Kiddi Kollege Classes and Educational Goals

Kiddi Kollege teachers coordinate daily learning experiences appropriate to the developmental level of the children.  The educational goals of the curriculum are to develop the following:

  •  self-esteem and positive self-image
  •  social interaction skills
  •  Self-expression and   communication skills through music, storytelling, building blocks, and interpersonal communication
  • creative expression through art, music, and creative play
  • an awareness of physical fitness, good health, and nutrition
  • large motor skills through body movement such as jumping, dancing, and outdoor play
  • small motor skills and language arts through writing, cutting, stringing, and manipulatives
  • intellectual growth by introducing the children to the world around them
  • self-control, self-direction, and independence
  • the practice of courteous behavior, moral values, and respect for others
  • positive discipline by redirecting   negative behavior to a positive behavioral outlet and praising positive behavior

 

Classroom Centers

Kiddi Kollege offers care for many age groups.  These classrooms focus on the following areas of development:

Infant/Toddler (ages 6 weeks to 2):  to provide a loving environment that lays the  foundation of the child’s emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth

Preschool (ages 2 to 4):  to provide a relaxed, loving, and serene atmosphere where self-concept is enhanced, independence and choices are encouraged, and self-discipline is gained in an  environment where each child knows the expectations and limits

Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4 to 5): to provide a nurturing, serene, yet flexible, atmosphere encouraging social development, with a routine and curriculum drawing from art, math, science, music, social studies, language arts, and manipulative play with a focus on reading,   writing, and computer readiness

School-Aged (ages 5 to 6th grade):  to provide an environment in which children can develop enthusiasm for learning, exploration, and creativity through the use of constructive play activities in areas of their interest including, but not limited to information technology, sporting activities, manipulative play, social interaction, and imaginative play