The Step Ladder to Kindergarten
Kindergarten is more than just an opportunity for children to learn ABCs and sing songs. This is an important year in the life of youngsters! At Kindergarten, a child begin to explore their surroundings, their peers and experiment with their own behaviours and its effect on others. They begin to learn the the world is complex and not everything goes the way they want. They start to learn to obey classroom rules, following teacher's instruction, sharing toys with other children, regulate their own emotions when they are upset, being given responsibilities in the classroom, and even being a role model for younger children.
Can every child do the above skills on the first day of school? If a child has special needs, does that means the child will not be able to all these?
The answer is NO and NO, each child learns differently and at different speeds. Children within this age group are like sponges and soft clay, they are absorbing a lot of information, and behaviours are mouldable. It's the most critical stage for learning in life.