And specific areas which cover:
development involves providing activities for the children following the Letters and sounds programme. The children learn to distinguish between every day and musical sounds, make voice sounds, join in body percussion activities, rhythmic and rhyming activities, developing an awareness of alliteration and moving on to orally blend and segment sounds to form simple words. Children are given access to a wide range of reading materials (books, poems, and other written materials) to ignite their interest.
involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers, calculating simple addition and subtraction problems; and to describe shapes, spaces, and measures.
Understanding of the world
involves guiding children to make sense of their physical world and their community through opportunities to explore, observe and find out about people, places, technology and the environment.
Expressive arts and design
involves enabling children to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings through a variety of activities in art, music, movement, dance, role-play, and design and technology.