At Grandma’s House we believe that every child is special and unique.
Children must be given the opportunity to form a positive self concept and develop at a challenging, stimulating and realistic pace. Grandma’s House offers your child a place with the finest, brightest environment with the latest in educational toys and equipment. This atmosphere, combined with the well designed programs for each age group, creates a superb school for your child to learn, play and grow.
Our Pinnacle curriculum is a child development based learning program that teaches the following skills in both large and small group settings.
- Math: Our younger children work on beginning math skills such as sorting, patterns, shape recognition, numbers, counting, and one-to-one correspondence. We even have cooking activities to help teach measurement.
- Construction: Children use various types of blocks and maps to learn balance and enhance their fine motor skills.
- Manipulatives: A variety of materials such as lacing beads and puzzles that teaches hand-eye coordination.
- Dramatic Play: Allows children to use their use their imaginations and emulate adult behaviors that they observe.
- Library: Each classroom has an area with books, stories on tape, and puppets so that children will be introduced to beginning reading skills. We also have a cozy library that the children visit for story time which helps develop a love for books and reading.
- Language, Phonics, and Handwriting: In our nursery we begin to teach language skills that we will continually build upon as your child ages by using flash cards, alphabet songs and by using the environment around them.
- Music: Each classroom plays different types of music throughout the day so children hear classical, silly songs, Kenny Loggins and lullabies just to name a few. In addition songs are used daily to reinforce learning from our curriculum.
- Science and Sensory: Your child will use hands on materials such as magnets, rocks, skeletons, insects, shells, and other items found in nature to learn self help skills and also beginning science theories. Your child will also have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials to enhance their senses such as sand, playdough, water, salt, and slime.
- Art: Your child will use many different mediums such as paper, glue, scissors, paint, collage materials, and crayons freely in order to have a chance for self expression.