Children learn best by experimenting with their environment through hands-on activities and play, which is why learning centers are such a vital part of Solutions Learning Group.
An art learning center serves as a great creative outlet for kids to help express their emotions and ideas. Children can experience different textures and use different materials as they create their works of art. Fine motor skill development and improved hand-eye coordination are other ways an art learning center will benefit the children in your care.
Children can improve their motor skills, practice problem solving, and learn to work with their classmates while playing in a block learning center. Block play enables children to explore their creative side by building unique structures and communities with blocks, block people, and block animals. A block learning center will also teach children about basic engineering and architecture concepts.
A technology learning center provides plenty of great educational resources that can be utilized to teach children new subjects in a fun and interactive way. You can also teach children how to appropriately use technology to find a variety of information about the world.
DRAMATIC PLAY CENTER
Including a dramatic play learning center in your classroom will give children opportunities to role play as adults in everyday situations and a variety of careers. Dramatic play encourages creativity, self-expression, and knowledge of the community. You can also use a dramatic play learning center to help teach children about other countries, cultures, and customs.
A literacy center is a must-have in any preschool classroom environment. Having a quiet area to practice their reading, writing, and comprehension skills will help children express ideas, explore their interests, and learn about the world around them. Including a literacy center in your classroom will help foster skills in children that will influence their overall success in school and in life.
NATURE & SCIENCE CENTER
Also known as a discovery or exploration center, a nature and science center bring the outdoors indoors and gives children opportunities to explore nature and science concepts. Using a nature and science learning center to help foster a strong connection with and understanding of the environment in children can only be beneficial to everyone’s future.
MUSIC & MOVEMENT CENTER
Including a music and movement center in your preschool classroom encourages children to be physically active and gives them opportunities to experiment with sound and music. A music and movement center can also promote self-expression, foster creativity, and help children relax.
SAND & WATER CENTER
A sand and water learning center encourage children to participate in sensory play. Children can learn about sand and water and learn to share with others as they play in the learning center. Including sand and water play sets in the learning center can also help broaden children’s sensory play experiences and encourage creativity as they use sand and water to explore their senses.
MATH & MANIPULATIVES CENTER
A math and manipulatives center can help children further develop their fine motor skills and better understand beginning math concepts. Children can also practice their problem-solving skills and improve their hand-eye coordination by sorting counters and participating in other similar activities. A math and manipulative center can help children have a more positive relationship with math, which may influence their education and career choices later in life.
We work to complement your family life by nurturing your child’s body, mind, and spirit. By working together, we develop your child into a happy and successful “big school” student.
Our hope is to provide an enriched educational experience with a balanced curriculum that seeks to develop the whole child through cognitive, physical, social, emotional and creative development.