Fun and Focus
Our focus is to make learning fun!
"Play and learning go hand-in-hand.
They are not separate activities. They are intertwined. Think about them as a science lecture with a lab. Play is the child’s lab. Children practice and reinforce their learning in multiple areas during play. It gives them a place and a time for learning that cannot be achieved through completing a worksheet. For example, in playing restaurant, children write and draw menus, set prices, take orders, and make out checks. Play provides rich learning opportunities and leads to children’s success and self-esteem." -National Association for the Education of Young Children
In addition to bringing your child in to "open play", each week we have a different themed learning opportunity. Centered around those themes we have daily, teacher-led Fun & Focus Labs (FFLs). In these FFLs we will introduce science, geography, colors, letters, numbers, art and more!
These Fun & Focus Labs are included with your daily admission and take place Monday through Friday at 10:30 and 1:30. Children are free to choose whether or not to participate in the labs.
In addition to our Fun & Focus Labs, we plan to implement additional weekend programs that range from cooking, art, gardening, and more!
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Children learn through their play.
Don’t underestimate the value of play. Children learn and develop:
~cognitive skills – like math and problem solving in a pretend grocery store
~physical abilities – like balancing blocks and running on the playground
~new vocabulary – like the words they need to play with toy dinosaurs
~social skills – like playing together in a pretend car wash
~literacy skills – like creating a menu for a pretend restaurant