The preschool activities are designed in a way so that it
results in a wholesome or a holistic development in the child. At the onset the
activities are particularly focused on alleviating the nervousness in the kids.
So in the initial sessions you will find most of the interactions dealing with
fun cartoon characters or the kids are simply allowed to play with their
favourite toys. After the little ones are easy in their new environment the
formal activities gradually commence.
All the preschool
activities are divided into interesting themes. The learning plans can be
planned for a few days, weeks or months. They are usually divided into four
prominent ones as followsâ€“
- Preschool Alphabet Activity
In this activity the students are presented with stripes
where several fonts are displayed. They are placed over dotted lines and the
children are taught to trace these dotted lines thereby leading them to
effectively identify the alphabets.
- Preschool Math Activity
In this activity plan, several shapes and figures are
presented before the children. They are gradually introduced to the basic shapes
like circle, square, rectangle and triangle. At a later stage figures and
figurines are also introduced so as to teach them the concept of counting in a
- Preschool Theme Activity
This activity is actually a collection of several themes like
art and paper work or gardening. The preschools vary in their choice of
activities in this segment. For example, here they might be required to paste
some paper colours into the shape of flowers or a house, make butterflies and
build gardens with these colourful paper pieces. They can also be taught to use
hand prints for their art work.
- Preschool Kitchen Activity
In this section, the kids are introduced to some everyday fruits and
vegetables. There are some preschools that teach the kids to make simple
burgers and sandwiches. This is not only fun but interesting as well as they feel
excited on being able to make a sandwich with their own hands!
The Art Activity
It enhances and develops the artistic faculties of the kid
which eventually result in an all-round development of the childâ€™s perceptive
and analytical psyche. They are allowed to paint with colours and use their
imagination to make anything that their heart wishes. Apart from drawing and
painting this activity includes collage and clay modeling.
Music Lesson Activity
Here the preschooler is acquainted with simple musical
instruments and are encouraged to make instruments with items that can be
easily found at home. It brings out the creativity and imagination and helps
them appreciate music.
They are also introduced to musical alphabets and with the basic concept of
pitch and percussion.
This begins with gardening
and gradually the attribute to question the natural events that are occurring
around and the mode of functioning of simple instruments or machines are
instilled. It encourages inquisitiveness and the desire to learn more. They are
taught logical reasoning and are also given a first-hand experience of building
simple instruments like a telephone with two cups and a string or cable, which
makes learning all the more fun.
Young minds are very quick and dedicated learners. So it is
important that you teach them the right things at the right time and in the
right manner. The creative aspects of preschool activities result in the
exploration of the imagination of the kidâ€™s world thereby instilling motivation
and self-confidence. Their motor skills get fine-tuned along with their