Autumn Creek Learning Center
When your child plays in the Dramatic Play Area they are learning…
To be Flexible in their thinking.
To express themselves with their words.
To solve problems through negotiation.
To sort & organize play things.
To make decisions.
To carry out their ideas – with the help of others (cooperation)
To lace, tie, button, zip, and snap.
When your child plays with puzzles, beads, lace cards, & math manipulatives they are learning…
Left to right progression (a pre-reading skill)
When your child is participating in Art they are learning…
To develop their imagination and creativity.
To develop eye-hand coordination.
To distinguish and purposely create shapes.
To express their feelings and ideas.
That their ideas have values.
Relationships of space & size.
Concepts of symmetry balance and design.
When your child is playing with play-dough they are learning…
To see the shape against the background of the table (a pre-reading skill)
Concepts of shape, sizes, length, and height.
To see negative space when cookie cutter shape is taken away.
To express feelings by squeezing and pounding.
To express their imagination and creativity
That the quantity of something remains the same even when the shape changes.
When your child is playing with Blocks they are learning…
Concepts of size, length, & location
To count, sort, & classify (Math Skills)
To cooperate with others.
To see themselves from a different perspective, that of a giant
A SNAP SHOT OF YOUR CHILDS DAY!
Free Choice Centers = Social Emotional
Sensory Table = Science
Small blocks/Legos = Physical Skills
“I-SPY” Games = Math
Tracing = Language
Bingo = Math
Nature Walks = Science
Outside Exploration = Science
Discussions – Language
Phonics = Language
We look forward to helping prepare your child for the next stage in their life ~ Kindergarten!