Develop safe and healthy habits in young children with an emphasis on proper hygiene, sound nutrition, exercise and physical care.
Foster positive self-esteem.
Provide opportunities for creative expression.
Support the development of social skills such as sharing, cooperation, generosity and empathy.
Stimulate cognitive problem-solving skills with an emphasis on the concepts of cause and effect, classification, serialization, space, time, numbers, shape, and colors.
Strengthen communication skills necessary for listening, reading, writing, and speaking by providing an environment rich in the practical use of words.
Enhance fine-motor and gross-motor skills.
Reinforce Christian principles of sharing, caring and loving.
Expose children to different ethnic cultures.
Developmentally appropriate activities are planned and implemented in each group. The daily schedules provide for a balance between child-directed and teacher-directed activities, quiet and active time, and inside and outside play. Children have daily opportunities to read books, use a variety of art media, and explore math and science materials, music experience, and work alone or together with friends.