Imagine That uses theme-based scholastic curriculum Learning Through Play that encourages children to think, reason, question and problem solve. Interactive learning centers include math experiences, science exploration, creative art, music and movement, dramatic play, and language fundamentals. We provide a balance of child-directed and teacher-directed activities. We base our lesson plan on a weekly theme.
The Toddler Class focuses on helping children learn to socialize and interact with each other. Lesson plans include shapes, colors, letters, art, science and discovery. Toddlers will enjoy lots of hands-on learning through a variety of sensory activities. At this stage, Toddlers are becoming more independent and our teachers will help with practicing life skills, such as hand washing, potty training, sharing with friends and picking up toys.
Ages: 18 months old-2 years old Teacher/child ratio 1:6
In our Three Years Old Preschool Class childrenare introduced to cognitive skills and practice making decisions. Science and discovery activities stimulate curiosity as the children learn valuable lessons about themselves and the world around them. Art and music activities encourage individual expression. Lesson plans include music & movement, creative art, story time, math, letters and writing. Theme-related projects introduce them to the seasons of the year.
The children in this room do not have to be potty trained, however we do prefer that they have starting potty training and are wearing pull-ups.
Ages: 3-4 years old Teacher/child ratio is 1:8
In theThe Four Years Old Classfocus is placed on language arts and math fundamentals to promote excitement about learning new concepts. For these active learners our lesson plans are filled with activities to help each child grow socially, intellectually and physically. Language development includes story time and puppet play to enrich their imaginations and teach listening and verbal interaction in the group setting. We continue to use teach phonics and writing at a more advanced level. In math, they will go beyond just counting and learn to group, graph, and recognize patterns.
These children will turn four years old between September 1-January 3, and must be fully potty trained.
Teacher child ratio is 1:10
OurKindergarten Prep Class/ Pre-k Class promotes cooperative play to learn problem solving through lesson plans that teach the children to use independent reasoning and develop manners and social skills. Our teachers introduce the structure of a classroom setting and concentrate on early reading and math skills. Language lessons include story time followed by content questions. Phonics and writing are stressed. In math, adding and subtracting are introduced along with graphing, grouping, sorting and comparisons. In Science and Discovery, they will learn about animals, the earth and outer space, the weather, magnets and magnifying glasses, and the five senses. Social studies teach the children about their community and different cultures.
Teacher/child ratio is 1:12 Child must turn 4 years olds by August 31 and must be fully potty trained.
We provide a morning snack. Parents provide lunches that are peanut and tree nut free. The list of tree nuts is quite extensive. Some common varieties include almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, coconuts, pecans, and walnuts. Some of the less common varieties include shea nuts, ginko nuts, heart nuts, etc. Compliance with this request will be appreciated and will provide a safer learning environment for our students with this type of food allergy.
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