Try new things
Expand the child's range of experience, through exploration of a wide variety of materials, equipment, and situations.
Encourage the child’s sense of self-worth by providing situations where they can be successful.
Encourage imagination, creativity, curiosity, and initiative.
Cultivate developmentally appropriate physical skills. Develop responsibility through tasks and routines.
Connect with nature
Foster the child’s awareness of, and sensitivity to, the environment.
Increase the child’s ability to communicate through language development, listening skills, and social interaction.
Connect with others
Encourage the development of social skills: consideration for the rights and feelings of others, sharing, taking turns, and cooperation.
Help the child to handle emotions in positive and constructive ways, encouraging the development of self-discipline.