Voyagers

19 children: 4 to 5 years

 

The Voyagers classroom offers child-centered learning activities guided by the center philosophy that discovery and exploration foster a positive attitude toward learning through questioning, observing, and experimenting with varied materials.  The children make their own predictions and form their own theories in hands-on activities that involve cooking transformations, water movement, group and board games, dramatic play, physical science, experiments with art materials, pattern blocks, and math games.  By engaging their interests and inspiring active experimentation, the teachers promote the children’s construction of knowledge and build foundations for school success in reading, math, science, and the arts.  We foster children’s interactions and collaboration with peers, thus promoting language development, perspective taking, and conflict resolution.