Keep Me Home
Excuse This House
Learned in Daycare
Child Comes Home Messy
What Is In Your Bag Today?
Nothing in my bag?
Ten Commandments for Parents
Quality Family Childcare
Childcare is Priceless
I Love My Job
Typical Skills Children Learned in Family
SPECIFIC SKILLS LEARNED
Finding toys or learning materials
Cognitive: Makes decisions about interests
and abilities. Learns to work with by self or with
others. Self Help: Finds toys by himself or sets up environment for play.
Social/Language: Learns to share, barter, manage conflict, and ask
||Physical: Learns to
balance blocks and line them up (small motor coordination).
Cognitive: May count blocks, sees pattern and design. Learns to build
plan structure. Matches blocks that look alike.
Social: Learns to share and cooperate.
||Social: Play adult roles.
Develops self-image and coordinates with others.
Language: Learns to express self in another role.
Cognitive: Decides appropriate dress and appearance for role;
uses visual perceptions to assist self, others, and play environment. Learns
remembers behaviors to imitate. Develops abstract thinking abilities.
Self-help: Dresses self. Sets up play environment and finds
Setting the Table
silverware, glasses and napkins, or places one object by each setting. Follows pattern of place settings.
Social: Cooperates with other children. May teach younger children
to help. Physical: Picks up and places objects (small motor coordination)
Sitting Down to Eat
||Physical: Pours milk, passes
the dish. Cognitive: Measures to pour. Understands directions.
Social/Language: Learns appropriate table conversation and manners.
Story Time/Music Time
Listens and retains information. Follow story line (sequencing) with eyes and/or ears. Recognizes words, pictures, instruments, and rhythms.
words, gestures, and melody (sequencing, repetition, speech and listening skills). Follows directions.
Physical: Coordination (small and large motor) for gestures and finger plays.
Listens to music and rhythms. Learns to understand simple movement directions and their relationship to the music.
Physical: Coordinates movements (large motor).
||Cognitive: May count the
rungs to the top of a climbing structure; plans his climb. Maps out direction and distance to ride; watches for others
in path. Physical: Large motor coordination, balance.
Social: Takes turns, interacts.
||Cognitive: Measures sand
and maps out roads (spatial relationships). Physical: Pours, dumps, pushes, gathers, scoops, packs (small/large
Social: shares, interacts, cooperates.
Putting away Toys
||Cognitive: Sorts toys, follow
Physical: Places object on the shelf, replaces lids, opens and shuts
doors. Social: Takes turns, learns to handle toys carefully.