What fun activities are available for my child?
Posted in Parents Blog
Learning should be fun – that’s embedded into our culture at Elm Park. Why? All children have a natural joy of learning. We think they need to be encouraged, motivated and introduced to different activities that are enjoyable, exciting and relevant. Things that get them chatting, exploring, discovering and smiling!
The Elm Park DayAs a Montessori school, the Elm Park day is planned, ordered and prepared so that children get the most out of their time with us.
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and the Montessori Curriculum and philosophy provides a framework that informs the way we organise and care for our children.
The nursery day is carefully balanced so that children have time to be active, time to play and be noisy, time to be quiet, time to listen, time to concentrate, and time to rest.
Activities that get children smiling from ear to ear!From indoor/outdoor treasure hunts, to free music play, creative arts, trips out, taking part in drama, talking, reading, running about, playing on the iPad, making things with clay, being crafty and original with junk – our learning experiences are varied, sometimes noisy, but always great fun!
The freedom to chooseWe don’t tell our children what they should pick as an activity, but guide them towards it. They are given the freedom to choose and to think about what they want to do. That’s because every child is different and doesn’t like the same things. That’s a fundamental Montessori learning principle.
Our Montessori teachers will guide children in the right direction, not just tell them what to do!
So if your child wants to blow bubbles, run about and get touchy, feelie with the things in our treasure box, that’s fine. Our Montessori teachers will be there to share their discoveries and to encourage them to do even more new and exciting things, at their pace.
Elm Park Nursery, Clapham provides little ones with a home from home experience. When you need to be at work and have to leave your baby or child with someone else, you can be confident that we nurture and encourage your son or daughter, through his or her tender early years. Whether your child joins our beautiful baby suite, lower or upper school, our amazing team will make sure they go home having had the best day ever!
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