Our standards are used in conjunction with the standards put forth by The National Association for the Education of Young Children. We will introduce your child to a variety of preschool reading games, math activities and more.
Circle time or Group Time, refers to a time where the children and teacher sit together for an activity involving part or the entire class. It's a special time to share finger plays, chants and rhymes, songs play rhythm instruments, read a story, and participate in movement games and relaxation activities.
Circle time provides a time for listening, developing attention span, promoting oral communication, and learning new concepts and skills. It’s a time for auditory memory, sensory experiences, socialization, and a time for fun. Teachers have the power to make group time more effective and enjoyable for all involved.
Most children will nap at school, even if they do not nap at home. They are asked to relax and rest without disturbing others. The school provides portable sleeping cribs for infant children and cots for toddlers and preschoolers.
Story time is popular and happens twice a day in each age group. Story time includes props, impromptu reading, creating our own story or using a flannel board.
Gross Motor Skills
Challenges children to explore and play in a low-structured setting with other children. This nurtures development in social, large motor muscle and decision making skills.
Music & Motion
Develops rhythm and expression, language, social development, coordination and a positive and confident self image.
Play dough, puzzles, measuring, science projects, magnets, cut and paste and more encourage visual comparison, small motor coordination, problem solving skills, pattern recognition, sorting, sequencing, and deductive reasoning and lengthens attention span.
In addition to sign language, Children's Learning Place exposes children to foreign languages. The foreign language taught is based of the request of the class's families and is generally Spanish. children absorb foreign language through interactive teaching. Children will learn to communicate actively in age-appropriate groups as they build valuable language skills with each step.