The ultimate goal of Foundation Stage is to improve the capacity of our Tiny toddlers ,to develop and learn. At Anand Niketan, child develops positive characteristics.He or She is socially and emotionally healthy, confident, and friendly; develops good peer relationships; tackles challenging tasks and persists with them; has good language skills and communicates well; and listens to instructions and is attentive.
As the toddlers progress , learning to read becomes crucial. at Anand Niketan , Jolly phonics is introduced right at this stage to provide a strong foundation of English language. Reading Corners provide a rich bank of picture books and story books which children love to delve in.
Communication skills are strengthened by show and Tell, story telling, Picture Talk, role plays, rhymes and small presentations , where each child participates.
Besides, English , children are taught numeracy skills and their ever inquiring minds are encouraged to think with the Programme of inquiry.
An array of hands on activities , excursions expose the children to the beautiful world of information. Playing outdoors is a form of exercise that promotes well-being and wholesome physical development. Children are naturally drawn to active play outdoors: it allows them to explore their environment, develop muscle strength and coordination, and gain self-confidence. Playing actively outdoors also increases flexibility, fine and gross motor skills and is related to the development of a wide variety of physical skills, including those involved in sports. Jungle Gym and swings strengthen the gross motor skills of toddlers.
Creative corner: The creative corner houses kitchen, a clinic, puzzles, doodle art. This is one of the favourite places of the toddlers as their imagination takes new heights and they indulge in free play.