Teachers are able to spend quality one-on-one time with each child, taking advantage of teachable moments to nurture and instruct.
Goal: Help guide with the confidence to become comfortable with separation from parents and create a safe and loving environment to explore and learn.
Daily Routines: Include time for planned and free play, circle time, art, active play, snack and lunch. Lesson plans are designed to create fun learning experiences.
Planned Play: Teacher directed play, encouraging the group to experience the same activity, such as blocks, puzzles or musical instruments all while introducing parallel play.
Free Play: Child’s choice of activities, including dolls, housekeeping, vehicles, interactive toys, simple rocking/riding toys.
Circle Time: Brief times engaging the group in singing finger plays and theme related songs as well as reading picture books
Art: An introduction to various media with the goal of showing the child that he/she can create a product. Tools may include brushes, sponges, stamps, stencils, die cuts, and foam shapes.
Outside Time: Provided daily on an age appropriate playground area, weather permitting.
*Parents provide a light morning snack and lunch.