Areas of Development
In meeting the needs of individual children, the Early Childhood classrooms focus on the following developmental areas:Fine Motor Development:
used to increase small muscle development.This may include manipulating puzzles, drawing, coloring, painting, beading, and manipulating print materials.
use in our interactive learning environment.This includes the engagement with peers, adults, materials and activities.
use in our interactive environment.This may include running, jumping, climbing, catching and ball playing, and structured outdoor time.
use to promote active learning experiences.This will be done by the use of many dramatic play experiences such as pretend play and role playing.
Mathematical skills and Critical Thinking:
used to increase all developmental areas.This may include phonological awareness, vocabulary knowledge, problem solving, creative planning, number concepts, and peer interactions.
used to increase positive self concepts.This may include the importance of human relationships such as peer interactions and adult/child interactions.This also includes peer negotiations, the ability to make choices and how to properly interact with others.
used to increase the educational ability of individual children.Parents are welcome to our open door policy and encouraged to participate in many child centered activities.They are also encouraged to participate in program planning such as study trips and holiday decorating.