Building with Blocks

Structured block play teaches spatial reasoning, math concepts like size/shape recognition, physics principles, social skills, and creativity as children build towers and structures using imagination.

Reading Time

Listening to stories, learning nursery rhymes, and looking at picture books grows language skills, expands vocabularies, develops listening abilities, and sparks a love of reading.

Puzzles and Manipulatives

Working hands-on with puzzles, pegboards, and manipulatives builds fine motor control, hand-eye coordination, and logical thinking as children learn to connect pieces and see cause/effect.

Dramatic Play

Pretend play encourages creativity and imagination, builds vocabulary, and helps children process emotions as they role play real-life situations like doctor visits and cooking dinner.

Finger Painting

Experimenting with textures and colors promotes sensory learning and fine motor skills. The process of creating art boosts self-esteem, emotional expression, and open-ended thinking.

Outdoor Play

Active play outside provides exercise, teaches sharing, and encourages risk-taking on climbing structures and with toys like balls, bikes, and scooters to develop coordination.

Circle Time

Sitting together for songs, rhymes, calendar, weather, and discussions expands attention span, teaches turn-taking, and creates a sense of classroom community.

Sensory Play

Hands-on activities like sand/water tables, play dough, art, and smelly, textured sensory bins engage senses and teach science concepts like weight, volume, cause/effect.