Turtles and Tortugas
We have two rooms for our older preschoolers. Our Las Tortugas room is home to our 3 – 4 ½ year old and our Turtle Roomis home to our 5-6 year old Pre-Kindergarten students. Each room offers full-day and half-day enrollment opportunities.
At Kids International we believe that children learn best by doing, and having hands-on participation in their learning. We use aspects of the Project Construct curriculum and the Reggio Emilia approach to education. This combination of approaches allows children to master skills through hands-on work with big project ideas. A classroom project is born when children show an interest in a particular topic or idea. The exploration of this idea or topic becomes the vehicle for learning. Our teachers gently lead these explorations so that each project presents opportunities to learn mathematics, science, language arts, fine arts and technology. Each project becomes the catalyst for learning and allows children to experience learning in a fun, collaborative manner.
Last spring, our Pre-K room decided they wanted to learn more about plants and how they grow. The project started as an exploration into plants and gardening, but the children’s curiosity in the subject led them to ask questions about the