2016-Levels

Chicks

The youngest children in our daycare are at the age of 1 – 2 years old. With games, art and body language we want to practice social behavior and develop speaking, talking and gross motor skills.

Goals

  • Promote knowledge and stimulating curiosity about the perception and awareness of senses
  • Develop communication skills via gestures and first words – enlarge the vocabulary
  • Promote independence (eating, recognizing and look after personal items)
  • Promote attention, creativity and imagination skills in a playful way
  • Practice body movements (balance, coordination and precision)
  • Learn habits that allow the child to be part of a social life
  • Potty training

Little Monkeys

Children from 2 to 4 years. They are a more independent, they start to get to know each other better and learn to be part of a group. Their conversation skills and talking structure are usually on a higher level.

Goals of Group 1, 2 to 3 years

  • Encourage the children to express themselves via songs, chants, poems and stories and to expand their vocabulary
  • Promote and improve verbal expression skills (communication skills)
  • Discover and promote personal strength and abilities
  • Encourage the children to develop awareness, feelings and curiosity with playful activities
  • Development of gross motor skills, coordination and balance with sports, gymnastics and games
  • Work with different objects and textures to develop manual skills
  • Learn about values and developing team spirit
  • Development of fine motor skills

Goals of Group 2, 3 to 4 years

  • Learn habits to develop the responsibly and independence
  • Develop logical thinking via observing and recognizing colors, sizes and shapes
  • Work on observation skills, recognize similarities and differences
  • Promote creativity, thinking, imagination
  • Give the kids the possibility to talk about a topic of their choice with the goal to have a stable conversation sticking to the topic

Toucans

The group for children between 4 and 5 years. The children can follow instructions, are relatively self-reliant, and are independent. In this group, we start teaching writing and reading.

Goals of the Toucans

  • Development of self-reliant and independent children
  • Promote a searching and analytical spirit to stamp their personal decision strength
  • Introduce writing and reading skills
  • Learn to take initiative and stimulate and inventive thinking and mind
  • Learn to respect given rules and limits as well as practicing disciplined behavior in order to prepare them to the entry into school