In this rooms, your child will master independent skills, toilet training, and be introduced to school readiness skills. All of this with a focus on social and emotional development all the while fostering curiosity to explore and investigate.
“The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences.” – Loris Malaguzzi
The teal room offers:
*Safe and fun learning environment
• Inclusion and acceptance
• Open ended free play opportunities
• Teacher lead large and small group activities
• Program planning based on the children’s (individual and common) interests An introduction to school readiness skills through both play and focused small group activities:
*Social and emotional development support using “Handle with Care”, “Circle of Security” and “Incredible Flexible You” : confidence, problem solving, empathy, resiliency etc.
*Encouraging independent skills: toilet training, zipping, buttoning, dressing, feeding etc.
*Pre-literacy skills: intro to letter recognition, phonics, sequencing, rhyming, repeating etc.
*Pre-writing: drawing shapes, drawing with purpose, intro to letter formation, strengthen pincer grip, etc.
*Basic math: number recognition, counting, predicting, hypothisizing, puzzles
*Programs: Music with Stephanie, Yoga
We offer a more structure routine with free place and focused activities:
* 7:30-9:30 – Arrival and Free Play
*9:00-9:30 – Snack time
*10:00-12:00 – Activities/Outings
*12:00-12:45 – Lunch time
* 1:00-3:00 – Quiet/Nap Time
*3:00-3:30 – Snack
*3:30-5:30 – Activities, Backyard, Pick-up