Students will explain the growth and development of toddlers and preschoolers.
Describe the growth and development of the toddler.
Health & Wellness
The health, safety and well-being of children is important. Children who are in good health are able to develop properly intellectually, socially, and emotionally.
PLAY: Types of Play
This unit focuses on the importance of play and different types of play.
As motor skills and developmental levels are discussed, preschool age- appropriate art projects are a great way for total physical response learning with a class.
During this stage, the healthy developing child learns to imagine, to broaden his/her skills through active play of all sorts, including fantasy. They learn to cooperate with others as well as learning how to lead and how to follow.
TOYS: Favorite Toys
This unit shares some interesting facts about favorite toys from the past century.
This could be used the second day after the lesson on Toy Selection and Safety.
TOYS: Selection and Safety
This unit focuses on the selection and safety of children's toys.
The toddler stage begins when the child starts to walk. When the toddler begins walking, a whole new world opens up before him/her as he/she develops rapidly. Toddlers love to explore everything.
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