Ages: 3 to 6 years
Time: 9:00am to noon
The world is full of sights, sounds, scents and textures that a young child loves to explore. Through the practical life activities, children gain independence, concentration, coordination, and respect. These are all qualities that help lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Sensorial materials help children refine their perception of stimuli and prepare an organized mind, which is necessary to an understanding of basic math concepts. Language activities encompass a wide range of skills, from communication to reading and writing to the function of words.
Classes begin with a brief group activity to give the children a feeling of community. Then, we start our work cycle of independent activities chosen by the children themselves, and individualized lessons given by the directress. The hum of activity in the classroom is punctuated by an occasional “Look what I did!” or a gleeful “I did it myself!”