Instruct children (normally up to 5 years of age) in activities designed to promote social,
physical, and intellectual growth needed for the school .
Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play
Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
Teach proper eating habits and personal hygiene.