Why teach just the ABC's when children are capable of learning Shakespeare? It is our philosophy that children should not be limited to basic teaching methods. It is through questions that minds are able to discover and grow. Our teachers constantly ask questions to stimulate and encourage response from the children. We believe in the old adage "It is through questions that we find the answers." We also encourage children to ask that sometimes frustrating and most repetitious questions of all why, why, why? It is only through open minds and an encouraging and fun atmosphere that children are able to grow. We believe that every child is special and it is our responsibility as teachers and adults to make the children believe this.
serve as positive role models and provide care that is supportive, nurturing, warm and responsive to each child's individual needs.
are respected as the primary and most important adults in the child's life. We believe that the parents and teachers are partners in the child's care and education.
that enrich and enhance each child's cognitive, social, emotional, physical and creative development.
to create, explore, problem solve, and learn personal interaction skills through first hand experience.
that the children, staff and parents will cherish for a lifetime.
Letter of the week, Number of the week, Pictures, Colors, sounds, music, games, repetition of words and phrases, stories, songs, name recognition.
Clay sculpture, play dough, cutting, pasting, eases painting, wet chalk and other creative arts, experience with color, shape and texture.
Dancing, Singing, Rhythms, Awareness of different sounds and rhythms, Learning appreciation of songs, vocabulary and speech development, and Self expression.
Observing nature, animals, planting seeds, discovery, cooking experiences, development of natural curiosity of living things.
Blocks, Water play, Counting games, Number and shapes Full/Empty measuring and pouring, Recognizing 3 dobjects, Number games, sorting, counting, patterns.
Tricyles, balls sandbox play, sprt activities, balance, coordination.
Imaginative play, life experiences, discovery of feelings, emotional play.