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Soc 30 M Social Skills By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
eBook (PDF): $49.99
In this six-month course, toddlers begin to explore the social work around them. They begin each day by sharing one of their toys or stuffed animals with other children or the teacher. By describing... More > their prized possession, they’re developing language skills as well as sharing skills. They learn to listen to other toddlers and they learn patience and how to take turns. The toddlers also begin to explore their bodies. By learning the names of their body parts, they recognize that everybody has the same anatomy. They take turns role playing to begin to recognize how other people and animals interact with the world, and they imitate faces and sounds to learn the art of mimicking. Learning how to dress themselves, the children begin to learn self-sufficiency skills and independence. By working on these social skills each day, the children begin to learn the art of interacting with others in a social environment.< Less
Pe 30 M Intro Movement By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
eBook (PDF): $29.99
At 30 months, Merit Academy continues to provide a series of exercises to develop the children’s fine and large motor skills. The children play games that encourage the usage of various muscles... More > in their bodies. They begin to trace shapes on a light board to fine tune their handwriting skills. These fine motor skills will prepare the children to write. They continue to master the summersault and stand upright at the completion of each summersault. Next, they begin to learn how to do backwards rolls under the careful guidance of their teachers. By giving the children props and suggestions for imaginary role playing, the children launch into their own fantasy world. They enjoy pretending that they are cooking, serving food, cleaning, taking care of babies, etc. Using props, the children role-play and develop interpersonal and social skills. The children learn to play Hide ‘n Seek, Simon Says, and Twister. This helps build their auditory processing skills and their ability to follow oral instructions.< Less
Pe 24 M Intro Movement By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
eBook (PDF): $29.99
At 24 months, Merit Academy continues to provide a series of exercises to develop the children’s fine and large motor skills. The children play games that encourage the usage of various muscles... More > in their bodies. By mastering these skills, the children prepare to learn how to play sports. In addition to continuing to work on large motor skills, the children also work on their fine motor skills. These fine motor skills will prepare them to write. Merit also introduces new gymnastics moves at 24 months. By using all of their muscles to do whole-body movement, the children become aware of how their bodies can move. They continue to master the summersault and learn how to stand upright at the completion of each somersault under the careful guidance of their teachers. Next, they do Jumping Jacks, which requires balancing. Merit encourages children to use their imaginations while they play. By giving the children props and suggestions for imaginary role playing, the children launch into their own fantasy world.< Less
Pe 18 M Intro Movement By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
eBook (PDF): $29.99
At 18 months, Merit Academy introduces a series of exercises to develop children’s fine and large motor skills. The children play games that encourage the usage of various muscles in their... More > bodies. In addition to working on large motor skills, the children also work on their fine motor skills. These fine motor skills will help prepare them to write. Merit also introduces basic gymnastics. By using all of their muscles to do whole-body movement, the children become aware of how their bodies can move. Merit also encourages children to use their imaginations while they play. Using props, the children role-play and develop interpersonal and social skills.< Less