Would you expect a 2 year old to be able to sit down through nursery 'circle time?'

(6 Posts)
captivatingtears Thu 24-Jan-13 22:29:52

My 25 month old DS goes to nursery a couple of times a week. He's doing really well, seems to really enjoy it. Their 2 year review was v good etc - but when I asked if he sat down for circle time with the others, they said he tends to sit on edge and then wander off.

He has a v short attention span anyway and likes to run around - they didn't seem worried about it - but when should he be expected to sit through a seated group activity? Is it age appropriate that he does n't?

WowOoo Thu 24-Jan-13 22:34:28

No! That's hard for some 4, 5 yr olds. Ds1 started sitting still in reception and yr 1 in school.

BertieBotts Thu 24-Jan-13 22:36:47

No not at all at 2. Some will but it's not really expected.

trixymalixy Thu 24-Jan-13 22:36:53

No. I wouldn't expect a 2 year old to be able to sit still for circle time.

neolara Thu 24-Jan-13 22:37:32

No.

captivatingtears Thu 24-Jan-13 22:38:59

Thanks all! That's helpful. I know nothing about this sort of stuff!

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