EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY
At Puzzle’s Preschool, we acknowledge and rejoice the fact that the children of today shape tomorrow’s future. This is why we fully believe in a creative, interactive, and safe environment for our children to learn, grow, and explore in. A child’s learning capabilities are boundless. Children can absorb so much information at such a fast rate. That is why it is our most joyous obligation to insure that every child gets all the information and exploration they each desire.
A supportive and safe learning environment is crucial to young children. We at Puzzle’s Preschool believe every child develops at their own rate. This is why we base all of our learning activities on what is best for each child’s developing mind. All of our learning activities include four very important ingredients; socialization, to have the children get to know one another. Skill building, to help their minds develop and better understand how to do day to day skills. Interaction, not only amongst the children, but with the teachers and adults as well. And last, but not least, individual exploration. It is crucial for children to explore themselves, for them to find out who they are and what their likes and dislikes are.
The activities in our program range from reading time to crafts to exploration. We believe arts and crafts are a wonderful way for children to do some self-exploration. Reading time is when the children gather around on a carpet while the teacher reads and acts out the story. While reading, the teacher does interact with the children. The teacher will ask questions, mention the pictures, and have the children help them figure out what is happening in the story. Exploration time is basically play time. They get to have outside time to play on the play set, in the sandbox, on bikes, or just have fun playing tag. They are allowed to explore the world around them. All of these activities are very well observed by the teachers and...