language skills. Simple but highly useful stuff like learning to write their name, their address, parent’s phone numbers are taught initially.
- Social Development
This program mainly focuses on helping children to interact with other children of their age and make friends. It encourages children to share their thoughts, feelings and needs with adults and children of their own age. It gives them a basic perception of right and wrong. Such social values drilled into children at a young age itself, will help them to grow into sensitive, mature and responsible citizens in the coming years.
- Physical Development
This program helps children to learn simple tasks and makes them independent on a small scale. They are taught to do simple daily healthy tasks like washing their hands after using the bathroom. They are taught about the importance of healthy food and good physique.