Communication, Language and Literacy - Older Preschoolers (45 to 60+ Months)
As they prepare for kindergarten, older preschoolers learn to follow along as someone reads to them, remember familiar stories and talk about them, learn the names of the letters of the alphabet, and begin to be more intentional about what they draw and scribble. Now can also be a good time to introduce technology and interactive media are tools to help children record their thoughts in pictures and words, giving them a jump on early writing skills.
About This Domain
From birth, children are learning language and developing the ability to communicate. The Communication, Language and Literacy domain describes many important aspects of children’s language and early literacy development.