The age for getting admitted to this program is 2 ½ years. During the prenursery, young children greatly expand their knowledge, understandings and abilities. They actively explore and discover their world through experiences using their senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing and taste. It is important that the adults in children’s lives understand and facilitate holistic learning.
The following features are key components of holistic development including characteristics of how children demonstrate each area. Although the developmental areas are shown separately, children grow, learn and change through the interactions of all areas, relationships and experiences.