Program Goals

Aesthetic and Artistic Development

The child will:

  • Develop enthusiasm for the arts,
  • Imagine and visualize through he arts,
  • Respond through the arts,
  • Express and represent through the arts,
  • Interpret through the arts,
  • Create through the arts,
  • Appreciate the arts, and
  • Think, learn and communicate through the arts.

Intellectual Development

The child will:

  • Sustain and extend natural curiosity,
  • Develop thinking through meaningful learning experiences,
  • Use language to facilitate thinking and learning
  • Use language to communicate effectively,
  • Develop and integrate the attitudes, skills and knowledge of the arts, humanities, practical arts, and sciences, and
  • Become an independent lifelong learner.

Development of Responsibility

The child will:

  • Value and respect individual contributions
  • Value, respect and appreciate cultural identify and heritage, accept and demonstrate mepphaty
  • Establish a collaborative environment and acquire cooperative and independent social skills,
  • Respect and care for the environment and adapt to a changing world.

Emotional Development

The child will:

  • Develop a positive self-concept,
  • Develop independence
  • Set appropriate goals and feel satisfaction in accomplishments and efforts
  • Cope with change
  • Share and cooperate,
  • Develop friendships
  • Learn from others, and
  • Enjoy living and learning

Physical Development

The child will:

  • Learn and practice safety procedures
  • Take care of and respect his/her body
  • Develop awareness of good nutrition,
  • Develop a wide variety of motor skills while maintaining physical fitness,
  • Develop appreciation and enjoyment of human movement, and
  • Learn social skills in a physical activity setting.
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