Kids Story is for infants to children 4 years of age.
Our school is open from 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday thru Friday. Freshly prepared organic food is served three times daily, along with healthy snacks, fruits, organic milk and juice.
Our programs are designed to meet the individual needs of each child with the opportunity to develop their social, emotional, physical, language, and intellectual skills. Our school is also certified in various programs to enhance each child's learning experience.
Our curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through hands-on experiences.
Learning areas focused on language, music, art, creative play, mathematics, cooking, science, dramatic play and reading.
Age-appropriate activities and materials that develop confidence, self-esteem, self-reliance and respect for other
Encouragement, support and love that builds each child's self-confidence and self-reliance skills
A safe and nurturing classroom environment that focuses on developing each child's cognitive, social, emotional, creative, and physical skills
Teacher/family communication, and daily reports to keep you informed
Musikgarten | 뮤직가튼
When music and movement are a natural, joyous part of childhood, children benefit greatly in many areas of life. Language development, self expression, memory skills, concentration, social interaction, fine motor skills, listening, problem solving, teamwork, goal setting, and coordination are all impacted by early music and movement education. What's more, as a child learns to play music, other areas of development — creativity, family bonding, self-esteem, confidence, emotional development — are also positively impacted.
Musikgarten's philosophy is steeped in this understanding. Movement and music activities are perfect for child development. Music immerses the child in language, evokes movement, stimulates the brain and fosters physical coordination — all in a group setting that builds community — a truly holistic experience.
Froebel Gifts | 가베
The Froebel® Gifts are educational materials developed for Friedrich Froebel's original Kindergarten. Perhaps the world's most intricately conceived playthings, these materials appear deceptively simple, but represent a sophisticated approach to child development. The Gifts are arguably the first educational toys.
Froebel developed Spielgabe ("play gifts") for his Kindergarten schools. They were so named because they were both given the the child (to be properly respected as gifts) and also function as tools for adults to observe the innate human "gifts" each child posseses from birth. One observes the remarkable qualities and innovative ideas that make each child unique when they have the opportunity to explore and create according to Froebel's method. The materials are known in a variety of terms, including Eunmul (South Korea), Gabe (Asia) and Spielgabe (Germany).
The materials were not some accidental creation, as some modern historians assume. Froebel spent a great deal of time observing children and refining the design of the Gifts. He numbered Gifts 1-6 (the only materials to identified as spielgabe in Froebel's writing) in part because it simplifies referring to them. Later materials can be described succinctly as tablets (Gift 7), sticks (Gift 8), rings (Gift 8 or 9), points (Gift 9 or 10). For example, Gift 2 is a set of wood solids (sphere, cylinder, cube) with a hanging apparatus. Eight one-inch wood cubes is known more simply as Gift 3, etc.
Gifts have one primary difference from other materials used in the Kindergarten — they are able to be returned to their original form when play is finished. An important part of Gift play, the presentation of the Gift is always as a whole form (e.g. Gift 3 removed from the box as a cube form of 8 cubes), and when play is done parts are combined before being placed into the box as a whole. There are only two other rules for Gift play; (1) all parts must be incorporated and (2) a creation is always changed through modification, not destoyed and rebuilt. In this way unity is maintained and subtle lessons about the nature of change are learned.
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