Philosophy into Action


We Believe children should expect the world to be a beautiful and interesting place So We create yards full of natural materials and growing things, and classrooms that invite exploration appropriate to the children’s level of development.
We Believe people want to be friendly and kind So We speak to children and each other in a kind and respectful manner.
We Believe all children want to please the people they live and work with So We help children know that when something goes wrong it is a mistake, and the teacher will help them learn to do better next time.
We Believe learning and growth occur in calm, pleasant surroundings So We arrange the day, the staff and the school with consistent routines and rules so that children know what to expect and how to manage themselves, gaining security and freedom through predictability and continuity.
We Believe all children deserve thoughtful, respectful care So We welcome all children and families reflecting the world we live in, building open, loving hearts and minds through growing alongside a wide variety of people, families, abilities, and life circumstances.
We Believe development naturally unfolds when given a nurturing, supportive, interesting environment So We accept each child as a human being with unique strengths and needs, and plan a curriculum that supports growth in all areas of development.
We Believe it is an honor and a responsibility to be part of the formation of a young family So We offer support and services to parents and caregivers above and beyond child care, nurturing the adults so they can be their best for the children.
We Believe healthy meals, peaceful naps, vigorous play, and time for quiet contribute to the wholeness in a child’s development So We prepare wholesome food on site, appropriate to each age, help children get the sleep they need, and offer choices in their play to meet each child’s needs.

 

 

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