At the Tree House we believe strongly that children learn best through play-based experiences. By implementing the “the Creative Curriculum” in 2014, we have provided our teachers with basic guidelines to ensure they are meeting the social/emotional, cognitive and developmental needs of all of their students.
The most important goals of the Creative Curriculum are for the children to get along well with others and become enthusiastic learners. We want children to become independent, self-confident, curious learners who can work well with others. We’re teaching them HOW to learn, not just in preschool but also throughout their lives. We do this by creating purposeful and productive play experiences that help children grow in all areas.
If your child is having fun, playing and becoming curious about the world around them, then the Tree House teachers are doing their jobs.
This curriculum encourages:
More information about The Creative Curriculum program can be found at http://teachingstrategies.com/curriculum/
Children who attend the Tree House participate in a Music and Creative Movement class directed by a professional music instructor once a week. The class includes singing, dancing and instruction with basic instruments such as rhythm sticks, drums, shakers, etc.
Beyond the Classroom
At the Tree House, we constantly strive to create fun, collaborative activities that the whole school can take part in together. Our dedicated and creative teachers design special activities throughout the year to enhance each child’s learning experience. Some examples of these activities include: