What Your Child Will Learn At Cheryl’s Daycare
We use a wide variety of activities and learning to help your child accomplish the skills they
will need upon entering school. Most of these skills are learned during play.
Our activities are designed to help young children enjoy learning. These activities also
develop positive attitudes towards themselves and others. Here is a sample of some the skillbuilding activities your child
will do here.
Physical: Learns to balance blocks and line them up (small motor coordination).
May count blocks, see pattern and designs. Learn to build plan structure. Matches blocks that look alike.
Learn to share and cooperate.
Emotional: Learns about acceptance and rejection. Express needs.
Social / Language:
Learns to share, barter, manage, conflict, and ask for help.
Self Help: Finds toys by him/herself or others. Sets
up environment for play.
Cognitive: Makes decisions about interests materials and to work with abilities.
Social: Plays adult roles. Developed self-image and coordinates others.
Learns to express self in another role.
Cognitive: Decides appropriate dress and appearance for role; uses visual
perceptions to assist self, others, and play environment. Learns and remembers behaviors to imitate. Develop abstract thinking
Self help: Dresses self. Sets up play environment and find props.
Story Time Or Listing To Music
Cognitive: Listens and retains information. Follows story line (sequencing) with eyes
and/or ears. Recognizes words, pictures, instruments, and rhythms.
Finger Play Or Songs
Cognitive/Language: Learns words, gestures, and melody (sequencing, repetition, speech,
and listening skills). Follows directions.
Physical: Coordination (small and large motor) for gesture finger plays.
Cognitive/Language: Listens to music and rhythms. Learns to understand simple movement
directions and their relationship to music.
Physical: Coordinates movements (large motor).
Cognitive: May count the rings to the top of the climbing structure; plans his climb.
Maps out direction /distance to ride..
Physical: Large motor coordination, balance.
Social: Takes turns,
Putting Toys Away
Cognitive: Sorts toys and follows directions.
Physical: Places object on the
shelf, replaces lids, opens and shuts doors.
Social: Takes turns, learns how to handle toys carefully.