4-5 Year Old Room
At Happy Time, we believe it is important to prepare children for school, in which we partake in many educational activities.
In the Blue Room students have a wide range of activities presented throughout the day. They follow a structured schedule when going about these activities.
Fine motor is important for child development, in Blue Room fine motor activities are offered daily. An art activity related to the classroom week theme, but also free art is initiated. A group music activity is offered daily with the instruments in the classroom. Blue Room has a block center, where children participate in STEM activity. A dramatic play center is offered, this includes many different costumes and dress up clothes for children.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is very important at Happy Time. Staff initiate activities for measuring, comparing or sorting using nature/science materials. Blue Room have plants present in the room, in which the children are responsible for caring for with the assistance from a teacher. Staff help children connect printed numbers or shape in the use of everyday environment. Appropriate use of technology is important at Happy Time. Blue Room has an iPad for learning and movement activities.