Nursery children should be able to:
  • Separate from parents.
  • Develop trust.
  • Develop independence.
  • See self as part of the group.
  • Express feelings, acknowledging others, recognizing others needs and feelings.
  • Relate and respond to adults and peers.
  • Understand humor.
  • Initiate and respond to social situations (thank you, hello, please).
  • Compromise/work cooperatively in small groups.
  • Solve own problems and negotiate.
  • Accept changes in routine and make transitions.
  • Share materials.
  • Take turns.
  • Participate in group activities.