Philosophy and Activities

Philosophy

The child care centers subscribe to the following statements:

  • a good child care program meets the child's total developmental needs (i.e., physical, intellectual, social, and emotional)
  • children of all ages should learn to be independent
  • children learn best by doing, that is through hands-on activities that foster a sense of curiosity and self-reliance
  • activities should stimulate a child's intellectual and inquisitive abilities, and enhance motor development and social skills

Activities

The child care centers provide age-appropriate activities that include:

  • hands on experience
  • learning through play
  • music and movement
  • creative art
  • problem solving tasks
  • block play
  • science and math
  • computers
  • stories
  • water and sand exploration
  • dramatic play