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During the captivating stage of early childhood, commonly known as the Golden Age, extending from 1.5 to 6 years old, a pivotal phase molds a child's personality and skills. Parents frequently contemplate the significant encounters that shape their young one's worldview. What precisely are these formative experiences that contribute to their growth and development?

Religious and Moral Values

encompass understanding one's beliefs, engaging in worship, exhibiting honesty, helpfulness, politeness, respect, personal and environmental cleanliness, awareness of significant religious events, and tolerance for others' beliefs.

Physical-Motor Skills

includes gross motor skills, which involve coordinated, flexible, balanced, and agile body movements, adherence to rules, and fine motor skills, encompassing dexterity and flexibility in using fingers and tools for exploration and self-expression in various forms. 

Cognitive Development

comprises learning and problem-solving, involving the ability to flexibly solve everyday problems and apply knowledge or experience in new contexts. Logical thinking covers various distinctions, classifications, patterns, initiative, planning, and understanding cause and effect. Symbolic thinking encompasses recognizing, naming, and using numerical concepts, identifying letters, and representing objects and imagination through drawings. 

Language Skills

consist of receptive language comprehension, which involves the ability to understanding stories, instructions, rules, and appreciating readings. Expressive language includes questioning, answering, oral communication, retelling known information, learning pragmatic language, and expressing feelings, ideas, and desires through scribbles. Literacy involves understanding the relationship between the form and sound of letters, imitating letter shapes, and comprehending words in stories.

Artistic Expression

involves exploring and expressing oneself imaginatively through movement, music, drama, and various artistic fields such as painting, visual arts, and craft. It also encompasses appreciating works of art, dance, and drama.

Social-Emotional Development

includes self-awareness, showcasing self-capabilities, recognizing one's feelings, and practicing self-regulation. It involves adapting to others, taking responsibility for oneself and others, understanding one's rights, adhering to rules, self-management, and being accountable for the greater good. 

In selecting a preschool that prioritizes holistic growth and development, KinderHaven Montessori Preschool stands out. Our committed educators, along with the proven Montessori approach, cultivate an environment where your child's potential is not only acknowledged but celebrated. We extend beyond academics to emphasize comprehensive growth and development, particularly in social-emotional aspects, during this crucial golden age. 

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