According to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development children aged 3-6 years old are in preoperational stage of their lifespan. During this period logical thinking and solving problem skills begin to form.
Unique needs and development potential of preschool-age children demand creative attitude towards organisation of learning environment. That is why well-qualified teachers are needed who are able to understand differences in teaching children and adults.
It is believed that children can start learning a foreign language as early as possible even if they cannot speak their mother tongue. It is crucial to organise optimal conditions to learn the language naturally in the same way as the first language.