The base for maintaining healthy living through one's entire life would be created in early childhood where children get their minds and body busy working in daily life. Japanese official curriculum "Course of Study for Kindergarten" stresses that children shall be engaged in exercises so that they get used to such healthy routine when they grow up. Trusting relatioship with other children and adults around them should be necessary for nurturing sound mind of children. Teachers shall build trusting relatiohship among children in the class, so that they have fun in playing and learning together. Teachers shall engage with each and every child of the class, and monitor each one's development. So as to ensure the sound development of mind and body of the child.
All ages in Kindergarten
Kindergarten, Group play, Exercise
30 to 40 minutes
- To describe expected childrens' behaviour at kindergarten, the role of kindergarten in obtaining the behaviour, and what support is expected at home (parents' involvement).
- To divide the development stage of of 3-year-old and 4-year-old children into the first and second semesters to help parents understand the process of their children's development and promote their healthy growth.
- To ensure that parents have a better understanding of early childhood education.
Teaching materials and equipment necessary:
Recommeded procedure is provided on the webpage of the Minato City Board of Educaiton. https://www.city.minato.tokyo.jp/shidoushien/youjikyouiku.html
Reference source from the Minato City Board of Education
It's nice to listen to each other
Mixed-age group activities (Cross-age group activities)