Moms and Toddlers - 2 - 5 yrs old
In these workshops we focus on having fun time with the toddlers while providing them with a range of stimulating activities, both individually and as a group experiencing, exploring and experimenting through touch music and movement. A specially selected educational programs and equipment is used to encourage early childhood stimulation and learning. Age appropriate songs, rhymes, music and rhythms are part of the program. Emphasis is on equating social skills and independence aiming to help prepare your child for pre-school. Focused themes are uses to helps the child to gain information about the world through sensory and cognitive stimulation.
The program is divided into 4 periods:
Individual exploration time- This is the time for you and your child to explore together age appropriate activities:
Gross Motors: Kinetic motor skills (movement). This lays the basis for further cognitive and perceptual motor skills which are important part of muscle tone development, co-ordination and core muscles strengthening. A verity of apparatus to aid those skills are available for your child to explore.
Creative Play: Your child experience different creative processes and tactile stimulation which is important for fine motors stimulation and body awareness. Different techniques of painting, gluing and printing, are a fun and enjoyable way for your child to learn about creativity and self expression.
Shelf Activities: A wide range of activities are available for the child to explore and experiment together with the parent. These includes- Perceptual (Puzzles, association games, sequencing and logic order games) Practical (pouring, scooping, mixing, cutting, and classifying) Sensory toys for eye-hand coordination, fine and psychomotor skill and much more.
Group time: You and your child engage in learning (cognitive input), dancing, singing and listening skills. Emphasis is on social skills; your child is encouraged to learn to follow instructions from ‘teacher’ and to co-operate with the whole group.
Free play/ snack time: out door play- time to enjoy free play and social time for both mums and children over a cup of tea and a snack.
Music time: Songs and movements especially chosen to enhance sensory input such as rhythm, language, vestibular stimulation. Exploring different musical concepts using different instruments and free movements.
We end story time.