3 TO 4 YEARS

Mother & Baby - - BABY & TODDLER -

At three to four years, the child now speaks small sen­tences, says her name, recog­nises colour, maybe even counts, runs, climbs stairs and can kick a ball with­out fall­ing down. The child now can play with other friends, but play time needs to be su­per­vised. Con­tinue the kisses, cud­dles and lov­ing con­ver­sa­tions with your lit­tle one. Fol­low­ing are some fun ac­tiv­i­ties which as­sist learn­ing: Lots of free play Clas­si­fy­ing ob­jects into groups (ac­cord­ing to size/shape/colour) Make-be­lieve games with doc­tor set/ kitchen set Small puz­zles with four pieces Recog­nis­ing a few al­pha­bet and num­bers in al­pha­bet/num­ber puz­zles Ask and teach the child his full name, age, sex, school name etc Watch the child make in­no­va­tive games on her own with the toys in front of her Scrib­bling with crayons (dif­fer­ent chil­dren dis­play dif­fer­ent lev­els of ex­per­tise) Scrib­bling with colour pen­cils Singing nurs­ery rhymes and songs to­gether Pack­ing up the toys af­ter play­ing with them

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