Easy to use formats for pre-school class reports. 

For children age 3 months – 6 years old.  Each age band has their own class report. 

Developmental areas include movement, activities of daily living, communication, cognitive skills, personality traits, play, ball skills, coordination, perception, hand function, basic concepts, body concept, number concept, form concept, colour concept, size concept, building with blocks, threading beads, cutting with scissors, drawing a person, picture-reading, story-time, writing, prepositions.

 

 

 These reports were compiled by an occupational therapist and based on the

Development of the Child Checklist – birth to 7 years old. 

The developmental areas included in each report are the following (if applicable for that age group): 

 

vMovement                                                  

#          Activities of daily living

vCommunication skills                                 

#          Cognitive skills

vPersonality traits / temperament                

#          Playing

vBall skills                                                     

#          Coordination

vPerception                                                   

#          Grasps & hand function

vBasic concepts                                           

#          Body concept

vNumber concept                                         

#          Form concept

vColour concept                                           

#          Size concept

vBuilding with blocks                                    

#          Working with beads

vCutting with scissors                                   

#          Drawing / painting

vDrawing a person                                        

#          Picture-reading

vStory-time                                                   

#          Writing

vPrepositions                                                

#          Senses

Each category can be completed by the teacher and is divided into: 

 - Very good

-  Functional for age group

- Needs some help/assistance

- Problematic 

These report are all typed in Word 2010.  You can add your school and class logo as well as each child’s personal information.  The reports can also be printed in A5 size to make a booklet. 

Each school that bought the reports may use them as often as they need and make as many copies as necessary.  You are not allowed to forward this to other schools/institutions as these reports are protected by copyright – Carla Grobler Occupational Therapist 2012.

 

Example pages  from a few report:

Ø  3 month old age group

    Movement

                                  

Skills

Baby’s performance

V

F

N

P

Able to lift his head and chest when lying on his tummy 

 

 

 

 

Able to kick with 1 or both feet when lying on his tummy

 

 

 

 

Able to roll from his side onto his back

 

 

 

 

In sitting (with support / being held) his head-control is sufficient

 

 

 

 

Starts to bring his hands to his midline* (puts it in his mouth / touches blanket or clothes)

 

 

 

 

Able to kick with his legs while lying on his back

 

 

 

 

*Midline: The imaginary vertical line that divides the body into 2 parts

 Communication skills

 

Skills

Baby’s performance

V

F

N

P

Reacts verbally to sound                   

 

 

 

 

Makes a cooing sound

 

 

 

 

Looks to see where a sound is coming from

 

 

 

 

Reacts to loud sounds with the fright reflex*

 

 

 

 

Calms down when listening to soft music

 

 

 

 

Turns around when you talk to her

 

 

 

 

Wakes up when hearing loud sounds / voices

 

 

 

 

Recognizes some voices and stops crying when she hears it

 

 

 

 

Smiles in response when someone talks to her

 

 

 

 

Makes one-letter sounds

 

 

 

 

 *Fright reflex:     straightening and then bending arms and legs

Cognitive skills

 

Skills

Baby’s performance

V

F

N

P

Smiles in response to people / being talked to (selective)

 

 

 

 

Starts to anticipate objects – e.g. bottle

 

 

 

 

 

Ø  18 - 24 months old age group

Activities of daily living

General

                      

Skills

Toddler’s performance

V

F

V

P

Tries to brush her own hair

 

 

 

 

Tries to brush her own teeth

 

 

 

 

Dressing

 

Skills

Toddler’s performance

V

F

V

P

Co-operates with dressing activities

 

 

 

 

Play

           

Skills

Toddler’s performance

V

F

N

P

Able to pick toys up and put it away

 

 

 

 

Parallel play (plays alongside other children – not with them)

 

 

 

 

Replicates and helps with simple house-hold chores

 

 

 

 

Prefers action-toys

 

 

 

 

Exhibits fantasy play

 

 

 

 

Enjoys hiding in big boxes

 

 

 

 

Enjoys it when you read to her

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ø  5 years – 5 years 6 months old

Ball skills

 

Skills

Child’s performance

V

F

N

P

Catches a tennis ball ( 4 out of 10 times)

 

 

 

 

Able to hit a ball with an object e.g. bat

 

 

 

 

Catches a tennis ball, after it bounced, with 2 hands

 

 

 

 

Catches a ball, with 2 hands, after bouncing it on 1 spot

 

 

 

 

Able to kick a ball in the air

 

 

 

 

Able to run and kick a ball

 

 

 

 

 

Perception

Form constancy

           

Skills

Child’s performance

V

F

N

P

Describes objects according to their shapes (circle, triangle, square, rectangle), e.g. the door is a rectangle

 

 

 

 

 

Analyses and synthesis

           

Skills

Child’s performance

V

F

N

P

Builds a 20 piece puzzle