Physical Play Early Learning Goals

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Self Regulation

 

The intent for your children must be for them to:

  • Show an understanding of their own feelings and those of others, and begin to regulate their behaviour accordingly. 
  • Set and work towards simple goals, being able to wait for what they want and control their immediate impulses when appropriate. 
  • Give focused attention to what the teacher says, responding appropriately even when engaged in activity, and show an ability to follow instructions involving several ideas or actions. 

Watch these videos from the Department of Education for more information:

 

Communication and Language

Listening, Attention and Understanding 

 

The intent for your children must be for them to:

  • Listen attentively and respond to what they hear with relevant questions, comments and actions when being read to and during whole class discussions and small group interactions. 
  • Make comments about what they have heard and ask questions to clarify their understanding. 
  • Hold conversation when engaged in back-and-forth exchanges with their teacher and peers. 

Watch these videos from the Department of Education for more information:

 

Physical Development

Gross Motor

 

The intent for your children must be for them to:

  • Negotiate space and obstacles safely, with consideration for themselves and others. 
  • Demonstrate strength, balance and coordination when playing. 
  • Move energetically, such as running, jumping, dancing, hopping, skipping and climbing. 

Watch these videos from the Department of Education for more information: