"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world". Nelson Mandela
For young infants, everything is "on demand." Babies eat when they are hungry, sleep when they are tired, are changed when they need diapering, and are cuddled and sung to regularly. We talk to our infants and always let them know what we are doing, so that they gain a sense of trust in the world. Our primary goal is to enhance in each child a sense of security and trust by giving consistent, responsive, observant, and respectful care.
We create an environment that promotes self-confidence and independence. Feeling are validated; independence is encouraged. We provide structured and unstructured activities to promote cognitive growth, social skills and cooperation, emotional maturity, and physical development. Our indoor/outdoor environment, as well as our group and independent activities, are geared toward the specific developmental needs of toddlers.
Our play-based preschool teaches children the skills they will need for kindergarten – as well as a positive sense of self and caring attitude toward others. The day incorporates child- and teacher-initiated activities. Free play is balanced with cooperative play, circle time, singing. Through play, children learn logical reasoning, mathematical awareness, language arts, and problem-solving skills. Our teachers pay close attention to each child’s needs, and plan activities that guide their developmental growth in all areas.