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FIRST STEP

where learning starts.. (Preschool & Activity center)

 

 

Curriculum & Activities

Our curriculum is based on the Reggio Emilia approach mixed with kindergarten curriculum also known as Modern Theme Based Approach  .Our curriculum contains-

  • personal, social and emotional development
  • communication, language and literacy skills
  • problem solving, reasoning and numeracy
  • knowledge and understanding of the world
  • physical development
  • creative development

In First step, there is step by step activities plan for the children so that the little ones easily grasped the new things and developed different skills.

1.Listening & Pre Writing Skills: This is the most important skill which is to be developed in early age . Being a guide, a constant vigilance on the part of a teacher is important. We monitor & develop their listening & pre writing skills through listening audio CDs, storytelling, rhymes, and activities like See, Write and Tell etc.

2. Gross Motor Skills: This Motor skill is the physical growth. We provide numerous activities like they can skip, hop, balance, ride bicycles, trampoline jumping, balance wheel, splash pool, fun races.

3.Fine Motor Skills: With experienced teachers they can improve their creative skills by tearing and pasting activity, finger and thumb painting, paper dabbing, draw structured shapes, write letters clearly, color, can dress &undress themselves. They are very active at this stage & love to work on their own.

4.Mathematical Skills: Visual sense of different geometrical figures. Can identify circle, rectangle, square, triangle. Recognizes a shape as a part of another picture or object. Can recognize, big and small, colors, create. Logical relationshiop between shapes, what goes where etc. Understands visual and mathematical relationships and uses this knowledge to create. Relate to and differentiate between quantities; use finger to signify numbers; Can count verbally. Number sense (number line)

5.Dance & Music: Follows and mimics movements, coordination with music / time / count. Sense of rhythm in body.

6:Personal, social& Emotional skills:Family relationships, other adult functional relationships and ability to communicate to them. Expressing feelings to others by actions or verbally. Develop feeling vocabulary.

7.Drawing & Craft: Child makes drawings to represent specific objects. Also recognizes objects based on part drawings. make able to  Using crayons, chalks etc to express visual ideas.

Through craft they are Able to jump beyond the logic and able to relate to disparate concepts.

8.communication & vocabulary skills: Comprehension and converting the same into action. Ability to express using language; describing an event in multiple lines. Story telling. Ability to express through vocabulary and relationship. Phonemics Awareness - followed by phonic skills.

 

Contact Us: First Step, Preschool, Hobby Club,  Thergaon, Near Dange Chowk, Pune