Water Play

 

Objective:
To allow water play that encourages fine and gross motor skills development

Description:
Playing with funnels, container, buckets aids in eye-hand coordination refinement as a child pours, fills and empty water from one medium to another. Physical skills are also developed through water play as a child uses their large muscles to lift buckets, small muscles are used when they pour from container to container.

 

Chinese Calligraphy

 

Objective:
To explore the art of Chinese words history and learn the art of Chinese brush painting.

Description:
Learning Chinese Calligraphy does not only encourage the children to display beautiful calligraphy works, it is also a branch to cultivate Chinese language and discipline. Practicing Chinese calligraphy gives a boost in cognitive skills and attention span of the children, giving them better concentration.

 

Fine Sand Play

 

Objective:
To encourage the mathematic and creative mind.

Description:
The Sandpit is a place where children can express their creativity and imagination through making sand castle and other make believe objects. Mathematical concept also emphasis when pouring sand from cup to cups.

 

Big Book

 

Objective:
Language skills development.

Description:
Expressing and listening to stories helps to develop oral language skills by putting words and phrases together in sentences. Being able to tell stories creates the ability to talk about things, express their feelings, get creative and be more confident about communicating their ideas and perceptions. Story telling also aids in social situations and understanding Math word problems.

 

Little Newton

 

Objective:
Learning about the world around us.

Description:
Science related activities help in building a child’s cognitively based skills.

At School House Bythegarden, we create a dynamic and engaging learning environment that supports cognitive development. Children will be able to perfect the different kinds of cognitive skills of life such as perseverance, investigation, observation, problem solving, classifying, comparing and many others.

 

Paint a Thought

 

Objective:
To promote creativity and the love of art.

Description:
Art and craft activities will stimulate a child's imagination and creativity, helping them with their physical and mental development. It also promotes creativity when they draw and paint in their work.

 

Cooking Experience

 

Objective:
Hands-on approach to life teaching.

Description:
Learning to cook will help children explore with their senses (sight, smell, touch). A child learns by exploring with his/her senses and the kitchen is an ideal place to do that.

 

Pool and Splash

 

Objective:
To promote a healthy lifestyle and aids in the development of muscular and skeletal growth.

Description:
Swimming is an excellent cardiovascular workout that promotes heart and lung health, improves strength and flexibility and also prevents childhood obesity by using all the body’s major muscle groups, thus promoting complete development.