Principles and Themes

Date Uploaded: 25 Oct 2012

Aistear is based on 12 principles of early learning and development.


Based on these principles, Aistear uses four themes to describe learning and development during early childhood. The themes are: Well-being, Identity and Belonging, Communicating, and Exploring and Thinking. Use this section to find out more about the principles and themes. Some activities are also provided for you to try out.