Early Learning

Early learning centres may be closed or operating in a limited capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that young children may not be getting the necessary opportunities to learn. The resources on this page have been designed to help mothers and anyone else in the home to keep children under age 5 stimulated and learning throughout the pandemic.

Resources

Early learning under lockdown resource 10: Square shapes

Early learning under lockdown resource 10: Square shapes

This resource assist caregivers to teach young children about different shapes, by suggesting easy to do at home exercises according to age group: 0 – 18 months, 18 months – 36 months, 3 – 5 years. Compiled by the Department of Basic Education, Department of Social...

Early learning under lockdown resource 9: Counting

Early learning under lockdown resource 9: Counting

The following resource offers caregivers ideas on activities to do with young children to teach early numeracy. These activities keep children learning if they cannot attend early learning centres. This resource was compiled by the Department of Basic Education and...

Early learning under lockdown resource 4: Healthy habits

Early learning under lockdown resource 4: Healthy habits

The following resource teaches caregivers about activities they can do with their young children which teach about healthy habits, during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Activities are suggested according to age: 0 - 18 months, 18- 36 month, 3 - 5 years. Download as...

Early learning under lockdown resource 3: Movement games

Early learning under lockdown resource 3: Movement games

The following resource offers caregivers ideas on movement games to do with young children, as well as playtime ideas which keep children learning if they cannot attend early learning centres. This resource was compiled by the Department of Basic Education and...

Early learning under lockdown resource 2: Round shapes

Early learning under lockdown resource 2: Round shapes

This resource assist caregivers to teach young children about round shapes, by suggesting easy to do at home exercises according to age group: 0 - 18 months, 18 months - 36 months, 3 - 5 years. Compiled by the Department of Basic Education, Department of Social...

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