INFANT PROGRAM ( 6 weeks to 24 Months )

Cognitive

  • Focusing on an object
  • Remembering object's location
  • Matching lids to pots
  • Making a simple toy
  • Identifying & finding specific objects
  • Finding covered objects
  • Matching shoes
  • Tracking objects being moved
  • Fitting nesting cups
  • Putting on a glove
Cognitive - Infant Programme - Preschool Palos Verdes

LANGUAGE

  • Focusing on names of objects
  • Naming parts of the face
  • Naming parts of fhe body
  • Identifying pictures of familiar objects in a book
  • Adding sound effects to favorite stories
  • Naming categories of objects
  • Retrieving a hidden object
  • Providing specific objects when requested
  • Identifying objects from their description
  • Introducing numbers
Language - Infant Programme - Preschool Palos Verdes

Motor

  • Rolling over
  • Grasping objects
  • Developing the pincer grasp
  • Introducing "in" & "out"
  • Dropping object into a container
  • Putting shapes in holes
  • Practicing "in" & "out"
  • Stacking assorted objects
  • Pouring dry material from one container to another
  • Pulling a hidden object out of a cylinder
Motor - Infant Programme - Preschool Palos Verdes

SOCIAL

  • Imitating facial expressions
  • Anticipating
  • Reaching out & touching
  • Learning quiet-time exercises
  • Recognizing simple songs
  • Pulling an object back & forth
  • Joining a rhythm
  • Filling in words to a song
  • Trying on hats
  • Sharing freasure basket
Social - Infant Programme - Preschool Palos Verdes

SENSORY

  • Following movement witn the eyes
  • Experiencing different food textures
  • Experiencing different sounds
  • Hearing different levels of sound
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Making different sounds with utensils
  • Experiencing different fabric textures
  • Gathering objects in nature
  • Identifying containers with objects inside
  • Experiencing "worm" & "cold"
Sensory - Infant Programme - Preschool Palos Verdes

Practical Life

  • Introducing eating utensils
  • Handling eating utensils
  • Squeezing a sponge or cloth
  • Crushing paper
  • Ripping paper into strips
  • Nose-wiping
  • Using a spoon
  • Pouring water
  • Drinking out of a cup
Practical Life - Infant Programme - Preschool Palos Verdes