A Visit From The Science Center!
The Science Center visited our center and introduced children to worms. They presented children with worms and promoted a discussion as to the body parts of a worm. Children discovered that worms do not like to be in the light. Children also learned that worms do not like to eat cheese!
We believe that every child coming into our Head Start program is unique in terms of cultural heritage, life experiences and readiness for school.
Learning is Child's Play
We believe children learn best in a program that provides real opportunities to select and work with interesting materials and allow for
Children are encouraged to engage in different types of play throughout the day.
- Dramatic play - pretending role-play
- Exploratory play - observing and experimenting
- Constructive play - designing and building
Children at play are actively involved in:
- Learning to use language in new ways when interacting with others.
- Exploring, and solving problems using higher order thinking skills
- Developing their muscles and coordination.
A partnership between home and school is so important. It provides a bridge that fosters understanding and knowledge about each child.
Connecticut Early Learning and Development Standards
Assessment Tools: TS Gold
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Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten: