Continuum Tour: Language and Literacy

Take a Tour of Our Continuum

Our Early Learning and Development Continuum includes nine domains with goals for ages birth to five. Each month these concepts are embedded in new themes and daily lesson plans. Join us as we explore the domains and show you how FunShine curricula will build skills and make learning fun!

Between birth and five years of age, children begin to learn that they can communicate with adults through crying, gestures, expressions, sounds, and words. Children develop these early language skills through playing, listening, talking, reading, and learning the skills that adults use to communicate. These skills set the foundation for development in all areas, but especially literacy development. Strong language development in the early years helps promote success in reading and writing in the future.

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WOYC Artsy Thursday: Making a Mural

Art invites us to let out our creativity and imagination. Throughout life, creating marks, writing, drawing, and putting together art pieces to create a masterpiece represents what we think, feel, or have inside. Artsy Thursday gives you the opportunity to do just that—explore materials, get inspired, and work with your children to create a unique art piece.

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WOYC Work Together Wednesday: Tower Game

Teamwork is an important skill to develop. When we work with others, we learn to problem solve, value opinions, socialize, respect, value, and trust each other. On this Work Together Wednesday try an activity that uses both fine and gross motor skills in a way that encourages group participation and ensures everyone is an equally important part of the game.

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