Social / Emotional
Approaches to Learning
Physical Health & Safety
Geometric & Spatial Sense, Patterns, Measurement, Numbers & Operations
The understanding that numbers represent quantities and have ordinal properties (number words represent a rank order, particular size, or position in a list).
Many skills are experienced-based and can be introduced simultaneously. Categories labeled
are in the developmentally appropriate sequential order to create a scope and sequence for skill mastery. It is suggested that skills be introduced in this order.
Guidelines Correlated with POCET
Can Explore with Materials.
The child is able to freely explore the many uses of manipulatives, such as blocks, cubes, beads or buttons. (Correlates with POCET
Recognizes Spatial Relationships.
The child is able to understand positions and direction, such as right-left, top-bottom, behind-in-front, between, under, over, etc. (Correlates with POCET
Beside, In Back Of, In Front Of, etc.
Classifies and Sorts by Attributes.
The child can classify and group objects based on the similarities and differences of the attributes of each object, such as color or size. (Correlates with POCET
Familiar Object Sort
Classifying/Sorting by Size Attributes
Yellow Star, Yellow Star What do you See?
Shapes and Color Collage
Creates Patterns by Extending and Comparing.
The child can copy, extend or create a pattern, such as colored blocks: black,red, black, red, black .... (Correlates with POCET
Class Gender Pattern
Shows 1-to-1 Correspondence and Recognizes the Manyness of Sets.
The child can match or pair items in a one-to-one relationship, such as counting individual items. The child can also compare sets and choose larger or smaller sets. (Correlates with POCET
The child recognizes the order of certain items, such as days of the week, months of the year, numbers (0-10) or smallest to largest. (Correlates with POCET
Build a Skyscraper
Demonstrates Understanding and Recognition of Numerals 0-9.
The child can understand the 'manyness' of and recognize the numerals 0-9. The child can understand basic addition and subtraction of manipulatives to create the correct number of items. (Correlates with POCET
Number Recognition Bags
Recognizes and Manipulates Basic Shapes.
The child can identify basic shapes by distinguishing similarities and differences among attributes. (Correlates with POCET
Sorting by Attributes
Does It Feel the Same?
Understands the Concept of Measurement.
The child understands that objects can be measured using height, weight, and capacity. (Correlates with POCET
How Long Is It?
Which Is the Heaviest?
NAEYC Accreditation Standards
Preschool Activity QuickSource® Guidelines appropriate for any preschool setting
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