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Kidz Kindy @ 49

At Kidz Kindy @ 49 we provide an exciting, well balanced educational programme for children aged between 3-5 years.

 

Transition to School group - the 'Owl Group' 

 

 

Our Transition to School group meets daily. This small group's focus is to develop skills to support our 

children with their transition to start school. We will be working on writing their names, holding their pencil 

correctly, identifying letter sounds and names, identifying numbers 1-10 counting in order, and  enjoying books.

 

Activities include:

 

  • Focus activity – based on children’s interests, includes cutting skills, writing skills, stories, completing an activity

  • Art activities – painting, screen-printing, collage, finger painting, messy play, cutting, sticking, glass painting

  • Manipulative activities – playdough, clay

  • Individual, large/small group activities

  • Baking

  • Mat times – stories, finger rhymes., counting, numbers, movement, music, instruments, listening skills

  • Fine motor skill activities – constructing, sorting, forming symbols, art creative activities, writing etc.

  • Gross motor skill activities – climbing, pedaling trikes, ball skills etc

  • Imaginative play

  • Water play, sand pit

  • Early literacy skills – nursery rhymes, singing, retelling stories, identifying and writing their name, forming symbols

  • Early mathematical skills – nursery rhymes, counting in sequence, counting at mat time, shapes and colours, understanding mathematical concepts

  • Reading and listening to stories and enjoying stories

 

We understand that each child develops at their own pace, therefore the staff plan the work carefully to incorporate all the different levels and abilities into the programme.

 

For more information about the programme we offer please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.