Playgroup Curriculum (Page 1)

The Playgroup Curriculum - extends an "invitation" to toddlers by providing them the appropriate learning opportunities, activities and materials which help them grow in all areas of development: motor, social, language, and cognitive.  In addition we will work together using various strategies to make your child's separation a success.

September

“School Days” Learning About Others and Ourselves; Learning Where Things Belong!

  • Farm Animals –farm animal sounds
  • Color – red
  • Senses – hearing
  • Vocabulary – barn, cow, horse, pig, rooster, tractor
  • Gross Motor – clapping
  • Fine Motor - painting


October

Fire Fighters and Police Officers – Recognize and Roll Play

  • Halloween – pretend
  • Color – orange
  • Senses – sight
  • Shape – circle
  • Number – 1
  • Vocabulary – scarecrow, pumpkin, policeman, fireman, EXIT, fire truck
  • Gross Motor – marching
  • Fine Motor – fill and dump containers with sand
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November

Thanksgiving – What is it?

  • Table Manners
  • Color – brown, review orange
  • Senses – review hearing & sight
  • Number – 2
  • Vocabulary – turkey, table, owl, pie, potatoes
  • Gross Motor – jumps with 2 feet
  • Fine Motor – tears paper and glues
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December

The Spirit of the Season

  • Giving and Sharing
  • Color – green, review red
  • Senses – smell
  • Shape – square
  • Number – review 1 & 2
  • Vocabulary – Christmas Tree, bell, present, Santa, wreath, stocking
  • Gross Motor – walks on tiptoes
  • Fine Motor – turning pages in a book
  • Opposites – big/small
     

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