Hands-on strategies and fun help children develop skill in math and science including creative math learning games to emphasize process, exploration, inquiry, and solution. Creativity is nurtured and developed.
Our open art center is available during child directed time, including activities such as painting, beading, weaving, drawing, stamping, coloring, stencils, cutting and pasting materials, etc.
Structured lesson plans include:
Math presented through fun learning games, books, dramatic stories, poems, felt stories and music exposure to
Shapes, sizes, sequences, counting, classifying, recognizing and creating patterns
Numerical recognition, predicting, comparing, matching, grouping, using pocket charts, and sorting
Science projects using “hands-on” methods help children learn
Problem solving and explanations on why simple events occur
Understanding changes including strategies to change outcomes, and cause/effect
Music includes musical performance experiences through learning
Singing, playing instruments, learning rhythm, dance and movement
Learning tempo, pitch, intensity and mood
Exposure to children’s music, along with classical, opera, Broadway and international genres
Dramatic arts, role play and engaging in dramatic stories are also included opportunities.