Playgroup - Introduction
Profile of Children
- A CREATIVE CHILD
Children become creative and imaginative through exploration and discovery as they experiment with sound, media and movements, etc. Creativity, imagination and representation allow children to share their thoughts, feelings, understandings and identities with others, using drawings, words, movement, music, dance and imaginative play.
- AN INQUISITIVE CHILD
Growing up and making connection is about helping young children to get to know themselves and their own capabilities. Being acknowledged and affirmed by important people in their lives leads children to gain confidence and inner strength. Exploration within close relationships leads to the growth of self-assurance and promotes a sense of belonging which allows the young child to explore the world from a secure base.
- AN EXPRESSIVE CHILD
Babies are able to distinguish sound patterns from an early age. Children can express their experience by manipulating different materials and discovering games. Through these repeated imaginatively games with a variety of materials and resources, young children can express their life through language and action. As they engage in pretend play, they develop their thinking, language and imaginative skills in order to help them expressing confidently.
- A CONFIDENT CHILD
In early years, babies and young children begin to make sense of what is going on around them through listening and responding to what they listen, and gradually learning to express themselves.
A confident child have the courage to explore the ways in which the new things of their physical environment, as well as their emotional and relationships with others.
- A HEALTHY CHILD
Health and social well being underpin and determine children’s responses to their environment, to people and to new experiences. Being healthy means much more than having nutritious food and being free from illness. Babies and young children need care for their physical, social and emotional health and well being.
- A FRIENDLY CHILD
In order to develop friendliness, babies and young children need to be together with a key person and others in a warm and loving relationship. Being together and feeling belonged leads to the wider development of social relations, which include friendship, empathy, sharing emotions and experiences as well as a competent language user and skilful communicator.
Upper Kornhill Campus
14 Hong Yue Street, Kornhill, Hong Kong
Tel: 2513 1208
Fax: 2886 1587