Enrichment Activities at The Children’s Hour
The art learning center serves as a great creative outlet for kids to help express their emotions and ideas. Children can experience different textures and use different materials as they create their works of art. Fine motor skill development and improved hand-eye coordination are other benefits of this center.
The dramatic play learning centers in the classrooms give children opportunities to role play and interact with others. This center also encourages creativity and self-expression.
Children can learn about different types of material and learn to share with others as they play in the sensory center. Materials such as sand, water, and bird seed can help broaden children’s sensory play experiences and encourage creativity as they explore their senses.
A science center brings the outdoors indoors and gives children opportunities to explore nature and science concepts. Using a science learning center to understand the environment can only be beneficial to everyone’s future.
Music & Movement:
The music and movement center encourages children to be physically active and gives them opportunities to experiment with sound and music. This center also promotes self-expression, creativity, and helps children relax.
Having a quiet area to practice reading will help children explore their interests and learn about the world around them. The reading center can also broaden creativity and imagination while listening to stories.
The writing center promotes and enriches literacy development through child initiated activities. Writing is a lifelong skill that opens doors to children for the rest of their lives.
This center includes puzzles, blocks, and other manipulative items that offer children lots of practice with fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and logical thinking skills. Table Toys can be used to practice shapes, numbers, colors, and more.