Child Care Teaching Plan ѧ :

Play as Curriculum Plan for Toddler & Pre-schooler

Five Developing Area Benefits Toddlers and Pre-schoolers Derive from Playing:

1. Physical Skills: fine motor & gross motor ...
2. Cognition Skills: come to know & problem-solving ...
3. Language Skills: learn, compare, literacy & bilingual ...
4. Emotions Skills: age changing, temperament, growth, brain, health ...
5. Socials Skills: early social behaviors, Erikson's first stage of psychosocial stage, separation, screaming & Erikson's first stage - autonomy ...

Three Ways Teachers Create Curriculum Out of Play:

1. By giving children freedom
2. By helping them pursure their special interests
3. By providing resources

Adult Roles in Toddler & Pre-schooler Play:

1. Encouraging interactions and then stepping back
2. Practcing selective intervention
3. Providing time, space, and materials
4. Remaining available but not interrupting
5. Providing scaffolding
6. Observing

Setting Up the Environment to Support Play:

1. Keep play space separate from caregiving areas.
2. Make sure everything in the play space is touchable.
3. Provide for both fine and gross motor activity.
4. Provide both soft and hard materials and play surfaces.
5. Let children find unique ways to combine toys and materials.
6. Put out the right amount of toys.
7. Provide the right amount of choices.

Curriculum Web Areas:

Creative; Science; Social Studies; Language Arts (Phonics/ Reading and Writing Skills/ Alphabet/ Vocabulary); Dramatic Play; Creative Dramatics; Music/Songs/Finger plays; Cooking; Sensory; Table Toys; Blocks/Construction; Sand Play; Water play; Math; Games; Creative Movement; Circle/Small Group; Outdoor Free Play; Field Trips; Parents/Community etc. developmental areas.



7:30am - 8:00am

Breakfast / Table Activity

8:00am - 8:30am

Sensory Activity

8:30am - 9:00am

Hand Washing / Morning Snack

9:00am - 9:20am

Creative Activity / Chinese Learning

9:20am - 9:40am

Montessori / Cognitive / Science

9:40am - 10:00am

Washroom Routine

10:00am - 11:00am

Dressing up / Outdoor Play
(Indoor gym if weather is not permit)

11:00am - 11:20am

Circle Time

11:20am - 11:30am

Hand Washing

11:30am - 12:00pm

Lunch Time

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Washroom Routine

12:30pm - 02:30pm

Nap Time

02:30pm - 04:00pm

Washroom Routine
Afternoon Snack
Outdoor (Indoor gym if weather is not permit)

04:00pm - 04:30pm

Washroom Routine
Circle Time

04:30pm - 05:00pm

Group Learning / Math / Language

05:00pm - 05:30pm

Gym Activity / Table Activity

05:30pm - 06:00pm

Washroom Routine / Late Snack


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