“Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand” — Benjamin Franklin.
We observe children and their interests at all times and plan age appropriate inquiry-based activities according to their interests.
Quality child care includes planned activities appropriate for each child’s age, interests and abilities. Children do best with routines and a balance of activities that allows for quiet and active play, indoor and outdoor activities, and the opportunity to play with others and play alone. The following is a sample of what a typical day look like.
Children are born musicians!
As children, we use our voice and other instruments to express feelings, but they also serve important learning functions – they teach us pattern, pulse, rhyme and structure, without the complication of language; they teach us the …
“Play is a complex activity with many aspects, but we can list some of the characteristics of play that support learning free-to-fail, spontaneous, enjoyable, challenging, intrinsically motivated, engaging, imaginative and social,” — says Dr. Craig Bach.
Toddler and preschool-aged children learn …
ART & PAINTING
Fostering creativity won’t just increase your child’s chances of becoming the next Picasso. You’re also helping him develop mentally, socially, and emotionally, says Ecklund-Flores. Creating art may boost young children’s ability to analyze and problem-solve in myriad ways, according to …
Longitudinal studies by Harvard University confirm that learning additional languages increases critical thinking skills, creativity and flexibility of the mind in young children.
Pupils who learn a foreign language outscore their non-foreign language learning peers in verbal and maths …
MATH & SCIENCE
Learning to love math and science is important for so many reasons as our world becomes more dependent on technology. Spark imagination, problem solving, logical thinking, and so much more with a strong math and science education.
For young learners, science …