OUT DOOR PLAY
Children look forward to the out door play time. This play time is particularly good for the development of gross motor skills or the co-ordination of large muscles. The play area is primarily divided into three zones.
SAND PIT :
Though the out door play is predominantly for the development of gross motor skills, this particular activity of playing with sand not only promotes fine motor skills but it also enhances a child’s creativity and imagination. He/she indulges in building sand castles and other pretend figures. They are also provided with Buckets, Hand Shovels, Spades etc,The act of pouring sand into the buckets itself enhances the motor skills.
- The sand pit activity is always guided by the teacher.
- She ensures that they don’t throw sand on each other.
- Each child has his/her own space to play.
- She also guides them towards group play.
- After the activity, she makes sure that the pockets are dusted and hands washed.
- Kids don’t fight or push each other.
- Kids don’t slip and fall.
- Any kid who has cough, cold or any other minor ailment is not taken into the pool.
- An Ayah/ Asst. Teacher to be at hand to bundle up the kids in towels and taken to the change room.
SPLASH POOL :
This is one out door activity that all kids love. Our splash pool is shallow and the level of water is enough for them to splatter around with out any danger.
There is a day fixed for splash pool activity. Fresh water is filled in the morning of the activity day. Children bring their swim wear and towels. A bucket of water is kept beside the pool to wash the feet of kids before they get into the pool. Teacher also sits along with the kids so that she can keep a watchful eye over the kids.
Splash pool also has its set of squeeze toys for kids to play with.
They will also play games like frisky fish, lazy crocodile under the teacher’s guidance. Teacher ensures that